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thistlebloom

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Oh believe me, I am in total agreement with that. I will be talking to two of the neighbors about it and see what each wants to do. If they don't want to approach them with a compromise, say 4th of July and New Years only, then I'll be talking to them myself.

I'm looking up our county noise ordinance. But I think it will probably be what you suggested Bruce, def not after 10.
 

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Today was sunny with a high of 32, last nice day for I don't know how long. I guess winter finally looked at the calendar and decided to lower the hammer and snap us back to reality. Lots of snowstorms piled up waiting to roll over us, and the temps are going to plummet to singles and negatives. :hit We've been spoiled with temps in the 40's and alternating snow and rain, so we haven't had a lot of accumulation.

I took advantage of the sun and spent the day outside taking care of snugging everything up. Filled everybody's water, the chickens got fresh bedding and an extra layer of loose hay I raked up from the hay shed. Everyones pens were cleaned. With all the snow coming I won't be able to find any fresh piles out there. I took Lukes blanket off and let him wander around the property. He enjoyed a roll in the crusty snow and trotted around with his tail up snorting and blowing like the big man, Lol.

I have 8 hay bags total so loaded up 4 with Lukes alfalfa and 4 with Syringas grass mix. Now I have 4 feedings for each ready to grab and hang which will be nice if it's nasty out. Huckleberry gets free fed timothy behind a CP, so he just gets a visual check every day to make sure everything's ok in his shelter.

I guess it will be a good time to focus on some indoor projects. Need to get my tax information organized, and sort through my garden seeds. There's some sewing projects too.
 

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Awww, you big baby! :lol:
Yeah and in the summer she will tell us how hot and humid it is and how one really can't work past noon. So we let the southerners tell us about their more temperate climate in the winter and we return the favor in the summer ;)

We had 0°F yesterday. Supposed to make 40°F later. Tomorrow rain :sick and a high of 47°F. Sunday high just around freezing with 1/2" of freezing rain :sick :sick :sick :sick :sick
 

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Yeah and in the summer she will tell us how hot and humid it is and how one really can't work past noon. So we let the southerners tell us about their more temperate climate in the winter and we return the favor in the summer ;)

We had 0°F yesterday. Supposed to make 40°F later. Tomorrow rain :sick and a high of 47°F. Sunday high just around freezing with 1/2" of freezing rain :sick :sick :sick :sick :sick
You guys are all over the place with your weather! Sorry about the freezing rain, I'd rather get a foot of snow.

The up and down weather we've been having has made the snow on our mountain slopes unstable. There was an avalanche at a ski mountain east of us that killed three. They were not out of bounds and there had been avalanche mitigation earlier. So sad. My Kid#1 snowboards in the back country. He does carry an ELT and avalanche poles, and thankfully he goes with experienced friends who are ski patrollers and have avalanche dogs, but it still concerns me.
 

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We Southerners are sissies when it comes to cold and snow! :)
haha you kind of are... LOL I've challenged myself to work/spend time with my horse EVERY week. I did it Wednesday. Temps were 20's. DH says, "You realize the day you choose to work with your horse is the coldest this year so far?" :lol: He agreed though it didn't feel bad.

You guys are all over the place with your weather! Sorry about the freezing rain, I'd rather get a foot of snow.
Me TOO! but we have rain predicted... then freezing rain/ice tomorrow night.... bring on the snow!
 
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