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Its a snowy One

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by katwillny, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. katwillny

    katwillny Guest

    My boss sent me home early today since it was going to get bad tonight. Well I'm really glad he did. Its coming down hard outside. Its blowing everywhere and its 28 out. Glad to come home to two stoves doing their thing. Nice and toasty.

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  2. Stax

    Stax Minister of Fire

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    We're getting....wait for it...wait for it...more FRIGGIN rainnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn!!!
  3. katwillny

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    Yea Stax it has rained here a lot too. I like seeing the snow and taking the kids to play in it. But its been warmer than usual lately.
  4. Stax

    Stax Minister of Fire

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    Kat, that's all we get anymore. Such a bummer.
  5. corey21

    corey21 Minister of Fire

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    Glad to hear that your staying warm.
  6. charly

    charly Guest

    It's starting to snow here as well,,, the Fireview and the Esse are just cruising along.. what a nice feeling to be burning wood, knowing no matter what the weather brings,,, we'll be warm... We're looking to get 20 inches here in the mountains. They're saying we could see 3 inches an hour at times... along with high winds... I'm expecting white out conditions for a while..
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  7. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    I won't even be leaving NYC until nearly midnight tonight. . Its all rain down here, but Mrs. Flatbedford says it is still snowing at home. She will keep the home fire burning. I hope th eneighbors don't mind if I fire up my Christmas present when I get home.
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  8. wingsfan

    wingsfan Feeling the Heat

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    Here in central Michigan, we have about 5 on the ground from 1-6pm and they are saying prob;y 3 more overnight. Been waiting for some snow for the 4wheeler.
  9. Oldhippie

    Oldhippie Minister of Fire

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    Wednesday night, 8:40PM, snowing lightly here in north central Mass. 27'F but it feels colder. Only the Acclaim going in the family room, as the wifely unit has converted the top of the monster in the living room into a religious display. But all will be back to normal after New Year.

    We are supposed to be getting 12 inches then turning to rain mid afternoon tomorrow. I've got the Ariens in the garage which is totally up to the task at hand.
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  10. Pallet Pete

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    Its a good feeling when you see the snow then your amazing stove fire and think ha-bet the neighbors are cold then realize your there fall back plan in case of a power outage then realize you can only fit 10 then realize you cant cook for everyone then realize they have babies then realize they have pets then realize....... !!!


    Ok seriously glad you got home safe ! It is snowing pretty good here now and the wind is really whipping it up.

    Pete
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  11. suprz

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    Snowing hard and fast here now...about an inch of the wet slushy slippery stuff so far. Just got back from driving in it....I love my jeep! The house is nice and toasty at 72 degrees, just letting the stove die down for the night
  12. katwillny

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    Good Lord thats a lot of snow. I have been asking for snow and now we are getting it. Just came back in from shoveling the snow and ice. Its 26 out and Ice is falling, came back in and it was soooo nice. best feeling to see my family hanging by the stove watching tv and eating cookies. something very quaint about that picture. Nothing says holidays and winter like the sight of kids intently watching tv and eating home baked cookies. Call me old fashioned but it makes me feel real good to see my kids doing what I only saw on tv and books as a kid.
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  13. charly

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    I remember in 2010 when we lived in Berne, NY,,,we got like 55 inches of snow in two days. 100_5170.jpg 100_5177.jpg 100_5179.jpg 100_5183.jpg 100_5184.jpg 100_5188.jpg 100_5190.jpg
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  14. katwillny

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    Beautiful room Hippie.
  15. eclecticcottage

    eclecticcottage Minister of Fire

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    Nice cub cadet!! We've been stalking a Gravely with a snow thrower attachment but it's a sticky situation involving neighbors and estates...I really wish we would have gotten it kicked over at least at this moment, lol.

    Snowing here. NOTHING but goverment offices close for anything short of feet of snow here so I left work at my normal time and will be going in tomorrow...much rather be tending the stove!

    It is a good feeling to be heating the place with wood. Neighbors do too, so we're not anyone's back up plan either :D
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  16. Pallet Pete

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    Three of mine use wood and only one full time so we become the backup plan sometimes I love it though its fun !

    Pete
  17. katwillny

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    Im the only one of the 4 houses that burns wood consistently. My neighbor to the right occasionally burns his fireplace just for ambiance.
  18. Flatbedford

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    No other real wood burners near me. But there are quite a few generator owners. My neighborhood had an extended power outage over the last two Halloween weeks.
  19. Wood Duck

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    We have about six inches on the ground here in central PA, and something that seems like sleet or freezing rain is falling. They are calling for us to stay on the snow side of the snow/rain line. I am burning our best very old Red Oak firewood.
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  20. Oldhippie

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    Thanks Kat, it's been home since '79. I think there's going to be a Fireview where that Garrison is sometime in the future.. but that one keeps us warm on the coldest of days. I've got a older VC Resolute Acclaim in the family room/finished basement that I keep cruising 24X7 and that does the trick for all those days over 20'F.
  21. remkel

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    We have a lot of pellet stoves in the neighborhood. I believe me and one neighbor with a wood boiler are the only two wood burners left. I have a generator, but it is good to know that I do not absolutely need it to keep the house warm.


    Edit: oh yeah, it's snowing here too. The kids are ecstatic!
  22. webbie

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    A couple inches here already - forecast calls for a few more but then perhaps a mess of ice, rain and snow on thurs.
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  24. katwillny

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    You can keep your mud BB, our NYC snow is pristine white. Lord knows we have had enough mud up here.
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  25. charly

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    11 inches here as of 8 am and still snowing away....Chickens will need their snowshoes today:)
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