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Old 02-05-06, 07:18 PM   #1
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You know it is an unusual winter when...

About 10 minutes ago I heard this squeaking from outside my bedroom window. I ignored it though, and then heard it again. It sounded like many sources.
The source is now known..............skunk.
Every year we have skunks that live underneath our porch, but in February?
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Old 02-05-06, 07:32 PM   #2
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I saw a moth the other day.

They think it's spring. It's feeling that way to me, now I'm adjusting to the warm weather. When winter comes back it's going to seem out of place. This is usually blizzard time for both of us.
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Old 02-05-06, 08:14 PM   #3
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I went out riding the past two days (in MA!). What's up with that? I hope the mosquitoes think its spring, come out too early, and get killed off by a March cold snap...
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Old 02-05-06, 08:24 PM   #5
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Pollen is a problem here.
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Old 02-05-06, 08:58 PM   #6
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About 10 minutes ago I heard this squeaking from outside my bedroom window. I ignored it though, and then heard it again. It sounded like many sources.
The source is now known..............skunk.
Every year we have skunks that live underneath our porch, but in February?
hmmm...time to break out the Air rifle.
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Old 02-06-06, 01:52 AM   #8
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Unfortunately for me personally, this is a perfect winter

But to tourist, its the best winter ever (statistically, we are close)...

Unfortunately...its the truth, PURE unadulterate powder measured in feet....arg...
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Old 02-08-06, 06:00 PM   #9
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I saw a special on a http://video.msn.com about powder snow and how somebody in MN was using it to keep the skiers happy.
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Old 02-08-06, 07:35 PM   #10
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There are plum blossoms open on the south end of Vancouver island.
Did my spring brake\drive work today, tommorow -a nice 2+ hour ride.
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About 10 minutes ago I heard this squeaking from outside my bedroom window. I ignored it though, and then heard it again. It sounded like many sources.
The source is now known..............skunk.
Every year we have skunks that live underneath our porch, but in February?
Last weekend (saturday I think) was in the 50-60s and sunny. In Boston!, In January! oh, and birds were singing (it felt like mid to late spring).
Its been an extremely mild winter so far.
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Hey phantomcow2,

Dunno' about New Hampshire, but here in Occupied Virginia, skunks are the first mammals to emerge from hibernation, usually by the end of January. Cool fellas, skunks. If you've ever been sprayed by one, you understand "chemical warfare". . .it'll bring up last Thursday's dinner.
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we had nice mild weather... now it's cold and dry but there's almost no snow left on the ground. Yuch.... i hate it. The groundhog said early spring, though.
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when you're out cycling 3-4 days a week in January and February
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Old 02-11-06, 03:48 AM   #15
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What mild weather are you talking about?


Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport
Last Update on Feb 11, 3:51 am EST


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-18°F
(-28°C) Humidity: 73 %
Wind Speed: Calm
Barometer: 30.01" (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint: -24°F (-31°C)
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More Local Wx: 2 Day History:


I did see a flock of geese flying north two days ago very strange for the first week of Feb.
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now i hear there's a big storm headed to the east coast.....
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Old 02-12-06, 02:07 PM   #17
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now i hear there's a big storm headed to the east coast.....
Now it's here. See my thread "White out" it's a storm alright!
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Old 02-12-06, 03:43 PM   #18
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yeah, its odd. Its spring like one weekend. Then the next weekend there is a nor-eastern throwing 10 inches of snow on you!
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