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Monte Pittman

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10-05-2013 01:16 PM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

In South Dakota, it’s not unusual to get some snow in October. This is a bit much.

Friday morning

Saturday morning can you see the pickup? It hasn’t moved since the last picture

About 7 feet deep in back of the house

Since we expected “some” of this, I set up to pour epoxy on matching coffee tables I am making for a customer. Did I mention that I have a cat?

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 10-05-2013 01:22 PM

GOOD GRIEF! That is way too much snow for anywhere in October. Meanwhile on the east cost we are having record highs. Someone has got to have a chat with Mother Nature.
Keep safe.

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#2 posted 10-05-2013 01:30 PM

WOW. Better you than me!

Too bad about the footprint. That’s why people should have dogs! LOL


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#3 posted 10-05-2013 01:35 PM

Holy cow, Monte.

I’m laughing up here in Canada – beautiful day and the leaves are gorgeous. No snow yet. But it’s coming…

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#4 posted 10-05-2013 01:49 PM

Where I am it will be 90 today and about 60 after the front moves through.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#5 posted 10-05-2013 01:59 PM

Don’t think anyone will be pheasant hunting this week end—too bad! I love SD this time of the year, but that is a little more snow than I’d enjoy. Keep safe and best to you and yours this weekend. Enjoy your shop time.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 10-05-2013 02:05 PM

prelude? I think its here.

-- No craft is very far from the line beyond which is magic. -- Lord Dunsany

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#7 posted 10-05-2013 02:09 PM


its gonna be upper 80’s here.a snow like that would shut the south down for a week.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#8 posted 10-05-2013 02:23 PM

Too much, too soon Monte!
Hope the weather improves for you…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#9 posted 10-05-2013 02:33 PM

Good thing the gulf stream takes that stuff North East. I’m hoping it will miss me. Do you have heat in your shop?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 10-05-2013 03:05 PM

Only heat in shop is when I have someone to talk to! :-)

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#11 posted 10-05-2013 03:08 PM

Makes Louisiana and Hurricanes seem like the better deal. Don’t like that much cold. Stay warm.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#12 posted 10-05-2013 03:13 PM

Yup, winter is just around the corner. The High Temp in Phoenix yesterday was a chilly 89 degrees….
s’posed to get to 95 today, brrrrrrrr.

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#13 posted 10-05-2013 03:16 PM

As much wood as you have…If I remember you were offered a stand of trees? How about a really efficient wood burner? I thought about it and my insurance would not allow it. I also am considered to be w/in city limits. hey ya still have the internet? I’d better not talk to loud. Later!

I think if we’re prepared to hunker down. to much snow is preferable to a hurricane?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#14 posted 10-05-2013 03:17 PM

Time to warm up the snow shovel and the neighbors snow plow. So far we just have snow in the high
country, but that does include a few passes that were requiring chains on semi trucks and towing units.
you might get a chinook next week, or that white stuff might stick around until spring. Are you stocked
up on beer and cat food?

-- As ever, Gus-the 78 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#15 posted 10-05-2013 03:42 PM

Still mighty pretty though.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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