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Oh Dang it is COLD!
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Bambi    Posted 01-15-2003 at 09:44:30       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Don't know about anyone else, but I am cold to the bone. Got up this morning and it was a mere 6 degrees....I hugged my coffee mug tight and snuggled as close as possible to the wood stove. Any hints on how to get this chill to go away???


Tom A    Posted 01-16-2003 at 03:51:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
Not all that cold here but all our critters' water buckets were froze solid this morning, even the chicken waterer that has a pail heater... guess it just couldn't keep up. Had to bring hot water from the house to melt 'em up enough to dump 'em and fill 'em. One of those days I'll be carrying water buckets every few hours. Keeps *me* warm, though!

Bambi: gotta get away from that heater, that's the problem...heaters are baaaad. Put on a couple o layers and get yourself moving (you can come carry water buckets for me, if you'd like, and the barn needs muckin' too) and you won't even notice the cold.

y'all take care,
Tom


Bambi    Posted 01-16-2003 at 06:05:43       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I do find I am warmer when I am mucking the stalls. Maybe its the horse doo, maybe its the horses, but still....this is the coldest winter I have felt in a long time. By the way, the brandy was a nice warmer last night in a hot cup of tea. Slept like a dog!


Jim in Michigan    Posted 01-15-2003 at 18:41:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
was minus 8 here this AM,by around 10 AM it had dropped to minus 11 I thought it was supposed to warm up when the sun came up,, by 2pm it was a toasty 3 degrees above,,stayed there all day,,is now right at 0,,,JIm


Jim (Mi)    Posted 01-16-2003 at 06:23:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
where bouts in Michigan are you at Jim?


RayP(MI)    Posted 01-17-2003 at 16:40:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
Was only down to 7 degrees in Central lower pennisula - Jim must be further north - maybe UP?


BOSS    Posted 01-15-2003 at 17:25:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'm roofing in it !!!!!!!!

and my wife tells me how cold it is running to her Jeep when she gets out of work.


Bambi    Posted 01-15-2003 at 16:41:16       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Ok wise guys, y'all are funny today! I guess I will eventually get used to the cold, if I can get away from the woodstove. Above 20 I can handle, but below that gets a bit much. And they are saying in New England it will/maybe get colder next week. EEEKKK, where's my condo in the tropics when I need one?? I guess my honey will have to do as my warmer. Have a great day!


fw    Posted 01-15-2003 at 13:23:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
everytime i try to snuggle with the wife she gives me the elbow. let me know what you find.


Salmoneye    Posted 01-15-2003 at 09:57:57       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Brandy or Bourbon,

Started out here at -5 when I woke up about 4:30...Dropped to -8 by 7 AM...a balmy 6 above now...Already fixed the chains on my tractor and split a run of wood...Had to quit cuz I was sweating too much...Hate when it gets warm like this...Can't work outside for spit...

;-)



DeadCarp - lol    Posted 01-15-2003 at 15:34:32       [Reply]  [No Email]
If your better half is anything like mine, if you prop enough windows open, it'll save on that air conditioner Salmoneye! and still hog the blankets.

BTW, could somebody remind me? By this time of year i've forgot what degrees are for - mosquitoes i think :)



Degrees?    Posted 01-15-2003 at 16:37:55       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Around here they aint worth the paper they are written on...

Salmoneye

;-)


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