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Old 01-01-2004, 03:01 PM   #1
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Odd New Year arrives

Welcome to the new year - it's proving to be interesting. It's snowing in the high dessert (unusual) and my overflow company from sunny California is staying here......
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Warm!

It's 55 degrees in eastern Iowa today as I write this! No snow. Chance of showers tonight. Looking for a high of 55 again tomorrow!

I think I'll be out sunning under the palm trees by the pool...

Happy New Year to all!

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Janet was that the Argosy that was for sale on RV trader ?
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merry new years

had a little bon fire at a buddys place to start the new year.

stayed in the trailer, it was 18 degrees when i fired up the furnace and the heat strip at 3:30 am.

was comfortable in about half an hour!

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and the smaller auxillary "warming" fire....


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John, that's supposed to be Wisconsin, where's the snow? We've had about 2 feet in the past week. Nice fire. Happy New Year to all!!!!!! Nice and Cozy here in Utah.
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John, that's supposed to be Wisconsin, where's the snow? We've had about 2 feet in the past week. Nice fire. Happy New Year to all!!!!!! Nice and Cozy here in Utah.
we melted it all!

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Just about all gone, here too. Picture from this morning:
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"Janet was that the Argosy that was for sale on RV trader ?"

Nope - it came from California via Boise ID. The new axle arrived yesterday. We're waiting for civilized weather for the installation.
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We had a little trip to the coast planned, but I think we may have to postpone it a little...
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Working Fire

We had a fire going this week as well. We took the opportunity to burn downed branches, dead trees, and buckthorn brush.
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Old 01-02-2004, 10:03 AM   #12
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Talking What Crazy Minnesotans Do

This goes on in many places but not many actually poke a hole in the ice and jump in. The American Lung Association sponsors its annual run and New Year dive "On It and In It" at Lake Minnetonka. This is my wife Nancy's second dip to become a "walleye". You start out as a guppie, then minnow and eventually work up to shark.
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I have to ask... Everytime I see pictures of folks doing these 'polar bear' dives I wonder doesn't anyone ever jump in and just have a heart attack? I mean, dang, that looks like a stupid thing to do! But obviously folks do it and survive. I assume you get right out and bundle up to get warmed up again?
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Re: Warm!

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It's 55 degrees in eastern Iowa today as I write this! No snow. Chance of showers tonight. Looking for a high of 55 again tomorrow!

I think I'll be out sunning under the palm trees by the pool...

Happy New Year to all!

Roger
Roger, it was sunny and 79 here today. Holding a place for you by the pool...
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