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But hand shears are basically scissors that reopen by themselves. How does she think they are different?
Scissors are much smaller. Hand shears are big, sharp points and make a sound when they close. By taking tiny snips at a time, Eve was slightly nervous but was much more relaxed than when I use the hand shears.
 

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Scissors are much smaller. Hand shears are big, sharp points and make a sound when they close. By taking tiny snips at a time, Eve was slightly nervous but was much more relaxed than when I use the hand shears.
Also why when we trim mats off of the dog, we prefer the safety scissors with the rounded tips.
 

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When we've done the boys, after giving up on the electric shears (who knew you could blow all the dirt out with a leaf blower???) I'd use the hand shears, DD1 the kitchen scissors. I have decent size hands, she's not 5'2" small hands, too small for the shears. But she got blisters from all the opening and closing.

I don't find the sharp points on the hand shears to be a problem as I hold them flat against the animal, the points are always visible away from the skin.
 

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I prefer the hand shears. But I don’t have my sheep working equipment set up, no chute to put her in.

In Corpus Christi, stopped in Victoria yesterday on way through to see my new car. Salesman stuck his foot in his mouth when he offered to deliver it to me. He didn’t know where Groveton was! He’ll follow me home Thursday with a driver following him to take him back.
 

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We went to Heritage park yesterday. It’s a bunch of relocated old homes from 1851 to 1908, beautiful mansions. I thought we could go through them, but the city is using those old homes as offices. So we walked the grounds and admired from outside.

Then we went to Mustang Island to the beach. There were only 3 other cars. We had so much fun. The girls gladly gave up all their goldfish crackers to feed the gulls.

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Then we stopped at Goodwill where the 7 year old found a dress, 15 yo found sweat pants and 5 yo found nothing.

Went to a surf shop and 5 yo found a blow up killer whale for their above ground pool. We had to walk through a shark as the entrance.



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It was a fun day.
 

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We went to Heritage park yesterday. It’s a bunch of relocated old homes from 1851 to 1908, beautiful mansions. I thought we could go through them, but the city is using those old homes as offices. So we walked the grounds and admired from outside.

Then we went to Mustang Island to the beach. There were only 3 other cars. We had so much fun. The girls gladly gave up all their goldfish crackers to feed the gulls.

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Then we stopped at Goodwill where the 7 year old found a dress, 15 yo found sweat pants and 5 yo found nothing.

Went to a surf shop and 5 yo found a blow up killer whale for their above ground pool. We had to walk through a shark as the entrance.



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It was a fun day.
Mustang Island is one of our favorite places to visit, less people, great beaches and usually good food as well. We would camp on the beach around Easter each year. love it there....
 
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