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What a charming homestead! It's lovely to know that happy animals and a keen legal mind live in harmony and support one another.

Stay safe!

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Love, love, love the juxtaposition of Trump’s chaos and the simple joys if living authentically.

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Take care! Tell the pup it's just noise (mostly). Good thing she's just a little lap dog.

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Two of the German Shepherds I had over the years were also terrified of thunderstorms. My Toby dog would climb into the bathtub until it was over. Actually - that might have been the safest place!!!

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Wishing safety for you and everyone there.

Speaking of recusal, there's a terrific letter for readers to sign. It's to Chief Justice Robert urging Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself from Trump's cases. Worth reading and signing. It's written by Lawyers Defending American Democracy. https://ldad.org/letters-briefs/justice-thomas

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I signed it this morning!

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Thank you! I just signed!

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I agree it's a good letter and also signed it. Thanks for posting it here.

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signed and sent

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Thanks! Just signed.

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Thank you Laurie

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Thx Laurie. I read and signed it too.

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Thanks Laurie!

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Just signed. Thank you!

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Signed

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Thank you for sharing this!

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Thank you signed. Retired lawyer here.

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I just signed it -.excellent letter.

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Thank you! Signed.

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Signed

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Beautiful pictures and thank you for sharing. You are dealing with both political and natural storms and you are well equipped to handle both. Keep safe and thank you Joyce!

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Stay safe. Thanks for touching base with us so we all know you're in a good place. Home

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Praying for you and all your family (human and chicken, dog, and cat).

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I'm in the path of the storm, too...tornado warning until 2 AM in East TN. I've tucked everyone away and gave the cows an extra bale of hay. Hope everything is ok for us both in the morning. Take care!

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I hope you and the cows are safe. Valere💙🐾🐂🐄

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Thank you!

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I hope the storm passes you by and all are unscathed. Good luck to you all and the chicks.

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You are the best sending us pictures and highlights of the afternoon.

I had a greyhound named Mollie who would go into the master bedroom closet and face the wall for every thunderstorm. Don’t know what a pup Cup is but Bella looks happy. You are so lucky that Bella and Tofu

don’t fight like cats and dogs. I think I ate the same thing for breakfast as the chickens had this afternoon.

Do you have a basement to go to? Stay safe.

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A pup cup or a pupaccino is a cup of whipped cream usually from a coffee shop drive through window

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@ Tina. I learn something new everyday. Thanks for letting me know

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My mom used to buy the dogs a soft serve ice cream cone when they drove to the country through New Vienna, OH (in the family convertible, top down) in Southern Ohio❤️. And yes, they were German shepherds and they, too, were severely affected by extreme weather😢.

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We used to let our Golden Retriever est the last of our DQ cones. I now have a Wheaten Terrier who is totally unaffected by storms or fireworks but who hates to ride in cars UNLESS her sweet dog sitter takes her to S-bucks for a Puppacino!

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I might have to get a pup cup for me, myself and I.

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Glad to hear that you are battening down the hatches and the chickens. Hope the storms pass you by!

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The bigger the dog, the more inclined he is to think he's a lapdog! Your garden is lovely. May the weather indeed be much ado about nothing!

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Stay safe Joyce! Wishing you and all your beloved animal family come through the storms unscathed. Thank you for all the work and love you put into your incredibly valuable and insightful posts!

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Be safe. Thank you for taking time to sen the info. I learn so much from you. Enjoy hearing about and seeing the chickens and your pets. Blessings!!

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Wow, this storm has some stretch to it!! I'm in NorthEast Ohio, and the warnings are sounding everywhere. What a country!

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Stay safe, Joyce.

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