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Old 03-07-2019, 08:52 AM   #241
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Daylight savings this weekend (love it or hate it). Each day is getting about 3 minutes longer. We now have an equal number of daylight and night time hours in New England.
I like to monitor the seasonal angle of the sun. At dawn in mid winter I get no direct sunlight in my bedroom window. It made its first direct appearance on my wall a couple weeks ag and by the summer solstice it is shining directly on the wall opposite the window. I put a little piece of tape to mark the solstice.


...yeah OK but it is interesting to me to have kind of a Stonehenge in my room. :laugh
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Old 03-07-2019, 09:26 AM   #242
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...yeah OK but it is interesting to me to have kind of a Stonehenge in my room.
If you draw a line on the earth from Easter Island to the Giza pyramids, it goes almost directly through Machu Picchu. Similar stonework, which we are not currently capable of duplicating, is found in all three locations.

If your mini Stonehenge can figure that out, let us know.
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Old 03-07-2019, 09:32 AM   #243
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Sunset is now 6pm, on Sunday it will be 7pm. I come home at work and think "It would nice to go for a walk" and then look at all the snow and check the windchill and don't.

Once the days get this long we don't usually hold snow like we are. They said on the news that Lake Superior is almost completely frozen over and might freeze over this week. They said that will keep the whole upper Midwest colder than normal this spring.
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Old 03-07-2019, 09:41 AM   #244
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Sunset is now 6pm, on Sunday it will be 7pm. I come home at work and think "It would nice to go for a walk" and then look at all the snow and check the windchill and don't.

Once the days get this long we don't usually hold snow like we are. They said on the news that Lake Superior is almost completely frozen over and might freeze over this week. They said that will keep the whole upper Midwest colder than normal this spring.
Epic snowmobile journey to Canada across the frozen lake?
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Old 03-07-2019, 11:22 AM   #245
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If you draw a line on the earth from Easter Island to the Giza pyramids, it goes almost directly through Machu Picchu. Similar stonework, which we are not currently capable of duplicating, is found in all three locations.

If your mini Stonehenge can figure that out, let us know.
To say this is not my field would be a gross understatement but that never stops me. I would expect that the alignment of these various sites would be the same since they are based on the same points in the sky although from different angles. If these three points are in a direct line that is either a coincidence or a conundrum. I believe Easter Island and the pyramids were built thousands of years before Machu Pichu so they didn't use the same contractor and I think too much can be read into such lines without some other evidence of a link. Pugwash is on the exact same latitude as Bordeaux France so that must be why I drink so much wine.
Since I have demonstrated my ignorance on this and got that out of the way I would like an expert opinion on this.
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Old 03-07-2019, 11:47 AM   #246
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Similar stonework, which we are not currently capable of duplicating, is found in all three locations.
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Old 03-07-2019, 11:53 AM   #247
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Epic snowmobile journey to Canada across the frozen lake?
Having grown up living right along the shore of Lake Superior, I can honestly say 'no way, no how, nope'. It would be fun but I wouldn't want to end up at the bottom of the lake with the Edmund Fitzgerald!!! It has frozen over before, but some strong winds and change of direction and she opens up quick. I won't even ice fish out there anymore like some people do...to many people end up getting stranded and rescued with the ice shifts.

Maybe I'm crazy, but I'm looking forward to this weekend if this pans out!!
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Old 03-07-2019, 12:46 PM   #248
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Old 03-07-2019, 01:22 PM   #249
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To say this is not my field would be a gross understatement but that never stops me. I would expect that the alignment of these various sites would be the same since they are based on the same points in the sky although from different angles. If these three points are in a direct line that is either a coincidence or a conundrum. I believe Easter Island and the pyramids were built thousands of years before Machu Pichu so they didn't use the same contractor and I think too much can be read into such lines without some other evidence of a link. Pugwash is on the exact same latitude as Bordeaux France so that must be why I drink so much wine.
Since I have demonstrated my ignorance on this and got that out of the way I would like an expert opinion on this.
Your assertions make as much sense as anyone else who has looked into this.
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Old 03-07-2019, 02:51 PM   #250
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Your assertions make as much sense as anyone else who has looked into this.
They are fascinating constructions on their own even if a link is coincidental. There are many mysteries around them.
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Old 03-09-2019, 07:20 AM   #251
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The mystery is when we will be able to ride again. ??? This will be another weekend with no riding due to crappy weather. Getting old already.
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87 degrees here yesterday. I had to pull the liner out of my jacket. 83 degrees and sunny today. South by Southwest is this weekend, so a good time to ride out of town...
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87 degrees here yesterday. I had to pull the liner out of my jacket. 83 degrees and sunny today. South by Southwest is this weekend, so a good time to ride out of town...
Ride smart and enjoy.

We finally have warmer weather but thunderstorms and wet all weekend. :-(
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Ride smart and enjoy.

We finally have warmer weather but thunderstorms and wet all weekend. :-(
Same here, 50s today but severe thunderstorms and rain.
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Old 03-09-2019, 09:00 AM   #255
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Old 03-09-2019, 11:56 AM   #257
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I went deer hunting once with a friend. We went to the top of a mountain. We parked the car in about 24 inches of snow got out and walked down the dirt road which the wind kept down below 2 feet of snow. I was going to go to the edge of a rock formation about 80 feet from the road. About 15 feet from the road I stepped into about a 5 foot snow drift.
We decided if we couldn't move around the deer couldn't either and went to the bottom of the valley instead.
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Old 03-09-2019, 02:37 PM   #258
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Old 03-09-2019, 05:36 PM   #259
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This sums up how I feel about winter. But the sun is out now and the 40s are coming!

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