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by Angfreda
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: When you condone the torture-murder of journalists
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: When you condone the torture-murder of journalists

I am thrilled to hear that Jim Acosta has had his WH press pass reinstated, by a Trump appointed Judge no less.
by Angfreda
Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Jeff Sessions is out
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: Jeff Sessions is out

Huh, weird, I thought Graham said that there would be Holy Hell to pay if he fired Sessions? No? So, it's a good thing these dudes don't run a daycare or rehab 'cause they know nothing about setting a boundary and sticking with it. https://nowthisnews.com/videos/politics/lindsey-graham-said-thered-b...
by Angfreda
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Ignorance and getting rolled
Replies: 31
Views: 372

Re: Ignorance and getting rolled

Read, seek out the sources and read those. Facts are under there, people are just too lazy to dig. Others are too happy to suggest that those who have formed opinions did so without doing that digging as well, because it fits their 'the other side is just biased' narrative that supports their own b...
by Angfreda
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Ignorance and getting rolled
Replies: 31
Views: 372

Re: Ignorance and getting rolled

This nation isn't going to be and become better by people too delicate to hear the truth or people being too delicate to explain the truth to those who aren't fully aware of it. But often is it the "truth" or someone's "opinion"? It ca be sussed out if one wishes to do so Read, ...
by Angfreda
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?
Replies: 43
Views: 503

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

See, this is what good civil discourse is about Ang. You helped me think about this in another way (the pit bull analogy hit home! Good job) I agree with you completely that Trump is out of line sending troops to meet this caravan especially since the military can't do anything about it. And we saw...
by Angfreda
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Please tell me it can stop
Replies: 57
Views: 7752

Re: Please tell me it can stop

There's seems to be a desire to pretend that comments holding 45 accountable for his words is somehow calling him the trigger man. Sometimes those who are simple want to make everything simple. Jim Jones didn't hold a gun ot the head of his devotees to get them to literally drink the kool aid did he...
by Angfreda
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Ignorance and getting rolled
Replies: 31
Views: 372

Re: Ignorance and getting rolled

you may choose to believe they are being ignorant, etc but they, more than likely, feel the same about you. And that's exactly the feedback I get when I talk to pro-Trump voters. The term "educated idiots", and similar, come up often. So you lower yourself to the opposing view's level? Ju...
by Angfreda
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?
Replies: 43
Views: 503

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

Why do you think some choose not to follow the 'legal path'? And how many do you think that is that choose to not follow the legal path? From what I understand asylum seeking, to escape drug cartels and other horrific conditions, is covered as 'legal', no? Should we no longer offer asylum for extre...
by Angfreda
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?
Replies: 43
Views: 503

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

Ang, my family came over too on a boat. However, there are some big differences in my opinion. 1. My great grandmother came over legally and became a citizen legally. 2. She came over to work here and seek the American Dream. When she went to work, she paid into Social Security and paid all her tax...
by Angfreda
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?
Replies: 43
Views: 503

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

I have many many friends IRL who are democrats while I am a moderate. Could you please clarify this, lol. Clarify how? I am a registered Republican. I believe in small government and I also believe that if we continue to do more and more for people, that more and more people will expect help from t...
by Angfreda
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Ignorance and getting rolled
Replies: 31
Views: 372

Re: Ignorance and getting rolled

Sure we do. And that way is? Read, seek out the sources and read those. Facts are under there, people are just too lazy to dig. Others are too happy to suggest that those who have formed opinions did so without doing that digging as well, because it fits their 'the other side is just biased' narrat...
by Angfreda
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Please tell me it can stop
Replies: 57
Views: 7752

Re: Please tell me it can stop

The anti semetic shooter thought Trump did not embrace the white nationalist rhetoric strongly enough plus "he surrounds himself with Jews". I don't know much about the Kroger killer other than he targeted a primarily black church first but was unsuccessful in gaining entrance. well yes, ...
by Angfreda
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Ignorance and getting rolled
Replies: 31
Views: 372

Re: Ignorance and getting rolled

Problem is that we have no way to know which "facts" are true, partly true, or false, so believe based upon our beliefs. That's what creationists say and they are 1,000 percent wrong also. Next. Tsavo, can you fix that post? I did not write that, and I prefer no one think I did. Thanks
by Angfreda
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Please tell me it can stop
Replies: 57
Views: 7752

Re: Please tell me it can stop

khall wrote:All of them are middle aged white males, not all are Trump supporters though, but definitely don't lean left!


