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Forum: Conversations 04-20-2019, 09:46 AM
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Posted By hunter88
Well got the camping spot by the lake I wanted....

Well got the camping spot by the lake I wanted. Saw by the weatherman it was going to be a nice day for fishing, so I wanted to get the boat to the lake too.

Got up at 4:30 and headed out. Stopped...
Forum: Conversations 04-16-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 472
Posted By hunter88
After a couple nights in the 20s, 27 one night 25...

After a couple nights in the 20s, 27 one night 25 the other, it appears we're back warm again with a high of 80 yesterday. Have radishes and onions up in my raised bed. Put the plexiglass cover on...
Forum: Conversations 04-13-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 472
Posted By hunter88
It was some odd weather past week. Didn't get...

It was some odd weather past week. Didn't get much rain and just missed the blizzard to my west, though I did see a few flakes of snow yesterday.

After 70s and 80s on Monday and Tuesday you kind...
Forum: Conversations 04-12-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By hunter88
How well do you get along with the people from...

How well do you get along with the people from the small town of 200? I ask because most of the problems you've listed seem to come from the larger town, at least I assume the doctor you saw was from...
Forum: Conversations 04-09-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 472
Posted By hunter88
It hit 80 degrees yesterday. Will be a little...

It hit 80 degrees yesterday. Will be a little cooler today but should still make 70. After a nice long stretch of that kind of weather the rhubarb is coming up nicely and the grass is greening up....
Forum: Conversations 04-07-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 472
Posted By hunter88
Terri, I took my SS at 62. At that time I figured...

Terri, I took my SS at 62. At that time I figured out by taking less if I lived to 80 it would be break even. But that did not take into account debt paid off or money put into savings.

Now one...
Forum: Animals 04-07-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By hunter88
I agree with Tim, except I bait mine a bit...

I agree with Tim, except I bait mine a bit different. I was afraid if the bait was under the trap they'd spend too much time thinking about digging for it. So I took a mesh bag, like the kind onion...
Forum: Conversations 04-07-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 472
Posted By hunter88
Missed some rain last night, but I don't think we...

Missed some rain last night, but I don't think we really needed it so that's fine. Made it up to 77 yesterday and a few more days in the 70s coming. Actually slept with the windows open last night....
Forum: Conversations 04-04-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 472
Posted By hunter88
Been raining off and on the last couple days....

Been raining off and on the last couple days. Radishes are up in my raised bed. Have to start thinking about some pepper plants soon, I have a couple containers to put those in.

With all the...
Forum: Conversations 04-03-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 472
Posted By hunter88
Put the boat in the water yesterday, but the fish...

Put the boat in the water yesterday, but the fish didn't cooperate. Water temp was 46 degrees so still a bit early, but nice to be out. Did manage to catch a couple the day before while doing some...
Forum: Conversations 03-30-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Well after that 75 degree day on Wednesday we...

Well after that 75 degree day on Wednesday we followed that with snow on Friday. Not a lot, just enough to get the ground white, but they were huge flakes that came straight down. It was odd you...
Forum: Conversations 03-28-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Made it to 75 yesterday, weatherman says first...

Made it to 75 yesterday, weatherman says first time we've seen 75 since Oct 19th. Guess it had been a long winter.

Cleaned up my asparagus bed, ready to see what starts popping up. Speaking of...
Forum: Conversations 03-22-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
With spring getting close I decided to do some...

With spring getting close I decided to do some work on my back deck. I'd built a privacy fence along the south side as a wind break, but decided I didn't sit out there enough so I took it down. The...
Forum: Conversations 03-20-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Well the flood waters have gone down, which shows...

Well the flood waters have gone down, which shows just how bad the damage is.

The river to my west that flooded had seven roads crossing it over a 30 mile stretch, all seven closed during the...
Forum: Conversations 03-17-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Flood waters going down but roads to the west are...

Flood waters going down but roads to the west are mostly gone. Looks like it will take weeks or months to rebuild the damage. Most towns still are inaccessible, but they are working at getting...
Forum: Conversations 03-17-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Lots of flooding around here. Worst I've seen,...

Lots of flooding around here. Worst I've seen, which means a little more when it comes from someone over 65.

I live on a hill so no high water problems here. All the towns directly west of me are...
Forum: Conversations 03-14-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Snow melt and rain makes for a lot of flooding....

