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Spring is Sprung
« on: March 07, 2015, 12:57:40 AM »
14c yesterday, 17c today. The tress are in bud- birch has its lovely purply bloom, ash is begininng to leaf-wild daffodils are starting to flower. primroses have been out for a while. Hedgehogs are being squashed by cars on the road again.

The boring days of winter have gone.
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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2015, 03:51:53 AM »
It's a damn find day here, too. High of 14C (16 tomorrow!) and cheerful sunshine. The spring cleaning bug hit me hard and I did a fairly thorough attack on the kitchen and bathrooms. Now to enjoy the rest of my afternoon having lunch on the Rhine with a couple of avid motorcyclists (anyone know Lorraine Spence?) and then off to Germany to pick up our new helmets :chili:

Tomorrow: a day ride to the south!


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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2015, 08:46:22 AM »
14c yesterday, 17c today. The tress are in bud- birch has its lovely purply bloom, ash is begininng to leaf-wild daffodils are starting to flower. primroses have been out for a while. Hedgehogs are being squashed by cars on the road again.

The boring days of winter have gone.


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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2015, 08:48:58 AM »
40°F here this afternoon. I hope the predictions are correct.  :burnout: :wings:
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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2015, 09:13:02 AM »
Bah.  Still got about 5-6 inches of snow on the ground here.   Nursing a wrenched back this morning from all the snowblowing/shoveling yesterday.  Noticed deer in the woods behind my house.  First time I've seen them this close; they usually hang out in the much larger forest about 1/3 mile away.  Might be lack of forage.  Dunno whether to bomb 'em or feed 'em.

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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2015, 09:45:56 AM »
I vote bomb.
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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2015, 09:49:48 AM »
Drunken weather. 10" of snow one day, 60F the next. I make no predictions
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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2015, 12:18:45 PM »
There is no such thing as spring or summer.

-4 C and more snow on the way  >:(

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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2015, 12:57:18 PM »
There is no such thing as spring or summer.

-4 C and more snow on the way  >:(


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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2015, 01:00:51 PM »
Drunken weather. 10" of snow one day, 60F the next. I make no predictions

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I figure there's at least one more frozen precip event and multiple sub-freezing events.
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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2015, 01:06:39 PM »
There is no such thing as spring or summer.

-4 C and more snow on the way  >:(


That's your problem. I'm going for a ride.

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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2015, 01:20:21 PM »
It doesn't look like spring, but it was a beautiful day for a ride

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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2015, 03:51:43 PM »
No salt and sand in Switzerburg?
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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2015, 04:16:24 PM »
The only debris on the roads were were on were rocks and stones that had rolled down the hillsides in the mountains. There were some lovely curves attacked with pleasure today  :D
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Re: Spring is Sprung
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2015, 06:59:49 PM »
Looks close enough for me.
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