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tree snow gone!

Sunday, February 19, 2012

I blogged yesterday that I would take a few pics and post them when it became light outdoors. Four hours later, when it was not dark, but cloudy, the wind picked up, all the snow blew off the trees,, but it was beautiful!! Picture cotton balls stuck to branches.. Sorry it did not stick, but we are not sorry one bit. We only got about two inches of snow, but it is the thick, heavy stuff.. great for snowballs, and snowgals, but horrible for driving.

A poster below said that she drove From Elkton,MI. That i sin the Thumb of Michigan,, they get very bad storms due to the fact that the winds blow right across that Thumb from Lake Huron. On a map, it is not obvious to out-of-staters, but fierce winds cut across that peninsula and sock it to them. It is almost entirely farmland and small towns, so there are really no breaks, like hills or crags to protect them. No bluffs at waters point to stop the force of water and wind. Kind of like Pebble Beach golf course, but hundreds of miles of it jutting out...
it then turned a lot colder, so I went out in the drifts to fill the bird feeder.. two minutes after I went indoors, little sparrows were all over it!! Poor little guys!!
Today is putzing, baking, scrubbing, etc.. I do not do winter, I have never done it, so indoors is it for me.. a trek to the store and pharmacy yesterday was the biggie,, a whole half mile away..
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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/20/2012 4:51AM

    Sounds like it is still rpetty cold there.

Stay warm and dry.

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IOWARHINO 2/19/2012 10:30AM

    Enjoy your blogs. Keep up the good blogging!!

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NORASPAT 2/19/2012 8:47AM

    I hear you LINDA, I blogged our Robins are back but winter in Maine is like your winter it is not over till its over. We will have at least one snow fall in April. It is called Poor mans fertilizer.
April 2 we landed in Boston from England . There were remnants of snow under the trees. I said to the people who picked us up at the airport I would have to wait till next year to see a lot of snow and that was the day I heard the expression. Poor Mans Fertilizer. It snowed twice that april after we got here and I remember sending pics home to Mother. HUGS it brought back memories. It would be her birthday on the 28h os February and i think that is why I am in a crappy mood. I long for the warmth of the sun again i am fed up with winter. HUGS Pat in Maine.(((((HUGS))))) emoticon emoticon emoticon

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snowstorm

Saturday, February 18, 2012

It is still dark out, but everything is covered in white,, will take pics when it lightens up.. looks like cotton on everything..

  
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NEWRUNNINGSHOES 2/18/2012 9:49AM

    It is pretty out there. I was driving home from Elkton last night in the blizzard. Could hardly see to drive.

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IOWARHINO 2/18/2012 9:14AM

    Keep the snow at your place. I want a nice Saturday!!

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Sunny Friday!

Friday, February 17, 2012

I drove home from work with my car windows open:It is a hot 33 degrees!! The sun is still there in the sky, I see no clouds!! We do have more snow coming our way, but not today,,
I stayed later at work, so was tired when I got home, but am glad that I have two days off now. hoping to work on some stability ball workouts tonight..

  
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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/17/2012 2:51PM

    Stability ball exercises are fun to do in front of the TV. Hope it continues warming up. It's cold here little warmer than where youa re but still too cold for this California girl (at heart)

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MOMMASHUTT 2/17/2012 1:40PM

    Enjoy the free vitamin D!

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Thursday

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Another hard day at work,, I actually showed up an hour early,, forgot they changed my schedule yet again.. will be glad when tomorrow is over.. fibro is gripping me again in this weather. We had fog and melting snow,, north of here, about 50 miles, they got 5 inches of snow... only in Michigan..

  
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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/16/2012 5:49PM

    Rain, rain, rain here.

Don't you jsut love growing old and getting all these aches and pains?

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PEPPYPATTI 2/16/2012 4:17PM

    This cold weather is harsh on fibro! Hope it warms up soon for you!

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I got flowers and accolades!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

My workplace had a re-grand opening as a business today since they totally gutted the building, made it a completely different workplace,, the whole city was there: radio stations, our local WNEM-tv television station, half the other businesses in the area too.. My boss is into lots of charities and civic foundations, so we were all getting our pictures taken. SHe made many donations and it was a great ribbon-cutting ceremony. One other woman and I were recognized and honored for being the original employees at the business even before this person was the boss!!
We were both surprised, we got bouquets, beautiful flowers.. a nice breakfast and I got paid to sit there and enjoy actually being recognized for my hard work.
She dedicated the business to her late mom, who encouraged her to start working in this business in 1972..

I cannot believe I had a wonderful day at work, barely did any work, but was a part of this new part of my boss and daughter's business. I also got to see a lot of people I have not worked with for about twenty ears,, a good day..
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NORASPAT 2/15/2012 3:30PM

    LINDA, I am so happy that you were given the recognition you obviously deserve, You never say what kind of business you are working in, I guess it must be a secret.
I felkt really good reading your blog, very few of your blogs talk about having a really nice day.Usually you have lots of hard work or doing things around your home, it was a treat to hear about your very good day. (((((HUGS))))) I am so happy for you.
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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/15/2012 2:26PM

    Good deal Linda! I'm so happy for you for being recognized. A lot of good comes from all the bad believe it or not yoru boss loves you.

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