Snow melt and rain makes for a lot of flooding. Seems like almost every road is closed. At the eastern end of the state all the roads are closed from flooding. At the western end 12 to 18 inches of...
Forum: Conversations 03-13-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Snow is melting and the rain is coming down. Back...

Snow is melting and the rain is coming down. Back roads are bad enough the school decided not to send out the buses this morning. My kids started going to school there in 87, and I don't ever...
Forum: Conversations 03-12-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Getting ready for three days of rain. Not so much...

Getting ready for three days of rain. Not so much today and Thursday, maybe a half inch to an inch, but Wednesday they are calling for 1 to 2 inches. Sure glad it's going to be rain and not snow,...
Forum: Conversations 03-10-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Had around 1/2 inch of rain Saturday that turned...

Had around 1/2 inch of rain Saturday that turned some of the snow into slush. While it was soft I used the tractor to take 3 or 4 inches off the drive in some places. The rain wasn't enough to melt...
Forum: Conversations 03-08-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Well the snow the other day proved easy to move...

Well the snow the other day proved easy to move and the pickup could handle it, so that meant I stayed a lot warmer while cleaning the drives. Foggy this morning and now we just wait for the rain to...
Forum: Conversations 03-07-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Snowing again, local weather on TV this morning...

Snowing again, local weather on TV this morning said 3 to 5 inches in most places. Wind is blowing pretty good so hard to tell how accurate that is. Wind is blowing from the northeast instead of...
Forum: Conversations 03-04-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Got the block heater installed on my tractor....

Got the block heater installed on my tractor. Both farm supply stores were sold out of block heaters. Hated to go to John Deere because I knew the block heater at John Deere would be $80 instead of...
Forum: Conversations 03-03-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Only got an inch or so of snow yesterday, but had...

Only got an inch or so of snow yesterday, but had enough wind to give us some 12" deep drifts. Sure was nice using the pickup instead of the tractor. Went a lot faster and a whole lot warmer.
Forum: Conversations 03-02-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
Now that I got the blade working on the pickup,...

Now that I got the blade working on the pickup, the block heater on the tractor gave it up this morning. I believe that is the block heater I installed in the mid 90s, so can't complain about how...
Forum: Conversations 03-01-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,221
Posted By hunter88
March 2019

I'll start this month out Tim.

Looks like it's going to be a cold weekend. I thought 20 degrees below normal temps was bad enough, but this past week and it looks like to start next week we'll...
Forum: Conversations 02-27-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
That looks like it would make splitting easy. ...

That looks like it would make splitting easy.

But if it was warm enough to start the gas powered splitter I'd be using that no matter how easy oak splits. :D
Forum: Conversations 02-26-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
It's hard to believe it's this cold. Our high...

It's hard to believe it's this cold. Our high should be 42 and overnight low normal is 21. We probably won't see more then 17 or 18 degrees until some time next week. Broke a new all time low night...
Forum: Conversations 02-25-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Took a few hours to get all the snow back, but...

Took a few hours to get all the snow back, but between my son in law with his tractor and me with mine we got it all out of the way. 9" of snow and just over 700 feet of driveway takes a while.

In...
Forum: Conversations 02-24-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Well 40 mph winds with what they say was 9 inches...

Well 40 mph winds with what they say was 9 inches of snow does make for some big drifts. I'm not sure how they can tell you get 9 inches of snow when the wind is blowing like that, maybe they just...
Forum: Conversations 02-23-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
We had some rain earlier today, but now it's...

We had some rain earlier today, but now it's switched to snow, and sometimes heavy. Right now they are saying 6 to 10 inches with 40 to 50 MPH winds, which I guess makes it a blizzard warning. Bad...
Forum: Conversations 02-22-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Looks like someone is going to be busy cleaning...

Looks like someone is going to be busy cleaning up after all the trolls that came through here.

Going to get something this weekend, just not sure how much of each. Rain, drizzle, sleet, and snow...
Forum: Conversations 02-20-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Looks like 4 to 5 inches of snow, which I guess...

Looks like 4 to 5 inches of snow, which I guess is a good thing considering they were calling for 6 to 8. Had some drizzle mix in which kept the totals down a bit here. Bad part is we only get a day...
Forum: Conversations 02-18-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Ended up with around 6 inches of snow, and they...

Ended up with around 6 inches of snow, and they call for another 3 to 6 for Tuesday night. And then maybe some more over the weekend.

