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Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Jakedog, Dec 1, 2020.

  1. Jakedog

    Jakedog Telefied Ad Free Member

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    Or anywhere to go... I’d be pretty salty. But since I don’t, I will grudgingly admit that this is kinda beautiful.

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  2. blowtorch

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    You have shoveling to do! :)
     
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    Not a chance. Time for these short people that live here for free most of the year to pay their rent.
     
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    Beachbum Friend of Leo's

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    From my arm chair sitting in front of my computer screen it looks beautiful but when I was growing up in Minnesota in a house just like those not so much. In fact it made me run away to California as soon as I got my drivers license.
     
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    winter wonderland!
     
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  6. blowtorch

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    Mine have grown to be taller than me, and they've flown the nest.
    Luckily we've had none of that white stuff accumulate here.


    Yet.
     
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    That's what finally dawned on me with lawn mowing this summer. We have a front lawn the size of a postage stamp and the same for the back. So I bought them a brand, spanking new old-school unpowered rotary mower. It was a beautiful thing to have the lawn mowed each week with no noise or exhaust. Can't wait to see them shovel this year.
     
  8. Jakedog

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    I don’t think I’ve ever seen Wisconsin without snow. Seems like any time I’ve ever been there it’s been eleventy thousand degrees below zero and neck deep.
     
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  9. Jakedog

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    I still cut the grass. Because I enjoy it. I find it very therapeutic. I don’t do anything else in the yard. That’s for the other household members. But I’ll admit to an affection for mowing.
     
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    I run a man-powered reel mower for my small lawn as well.
    It's an exercise in both body and patience (a small twig will stop it DEAD in it's tracks):)
     
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    As we say in Georgia, "Milk and bread! Milk and bread!"
     
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    "If you don't like the weather, move!" -The Hippy Dippy Weatherman

    Living in the south, I'd actually like more snow (and less freezing rain and ice)... especially the kind that hangs around for a few days. I really enjoy being outside in an early evening snow... so beautiful, and you can hear the snow falling to the ground.
     
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  13. blowtorch

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    Yep. We're like that all the time. Also we have a problem with cannibalism here.

    spread the word (it helps keep the riff-raff out:p)
     
  14. Jakedog

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    I somewhat exaggerate... I did live there for almost a year. I spend from Sept ‘95 to late July ‘96 living in LaCrosse. I had a really good time, and played a ton of music with very cool people.

    But there was also the day we were loading in for a corporate Christmas party gig in Black River Falls, and the radio announcer said the windchill was seventy below. It was bright and sunny. Not a cloud in the sky. But holy jeebus was it cold.

    That’s the day we went to unload the trailer and the handles broke off the speakers.
     
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    How do you spell lake effect :)
     
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    I miss it and yet, I don't miss it. I remember shoveling snow in the dark to go to work on my 50th birthday and thinking I was cursed. But the bright, sunny days with a fresh coat of snow were the reward. @Jakedog, those days are scarce by the lake.
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    I’m on the west side, so we don’t get much lake effect. A little east of here though, whoo doggies!!
     
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    The difference within a few miles always amazed me. When I lived 15 miles south of Akron in 1988, it would be clear and sunny, but Barberton and Akron would be gray and Cleveland was getting dumped on.
     
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    Beautiful!
    Reminds me of my British Columbian days.
    It’s cold here, but we almost never get snow.
     
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    We had snow out here in the cornfields a few weeks ago, but for all the talk a few days ago about "omg lake effect incoming" there was nada.

    However, it was the strangest thing on radar: the snow bands were going due north/south in a straight line, like train tracks, just to the west of us. Our neighbors across the river got pounded, but we didn't even have flakes in the air.

    Waking up to heavy early snow is invigorating. Makes me feel all creative.

    And then ... I have to fire up the snowblower.

    :(

    Sip that coffee, jakedog!
     
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