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November 2011 Twitter Round-Up

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Still, more “War Horse” stuff coming … we’re just taking a little break … saw the movie last night at an advance screening thanks to my husband’s job …

It’s not too late to take a quick look back at the Tweets from November. We’ve got Joe and Chantal, Tom Dorrance and Tom Bass, the marvelous Hickstead, trotters, fillies, Buck, Joey and, in case you missed her the first time around – Sgt. Reckless.

So, with “War Horse” not far from our thoughts, let’s start with —

Veterans Day

First Came the Kentucky Derby Barbie …

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Fran Jurga at The Jurga Report riffed about the news that Mattel had created a Kentucky Derby Barbie.

Fran wants to know, Why not backstretch Barbie? She certainly would appeal to edgier little girls who would be insulted by a foofy fashion doll.  After all, Barbie has sported fashions appropriate to many different careers in her 50 years.

But I say, why not fit both needs — for personal empowerment and fashion-forward dreams. And I have just the equestrian in mind.

Or is this a good idea after all? Let’s mull this over together.