Which one wasn't a Trump supporter?
by Angfreda
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?
Replies: 43
Views: 503

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

I am past hope and I think more need to be at the 'Act' stage... working for candidates you believe in, getting voters to polls, and otherwise moving the elctoral process forwards where more participants, whether voters or candidates, arefully and compltely involved. What this boils down to is arro...
by Angfreda
Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Ignorance and getting rolled
Replies: 31
Views: 372

Re: Ignorance and getting rolled

irst step is to stop the 'alternate Fact' spinning. SHS and KAC and the like need to be called out every time they tell a big fat whopper of a lie and pretend it represents any reality any of us recognize. Problem is that we have no way to know which "facts" are true, partly true, or fals...
by Angfreda
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Please tell me it can stop
Replies: 57
Views: 7752

Re: Please tell me it can stop

khall wrote:No surprise middle aged white male tRump supporter.


Which one?

Political Opponent Bomber?
Anti-Semitic Murderer?
White Supremicist Grocery Store Executioner?
by Angfreda
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Ignorance and getting rolled
Replies: 31
Views: 372

Re: Ignorance and getting rolled

The problem is that no one has any facts, so they're believing whatever they choose to believe. So for every argument anyone puts out there the "other side" has a different set of "facts" that support their beliefs. Yes Virginia, Facts do still exist. First step is to stop the '...
by Angfreda
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?
Replies: 43
Views: 503

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

I feel the same way about child and animal abuse, in that I don't need to hear about it over and over again to be aware of it. Maybe that is how Germany got Hitler... not enough people beating the drum enough. I actually think there will be civil unrest on a massive scale before we lose our democra...
by Angfreda
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Do MC and I really have different gripes with Trump?
Replies: 43
Views: 503

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

Maybe that is how Germany got Hitler... not enough people beating the drum enough. I don't believe that blabbering about it, or reading the blabber, is a productive use of time. It can be an enjoyable bonding experience among those who have the same beliefs, and likewise for those who like to debat...
by Angfreda
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Please tell me it can stop
Replies: 57
Views: 7752

Re: Please tell me it can stop

I hope they get to the bottom of this bomber bologna quickly.
What an ugly mess.
by Angfreda
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Virtual Horse Shoppers...Who was looking for a nice prospect on a budget?
Replies: 9
Views: 404

Re: Virtual Horse Shoppers...Who was looking for a nice prospect on a budget?

Woost the trail riding business that the YMCA camp I used to go to [for adult retreats] sends people to has his string primarily made up of Saddlebreds, many from low end auctions, and like yours they are really great out there on those Adirondack Mountains.
by Angfreda
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Please tell me it can stop
Replies: 57
Views: 7752

Re: Please tell me it can stop

FWIW, I consider how I voted my business and would choose to not share here or anywhere else how I voted and if/when you asked, I'd have told you the same thing. You say that you don't intend to make people feel bad about how they voted; doesn't it, even if just a little, do that when you ask them ...
by Angfreda
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: When you condone the torture-murder of journalists
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: When you condone the torture-murder of journalists

I am sickened by it all, and I really can't pick an element of those story that makes me sicker than the others.... Germany's Angela Merkel is taking a stand. That should be the US, because it was his adopted country and because we're supposed to lead on these kinds of things, to defend the ideal we...
by Angfreda
Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Tell us about YOU.
Replies: 199
Views: 38731

Re: Tell us about YOU.

