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  1. Irons

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    It's freaking cold, I'm sick of it. It's like -4 out there. I'm bored as hell.

    The windshield washer juice in my car froze and won't spray out.

    The furnace and space heaters are all going at the same time.

    This is like Minnesota cold and those people are all freaking crazy over there. :stupid:

    You can almost hear the bums stiffening in the streets of grand rapids from up here.
     
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    here too (houston). i ALMOST had to wear something other than shorts this week :afraid:
     
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    I'm working a plan to get out of 115[SUP]0[/SUP] summers.
     
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    I hear ya, its fricking cold here in North Iowa too. I've dreamed of moving a long time, but my wife has deep roots.
     
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    I hear ya' Irons! Down below the bridge in the D, I had to let the remote starter run an extra 5 minutes before I got in my car this morning!
     
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    Irons Deep Sixed Mother Lode

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    Spring and fall here are spectacular but winter blows and we are right in the middle of the worst of it.

    Most sane folks just stay drunk but that got to be a bad habit.
     
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    Jeans and t-shirt weather here. Amazing for January. Was relaxing on deck and a sea otter lazily floated on by... I swear he waved hello to me, and a cheers to this fine weather we are having out here.
     
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    75[SUP]o[/SUP] here as I post. Maybe I'll become a snow bird.
     
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    We're not all crazy, but I've been cozied up to the woodstove all day. It'll be nice when we get above zero again. Then we can finish our siding project. :hmpf:
     
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    We have great property here that there is no longer a market for, should have sold out back in the late 90's.
     
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    Around 30 here now. Heading into the low 20's tonight. May not get outta the low to mid 20's tomorrow. Supposed to be colder Wednesday. I'm ready for spring.
     
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    You must be one of those crazy Finn's or Swedes. They never get cold and cook themselves in saunas so they look 40 when they are 80. Annoying.


    I'm kidding Mnmom!
     
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    At times like this I don't mind living in the mid-west. We get dysfunctional weather all year. It was in the 60s on Saturday, today 20. Will get down to 8 tonight, but I slept with my windows open on Friday night. It gets cold, and snows, but it never stays too long.

    We get the same shiit in the summer too, it can be in the 80s in March. Summer heat can be bad, but it doesn't usually stick around solid, there are usually waves of cooler air to break it up. Temperature swings of 40-50 degrees in a day are pretty standard...
     
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    The high today was -15 degrees F. Not too bad, seemed a little chilly when I went out to throw wood in the boiler. 80 degrees and sunny in my basement, and 68 degrees in the rest of the house. Might get up to -5 tomorrow, think I'll go ice fishing for some fresh walleye. Mmmmmmm. Maybe even go for a snowmobile ride. Once your used to it it's not so bad.
    Will work on the garage mahall (48x56)once it get to single digits above, got the poles set just before the frost set in and all the materials on site.
    Bp
     
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    Tolerating it is almost normal, enjoying it is nuts and used to it is batshlt crazy!!!! :bear_blink:
     
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    A beach day in South Florida today. Try the Treasure Coast.
     
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    I may still have warrents out on me in Florida. There is a lot of water there though! Peninsula's are cool :thumbs_up:
     
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    There's no ocean in Colorado - but there is a coast guard!


    Humidity is your enemy folks.


    I'm living in a semi-arid clim.

    Today there was 15% humidity at 19 F and I walked across the street to where the mail kiosk is in my bluejeans and a flannel shirt. No hat.


    If I did that in the midwest at 80% humidity 19 F I would have had to wear several coats, hat, gloves and galoshes.
     
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    I have friends in Wellington, he went out there for school and never came back. Married a gorgeous brown eyed blonde Denver girl!

    It is really nice out there that's for sure.
     
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    Snowing a bit now. Not supposed to amount to much but I'll bet some roads will be pretty icy in the morn. Glad I don't have to go any where early.
     
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    Seventies, shorts and t-shirt weather, screw the frozen north land...:cheerful:
     
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    May a hurricane blow your ass to Cuba.
     
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    Saturday I was cussing the gnats trying to sip on my eye juice,
    suppose to get up to 15 tomorrow.

    :36_1_63:
     
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    We don't get really cold but we get a lot of rain (Washington State). My wife and I raise honeybees and it rained all of last winter and keep going until July. About 4 weeks of summer and then rain again :mad: Our bees had to do the back stroke to get to the pollen. We are looking to move as well.
     
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    Brother Irons it would have to warm up some to be that cold here ( -12 + wind chill some where around -30 or so) :thumbs_up:

    The weather up here keeps the riff - raff away........:bear_thumb:
     
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    Aloha Irons, Just got back from the beach...

    hi.jpg
     
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    I hope you suffered chaffing and sand fleas.
     
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    No but I'm happy to report the tramp stamps are way down this year......thank Gawd!

    The MD boys are out in full force on the beaches, 6 am every day.
     
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    [video=facebook;4388322544997]http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=4388322544997&set=vb.1196323770&type=3&theater[/video]
     
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    'Bout 3 degrees F. and -15 wind chill in N. IL tonight. It didn't get above single digits today. Sucks, but I can't imagine Winter any other way, we haven't had really cold weather for 2 years.
     
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    It's friggen cold here in MN.:36_1_63:
    I'm going to Iowa tomorrow, for work, and I'm actually looking forward to it because it's supposed to be 16 degrees in Des Moines. :party30:
     
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    Good to hear! I personally hate seeing tat's and scrap metal hanging off the beach slims. Looks like litter on a beautiful landscape. :thumbs_up:
     
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    Damn, perfect water conditions for treasure hunting. :thumbs_up:
     
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    LOL ....saturday i was breaking ice on the pond for the horses......sunday i was disking up some ground for food plots.....today the ground is frozen(but the pond has melted).....supposed to be teens tonight....so back to breaking ice tommorow maybe......if you dont like the weather one day...the next will be different
     
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    When we were snowmobilers -5 was the cut off for serious riding.

    Losing a finger was one thing but killing patches of skin on your face is serious disfigurement.
     
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    :36_11_6:.....That's pretty funny right there!
     
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    Wind is blowing straight outta Michigan tonight, here in Ohio, temp already down to 10. How about y'all shut the fan off up there, or reverse it so it pulls outta the south?
     
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    11 *, feels like cold
     

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