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by Chancellor
Wed May 22, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Centered Riding
Replies: 13
Views: 286

Re: Centered Riding

For the foot thing: she tapped various places on the sole until I could feel the tap go up thru my leg. She placed that spot on the stirrup, then illustrated how my leg coukd flex thru the hip. She moved my foot slightly, and suddenly my leg was locked: zero flexion thru the hip. A definite eye ope...
by Chancellor
Wed May 22, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Dear Miss Manners
Replies: 6
Views: 121

Re: Dear Miss Manners

I'm definitely not Miss Manners....but I don't see a reason not to cut the pieces of meat. Couldn't they take two pieces if they wanted?
by Chancellor
Wed May 22, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist
Replies: 29
Views: 876

Re: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist

This guy just takes the cake. He has all sorts of opinions on everything but can't really come up with anything tangible. Whatever. Two other companies have just called me for interviews. I think it is a sign to get outta here. I have almost made it. Just need to make it through today and tomorrow m...
by Chancellor
Mon May 20, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist
Replies: 29
Views: 876

Re: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist

I've been with him for 40 minutes. He is already starting.
by Chancellor
Fri May 17, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist
Replies: 29
Views: 876

Re: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist

Bip wrote:Well, I didn’t see you on the news tonight so you must be doing ok!

This is NEXT week. You may well see me on the news.
by Chancellor
Wed May 15, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Karl Mikolka has died
Replies: 5
Views: 134

Re: Karl Mikolka has died

Thanks. Yes, that is Chancellor!
by Chancellor
Wed May 15, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist
Replies: 29
Views: 876

Re: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist

You can't get into a Pi**sing match with this neanderthal, because as you are the only woman you will be seen as instigating, not retaliating. I recommend that you remain professional, be gracious in your replies and just move on with your life. Having been the only woman in a male dominated group,...
by Chancellor
Tue May 14, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist
Replies: 29
Views: 876

Re: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist

piedmontfields wrote:Only 4 days? Lucky you.

Sincerely,

a feminist in a male and masculinist-dominated field


This is the man they have picked as my "backup" despite his knowledge being very lacking. So, I only have to work with him for four days in the same building.
by Chancellor
Mon May 13, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist
Replies: 29
Views: 876

Re: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist

And, now, my worst nightmare has come to fruition. They are sending said chauvinist here. And I have to work with him for four days
by Chancellor
Mon May 13, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Karl Mikolka has died
Replies: 5
Views: 134

Karl Mikolka has died

Several years ago, I had the good fortune of taking many lessons with him. In this picture, I am being longlined by the master.
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Rest in peace Karl!
by Chancellor
Mon May 13, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Centered Riding
Replies: 13
Views: 286

Re: Centered Riding

I was lucky enough to ride with Sally Swift herself. And it was an amazing experience. The foot in the stirrups thing was an eyeopener for me as well.
by Chancellor
Thu May 09, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: The Kentucky Derby telecast
Replies: 6
Views: 164

Re: The Kentucky Derby telecast

To put the coverage in perspective... KD moved to later in the day to also get left coast viewers. The stuff we consider "fluff" is stuff that is broadcast to try to appeal to the general public, not the horse savvy viewer (which is really a small % of overall viewers). Maybe by showing w...
by Chancellor
Thu May 09, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: The Kentucky Derby telecast
Replies: 6
Views: 164

The Kentucky Derby telecast

Anyone watch? I am so disappointed every year in it. When ABC had the coverage it was earlier in the day for one. But it was all about the horses. I mean, do we really care where the jockeys are going to walk down to their horses? Seriously? And do I really care about which horse some stupid NFL pla...
by Chancellor
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Don Martillo diagnosed with Shivers
Replies: 33
Views: 1187

Re: Don Martillo diagnosed with Shivers

OMG! Scruffy! I am so sorry. That just sucks sooooo much.
by Chancellor
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Caesar crusted beef tenderloin
Replies: 2
Views: 151

Re: Caesar crusted beef tenderloin

Tuddy, I am the same as you. We cooked this to medium and it was delicious. I didn't even mind that it was "just" medium.
by Chancellor
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Caesar crusted beef tenderloin
Replies: 2
Views: 151

Caesar crusted beef tenderloin

https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food ... 67#reviews

I made this last night for my friend's 50th birthday party. OMG, it was soooooo yummy. The roast was incredibly tender and succulent. The caesar crust was very very tasty!
by Chancellor
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: How do you end a friendship?
Replies: 20
Views: 955

Re: How do you end a friendship?