Sorry to hear your story Angfreda, how distressing. Thank you. I'm flummoxed by people most of the time, but in this even moreso. The boarder who called me when the BO was hospitalized died recently. No one reached out, over the myriad of methods available, to let me know. I had to learn of it thro...
by Angfreda
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Invitation List to MY Funeral
Replies: 19
Views: 925

Re: Invitation List to MY Funeral

it was his attitude to women, and in particular his wives that were horrible. He was inclined to racism too, I an not sure how he skated on all of that, He cultivated his press and he was anti trump,. i guess in modern day that makes him a saint Not a saint, it's just that everything is relative. S...
by Angfreda
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Rambling on about nothing
Replies: 3
Views: 458

Re: Rambling on about nothing

Yo was my world. The line from the Jerry McGuire movie 'You complete me' was true... he made me who I was meant to be. He made me a complete me. He was a piece of my puzzle that had been missing all my life. I was, for all my life until then, a horseman without a horse. Sure, I rode lots of horses, ...
by Angfreda
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Mane hair memorials? Not tail!
Replies: 22
Views: 2090

Re: Mane hair memorials? Not tail!

When I did some dog laundry I ended up with this lil bun of dog hair from all 3 dogs. It fit perfectly in this: https://www.amazon.com/EVERLEAD-Floating-Necklace-Stainless-Toughened/dp/B01H2R6AHK/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1519678869&sr=8-4&keywords=glass+lockets Now I have Emma [the Lab], H...
by Angfreda
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Lewyn needs jingles Update. :D
Replies: 41
Views: 4182

Re: Lewyn needs jingles Update. :D

What a relief! Glad he's on the mend!
by Angfreda
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc
Replies: 72
Views: 6933

Re: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc

No diverse group will always agree on what constitutes abuse, but it's clear that we need to be clear-cut regulations laid out in the rulebook. It's our duty to protect the horse, and, as a side benefit, the industry's reputation. DJR, people can be jerks online. You're an elegant rider with some a...
by Angfreda
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Needlefelting project
Replies: 49
Views: 4411

Re: Needlefelting project

Those are ADORABLE!!
by Angfreda
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc
Replies: 72
Views: 6933

Re: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc

The whole PC/Bullying thing is a head scratcher to me. IT seems to me those who were the most upset that the world was getting 'too PC' are the first ones to get upset when someone they know is 'attacked' or 'bullied'. It makes me very confused. Is the world 'too PC' and we all need to stop being s...
by Angfreda
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc
Replies: 72
Views: 6933

Re: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc

so she has been "outed" and "harassed" and there are people who still claim its not bullying? really? Exactly. Of course it's bullying. I still think the person who wrote the initial article decrying abuse, etc. is still in for a lawsuit. I know it's been said that the show orga...
by Angfreda
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Lewyn needs jingles Update. :D
Replies: 41
Views: 4182

Re: Lewyn needs jingles

Big Jingles for Lewyn!
by Angfreda
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Quick gift question
Replies: 12
Views: 1187

Re: Quick gift question

Yikes, tough choice.
I would love either myself.
But maybe the box of 5x7s so that then *I* can choose which one to do a larger canvas of? Assuming she hasn't seen all the 5x7s or doesn't already have them**?

**do you know she doesn't already have the 5x7s, or at least the ones she wants?
by Angfreda
Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Needlefelting project
Replies: 49
Views: 4411

Re: Needlefelting project

This lady does dogs, including custom projects made to look like your own pooch https://www.facebook.com/kenleighacres/ Nice! For help on pricing, this same person's web page has prices. Most dogs are 6" long x 5" tall. http://www.kenleighsfiberstudio.com/felt-pup-pricing-information.html...
by Angfreda
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Needlefelting project
Replies: 49
Views: 4411

Re: Needlefelting project

This lady does dogs, including custom projects made to look like your own pooch

https://www.facebook.com/kenleighacres/
by Angfreda
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: So what are you artsy craftsy types working on?
Replies: 10
Views: 1059

Re: So what are you artsy craftsy types working on?

Wow you guys are awesome!

