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Old 04-12-2007, 03:17 PM   #1
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Spring Sprung yet?

OK, I'm so bloody sick of winter! This is the longest, hardest, sickest winter I have ever experienced in my life and I want SPRING! I hear from the weather office that we are supposed to have some warm weather this coming few days. Lord I hope they are right. Seems like everytime they predict nice weather we end up with some warm days and then a snow storm.

Today its warm, and SUNNY (YIPPEE!) and I am actually contemplating wearing capris. I know, I know, crazy, but its true! There is still snow on the north sides of the streets but I think I see some green bits poking out of the ground on the south side of things.

Spring sprung for you yet? What signs have you seen?


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Old 04-12-2007, 03:36 PM   #2
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Right now it's cold and thr precipitation is switching back and forth between rain and sleet. Sunday night/Monday we are due for another major storm. Don't know what for the precip will take.

Global warming? I think not!

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Old 04-12-2007, 03:47 PM   #3
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If Al Gore wanted to be taken seriously, he would pay our energy bills from the money he earned selling his book about global warming.

It was warm enough to rain yesterday but it turned over to snow during the night! We are still looking at snow predictions. They predicted sunny and warmer today, but it is not. I usually do not plant until mid May but this year that may have to wait until June.

At least I don't have to come up with any global warming soup recipes!
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Old 04-12-2007, 04:16 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by StirBlue
If Al Gore wanted to be taken seriously, he would pay our energy bills from the money he earned selling his book about global warming.
The Gore Effect's correlation is somehow still batting a thousand! Every major announcement about global warming leads to bitter cold winter weather the next day!

I believe the science (although there's nothing we can do about it because China will do anything to make money), but maybe if they keep making announcements and driving down the temps, we can keep polar bears around for a few more years!
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Old 04-12-2007, 04:29 PM   #5
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Not here yet either, our robins are freezing - windy cold wind, bummer, can't wait for spring to come and stay !
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Old 04-12-2007, 04:29 PM   #6
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Not a chance.

It is bloody cold with a fierce wind. Wind chill is below freezing.
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Old 04-12-2007, 04:36 PM   #7
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Snow in Virginia predicted for the weekend.
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Old 04-12-2007, 04:40 PM   #8
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sunny here and would be fairly warm if the wind would let up..It's sunny but chilly. Light coat or sweater helps.

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Old 04-12-2007, 05:15 PM   #9
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Ok--don't hate me---I had to go to the doctor's office today to freeze my bodunkus off because the staff in the back who run off their toes the entire time as Dr. Lugo is considered one of the best doctors here were perspiring---us sedentary,sit on our boondocks patients were freezing on the other hand. Outside it was in the high 70's. The weather was gorgeous for Houston--sunny and low humidity-will last exactly one week and we'll be back to the saunas.
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Old 04-12-2007, 05:35 PM   #10
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Not sure. It tried a couple of weeks ago, then we were hit with a deep freeze blast. Our shag bark hickory tree looks pathetic. It had leafed out quite a bit but, after freezing temps, it has brown wilted leaves. Not sure how it will fare.

Buck and I spent several wonderful evenings out on our front porch during the earlier warm-up. Now we're contemplating firing up the wood stove again to heat the house and chase away the Global Warming that has crept inside. Go figure.

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