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Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) #643699
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Its warming up in Northeast Iowa. This morning we had an all-time record low for any day for the Waterloo area, -34 degrees. Decorah, Iowa was at -40 degrees this morning. I did not want to know what the wind chill was. I fell the the warmth moving in, it is only a -14 degrees right now. I wonder if the soundboards are drying out a little. More tunings down the line.

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Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) #643700
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For the record, Global Warming doesn't mean that every place on earth is suddenly warmer. It means that there will be greater fluctuations between the extremes.

Which is kinda what we're seeing right now. These are some of the coldest days in decades.


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Do you guys remember the post where I was blowing the cold air south???? Well? It took a while but, it worked!!!!!

It's so cold out there right now that my dog doesn't even like it!

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I was just thinking, I'm glad I'm not a nudist!
If any nudist colonies are religious, they are sure to turn into atheists in the wintertime.
Well, I'm glad we went to NAMM just in time.
It was 82 and sunny today. Staying here through Monday, by then Southern Florida should have warmed up again.

Was taking to the folks from Jansen today, they said it was 18 degrees in WI today (without the wind chill factor).


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Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) #643702
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Lucky! Here's my weather. Note the first line.

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?map.x=149&map.y=160&site=grr

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -14. West southwest wind around 8 mph.

Let's trade places! [Linked Image]


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Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) #643703
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Jerry

you sure? It is -14 down in Ft Wayne right now!

Just got back from playing a few holes of golf with the missus this afternoon. Kinda chilly toward the end - about 70 today mid-afternoon.


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Here in MN, It may be cold, but it won't stop me from thinking warm or grilling.

Lunch ended up rare / med rare.
somehow I'm sure the air tempature helps. smile


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Well, the cold weather has hit us here in Florida, too.

I'm chilled tonight! The temp is down to 52 degrees. Brrrrrr. smile smile

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laugh :p


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Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) #643707
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Well, the cold weather has hit us here in Florida, too.

I'm chilled tonight! The temp is down to 52 degrees. Brrrrrr. smile smile
:p Typical Floridan. laugh laugh


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Here in MN, It may be cold, but it won't stop me from thinking warm or grilling.

Lunch ended up rare / med rare.
somehow I'm sure the air tempature helps. smile
Hey, at least you've got some way to warm your hands. laugh


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<img src="http://www.pianoworld.com/Uploads/files/grilling1.16.09.jpg" width="320" height="250">

Here in MN, It may be cold, but it won't stop me from thinking warm or grilling.

Lunch ended up rare / med rare.
somehow I'm sure the air tempature helps. smile
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Hey, at least you've got some way to warm your hands. laugh
Yeah, and that's his kitchen - I'd hate to think what it must be like outside! laugh


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it was about about 0 on the home themometer, -9 with windchill.

as you guessed hand warming is easy.

dishwashing is another story.


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Na, you should just throw 'em out... laugh laugh


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Toss them in the microwave, go outside, freeze yourself and then come in for a nice warm booger, er, burger. We got about another 6 inches or more yesterday.


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ALERT! ALERT! ALERT!
It was 48 degrees in Ft. Lauderdale last night!
Brrrrrrrr ... I had to turn on the heat again!

Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) #643714
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Yipeeeee! You got it too! 0 this morning here. 12 degree's now.


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Right now it's in the upper 30's. Tonight supposed to be in the mid 20's with snow showers after midnight. Jerry, you really, really put the jinx on me weather-wise. I can hear you snickerin'....stop it!!!!!


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ALERT! ALERT! ALERT!
It was 48 degrees in Ft. Lauderdale last night!
Brrrrrrrr ... I had to turn on the heat again!
laugh laugh Typical Florida behavior...temperature goes below 50, and the heat goes on. :p


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Yeah, ya big babies! laugh


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