The only art I am working at lately is the art of procrastination.
by Angfreda
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Need some help or advice
Replies: 65
Views: 7314

Re: Need some help or advice

Oh family, how they can hurt... Starters, I saw a therapist 3x a week for 3 years. Quit, moved away, a year later, realized I still - very much - needed therapy bc of the abuse I received as a child into adulthood. New therapist did in 3 months what the other one couldn't do. She asked me basic but...
by Angfreda
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: CA Fires
Replies: 19
Views: 2680

Re: CA Fires

http://ktla.com/2017/12/08/creek-fire-county-officials-describe-response-to-barn-where-29-horses-burned-to-death/ I've come across several articles reporting of horses locked in stalls where fire fighters and rescue personnel could not remove them. That farm also has videos online of horse tripping...
by Angfreda
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Need some help or advice
Replies: 65
Views: 7314

Re: Need some help or advice

Linden, I was so blessed in the last 18 months of my fathers life to be able to do things for him, advocate for him and spend time with him. But please note the word blessed. I was lucky. It could have as easily been that there was nothing I could do. Sometimes we are blessed and allowed to feel lik...
by Angfreda
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: CA Fires
Replies: 19
Views: 2680

Re: CA Fires

Abby I can't imagine. Those workers that saved so many horse at SLDR are heroes. I have no doubt had the horse people I know been in those shoes we would have stepped up to help and try to save as many as one can, alas in doing so, you're also exposed to the horrors of those you can't save. I sure h...
by Angfreda
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Where is everyone????
Replies: 49
Views: 5523

Re: Where is everyone????

My husband has been and is sick. He spent 5 days in the hospital where they had to give him 4 pints of blood and intravenous iron. He has Iron Deficient Anemia. Iron Deficient Anemia is serious! He was pale as a ghost before he went to the hospital. He is feeling much better, but no where near the ...
by Angfreda
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Where is everyone????
Replies: 49
Views: 5523

Re: Where is everyone????

kande50 - that is adorable! And Moutaineer - I am so happy to hear you are painting again. I wanted to go into an art field but my parents strongly discouraged me and being young and thinking I should be an obedient daughter, I went into software development. I have been regretting it for 34 years ...
by Angfreda
Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What is your opinion about this?
Replies: 61
Views: 7354

Re: What is your opinion about this?

Oh yes, climbing the shelves! I even had to hop up on the counter to reach something up high in a cabinet at home Thursday while cooking the feast.

I think I might be a bit off in my assumption that because I can do those things, I'm not as out of shape as I really am... *sigh*
by Angfreda
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Best horsemanship/horse book for 10 year old?
Replies: 7
Views: 1104

Re: Best horsemanship/horse book for 10 year old?

I'll throw a weird one out there: Summer Pony.
It's every kids dream story, and there are little gems all throughout it about good horse care.
by Angfreda
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Look what I found at the thrift store
Replies: 11
Views: 1791

Re: Look what I found at the thrift store

it's actually a series.

https://www.goodreads.com/series/121755 ... black-pony

I love the illustrations.
by Angfreda
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What is your opinion about this?
Replies: 61
Views: 7354

Re: What is your opinion about this?

Yikes, i'm a cart abandoner! I should check for wayward items! I always go up and down the aisles in the same order, if I realize I forgot something I will often pull over, 'park' and run back to get the single item vs doing a U turn and taking the cart back and forth.... It's not as if we roll up ...
by Angfreda
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What is your opinion about this?
Replies: 61
Views: 7354

Re: What is your opinion about this?

i say Excuse Me a lot --tone of voice varies-- and i smile a lot; imo, no one really wants to be there, and we're all in the same boat/trolley/cart/buggy. and some of the best cashierline conversations have been with someone i initially saw as REALLY irritating. and i'm with literiding-- those in a...
by Angfreda
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What is your opinion about this?
Replies: 61
Views: 7354

Re: What is your opinion about this?

Maybe she parked where she did because it was the only place that would not be destroying grass?
Why does she have to drive there, ie to the paddock/pasture, to begin with though? Curious.
But there are bigger fish to fry than this.

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