I have done this with my sister. She is toxic. Sadly, when we were young, we were more like friends than sisters. I just don't have anything to do with her. If she is at a family function, I choose not to be there. It's just not worth it. The last time I saw her was at my parents' 50th wedding anniv...
by Chancellor
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist
Replies: 29
Views: 876

Re: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist

My boss, who was copied on the email, corrected him on the spelling of my name. I was happy to hear that. I am trying to use piedmontfields advice here. Just making sure I am competent and right before I speak. I don't think I could do ANYTHING to pad his ego anymore Rosie B. First, he isn't offerin...
by Chancellor
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist
Replies: 29
Views: 876

Re: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist

I’m no help. I don’t even think there is a feminist card, just a bunch of women who have experienced similar (and sadly, much worse) on an ongoing basis forever and whenever we get fed up and point out the frank and blatant bull shit, the men call us bitches and insist we stop bothering them with t...
by Chancellor
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist
Replies: 29
Views: 876

Re: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist

Sadly, I am the only one in this site with the programming knowledge. He is addressing a team of 6-7 men who are all in corporate IT....none of them is really on my "team" and are not even in this site. I MIGHT be able to get Hal to address him to say "let's ask Laurie who would know ...
by Chancellor
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist
Replies: 29
Views: 876

Tips for dealing with a male chauvinist

I am not one to play the feminist card. I work in a male dominated industry as a software developer. I do not work for my company's IT department (THANK GOD). A fact which irritates the heck out of the old boy's club of our IT department. There is a guy down in corporate in NC who apparently has som...
by Chancellor
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Biggest Bucket List trip is booked. Vienna in June
Replies: 12
Views: 460

Re: Biggest Bucket List trip is booked. Vienna in June

Oh, sounds like a great trip! My parents loved Vienna, but I've never been there. IIRC, Zonderpaard lived there for a few years; she might be a good resource for insider info. She doesn't seem to post here but is active on COTH. I actually have a friend who lived there as well who is helping. But t...
by Chancellor
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Biggest Bucket List trip is booked. Vienna in June
Replies: 12
Views: 460

Biggest Bucket List trip is booked. Vienna in June

Michael and I are finally going to do one of my biggest bucket list trips. We are going to Vienna in June for our 16th anniversary! A friend of mine who is a travel agent has an in with the SRS so we are doing everything that we can with that. Hopefully we will do some wineries and castles. Anyone b...
by Chancellor
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: HELP: houseguests...
Replies: 26
Views: 960

Re: HELP: houseguests...

All I can do is commiserate. Houseguests are the worst!
by Chancellor
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Ignorance and getting rolled
Replies: 46
Views: 2080

Re: Ignorance and getting rolled

Each of which is in one person's opinion... I like numbers too. Numbers can often be spun to fit the need or desired interpretation.


Ain't that the truth?
by Chancellor
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Posting URL
Replies: 1
Views: 123

Re: Posting URL

When I posted my long tome in Issues, it said I was only allowed three URLs. But it cut me off at two, hence I had to divide my posting up into three parts to get the reference material to be included. Thanks ' It's hard to know without seeing what happened but remember, this is in place to prevent...
by Chancellor
Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?
Replies: 64
Views: 2533

Re: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?

I didn't vote for either main stream political party either. Frankly, without going to look, I don't recall right off hand who I did vote for but also knew that my candidate more than likely did not have a chance of winning the election. I believe in exercising my right to vote for whomever I choos...
by Chancellor
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?
Replies: 64
Views: 2533

Re: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?

I agree WMW. I'm not a fan of Trump. I am in shock that enough people voted for him to become president. And frankly even more in shock that he hasn't been assassinated. He is so polarizing. What I don't understand is how anyone can listen to him pontificate and say that he is the best this. And the...
by Chancellor
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?
Replies: 64
Views: 2533

Re: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?

I'd feel better if I thought that were true. I think there was a hoard of racists who couldn't stand we had a black President and his family, and couldn't stand HC for an assortment of reasons, not the least of which was that she was President Obama's SoS. And now we also see that Russia had a hand...
by Chancellor
Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Ponderings/mystifyment/bafflement - The 75K+ sales horse
Replies: 103
Views: 3908

Re: Ponderings/mystifyment/bafflement - The 75K+ sales horse

I know many people who have loads more money than I do. Some work on Wall Street, some are lawyers and doctors who have their own firms and practices, some are in construction. They can well afford a 75-100K horse. One of my friends has a 1.3M boat (yacht?). Some are women that married hedge fund m...
by Chancellor
Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Pine Tar Soap/Shampoo
Replies: 13
Views: 505

Re: Pine Tar Soap/Shampoo

Scarlett (who was a dog) had terrible eczematous dermatitis. The dermatologist I worked for a the time recommended trying Neutrogena T-Gel and it really helped her itchiness!
by Chancellor
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: So what are you watching?
Replies: 52
Views: 1626

Re: So what are you watching?

