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There is a history with horses in the family. My father grew up on a farm, was an avid racing fan all his life. My mother took English riding lessons as a teenager. So I was not surprised to find … Continue reading

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I was hooked from the very first time. October, 1962. As Monster Mash hit the charts, we prepared for sleep away camp. Girl Scouts. We rolled corrugated cardboard strips into empty tuna fish cans, covered them in melted paraffin and … Continue reading

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Urinary Tracks

Maybe we all have stories like this. Maybe not. I just know that Linda at NutsrokĀ  has thrown down the challenge, and I reluctantly accept. Freud’s theory of penis envy is that “female adolescents experience anxiety upon realization that they … Continue reading

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