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BLIZZARD TIP

by kiefer
posted 561 days ago


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woodshaver

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#1 posted 561 days ago

I’m sill smilling! Good one Kiefer! :)

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 561 days ago

Hrck of a blizzard! LOL

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 561 days ago

Kiefer,
This reminds me a time back in early 1970’s when I got caught up in a blizzard back in New England. I was on a highway headed to work during the height of a very bad snow storm. We were all following the ploughs but soon the snow ploughs met their match and everything came to a stop. One plough made a path across the median and one by one we were directed by the state police to turn around and head back the other way. The roads were so covered you could hardly tell were the exits were. I found my exit and was on I-95 when I saw cars coming at me on my side of the road. They stopped me to ask for directions. I told them It’s no use the road is impassable turn around and go home!
When your young situations like this are no big deal but now that I have packed on a few years I’m happy to be free of the flakes!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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kiefer

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#4 posted 561 days ago

Tony
After I posted this I thought how many people actually know what a blizzard is ?
FYI It’s a snow storm that is similar to a dense fog with high wind speed and not the thing you get at DAIRY Queen .

-- Kiefer 松

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woodshaver

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#5 posted 561 days ago

Kiefer,
I would guess that lots of people know what blizzard migh mean but may have no idea what it’s like to be in one! I was in this one!!!!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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woodshaver

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#6 posted 561 days ago

Kiefer,
This was our house in Franklin MA back in 1988 during a storm. We now live in FL.
That’s our oldest son Alan in the driveway. He’s in his 40’s now! Boy do I feel old!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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DIYaholic

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#7 posted 561 days ago

This is a week and a half ago, here in Vermont!

Look out Below!!!
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-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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woodshaver

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#8 posted 561 days ago

That’s some serious stuff coming down off that roof! And to think I just mowed my lawn yesterday!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#9 posted 561 days ago

After I posted this I thought how many people actually know what a blizzard is ?
FYI It’s a snow storm that is similar to a dense fog with high wind speed and not the thing you get at DAIRY Queen .

Well kiefer, I for one know what a blizzard is. I grew up in Saskatchewan. I do however have the common sense to avoid them now by moving to AZ. for the “unpleasant” months.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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stefang

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#10 posted 561 days ago

Funny Kiefer, thanks for the laugh! On a more serious note I recently read a chilling fictitious account based on solid facts and other actual occurrences of a guy who was driving in really cold weather and got stuck in a snow drift. his destination was about 5 miles further on and being in good physical condition he decided to ski the rest of the way. After a series of oft repeated mishaps he was almost dead when they found him the next morning. I guess staying in the car is the best idea after all.

Almost every year some of our cross country skiers get caught in blizzards or just get lost and die, many within sight of a cabin after the air clears and the sun is up. Every year many school classes take a winter trip and they learn how to dig a snow shelter where they can overnight to protect themselves from a storm plus map reading and compass use.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 560 days ago

haha

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#12 posted 560 days ago

Wow, I needed a good laugh and you came through.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#13 posted 560 days ago

When I lived in WY it snowed so bad we had to dig down 6 ft to grease the windmill.

-- Jerry

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Howie

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#14 posted 560 days ago

Was she blonde by any chance?

-- Life is good.

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RonInOhio

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#15 posted 560 days ago

That is what I was thinking. Sounds like a blonde joke.

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kiefer

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#16 posted 560 days ago

Well I hope some of you enjoyed the joke and no it is not a blond or chauvinistic joke I am sure Yes as Tony ,Mike and Paul mentioned blizzards are dangerous weather condition and one should be prepared and act according ,they can be killers .
Tony thanks for the awesome pics you posted .

-- Kiefer 松

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#17 posted 560 days ago

kiefer - thanks for the laugh

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#18 posted 560 days ago

I was in north central Iowa and was about to load the car to head back to Illinois when my father in law said forget leaving for at least two days as the highway patrol had closed the highways due to coming the blizzard.

And about two hours later you couldn’t see the house across the street!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#19 posted 560 days ago

thanks for the smile :-)
take care
Dennis

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