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Old 02-25-2019, 11:35 AM   #31
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We got about a foot last night and today. Cold, wet and very heavy. We usually might get an inch or two.

The dog wants to go play, but snow and tree limbs are dropping all over.
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Old 03-01-2019, 09:36 PM   #32
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Our snow fall was the same, big, fluffy flakes and I said the same thing, let's use the leaf blower!

Miss Neighbor-Across-The-Street is from California had NEVER seen anything like this. She sent me a text and asked why we were shoveling snow, "what's the point? I don't get it."

Well, today she sent me another text, asking if she could borrow our shovel so she could clear her drive and get out; she was out of dog food!

DH and I "suited up" and went across the street to dig her out

She had never shoveled snow and took a turn; between the three of us, we knocked it out in an hour and a half.

Ice had formed under the snow, so I went and got my trusty steel bow rake to break it up and then shovel, smart, yeah me
I was the same way. I had a friend living in PA who would moan and groan about shoveling his walkway out and when we had our snow here back in 2004, I just walked a path through it twice a day and kept it down that way. Couldn't figure out why anyone would shovel. We had 15" that year. But I will admit, my driveway was about the length of my truck then and if I couldn't get my truck out of the driveway, there would be too much snow on the road to go anywhere anyway.

I finally figured out why I couldn't get up to my lot a couple weeks ago. I found out they had had over 24" of snow up there along with a two-day power outage and on the bottom road that leads to the nearest town, there were 30+ trees that had come down on the road bringing down a lot of wires.
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Old 03-26-2019, 09:31 PM   #33
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… grilled Pineapple,
no really!
Believe it or not, I am NOT
the biggest fan of Pineapple
to begin with, yup!
I was born & raised on Oahu,
Kaneohe to be specific,
and I honestly do not care
for any of the "tropical" fruits.
But I thought I'd give it a go.
Not bad, I especially liked it
with the grilled Chicken.
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Old 03-26-2019, 09:37 PM   #34
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Ohhhh i wish it would snow here, we don't get snow where i live although it did snow 8 years ago, 1st time in 80 years lol, it was the middle of August and i wanted to put the christmas tree up lmao
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Ohhhh i wish it would snow here, we don't get snow where i live although it did snow 8 years ago, 1st time in 80 years lol, it was the middle of August and i wanted to put the christmas tree up lmao
Where I'm from, we NEVER get snow
So this was all new for me
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Old 05-04-2019, 08:41 PM   #36
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... gone to a Zippy's Restaurant and had an Adult Beverage
with my Chicken & Chili Plate!

This one may sound silly to y'all,
but this family restaurant in Hawaii did not serve alcohol previously
and I was just over the moon to be able to have
a beer with my favorite Zippy's food, other than at home.
The food just taste better when eaten in the restaurant.
It could also be that I do't need to do any dishes either
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Our snow fall was the same, big, fluffy flakes and I said the same thing, let's use the leaf blower!

Well, today she sent me another text, asking if she could borrow our shovel so she could clear her drive and get out; she was out of dog food!

DH and I "suited up" and went across the street to dig her out

She had never shoveled snow and took a turn; between the three of us, we knocked it out in an hour and a half.

Ice had formed under the snow, so I went and got my trusty steel bow rake to break it up and then shovel, smart, yeah me
About 40 years ago I worked for the BPD. It was a miserable winter. The Gov. declared a "State of Emergency". No cars on the roads unless it was an emergency vehicle. Because I don't drive, I went to work by local transit. One of the officers came back to the Station House and asked me if I would be willing to help. It seems an elderly woman was going to try to walk to the store because her dog needed food. Sure. Off to the rescue I went. It seems she slipped on the snow and went under a parked car. All the officers were to large to get under the car to pull her out. After some shoveling, somehow I managed to wiggle my way under, grabbed her feet, backed my way out to where the officers could grab my feet and finish pulling both of us out. And all for dog food. Happy to do it. The officers went off and bought her a very large bag of dog food. Along with a special treat for her. She wasn't hurt in her fall. So I can understand the need for pets having their special foods during an emergency. I silently walked around for several days with a smile on my face. One old lady and her very special pet were happy.
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I have never, ever learned to drive. The first time I decided to sit behind the wheel and learn, I became so nervous, I couldn't even turn the key.

But what really convinced me to stay a pedestrian was I was a passenger in a car one night and noticed the solid yellow line down what I thought was the edge of the road and we were on a one way road. I honestly thought it was to make sure you would know where the edge of the road was and wouldn't drive off it. I aske "How come there is only one yellow line down the left side of the road and not on the right?"

No thanks. No driving for me. I will stick to my electric scooter on the sidewalk. Much safer for everyone.
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… had a Zippy's ZipPac WITH a Beer,
a Maui Brewing Company Bikini Blonde to more specific

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This was the lunch that I brought with us for our flight
from Honolulu International to Phoenix Sky Harbor
I always bring our meal on board with us!

*Zippy's is a family restaurant in Hawaii and soon in Las Vegas
-a ZipPac is their take on a Bento Box
-Maui Brewing Bikini Blonde is my hands-down fave beer in Hawaii,
and I don't really drink Beer, other than there
-we usually fly on Hawaiian Airlines and they serve "a meal"
while in-flight, but
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