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sanddunerider

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Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« on: February 18, 2019, 07:48:36 AM »
This winter has sucked, snow, ice, cold and school closings?
SDC is closed,
Did I mention winter has sucked so far this year..
Most of the Shows in Branson are closed for the season,
Oh yes, Snow, cold, Ice, school closings.. :(
Super Bowl wasnt even a good game this year..
And so far since the first of the year, winter has been terrible.....  LOL
 
I have been to Branson twice,
Made a quick trip out to Denver, But no Bike riding, it was cold of course..
i have a backup wood furnace, and have used more wood this year than i Have for the last 3 years.!!
I tried to watch the playoffs, but the Ref's were doing suck a poor job, I hate to start drinking to watch :o
The bad thing is, we have another 30 days to Opening at the Park.... ::)

What have you been doing?


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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2019, 09:47:38 AM »
Same as you!  lol  I was thinking about hitting Springfield Bass Pro Aquarium up on a Monday.  Have you been yet?

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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2019, 10:09:24 AM »
Same as you!  lol  I was thinking about hitting Springfield Bass Pro Aquarium up on a Monday.  Have you been yet?

We got a season pass. It is a gorgeous aquarium. Id guess we have been once a month at least.

Ive been job hunting. Thats what Ive spent the winter doing. Lol

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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2019, 10:25:43 AM »
Same as you!  lol  I was thinking about hitting Springfield Bass Pro Aquarium up on a Monday.  Have you been yet?

I have not been yet, but on my gotta do list this spring..

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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2019, 10:49:45 AM »
 This has been about the longest winter ever. Husband and I jyst discussed this. It's been cold. Not really snow, so was the cold worth our time? Its been a miserable wet cold. Muddy. A winter suck fest.

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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2019, 11:13:32 AM »
Either too cold or wet to do anything here in northeast Arkansas. About to go stir crazy. Still trying to convince my wife to let me buy a new shotgun for turkey season.  ;D 8)

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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2019, 12:07:09 PM »
I've had absolutely nothing to do besides surf the internet. Thankfully, con season is starting up, so I'm gonna be in Birmingham, AL, this coming weekend for Kami-Con. I am so happy I've been able to help my friend run his manga library, 'cause I've gotten to go places I've never been. I went to Wisconsin for the first time last year, as well as Dollywood/TN/North & South Carolina.

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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2019, 12:52:35 PM »
We've had a cold/snowy Winter up here in WI. Had some -30's nights.  We've gotten soft the last few years. Doesn't stop us from doing whatever we want.I went snowshoeing when it was -22 a week ago. Riding horses bareback is fun in the snow as long as you can find a trail.  The deer are having a hard time with snow deeper than their bellies. Can't wait until we will be able to get to SDC this Summer.

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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2019, 03:38:36 PM »
Guess I am a little different than the rest. Hiking in the winter is a lot of fun. Been exploring some new trails here in Southeast Mo and Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois.  Doing a lot of winter running getting ready for a marathon in the spring. I can usually stand it down to about 0 degrees if i do 3 layers of clothing.
Playing in the snow on my Polaris. But, The snow just is not hanging around long enough where I live. Hoping to make a late season ski trip to Aspen in April.

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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2019, 04:44:09 PM »
We are now at 10 Snow Days for SC.... and I highly doubt were done with Snow Days.
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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2019, 06:35:44 PM »
This is why I'm grateful I'm leaving tomorrow for Florida.  I love snow, but all we've had is ice and a rare dusting.  We'll leave a short few hours before the next wave of sleet and ice rolls in and land in 87 degree summer weather.  Not sure which is worse, but at least it's a change.

Certainly not complaining about visiting the Mouse and Potter either.  :-)
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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2019, 06:57:47 PM »
I'll admit I miss the snow we had in Illinois.  My old hometown had 13" a few weeks ago. We had ice, also, but not as much as there is around here.  Not much to do in ice, but snow...yeah!   

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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2019, 07:39:01 AM »
woke up to -15 wind chill and blowing snow.. :o :o :o

SO READY FOR SPRING!!!!!..

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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2019, 08:22:58 AM »
We woke up to -16 actual temperature! But, the snow is not blowing. I saw that today is now our 28th day in a row where temperatures have not reached 32, so were definitely ready for spring also.

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Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« Reply #14 on: March 03, 2019, 12:20:43 PM »
We woke up to -16 actual temperature! But, the snow is not blowing. I saw that today is now our 28th day in a row where temperatures have not reached 32, so were definitely ready for spring also.

@ Tmboote-  where are you located?.   

still -11 wind here now,  predicting -5 for overnight low, real temp..