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Life In The Tropics Of Virginia

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by BrotherBart, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    In the twenties since sundown. 24 at 11 o'clock headed for the teens. We are getting a taste of how this winter stuff works. No sleeping in tomorrow morning. Reload time!
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  2. pen

    pen There are some who call me...mod. Staff Member

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    burn'em if ya got'em >>

    No point in being cold
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  3. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    The 30 is rolling. Only regret is not waiting until 11 to do the night load. 79 downstairs and 72 upstairs. Put the load in at nine like usual. Damn, can't sleep till nine tomorrow. Have to get up early like normal humans do. :confused:
  4. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    But these are the nights when I remember those drafts that I swear every January I am gonna fix this summer. And never do.
  5. Mrs. Krabappel

    Mrs. Krabappel Minister of Fire

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    Brrrr. We're hanging out in the balmy mid twenties tonight. No snow in sight :mad:
  6. fossil

    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    Stupid cold here...at least 20°F below historical norms. 20°F's daytime, single digits overnight. This morning was ~5°F. I need a place down south somewhere to spend my winters. H-m-m-m >>
  7. Shari

    Shari Minister of Fire

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    Scoff, scoff......

    Ahem (clearing throat)...... Weather temps like that are kind of normal for us.

    Load on a bed of coals and you'll still be warm in the a.m.

    :)
  8. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    34° here at 1130 pm.
    To start getting colder next week.
    Have been burning spruce during this warm spell.
  9. yooperdave

    yooperdave Minister of Fire

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    Holy cow!! I thought that being a Mod, you never slept!! Then you admit to sleeping late, too???

    Worst part of it all is to here you complain about the cold temps of maybe into the teens!

    Is this the Bart we all know, or is someone else posting trying to make him appear as a softie?
  10. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Always have been a softie. The other guy is my evil twin. >> The pain in the butt is the sunny days in the forties then the drop to the teens. Rinse and repeat.
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    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    I'll take sunny days in the forties...
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    pen There are some who call me...mod. Staff Member

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    Not yet! It needs to stay cold so the damn mud doesn't come back. I want it to go cold, cold, cold, 70, 70, 70, outside.

    No in between!

    pen
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    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    Make you a deal...you keep the cold, cold, cold and I will take the 70, 70, 70.:cool:
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  14. Mrs. Krabappel

    Mrs. Krabappel Minister of Fire

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    You're welcome here but you'll have to clean the grout
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    Delta-T Minister of Fire

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    its so cold here that I had to put on socks that rise above my ankles! bundle up people.
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    No more grout cleaning for me. That's what housekeepers are for. :cool:
  17. Mrs. Krabappel

    Mrs. Krabappel Minister of Fire

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    Oh bring the housekeeper! Solves my problems. It's chilly here though, which doesn't solve yours.
  18. fossil

    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    ;lol Well, she and I get along just fine, so far as our 1/month encounters go (she does her job, I write her a check, we chat a bit)...but I seriously doubt she's ready to move across the country (or anywhere else) with me. She's from Hawaii, and that would make her annual trips to visit family all the more expensive. I'm sure that's the only reason she'd laugh at me, though. ;lol;lol
  19. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Oh no! Not Cottage B again! !!!
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    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    ;lol;lol;lol
  22. Mrs. Krabappel

    Mrs. Krabappel Minister of Fire

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    Dare I ask?
  23. Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle

    Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle Minister of Fire

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    To get this back on track *cough - subtle, like *

    WI in January, been there, done that. 10 years ago. God, it was COLD . Ended up buying Da Dix. I'd do it again.

    I don't envy you, Shari.
  24. webbie

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    Speaking of grout, Martha just went away for a few days and asked me to look at (fix) the shower stall....seems she is always worried about a bit of mildew and discoloration.

    So far I have spent about 10 hours and it will be 13 before I finish.
    :cool:
    Fine detail work with cleaning that grout, the PVC "wood", the caulking, the thresholds, painting (the ceiling and trim in there), etc.....

    Funny thing, it probably won't meet her specs when she returns....
  25. webbie

    webbie Seasoned Moderator Staff Member

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    I was more looking for Hot Springs Lodge.

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