Long range forecast showed temps in the teens and 20s all the...
Forum: Conversations 02-17-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Well when it was all said and done they predicted...

Well when it was all said and done they predicted 2 to 4 inches of snow for my area, and though I haven't gone outside yet, it appears I got closer to 4 then 2. Nice part is it came with almost no...
Forum: Conversations 02-15-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
In my case the snow has just missed. Almost all...

In my case the snow has just missed. Almost all day long there has been a wide band of snow moving NW to SE and it's just sliding by to my west. I bet 20 miles to the west of me they will have 2 to 3...
Forum: Conversations 02-15-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By hunter88
Iceberg water to be used for vodka, sounds like...

Iceberg water to be used for vodka, sounds like another Russian collusion deal to me.

Trudeau and Trump have been at odds recently, maybe Trump called Putin looking for a favor. ;) :D
Forum: Conversations 02-14-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Sun is shining, but the wind is blowing pretty...

Sun is shining, but the wind is blowing pretty good which makes it cold and blows the snow around. Suppose to get 1 to 3 inches of snow tonight, hopefully the wind goes down by then so the drifts...
Forum: Conversations 02-11-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Weathermen are all over with the snow forecast,...

Weathermen are all over with the snow forecast, but it looks like 1 to 3" today and tonight. If I get enough to move it will have to be with the tractor. Went to move the pickup with blade yesterday...
Forum: Conversations 02-10-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Well at least the temps got up into the 20s. A...

Well at least the temps got up into the 20s. A little light snow mixed with some freezing drizzle out there right now, and if the weatherman is right we'll have off and on light snow mixed with...
Forum: Conversations 02-08-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
-5 this morning with a -20 wind chill. The...

-5 this morning with a -20 wind chill.

The wind blew harder then I thought yesterday, guess it was more NW then N so the trees blocked some of it from my house. Last afternoon I thought I'd take...
Forum: Conversations 02-07-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Picked up another inch of snow overnight, so that...

Picked up another inch of snow overnight, so that brings me to around 2 inches maybe a tad more. With the wind blowing so hard it's kind of hard to tell just how much snow there was.

Amazing how...
Forum: Conversations 02-07-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Another day where it didn't make it out of the...

Another day where it didn't make it out of the teens. Also snowed all day, but it was so light by the end of the day it probably amounted to an inch at best.

Next few days look to be about as...
Forum: Conversations 02-05-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Only made it to 15 degrees today, and the next...

Only made it to 15 degrees today, and the next week or so aren't a whole lot better. Maybe 30 on Saturday, but that's about it for above 20 degrees.

Tomorrow may bring sleet, freezing drizzle, and...
Forum: Conversations 02-04-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
It was 40 degrees when I went to bed last night....

It was 40 degrees when I went to bed last night. Woke up around 2 am to the wind blowing hard so I got up to add a log to the wood stove. Thermometer said it was 11 degrees outside. No wonder I felt...
Forum: Conversations 02-02-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
Groundhog didn't see his shadow here today, too...

Groundhog didn't see his shadow here today, too foggy. Looking out my window you would have thought there was a fire somewhere and the smoke was rolling by my house, but it was fog instead.

32...
Forum: Conversations 02-01-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,678
Posted By hunter88
The sun is shining and it's warm enough I won't...

The sun is shining and it's warm enough I won't even complain about the south wind. Did some ice fishing and just stood with my back to the wind.

Looks like it will be cloudy the next two days,...
Forum: Conversations 01-31-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Well the worst of the cold is almost over here. 0...

Well the worst of the cold is almost over here. 0 this morning, not sure about the windchill but probably -15 give or take a little. That 0 this morning is the warmest it's been since this whole...
Forum: Conversations 01-30-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
-14 this morning. Haven't checked the wind chill,...

-14 this morning. Haven't checked the wind chill, they said it should be around -30, but then no need to check since I have no plans to step outside until the wood pile next to the stove is down far...
Forum: Conversations 01-28-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Weird weather yesterday. Didn't make it to the...

Weird weather yesterday. Didn't make it to the lake to fish since it was only in the teens in the afternoon with strong south winds. By 10 pm last night it was close to 40 degrees just before the...
Forum: Conversations 01-27-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Actually made it to 40 yesterday. Amazing how...

