Ice & frozen ground still, but a short sleeve day :)

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by bogydave, May 8, 2013.

  1. bogydave

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    Mts looking good,
    Ice on the N side of the stacks is melting
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    Any day in Alaska with short sleeves is a good one! Enjoy the fair weather my friend and have another moose burger!;)

    Dang, I love it when your pictures show the mountains!:)
     
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    Gorgeous up there, hopefully one day i can make it that far north
     
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    Short sleeve weather here too but I had long sleeves on this afternoon......cut and hauled home a nice truck load of ash. Wife says I thought you weren't bringing anymore home.....sorry honey I had to succumb to my illness I'll check myself into woodcutters anonymous. She said I still love you.
     
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    Its definitely on my bucket list ...Someday....
     
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    I don't know how warm it was but I have the feeling I would not consider it a short-sleeve day... :oops:
     
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    56° & sunny.
     
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    Clear day , sun hitting the north side of the stacks.
    Some cool shadows & color changes from the earlier AM pics .
    Mts look closer with this sun angle
    9:20 PM
    Birch:
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    Spruce:
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    13/14 wood:
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    Overview of the CSS wood:
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    Was 60* for a few hours. Now it's 45* though it's about 10:30 and the sun is starting to set. 45* is "almost" sweatshirt weather, all depending on what I'm doing.

    And Dave I swear you put "Mts" (whatever the hell that is?) just to piss me off!:mad:
     
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    Stacks lookin' great, Dave.
    If I was working up a sweat I might peel down to a tee shirt at 60... :)
     
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    Damn, Dave, awesome stacks! Love the woodshed. That view still impresses me each time you post one of it. Do those mountains stay snow covered all year?
     
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    Some years there's a week or 2 in mid August that all the snow is gone.
    Heavy snow this year, probably be snow up in some places all year this year.
     
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    Hoping you post some pics as the snow line moves up.
     
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    They usually are green toward the middle of summer, though I have been up in some of the mtns and have found several feet of snow still, just couldn't see it from the ground I guess.

     
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    That is a cool shot. Curious to see if the snowpack will stay all summer. Thanks for putting up the pic.
     
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    Definitely different from what we have in NY. AK is one place on the bucket list.
     
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    And to think I opened my pool up today...contemplated the first dip but 58 is a bit too chilly
     
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    Dave, it seems some of your air is coming our way. Temp at 81 today and tomorrow forecast a high of 47 with falling temperatures. This does not look good for the apples and other fruit trees. Not many times we don't get apples 2 years in a row but maybe this year. We'll see. I think our low forecast for this cold spell is 30.
     
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    Also I hear honey bees are few & far between this year.
    Hope they get/got pollenated before the cold snap hits.
    They might handle 30° for a few hours, much colder could be bad.

    Forecast for 59° today, don't think it's gonna make it.
    Was goona let the stove go out, may have to add wood ,
    54° & cloudy, to be 39 tonight. :confused:
     
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    That is the sad part. I've seeing very few bees this year.
     
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    It's almost 60* here in Palmer.
     
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    Heading to Alaska in June, for two weeks of fishing and general bumming around!
     
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    Dave, maybe someone's asked you already but is this a bad time of year for biting bugs? Do you have a lot of flies and mosquitoes in your area? just wonderin'....
     
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