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Easy to please a Canadian

Postby Northpine » Dec 19, 2008 7:00 pm

Just get the forecast wrong by several degrees on the warmer side! Today it's only -20C instead of the -30C plus windchill we've been suffering through. Everyone I encountered today was in better humour. It's amazing how much better -20 feels after that cold spell. It's only a short reprieve, though.
I'll trade the cold with those of you getting all the snow. How about it?
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Re: Easy to please a Canadian

Postby Ron Evers » Dec 19, 2008 7:29 pm

Will you take the wind too?

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Re: Easy to please a Canadian

Postby earwig » Dec 19, 2008 8:51 pm

I shiver just thinking about it. We hit a low of -15 today and I think we only have had one other day around that so far this winter. Hopefully my ground will finally freeze although I do have maybe 4 inches of snow over it that insulates it. I like to have the ground frozen before covering things.
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Re: Easy to please a Canadian

Postby evepet » Dec 20, 2008 1:14 pm

I keep looking for a milder day to venture out in, walk downtown to do some errands, etc. When I saw earlier this am that the temp with the windchill factor was -25C, and not going to warm up appreciably for the remainder of the day, I decided it's another day to stay inside. Thank goodness I've already got most of my Christmas-related errands done.
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Re: Easy to please a Canadian

Postby Lizcordysmum » Dec 20, 2008 4:14 pm

Here, "they" are saying we will get a blizzard tonight, 90 kph winds (they haven't mentioned wind gusts) and 20 cm of snow.

"they" also say it is going to snow almost daily, till after New Year's.

Be careful what you wish for!
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Re: Easy to please a Canadian

Postby Pansy » Dec 21, 2008 12:17 am

Oh Liz,you didn't ask for that...all you wanted was a little snow for the doggers

to play in & enough for a snow angel.Rescind your order...QUICK.Laff
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