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Old 02-20-2019, 12:49 PM   #141
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And the dogs love the snow too...
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Old 02-20-2019, 01:57 PM   #142
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Most people look at you funny when Florida and MTBing are used in the same sentence. Alifia and Santos have fantastic riding areas. Look up 'Ridgeline at Balm Boyette' you tube vids, Moonscape and Gravitron vids at Alifia. Vortex and John Brown vids at Santos.
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Old 02-20-2019, 04:31 PM   #143
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"It is NOT winter...it is pre Spring!"
You sir, have a winner!
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Old 02-20-2019, 04:34 PM   #144
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The 4 seasons of Minnesota:

1. Early winter
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Old 02-20-2019, 05:16 PM   #145
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Old 02-20-2019, 06:26 PM   #146
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Old 02-20-2019, 06:42 PM   #147
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Typical winter conditions in North Florida. I had my choice today...

I could expect to stop after the first half hour and take the thermal liner out of my coat... or ride north into Alabama and enjoy the cooler temps so I only had to leave the thermal liner unzipped, allowing enough air flow inside to keep me cool.

I decided to go ahead and stop at a book store as I came back south through Dothan :-)
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Old 02-20-2019, 06:57 PM   #148
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Old 02-20-2019, 11:55 PM   #149
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Cool stuff. I'd no idea they had places like that in FL.

Looks fun. Lots of O2 there too so that's nice.
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Old 02-26-2019, 10:27 AM   #150
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Snowiest February of all time. Top 5 or 6 snowiest months ever.
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Old 02-26-2019, 11:06 AM   #151
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Snowiest February of all time. Top 5 or 6 snowiest months ever.
And a few more rounds of snow coming this week...1 of them happening right now even.

The city has side dumpers and dump trucks lined up in my cul-de-sac waiting to get loaded up with snow that needs to get moved out. They pile it in the center of the end turn around but there is so much it has to be hauled out to make room. 4 loads hauled out so far and two more side dumpers sitting here waiting.
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Old 02-26-2019, 11:19 AM   #152
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I'm back from California! Not sure why I did that, my car was frozen to the ground at the airport last night, and the windows were frozen shut so I had to open the door to pay for parking.
I had my wife pose for a picture before I left.


Our normal high should be 38 now, we struggle to get out of the single digits, and March is expected to be below normal.
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Old 02-26-2019, 01:44 PM   #153
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Snowiest February of all time. Top 5 or 6 snowiest months ever.
O crap, I remember winters like that in the Burgh. I think there was a year in the late 70s when it did not get above freezing for over a month. I shoveled so much snow it seemed like I was walking through a slot canyon made out of snow. I had single pane windows that were permanently iced over.

Do I miss snow? Um let me think. Ok I’m done. Although I like to ski, I don’t miss snow at all.
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Old 02-26-2019, 03:53 PM   #154
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I'm back from California! Not sure why I did that, my car was frozen to the ground at the airport last night, and the windows were frozen shut so I had to open the door to pay for parking.
I had my wife pose for a picture before I left.


Our normal high should be 38 now, we struggle to get out of the single digits, and March is expected to be below normal.
You seem to have her well trained bradd. Did she stop shoveling long enough to get you a beer while you were watching the hockey game?
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Old 02-26-2019, 08:41 PM   #155
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Old 02-27-2019, 03:31 AM   #156
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From time to time I think it would be cool (no pun intended) to see fresh snow, maybe try a snowmobile. Then I read about the reality of living there and see some of the pics and decide it is easier to live somewhere I can just go to the beach instead.
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Old 02-28-2019, 07:45 AM   #157
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From time to time I think it would be cool (no pun intended) to see fresh snow, maybe try a snowmobile. Then I read about the reality of living there and see some of the pics and decide it is easier to live somewhere I can just go to the beach instead.
Yes snow and winter can be a pain in the butt but in the country there are few things more beautiful than a clear cold day with fresh snow and a big fire at home. I like winter but it drags on too long.
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Old 03-01-2019, 07:15 AM   #158
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Their maybe 2 feet of snow but it keeps the poisonous reptiles and insects away!
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Old 03-01-2019, 07:36 AM   #159
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From time to time I think it would be cool (no pun intended) to see fresh snow, maybe try a snowmobile. Then I read about the reality of living there and see some of the pics and decide it is easier to live somewhere I can just go to the beach instead.
After living in snow and visiting the beach much prefer living at the beach and visiting snow.
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Made me a sandwich too!
I just saw this pic. For some reason it wasn't showing up the other times I've checked out this thread.

Gonna suggest you get a different shovel. When we lived in NY, I experimented with several different kinds. Finally found one that works very well and does not break your back while using it.

I couldn't find a pic of the one we got but this is the closest thing to it. Main thing is the shovel part is not short and shallow but tall and deep. This way you can push it along the ground and it will fill up the bucket and not just let it flow over the top. Also for a reason I can't quite figure out it was easier to throw the snow with it than with the more flat designs.

One pass in the driveway and I was sold.

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