Winter wonderland!!!

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  1. Anemone

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    We are supposed to get hit with a blizzard. They are saying somewhere around 22 inches (56 cm) of snow tomorrow. All of this of course with strong winds! This should be fun! :eek:
     
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    Send some photos will ya :thumbup:
     
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    my parents live in upstate new york and have been really hammered this winter (but only after i came to visit!! :censored: ) i spoke with my mother last night, she said they are bracing for a biggie coming today.

    have fun!
     
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    Yes, New York is getting hammered big time this year! I spoke to my friend on the east coast after I posted this. She said they already have more than 22 inches, another 12 coming tomorrow, then an ice storm, followed by another 17 inches of snow. Needless to say, I got no sympathy there! ;)
     
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    lol.......well here in sunny durban, south africa.....36 degrees celcius today:1:
     
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    strangley enough we are relativley warm and with hardly any snow here this year, enough to ski and play in, but nothing major at all
     
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    Here is a funny e-mail I got from my friend living in CT. In my opinion this pretty much explains the East Coast.



    August 15 - Moved to our new home in Connecticut. It's so beautiful here. The lake to the north looks so majestic. I can hardly wait to see it snow covered. I'm going to love it here!

    October 14 - Connecticut is definitely the most beautiful place on earth. The leaves have turned all the colors and shades of red and orange. Went for a ride through the park and saw some deer. They are so graceful. Certainly they are the most wonderful animals on earth. This must be paradise, I
    LOVE IT HERE!!

    October 25 - Deer season will start soon. I can't imagine anyone wanting to kill such a gorgeous animal. Hope it will snow soon. I love it here. Those red and orange leaves have covered my yard. Looks like a magnificent multi-colored carpet. HOW BEAUTIFUL. Raking and cleaning up the yard will be an opportunity for invigorating exercise in the cool crisp air.

    November 1 - Ah, more leaves and more exercise.

    November 8 - Jesus, still more leaves. Guess it's best to wait until they've all fallen before I rake again.

    November 15 - Finally, all of the trees lost their leaves and with today's final raking it's over for this season. Chiropractor suggested I use a lawn maintenance service next year. Only four blisters became infected. Should probably remember to use gloves.

    November 30 - WTF? Where did all of those leaves come from? Had a little wind last night and the lawn is covered again. Oh well, they'll just have to wait until spring.

    December 12 - It snowed last night, FINALLY. Woke up to find everything blanketed in white. It looks like a postcard. We went outside and cleaned the snow off the steps and shoveled the driveway. Had a snowball fight (I won) and when the snowplow came by we had to shovel the end of the driveway again. What a beautiful place. I Love Connecticut !

    December 14 - More snow last night, I love it. The snow plow did his trick to the driveway again. I Love it here.

    December 19 - More snow again last night. Can't get out of the driveway. Can't get to work. I'm exhausted from shoveling. Freaking snowplow!

    December 22 - More of that white crap fell again last night. As if dealing with the leaves weren't bad enough, now I've got blisters all over my hands from shoveling, must remember to wear gloves. I think the snowplow hides around the corner and waits until I'm finished shoveling the driveway. The A-hole.

    December 25 - Merry Freaking Christmas. More frigging snow. If I ever get my hands on that son-of-a-beach who drives the snowplow, I swear I'll kill that jerk. Don't know why they don't use more salt on the roads to melt the friggen ice.

    December 27 - More white crap last night. Have been inside for three days except for shoveling out the driveway after that plow goes through every time. Friggen gloves got wet and then froze on my hands. Doctor said it was just a mild case of frost bite, disfiguration is probably only temporary. Can't go anywhere, car is stuck in a mountain of white crap. The weatherman says to expect another 10 inches of the crap tonight. Do you know how many shovels full of snow 10 inches is?

    December 28 - The friggen weatherman was wrong. We got 34 inches of that white crap. At this rate it won't melt 'till summer. The plow got stuck up the road and the bastard came to the door and asked to borrow a shovel. After I told him I'd already broken six of them shoveling all the crap he pushed into the driveway, I broke my last one on his friggen head.

    January 4 - Finally got out of the house today. Went to the store to get food and on the way back I hit a damned deer that ran in front of my car. Did about $3000 damage. Freaking beasts should be killed. Wish the hunters had killed them all last November.

    May 3 - Took the car to the garage in town. The thing is rusting out from all the friggen salt they put all over the roads.

    May 10 - Moved to Sarasota Florida. I can't imagine why anyone in their right mind would ever live in that God forsaken state of Connecticut .


     
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    Monster storm slams Midwest, heads northeast - Yahoo! News


    It's began! 30 states may be affected. Scott's coming in a little while to plow the drive and walks. Then he's off to work at the fire department. He's going to be really busy!

    I'm keeping my fingers crossed we don't lose power! The power company just called and said they won't be reading meters any time soon so everyone is getting an estimated bill. I can't wait to see their estimate! :eek: They have some very unique math skills at those nuclear stations!!!!
     
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    All the bestt for the BRRRRRR....
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    ya up here in Wisconsin its windy as hell and really snowy too
     
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    Thank you Chikaboo!

    Yes, the wind has really picked up here as well!

    Post some pics Reefs-R-Us! I'm going to post some later...assuming I have power!
     
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    its all dark lol and cant see very far maybe when i go in the hot tub later i will. definitely tomorrow i will have some up
     
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    Oh, the memories of the hot tub in a blizzard! I had ice on my eyelashes and eyebrows when I got out and my hair was frozen to my head! :whistling: But the beer was good! :1: and cold!
     
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    Since these photos, we've gotten another 3 inches every hour. You can't even tell that he plowed (twice).
     
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    Ahhhhh, WOW, I have never seen snow in real life

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