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Old 05-21-2013, 05:32 PM   #11
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I simply love Winter as I love rugging up and been snug and cosy Love having the heaters on or sitting by an open fire, love the sound of the rain, I find that so soothing, snuggling up in bed on the cold rainy nights, love Winter to bits!

Autumn is wonderful too, lovely cool nights and cool mornings with slightly warm sunny days, the look of all the leaves falling, the colours of Autumn are fantastic

Spring is lovely as it starts to warm up, new growth appearing on all our plants and trees, lovely warm days

Summer...cant stand! Have to live in air conditioning, when out and about, you sweat, it is uncomfortable, also for sleeping, lots of mozzies around, there is nothing I like about Summer!
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:37 PM   #12
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Aside from summer's end, I like to see them all come. And I like to see them all leave.

I agree!

Each season has some great things to offer but, I'm really just in it for the food!
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:00 PM   #13
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I like Spring because of its warmer days and the awakening of plant life for another season. The days are bright and clear.

I like summer because I can enjoy Aruba weather right in my backyard. Minimal clothing required so I can dress and undress more easily.

I like Fall because it provide a refreshing change from the oppressive hazy, hot and humid weather of summer. The the crisp clear days are a joy and the glorious foliage is dazzling.

Winter's OK, I guess. Dressing warmly, driving in snow, shoveling and heating are all things I dislike. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Aruba and warm steaming dishes of great comfort foods are all things I love. So let's call it a draw.

See you next year.
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:14 PM   #14
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I like Spring: Everything feels like it's brand new: Apple blossoms, lilac's & all of the gardens are getting planted & it smells fresh & clean outside

Summer: More active outside, I do not care for the real hot weather or mowing the lawn, & it always seems to require more outdoor, household maitenance. Enjoy being in the outdoor pool, in the lap lanes.

Fall: My favorite time of the year. Bon fires at night, the smell of burning leaves, Cold & crisp evenings, snuggling up with an extra comfortor on the bed, harvest time in the country with all the good smells associated with it: The smell of black dirt being turned up in the fields, the smell of hay & alfalfa when they are baling. Harvest time in the garden with fresh squash & pumpkins. Warming up the house with comfort foods & seasonal baking.

Winter: The first snowfall is always nice, seems to make everything bright & clean. I do not care for scraping the car windows, shoveling the snow & driving in the freezing rain but there is also a real beauty to the season.
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:31 PM   #15
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Tourism: What does your town, stat or country offer?

With summer just around the corner, alot of people will be on the road vacationing. It would be wonderful to hear from everyone to what their state, town or country has to offer as far as museums, attractions, specialty foods your area is known for or anything else you care to add.

South Dakota:

Western end: Mount rushmore, Beautiful area full of trees, hills & rock formations, Reptile gardens, Wax museums & several caves to explore.

Eastern end: 18th century home museums, Downtown sculpture walk, & Falls park, just to name a few.

There are more small towns & rural areas than there are large towns or cities. Farming & ranching are very common with alot of Cowboys as well as Amercian Indians.

It's a real meat & potatoes kind of state. Work hard & eat hardy. Buffalo burgers/roasts, homemade chislic, rocky mountain oysters & deer (venison) in many forms: Sausage, jerky & roasts. Going to fish at the river is a treat with walleye, sunfish & rainbow trout. In the summer off the shoreline or dock & the wintertime ice fishing in a ice house or just sitting on a pail.

Would love to hear from everyone!
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:53 PM   #16
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In California our seasons are fire, flood, drought and earthquake. I can't think of anything I like about any of them.
I'll go along with our seasons being fire flood and drought but not earthquake. In other parts of the country every year there certainly are hurricane and tornado seasons however. The last serious earthquake here was nearly 20 years ago.

In this part of California we have a beautiful year round Mediterranean climate similar to Greece, and that's just fine by me. I'd really love to visit New England in the Fall again. It's breathtakingly beautiful there but they can keep winter.
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Old 05-21-2013, 08:22 PM   #17
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I hate bugs, high humidity, sweating and the congestion caused by summer vacationers..
Oh yes, cant stand the humidity, that is bad!

We get a lot of dry heat here which is better than the humid days, but we still have a fair few muggy days...I dont like any heat basically
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Old 05-21-2013, 10:39 PM   #18
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Summer...cant stand! Have to live in air conditioning, when out and about, you sweat, it is uncomfortable, also for sleeping, lots of mozzies around, there is nothing I like about Summer!
I've decided there is one thing to like about summer: all the homemade ice cream stands are open during the season! There are a couple really yummy ones up here. And back home I can always get my favorite, black walnut.

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Before we got married Himself told me he wanted to retire to FL. I told him to find another bride! He married me anyway - then his Dad started up on me about moving to FL. Dad and Mom had moved when they were in their early 50s because Himself's Mom wasn't as vocal about not wanting to live there. Dad used to chide me about hiding in the house during the winter, and having to bundle when you went out. I reminded him I did ski, plus if we lived in FL I would have to hide in the house during the summer. And early fall. And late spring! Besides, I can layer on more clothes in the winter but there is only so much I can take off in hot weather before I get arrested!
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Besides, I can layer on more clothes in the winter but there is only so much I can take off in hot weather before I get arrested!
That's why I like winter the best!
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I can layer on more clothes in the winter but there is only so much I can take off in hot weather before I get arrested!
I can't tell you how many times I've used this line!
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