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    Snow!!!!

    We are about in the middle of a 2-day snow, already shoveled about 5-6 inches a few hours ago, then Paul his some, and more is yet to come - much more.

    It is lovely and quiet, and we knew to take the forecast seriously when some of the juncos - whose very nickname is "snowbirds" were shelter close to the apartment, as far under the porch upstairs and out of the wind as they could manage. We put a plate of birdseed right outside the sliding glass doors and it was very very popular all afternoon - usually they would prefer to be out under the little tree, but not today!

    How is it where you are?

    I got a chuckle out of the news report breathlessly proclaiming this "The first major storm of 2014" - uh, yeah, folks, it's only January 2nd, it's not like there's been much of 2014 yet!
    I've Been Frosted

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    I saw some old snow while I was up in Tahoe. Otherwise, it's all sunny here in California.
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    It's FREEEEEEZING here!

    Can I come stay with you, Cindy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by phesina View Post
    It's FREEEEEEZING here!

    Can I come stay with you, Cindy?
    Sure! Come on over.
    Our goal in life should be - to be as good a person as our dog thinks we are.

    Thank you for the siggy, Michelle!

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    Just had to say, for those who do not know me that well - big storms make me positively giddy!
    I've Been Frosted

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    It snowed here from New Years Eve until this morning - if any of you watched the Winter Classic Hockey Game yesterday afternoon, you saw it

    Now it's below zero - and expected to stay that way for several days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Karen View Post
    Just had to say, for those who do not know me that well - big storms make me positively giddy!
    Here in Trenton we have about 8" of the white stuff with the temperature at a balmy 17 degrees and the wind chill making it feel like 2 degrees below zero. Karen, I love storms too. My favorite thing to do during a storm is to get under my headphones and write a letter to a friend. I'm a big winter lover and can't wait to get outside for a bit. The weather reports are saying another storm is brewing for Monday after temps in the 40's on Sunday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Taz_Zoee View Post
    Sure! Come on over.
    Okay, the cats and I are on the next plane out!

    I meant," said Ipslore bitterly, "what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile?"
    Death thought about it.
    "Cats," he said eventually. "Cats are nice."

    -- Terry Pratchett, Sourcery

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    Photos please? .
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    Quote Originally Posted by phesina View Post
    Okay, the cats and I are on the next plane out!

    Hope they don't mind dogs, I'll have 3 of them! LOL
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    (sarcasm alert) The snow has a name around here. Winter storm Hercules. I liked Hercules better as a Disney character We're at 8 inches of snow, and counting. Probably more snow up north, closer to Wisconsin.
    Yikes! I've been Boo'd ... right off of the stage!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cassiesmom View Post
    (sarcasm alert) The snow has a name around here. Winter storm Hercules. I liked Hercules better as a Disney character
    But said Disney character would have teeth chattering so hard they'd break in this weather - sandals and a mini-length sleeveless toga!
    I've Been Frosted

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    My photography shoot with some Snowy Owls got cancelled once again for tomorrow No way I can make it to the Wildlife Refuge in this weather. Needless to say, no I am not happy about this storm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alysser View Post
    My photography shoot with some Snowy Owls got cancelled once again for tomorrow No way I can make it to the Wildlife Refuge in this weather. Needless to say, no I am not happy about this storm.
    But I bet the Snowy Owls are happy!

    And David, I'll take it!
    I've Been Frosted

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    Karen, I'm afraid I'm pushing all the SNOW your way!!

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