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Old 07-20-2013, 02:42 PM
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[QUOTE=Cityboy;579082]Why thank you for asking Doggie Squeeze. No tornadoes in the heat of summer - just baking hot near 100 degree days. We got our asses kicked Memorial Day week though with an F-5 and a couple F-4's back to back. We housed and fed 12 disaster recovery volunteers from Little Rock who came to help the victims. My son rescued a tiny kitty that barely had opened her eyes from a severely damaged house - she lives with us now - her name is.....wait for it......

Good job! there's hope for you yet. And you even rescued an animal! You must be trying really hard to get on my good side. We have one rescued cat in our dog household. tell your son that I said he is a good kid, despite his father.
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Good job! there's hope for you yet. And you even rescued an animal! You must be trying really hard to get on my good side. We have one rescued cat in our dog household. tell your son that I said he is a good kid, despite his father.
All our critters are rescues except the Golden Retriever. Got him from some local folks.

I've had furry family members my whole life.
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All our critters are rescues except the Golden Retriever. Got him from some local folks.

I've had furry family members my whole life.
whadda ya got?
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whadda ya got?
3 kitties and two woofies presently. Other dog is a lab/boxer mix.

Had a pet deer once that one of our lab dogs brought home. We named him "Lucky". He was less than 24 hours old judging by the clear cartilidge of his hooves - they don't harden and turn black until 24 hours after birth. He lived out his years in a wildlife preserve called Dauset Trails in Georgia after he got too big to live with us - he was too domesticated to turn back into the wild:

Dauset Trails Nature Center

Had a few "dad, he followed me home" type experiences over the years too.
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3 kitties and two woofies presently. Other dog is a lab/boxer mix.

Had a pet deer once that one of our lab dogs brought home. We named him "Lucky". He was less than 24 hours old judging by the clear cartilidge of his hooves - they don't harden and turn black until 24 hours after birth. He lived out his years in a wildlife preserve called Dauset Trails in Georgia after he got too big to live with us - he was too domesticated to turn back into the wild:

Dauset Trails Nature Center

Had a few "dad, he followed me home" type experiences over the years too.
Very Cool, My wife and I are "Thinning the herd" We have lost 3 of our old guys recently, but still have 6 dogs, 1 cat, 1 rabbit, 1 Rooster. We cared for 3 horses over a 10 year period, I have since reclaimed that area of the property for the dog park. We have not been on a vacation together for over 15 years, most of the dogs have special needs and it's too hard to train someone. The pet deer sounds fun. We fostered a 150lb Nubian goat one summer, it wasn't fun.
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Very Cool, My wife and I are "Thinning the herd" We have lost 3 of our old guys recently, but still have 6 dogs, 1 cat, 1 rabbit, 1 Rooster. We cared for 3 horses over a 10 year period, I have since reclaimed that area of the property for the dog park. We have not been on a vacation together for over 15 years, most of the dogs have special needs and it's too hard to train someone. The pet deer sounds fun. We fostered a 150lb Nubian goat one summer, it wasn't fun.
Critters make it hard to vacation. We hire a pet sitter and go. We just had a death in the family and had to scramble to find a sitter so we could go to Georgia. We took the little kitten Tornado with us - and she had a blast riding in the vehicle, lol. She explored every inch of it repeatedly and rode on the dash and tripped other drivers out. I reckon when you live through an F-5 the first days of your life, not much else seems frightening.
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Dumbing down the kids is the objective of the teachers unions. Outcome based education is on the rise.

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Dumbing down the kids is the objective of the teachers unions. Outcome based education is on the rise.
Dumbing down kids is the only way to get them to vote Republican. That's why the propaganda machine programmed you to blame unions.
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She is saying it is important for the student to understand the procedure and why 3x4=12. What she is describing is not dumbing down, any dummy can memorize the multiplication tables. To completely understand something you need to understand how it works. She is right.
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That is why they home school. Dont wnat none of them liberal thoughts getting through....
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