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The snow is gone (2018)!

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by sean79, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. sean79

    sean79 Poster Extraordinaire

    I guess it should say “the snow WAS gone.” There were several hours yesterday where there was no snow on the ground in my yard. Before that, we had had some snow somewhere in our yard since some point in November or December. I was ready for it to be gone.

    Of course, by the time I got home from work, we had more snow. And, by this morning, we had even more. But, the first snow free (partial) day marks a turning point every year. This has been a long winter, but there is hope.
     

  2. TeleTucson

    TeleTucson Tele-Holic Ad Free Member

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    Aug 6, 2016
    Tucson, AZ
    The snow is gone ... sounds like a good title for a song. Get on it! :)
     
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  3. LeftFinger

    LeftFinger Tele-Afflicted

    Aug 16, 2015
    Saskatchewan
    Ours was gone in December and in January , again in early Feb. This year we think we will see the last of it by late May or maybe early June:eek:
     
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  4. Papa Joe

    Papa Joe Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Ben gone here for a couple of weeks..
     
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  5. JL_LI

    JL_LI Tele-Holic

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    The snow's not gone where I live but it never snows where I am. Hello from Maui. Sometimes you just need to get out of Dodge.
     
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  6. TeleTucson

    TeleTucson Tele-Holic Ad Free Member

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    Aug 6, 2016
    Tucson, AZ
    You just need to get up to the peak of Haleakala at the right time :D
     
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  7. Milspec

    Milspec Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 15, 2016
    Nebraska
    I have 4 inches forecasted for today and cold weakend. It is not over yet.
     
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  8. Obsessed

    Obsessed Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Nov 21, 2012
    Montana
    Snowing right now and the town 1000' below us is forecasted for 3" to 5" by morning. I have shoveled 99 1/2" of snow off the deck so far this season.

    Yup, I expect "for sale" signs going up from noobies very soon. It seems to be about a 5 year cycle.:rolleyes::lol:
     
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  9. JL_LI

    JL_LI Tele-Holic

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    This is from a trip up Haleakala in 2015. One hurricane had passed a few days before and another was on the way. The clouds were up over the top and in this photo can be seen spilling down the walls of the crater. 20 minutes later they had pretty much covered everything including the vents. The trip down was downright scary. I could barely see 20 feet ahead of me most of the way. Drive between the lines took on new meaning, especially on sections of the road without guard rails. It was actually a blessing to see rain on the way down because it broke the fog a little and I could see 100 feet ahead.
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  10. Georox

    Georox Tele-Afflicted

    Oct 30, 2014
    The tan house in AZ
    Pitiful.
     
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  11. BigDaddyLH

    BigDaddyLH Telefied Ad Free Member

    Gone except for shady spots in town. This coming weekend is the end of the ski season at the local resort.

    I'm sad to see it go. Yard work is more tiresome that a bit of shoveling
     
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  12. tonyj

    tonyj Tele-Afflicted

    May 23, 2011
    Alberta, Canada
    Sounds like you are missing it Papa Joe.

    Send us your address and we'll send you some. This will be fresh today, pure white stuff. None of that scuzzy, dirty stuff. No limit on what we can ship either. Supplies for now are not limited. Immediate quotes available.

    Can trade for nice guitar.
     
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  13. zimbo

    zimbo Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Jan 15, 2007
    Rochester, NY
    Who doesn't like snow? It keeps all the neighbors inside. No non stop buzzing from mowers, weed whackers and leaf blowers all day long.
     
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  14. canuck guy

    canuck guy TDPRI Member

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    Aug 12, 2015
    Alberta
    It's been more than a bit here in Alberta. Taken + 2 hours to shovel on many days. I'll take grass and a power mower!.

    Totally agree fellow Albertan

    Me. And I used to be ski patrol.
     
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  15. BigDaddyLH

    BigDaddyLH Telefied Ad Free Member

    I'm in Kelowna, so in the Ok valley and not that much snow at my elevation. But summer :mad:! Trust me, my wife will decide to replant everything and move them around, and dig up the garden, etc... and guess who is the wielding the shovel? :(
     
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  16. jonnyfez

    jonnyfez Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Nov 14, 2003
    Kittery, Maine
    Snowing right now. Still a glacier or two in the yard.
     
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  17. Bob M

    Bob M Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    May 11, 2011
    North of Boston
    Snowing here on the Mass/NH border. Supposed to get a couple of inches. Been a cruel winter...
     
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  18. codamedia

    codamedia Friend of Leo's

    Apr 4, 2009
    Western Canada
    There is still snow on the ground here in Winnipeg. Slowly but surely the dog poop is revealing itself.
     
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  19. Frank'n'censed

    Frank'n'censed Poster Extraordinaire

    Mar 27, 2011
    Parts Unknown
    ”The snow is gone (2018)!”

    Looking around at the local mountains & snowboard/skiers, we still have a ways to go
     
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  20. YALCaster

    YALCaster Tele-Meister

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    We got a little bit here in Oklahoma :confused:
     
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