Actually made it to 40 yesterday. Amazing how much warmer that feels after spending so much time in the teens. Hit the lake and picked up a dozen fish, couple bass the rest some nice sized bluegill....
Forum: Conversations 01-26-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
A little light snow last night, just enough to...

A little light snow last night, just enough to get the ground white. Warming up this weekend to the mid 30s, so heading to the lake to do a little ice fishing.

Next week shows some days with...
Forum: Financial 01-24-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 128,039
Posted By hunter88
Still about $1.95 here, and been that way for a...

Still about $1.95 here, and been that way for a while now. But today is the day I use up my grocery store points from last month. The low fuel light may come on before I get to town, but I wanted to...
Forum: Conversations 01-23-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Meteorologists are a lot like fisherman, you...

Meteorologists are a lot like fisherman, you can't believe either one of them. Another 3 to 6 inch snow storm where I didn't get that much, and this time I didn't get any snow. Though I suppose to be...
Forum: Conversations 01-21-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Early in the evening last night you could tell...

Early in the evening last night you could tell where the moon was by the light spot in the clouds, but you couldn't really see it, so I figured no eclipse. But sometime after 10 pm I looked out and...
Forum: Conversations 01-20-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Afraid it may be cloudy here so might not see the...

Afraid it may be cloudy here so might not see the eclipse.

Made it into the teens yesterday with some weak sunshine. Clouds rolled in last night so about 10 was as cold as it got. This morning...
Forum: Conversations 01-19-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
I have to admit closing school and not getting...

I have to admit closing school and not getting the forecasted snow does seem to happen quite a bit. It's almost as reliable as me putting the blade on the pickup just in case, and then it doesn't...
Forum: Conversations 01-18-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
With a storm coming all the schools closed today,...

With a storm coming all the schools closed today, which of course means no snow. :D

Noticed just a little bit of drizzle when I went out a while ago, enough it was freezing on the windshield of my...
Forum: Conversations 01-16-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Terri, glad to hear you got the apartment deal...

Terri, glad to hear you got the apartment deal done. I always hate it when I have something hanging over me waiting on someone else so I can get things done. Guess I'm just the type that just doesn't...
Forum: Conversations 01-15-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Foggy this morning. Was going to head for a town...

Foggy this morning. Was going to head for a town about an hour away for work, but when I got on the road I could see there was a little drizzle along with the fog. Since the temp was right at...
Forum: Conversations 01-13-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Well Terri I didn't get the snow you got, but I...

Well Terri I didn't get the snow you got, but I did the same thing, I kicked back and enjoyed the view out the window. Watched the snow blowing around while sitting nice and toasty with the wood...
Forum: Conversations 01-12-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Another snow storm just slide by to the south of...

Another snow storm just slide by to the south of me. The ground was white when I got up this morning, but it appears to be less then an inch of snow. I'm so close to the cut off line for snow, my...
Forum: Conversations 01-11-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Well sounds like we may get a little snow, 1 to 3...

Well sounds like we may get a little snow, 1 to 3 inches. As long as that's all it amounts to I suppose I can live with that.

Still looking at 40s next week so it should melt. Of course if we get...
Forum: Conversations 01-10-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Ok, all good things have to come to an end I...

Ok, all good things have to come to an end I guess, yesterday it was only 33. But hopefully that will only be for one day because it looks like above normal is coming back today.

Now Friday night...
Forum: Conversations 01-07-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Made it out on the ice one more time, and ended...

Made it out on the ice one more time, and ended up catching a real nice bass, about 3 pounds, along with a few bluegill. Still had 5" to 6" of ice, but it's getting to the point I'm not sure how much...
Forum: Conversations 01-07-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Got up this morning, and our overnight low was...

Got up this morning, and our overnight low was 37, that's about 4 degrees higher then our normal high. Should be in the 50 again today, then we'll start with a gradual cool down. But even though it's...
Forum: Conversations 01-05-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Warm temps, no wind, and 6" of ice meant a nice...

Warm temps, no wind, and 6" of ice meant a nice day to put some bluegill on the ice. Buddy and I kept about 20 and threw almost that many back down the hole for another day.
Forum: Conversations 01-04-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
The other day when you mentioned the temperature...

The other day when you mentioned the temperature I noticed it wasn't much different then mine, but I figured that would be short lived.

It's kind of surprising it's this warm here. A local...
Forum: Conversations 01-03-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
Well I really hate to do this to you two guys,...

