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Snow days are for relaxing. Maybe.

Monday, March 03, 2014

Today should have been a lazy day. You know, sitting inside reading, under a blanket, sipping coffee or tea.

Ah but I pulled on my boots and bundled up for the 12F weather to clear off all the snow we had been promised. They were calling for twelve inches. That would be the biggest storm of the year. And we have had many snow events roll through this year.

And Weather Underground says we aren't done yet.

I got suited up before I even looked out the window.

Then I go tout there.

Hey!

Do you know how it feels when you're promised twelve inches and you only get four?
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Well, when it's snow, it feels pretty good.
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And it was the fluffy kind on top of a base of ice and sleet. Easy to clear off. and since i am so thorough, I managed to get a good 90 minutes. Then I went in and grabbed a book and a blanket.

At one point, the clouds thinned enough for the sun to peek through. It was still 15F but somehow it felt good. I actually considered the possibility of bringing my trike out for a ride.

Then the moment passed and sanity returned.
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CHANGINGHORSES 3/5/2014 5:14AM

    Ha! Ha! I'm a little further north and we got just a dusting of what was "promised". Woohoo! Bring on Spring! I saw a Robin yesterday. Yes!
I also heard myself say "It's only going to be around 10 degrees tonight". (What's up with that?)
This made me laugh!

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SQUIRRELMOMMA1 3/4/2014 3:34PM

    Isn't it amazing when we think 4 inches of snow is barely anything. And 15 degrees is a nice day. LOL. Glad it worked out for you

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BIGPAWSUP 3/4/2014 3:21PM

    Glad you didn't get dumped on. Enjoy your day!

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RACEWELLWON 3/4/2014 10:40AM

    It must soon - I broke my pinkie a couple weeks back so I am out of commission of shoveling - in the beginning of this year - I was packing in the fitness minutes due to shoveling - I would rather be out running - what can we do - its almost over

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GARDENCHRIS 3/4/2014 10:13AM

    Can you come and do my drivway? I'm SICK of this stuff! Over 70 inches this winter! I want my garden!!

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STR458 3/4/2014 8:05AM

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NELLJONES 3/4/2014 7:02AM

    I did the same thing. The temps got lower as the day went on. When does that ever happen? It was 4 overnight and all of yesterday's snow is now ice. Aren't we glad we took care of it yesterday when it was fluffy?

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MARGARITTM 3/4/2014 6:52AM

    Again ugh to this winter..... yeah 4 vs a foot... almost feels like a gift!

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CIPHER1971 3/4/2014 6:50AM

    Nice - it sounds like a good day

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MYTURNNOW2013 3/4/2014 6:45AM

    Nice when the weather forecasters are wrong in the right direction!

I guess you "dodged a bullet" this time.

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BOPPY_ 3/4/2014 12:12AM

    Coldest weather I ever experienced was in Iowa. Beats even my experiences in the Upper Peninsula of MI.


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VIADOLOROSA 3/3/2014 10:20PM

    We had flurries in NC. Still, I had a fire going and baked in the oven. I love days like today! I was born and raised in Iowa so I'm familiar with your weather.
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DEBBYFROMMT 3/3/2014 10:14PM

    12? Above zero? Hey that's summer!

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