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Old 02-17-2015, 11:54 PM   #13461
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My friend, (and I know Addie)

It snowed all day today ! But only like 4 inches.

And it's gonna snow tomorrow. And Sunday

I have 15-20 feet of snow in my front yard. It's nuts!

Kill me now!
Maybe I should take my head out of the hole and start living again. I felt that if I didn't see any snow falling, then it wasn't. Ostrich that I am! Nah, I won't kill you. If you got four inches, I am almost your neighbor, so I got 4¼ inches. We always get just a little bit more being so close to the water. What I wouldn't do to be living on a farm in South Texas somewhere right now. I don't know the last time I let the weather get me down this much. I need to breathe some fresh air.

We have snow drifts completely covering the front windows from the ground up to the roof. You can't see anything but snow when you go out to the sun room. And it is just too dangerous for any elder person to go out and try to walk. I really am not fond of a broken hip. It is the one thing that I haven't been treated for. I would like to keep it that way.
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Old 02-18-2015, 01:52 AM   #13462
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Take care of those hips, Addie. A broken one is no fun. My aunt broke her hip when she was 90, and made it only to 96. She wanted to live past 100 just like her Aunt Rose, who was either 102 or 103 when she died.

I've gotten to the point that when the cold gets to me, I remind myself of when I was in my early 20s and skied in this kind of weather. Over four decades have passed, but I sucked it up and swept the front porch off in my sweatshirt, sweatpants, and sneakers. I did have gloves on my hands, since those poor things chap once it gets below 50, but I felt like I was channeling PF for a while there.
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Old 02-18-2015, 07:40 AM   #13463
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28F this morning.

You go CG! If you keep moving the cold can't catch you. Just be careful and don't hit the ice.
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Old 02-18-2015, 07:55 AM   #13464
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-6°, bright sunshine this morning!

Off to do some grocery shopping this morning, getting ready for the next round of snow!
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Old 02-18-2015, 08:50 AM   #13465
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It's not snowing.
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Old 02-18-2015, 10:42 AM   #13466
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3° F, and really windy. Area schools all have 2 hour delays.
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Old 02-18-2015, 04:39 PM   #13467
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Some sunshine! And temps above freezing! Both for a brief period of time. Our thermometer recorded a high of 32.9 today, after an overnight low of 3.7. At least most of the snow slid off our sun room roof. Now IF the sun returns, we should be able to solar-warm it into the mid- to upper-60s.
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Old 02-18-2015, 06:45 PM   #13468
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It's been a very pleasant two days with temps hovering between 2 and 6 degrees C, with no wind and sunshine that was quite warm in sheltered places. I've actually taken my jacket off when I've been mucking out the stable and Horse has been able to have a few hours out in the sunshine playing with his friends.

Not bad considering that it's "February fill-dyke" as the old rhyme used to say.
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Old 02-18-2015, 07:02 PM   #13469
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Hot! High of 77F today, supposed to be 80F tomorrow. Typically, it'll cool down again before spring.
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Old 02-18-2015, 07:45 PM   #13470
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Some sunshine! And temps above freezing! Both for a brief period of time. Our thermometer recorded a high of 32.9 today, after an overnight low of 3.7. At least most of the snow slid off our sun room roof. Now IF the sun returns, we should be able to solar-warm it into the mid- to upper-60s.
That alone will make everyone feel better!!

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