Well I really hate to do this to you two guys, but it's beautiful Jan weather. Low 50s today, 20 degrees above normal, with the same thing called for tomorrow and maybe even Saturday.

Stopped by...
Forum: Conversations 01-01-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By hunter88
January 2019

Boy I almost hit 2018 when starting this thread.

3 degrees this morning and the wind is still blowing, so I see no reason to go outside. May have to get some more wood by later this afternoon....
Forum: Conversations 12-31-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By hunter88
Looks like New Years will be a cold one. 30...

Looks like New Years will be a cold one. 30 degrees right now, but it will be falling all day. Down to 5 overnight with strong NW winds that will bring the windchill down to -20.

I've put a big...
Forum: Conversations 12-29-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By hunter88
5 degrees this morning, coldest it's been since...

5 degrees this morning, coldest it's been since last winter. The cold did do a nice job of freezing all the mud from the rains, so I backed the truck up to the wood pile in the tractor barn and piled...
Forum: Conversations 12-28-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By hunter88
Power was out only a couple hours, so no big deal...

Power was out only a couple hours, so no big deal there. Only 13 degrees outside, so glad it didn't last long.

Snow was a little more then they were saying. Took the pickup out to get the mail...
Forum: Conversations 12-28-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By hunter88
Getting some snow this morning,just enough to get...

Getting some snow this morning,just enough to get the ground white. By radar, it doesn't look like it will amount to much.

Down side is power went out a little bit ago. From what I head the...
Forum: Conversations 12-27-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By hunter88
Got a bunch of rain, yesterday, last night, and...

Got a bunch of rain, yesterday, last night, and today. Not sure how much at my place, but I've been hearing between 1" and 2" depending where you are.

Front came through this afternoon with strong...
Forum: Conversations 12-25-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By hunter88
Third row, not bad, right up front. My ticket...

Third row, not bad, right up front. My ticket says row F so I'm guessing that's row 6.

Red Green suspenders, now that might not be a bad idea.
Forum: Conversations 12-25-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By hunter88
Leftovers. Yes I brought home some...

Leftovers.

Yes I brought home some leftovers. Some left over chocolate chip cookies, fudge, chocolate cream pie, banana cream pie, and some of those small bite size pecan pies. :D

Tim, I...
Forum: Conversations 12-25-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By hunter88
32 degrees and foggy this morning. One nice thing...

32 degrees and foggy this morning. One nice thing is, it's 30 degrees warmer then last Christmas.

Heading to my niece's for Christmas dinner.

It appears I've replaced my mom. In the past she...
Forum: Conversations 12-22-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By hunter88
It appears we will make it through the holiday...

It appears we will make it through the holiday with no snow, so traveling should be easy. Christmas Day will be at my niece's house, about 20 minutes from my house, so not a bad drive.

The day...
Forum: Conversations 12-20-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By hunter88
Well Tim I hope you keep your power on. ...

Well Tim I hope you keep your power on.

Finished up the last of my Christmas shopping. Got some toys for the youngest grand kids, but for the older ones I go with Amazon gift cards. I have no idea...
Forum: Conversations 12-19-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By hunter88
Well our string of nice weather continues. After...

Well our string of nice weather continues. After a lot of below normal temps in Nov it is nice to have some above normal temps now.

Made it out on the ice to do some ice fishing for a couple days,...
Forum: Conversations 12-15-2018, 08:19 PM
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Posted By hunter88
Made it to the 40s today and the ice on the lake...

Made it to the 40s today and the ice on the lake was a good 5" to 6" thick. Buddy and I managed to catch a few bluegill, plan to give it a try again tomorrow. They're calling for low 50s next week,...
Forum: Conversations 12-13-2018, 10:19 AM
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Posted By hunter88
Aside from today, upper 30s predicted, the next 7...

Aside from today, upper 30s predicted, the next 7 days shows nothing but 40s and sunny. 4" of ice on the lakes, but for my buddy and I that's not enough to make us feel comfortable. But we did have...
Forum: Conversations 12-10-2018, 08:23 PM
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Posted By hunter88
Sunny and normal for the weather so guess we...

Sunny and normal for the weather so guess we can't complain about that.

Don, if this is the weekend you're coming to Omaha for the wedding, the weatherman says 44 degrees for Sat. I'd like to take...
Forum: Conversations 12-10-2018, 10:13 AM
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Posted By hunter88
It's been in the low 30s the last few days, with...

