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Not the kind that Stude was doing.

We thought we would have the day off from helping Cowies this week since Richard went to CA.
But Shirlene called and asked if we were coming and if we could finish the frame blocking.
So off we go this morning ...

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July 20th. July is almost gone?
How does this happen.

Volunteer day for me. It will be long.

We missed out on all our great rain chances this week. It is waaayy too dry again.
We have just been plugging along in the heat. Clearing ...

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I've caught up reading some but don't really have time to be on here.
Went to MD to play with horses with my friend who insisted on getting a second horse. He's a beast. I worked his butt off to get him to stop running over top of everyone ...

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Ever since I got Apache it has been a struggle to rinse him off. Problem is, he sweats like a pig. This past week it has been miserable here with heat indexes up to 105. So Apache has had plenty of rinsing lessons. Yesterday wasn't so bad and the ...

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yet.
I need to work my extra Saturday volunteer shift.
And we are going to get a cube of squares.
Pilot needs to take his truck and go with for hay.
A cube does not fit in my truck.
I can haul rounds in my truck and I brought one home ...

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Heading out to Cowies with boys and king ranch casserole.
Today is OSB sheathing and top plates.

Did I say we got good news on Jet Tuesday?
Farrier came to fix slightly bent shoe on Jet's front right.
I had him re-evaluate and test ...

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I'm supposed to be leaving in a half hour. Dropping kiddo off at work on my way. he's not finished with training but he has a train pass that will take him almost right to the door if he can make it to the train station in our town. His bike is ...

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Probably TMI but I think I got eaten alive in my sleep last night. All I know is my legs are really bad and suspiciously enough, the place where there's a hole in my sleeping shirt, under my arm? They got me there. It was a late one because I decided ...

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our butts off.
We have been clearing the east fence line. Visibility on the corner was bad due to all the brush.
Pilot tried mowing but there were just too many rocks.
Lucky boy has stayed over the past couple days to help us. He and his brother ...

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It's okay, this rain. I guess if I was growing a garden and needed a lot of sun I might be miffed. It's pretty glorious.

SECOND CHANCE?? Are you serious?? You swing in, give a line about fly spray causing bumps ad waltz out? :) How are ...

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There are days like this I love it here. The temps are cool (66) this morning. It was pretty warm and humid yesterday but walking the dogs last night was lovely. It's getting up to low 80's all week so - no complaints about heat here.

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I'm not complaining but the mosquitoes are loving life right now! Lots of rain yesterday and more coming today.

I don't have a lot of energy today and not much in the way of plans. I took the dogs for a loooong walk down the road then ...

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Road trip to VA today. Service for my parents tomorrow morning. This has been a long process. My Mother passed in October, I visited the cemetery in March to get an idea of what sites were available and my Father passed away about 2 weeks later.
Looking ...

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of July. ;)

Cooking brisket and baked mac and cheese.
My sis has guests from MN but she is working.
I said i would cook. That way I can get their giant 12 pound brisket out of my freezer at the cabin.

We worked yesterday. It was hot ...

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Hope everyone has a Happy and Safe Fourth of July.
Plan is to take Fancy and Apache for a ride this morning. The horses are at a pasture up on a hill. So we drive up and park, grab the horses, and walk them to the barn. After the ride we hook them ...

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My upstate job bit the dust. God's will.
I'm taking it as a sign the NYC job is eminent. maybe. Anyway, I went to work today. One of about 3 people who did.
Not doing fireworks tonight with Jeff & his daughter and grandson. My son ...

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It will probably delay the start of our ride at R&C's today

Yesterday at Richard and Shirlene's-

We had a good day with Richard and Shirlene.
Richard had his hand surgery Wednesday. He is probably overdoing and seemed to be ...

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before the holiday!

i was gone to stay with my Dad last week, so this week was a catchup to what was going on at work. I did stop at look at a mule on my way home and going back to get her Sunday.

will someone please tell me what site i ...

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Already?
Monday was an indescribable l-o-n-g day.
There was a meeting and pizza.
Sitting in the hospital watching Archie Bunker waiting for hours for friends.
G came through his heart cath procedure fine.
Saw wildebeests again, Pilot didn't ...

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Yes. I can't seem to drink enough water that is ; )
Although this strawberry margarita is going down good.

Sarcee is 14.3
Chica is 15
Tex is 15.3 - 16

I want to get Chica trained but can't find a trainer close.
I don't ...

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Of course, I could have brought my laptop home and worked but...nah! I have so much use or lose time... Boy's off today, too. I asked about the dog halves matching and he said the trainer came behind them both and did some clean up. btw, the dog had ...

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at hand...
First off Resource managers meeting.
I need to pick the boys up in route because the volunteer pizza party follows the meeting.
They would like to attend and should. We need to promote our youth volunteers.
Volunteers here are aging ...

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Rode this girl this evening. With the rain she has been in for a day and a half. Bridled her in the stall, left her loose, blanketed her, saddled her, she was perfect. Took her out into the barnyard, parked her next to my stool, told her to be good because ...

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Fweehaa is a perfectly reasonable word that can be spoken as a sound at any decible....and it starts with F. It's an F-word, if you will. As is Friday. Fweehaa!

Nothing's happened between last night's post and this one except I slept ...

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