Looking forward to the third season of Victoria starting on PBS Sunday. Otherwise, been watching a lot on The Science Channel. I find "Mysteries of the Abandoned" fascinating. (Strange and often huge structures that are rotting in place, obsolete, etc.) Sadly funny was a tunnel bored thro...
by Chancellor
Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: New Suggestions Thread
Replies: 8
Views: 3742

Re: New Suggestions Thread

Koolkat, right now, I don't think there is a place to sell that here.
by Chancellor
Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Ponderings/mystifyment/bafflement - The 75K+ sales horse
Replies: 103
Views: 3908

Re: Ponderings/mystifyment/bafflement - The 75K+ sales horse

I get the Dressage Market emails and I think the same thing. Do people actually spend that much on a horse? MIchael and I live very comfortably but I cannot imagine spending 100k (or even 50k) on an animal that might break its leg running across a field. I would be soooo scared that something would ...
by Chancellor
Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tell us about YOU.
Replies: 206
Views: 46900

Re: Tell us about YOU.

You've really been through the wringer, Steffi. I hope 2019 is much better for you. Me too. I also separated from John around Christmas and moved back in with my parents. 2019 has got to be better one way or another! Steffi, I feel your pain. I left a long standing boyfriend who nearly bankrupted m...
by Chancellor
Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: New to the Board
Replies: 13
Views: 671

Re: New to the Board

New to the board, migrated over from the "other" board and formerly of the UDBB. Was having long running posting issues for over a year that their techs have been unable to fix. Finally got tired of not being able to post so went forum searching and found this board! I'm recognizing a lot...
by Chancellor
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Another exciting New Year’s Eve
Replies: 12
Views: 643

Re: Another exciting New Year’s Eve

Since my little town just got high speed internet (yup, it took that long), we are binge watching everything. Anyone watching Ozark? That's what we will be doing.
by Chancellor
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: **********2018 holiday/Christmas/Kwanza etc card exchange
Replies: 14
Views: 1074

Re: **********2018 holiday/Christmas/Kwanza etc card exchange

Kirby's Keeper! Thank you SO much for including me in your Christmas card list. It was lovely to receive that!
by Chancellor
Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Merry Christmas from Chancellor!
Replies: 14
Views: 726

Re: Merry Christmas from Chancellor!

Emergency appendectomy seems like a piece of cake compared to getting all those critters to sit, stay and pose at the very same instant for your cute Christmas picture! :) Presuming no photo-shopping of course.....! Happy Healing (heeling?)! Yeah, I am not that much of an animal whisperer. Much bet...
by Chancellor
Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Waiting on a video... this is the first horse I have found that might be a keeper
Replies: 14
Views: 975

Re: Waiting on a video... this is the first horse I have found that might be a keeper

Ryeissa wrote:Tsavo is banned as far as "word on the street"....I have no insider knowledge


Tsavo is in time out til the middle of January. If, however, she continues to act as she has been, she will be banned forever.
by Chancellor
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Merry Christmas from Chancellor!
Replies: 14
Views: 726

Re: Merry Christmas from Chancellor!

I'm sorry I couldn't participate in the card sharing this year. Too much going on. Plus there was the emergency appendectomy two weeks ago!
by Chancellor
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Merry Christmas from Chancellor!
Replies: 14
Views: 726

Merry Christmas from Chancellor!

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by Chancellor
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Post photos
Replies: 8
Views: 1480

Re: Post photos

Josette wrote:Dummy question - can I post photos from my cell phone?


If you know where they are stored on your phone.
by Chancellor
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Saying no without being a jerk. Or not.
Replies: 31
Views: 1386

Re: Saying no without being a jerk. Or not.

Chisamba wrote:;) I am sorry I cannot do that because I will end up resenting the non reciprocal nature of these favors and I'd prefer to keep on liking you.



I can totally see Xan doing this!
by Chancellor
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: I said YES!
Replies: 28
Views: 1205

Re: I said YES!

ps. Please try uploading an image now.
by Chancellor
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: I said YES!
Replies: 28
Views: 1205

Re: I said YES!

Huge Congratulations!
by Chancellor
Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Pre-Thanksgiving thanks giving post
Replies: 9
Views: 548

Re: Pre-Thanksgiving thanks giving post

On Friday, I got the news that the bone scan I had because I was having back pain was clear from cancer. So, I am very very thankful about that.
by Chancellor
Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Laminitis
Replies: 9
Views: 569

Re: Laminitis

My friend's horse had a really really bad case of laminitis with rotation. They did bilateral tenotomy and the horse is now rideable which is amazing.
by Chancellor
Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: "cool backed" horse and magnesium
Replies: 18
Views: 976

Re: "cool backed" horse and magnesium

I'll probably do the test but in the spring when I do shots. Foir now, I will try those supplements and keep warming up his back. Poor petunia! Zinnia, Mocha was somewhat cold backed also. I used a quarter sheet but I also found that keeping his saddle pad in a warm room before I put it on his back...

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