It's been in the low 30s the last few days, with mid to upper 30s expected this week. Best part is no more new snow.

I finally went out yesterday and scooped the snow off my back deck. It's not...
Forum: Conversations 12-08-2018, 03:37 PM
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Posted By hunter88
Terri, hope the second one goes as smoothly as...

Terri, hope the second one goes as smoothly as the first one.
Forum: Conversations 12-07-2018, 06:43 PM
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Posted By hunter88
No blizzards in the forecast, though there is a...

No blizzards in the forecast, though there is a slight chance of snow next Friday. Nothing being said yet on amounts, but they're acting like it's nothing to worry about.

Of course if you'd be...
Forum: Conversations 12-06-2018, 06:17 PM
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Posted By hunter88
Don aside from the cold, which you'll see as...

Don aside from the cold, which you'll see as warm, you should be in good shape. Long range last night showed no moisture for the next week. By Wed or Thurs of next week we should be sitting in the...
Forum: Conversations 12-06-2018, 11:26 AM
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Posted By hunter88
Well my mouse turned into a herd. Hadn't...

Well my mouse turned into a herd.

Hadn't seen a mouse all fall in my patio room, but after catching the one I saw another one. So the trap got loaded back up and within an hour I had number two....
Forum: Conversations 12-05-2018, 08:29 PM
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Posted By hunter88
Tim must have kicked loose a Canadian high...

Tim must have kicked loose a Canadian high pressure system, and it's heading my way bringing cold temps. Not that it wasn't cold enough already. I like those Canadian systems in August and September,...
Forum: Conversations 12-04-2018, 10:13 AM
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Posted By hunter88
Had to push the snow back a bit farther yesterday...

Had to push the snow back a bit farther yesterday afternoon. Was planning to do that Wed since it's suppose to be sunny and 30 that day, but the wind was blowing some snow back over the drive, so I...
Forum: Financial 12-03-2018, 10:21 AM
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Posted By hunter88
Gas has been steadily going down the last few...

Gas has been steadily going down the last few months. I remember around Labor Day gas was $2.79 a gallon. Last week I filled up at $2.11 a gallon. Actually got 20 cents a gallon off that through my...
Forum: Conversations 12-02-2018, 07:12 PM
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Posted By hunter88
I hate wet heavy snow when the ground under it...

I hate wet heavy snow when the ground under it hasn't frozen yet, and it rained a lot.

Took my son in law and I about 2 hours working with two tractors to clean the drive enough to get out. As...
Forum: Conversations 12-02-2018, 12:57 PM
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Posted By hunter88
Rain eventually turned into snow yesterday. About...

Rain eventually turned into snow yesterday. About 3 pm I went out to get the mail, plowed my way with the pickup. Drive had about 3" of wet snow and slush, heavy enough the pickup could handle it,...
Forum: Conversations 12-01-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 64
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Posted By hunter88
December 2018

Well guess I have the honor of starting this month's thread.

Cold and rainy here today. I listened to the rain bouncing off my window all night last night thanks to a strong NE wind. I am so glad...
Forum: Conversations 11-30-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By hunter88
Don I hope you're doing ok up there. The thought...

Don I hope you're doing ok up there. The thought of picking up after an earthquake makes my upcoming snow storm seem like a minor irritation.
Forum: Conversations 11-30-2018, 11:45 AM
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Posted By hunter88
Cloudy with a cold rain and mist yesterday. This...

Cloudy with a cold rain and mist yesterday. This morning a freezing fog? Well it's foggy and they say it's cold enough for the fog to freeze on stuff it touches, but at 30 degrees when I got up this...
Forum: Conversations 11-29-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,137
Posted By hunter88
Sounds good Terri, glad things went well.

Sounds good Terri, glad things went well.
Forum: Conversations 11-29-2018, 11:00 AM
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Views: 3,137
Posted By hunter88
Looks like the end of Nov and the start of Dec...

Looks like the end of Nov and the start of Dec will be wet. Starting Friday there is a chance of rain turning to snow, and sticking around until Monday. As in real estate it's all about location,...
Forum: Conversations 11-26-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,137
Posted By hunter88
Thanks for the encouragement. I'll be...

Thanks for the encouragement.

I'll be thinking about you on Wed. My sister did that a year or so ago, she said she wished she wouldn't have waited so long to do it.
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