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Old 03-20-2018, 10:12 AM   #121 (permalink)
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Happy equinox, everybody!



Equinox on a beach!

I was at a beach this morning! I was walking on the fresh ice that's formed on the river shore in the past couple of days. Holy *$& it's cold for spring around here.

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Old 03-20-2018, 04:09 PM   #122 (permalink)
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It's really cold for this time of the year in Poland also: -5C this morning in Warsaw, almost -10 over the weekend.
But.
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Biking.
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Old 03-20-2018, 04:22 PM   #123 (permalink)
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Similar -12 here this AM.

My rear derailleur cable rusted (road salt) and snapped a couple of weeks ago! I haven't bothered to fix it yet, so it's a 3-speed now. Getting extra exercise, I guess.
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Old 03-20-2018, 05:40 PM   #124 (permalink)
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We had ice days over here last weekend - frost for the full 24 hours; unique in this time of year in Holland. Record breaking.
The last 6 weeks have seen short breaks of nice weather lined with mild to severe frost.

Something else is breaking too - an alarming number of people is ill.
My wifes choir: 18 out of 34 are ill with the flu, plus the conductress!
My daughters class: 16 out of 30 children are ill.
At work almost everyone has been ill at least once, including Erwin who has not been ill for over 15 years.
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Old 03-20-2018, 06:19 PM   #125 (permalink)
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Have you skated on a canal lately?

I skated on the Rideau Canal in our capital twice this winter. Fun.
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Old 03-20-2018, 07:12 PM   #126 (permalink)
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I don’t have skates! Except for the inline wheeler things, but those are lethal on ice and banned since I lost control and landed on my butt 18 years ago anyway.
Took me 6 weeks to recover.

We did have ice and there has been skating in the canals for the first time in 6 years in Amsterdam, but a record number of people went through the ice where it wasn’t strong enough.

I’m not fond of ice but I may make an exception in special cases, like stracciatella, malaga, boysenberry or pistache.
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Old 03-20-2018, 07:46 PM   #127 (permalink)
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Old 03-22-2018, 02:47 PM   #128 (permalink)
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If you can't count on anything else, at least we have planetary alignments.

Enjoy it while you can, I hear 'Winter is coming...'

That Equinox has a nice stance, I see the Buick LaCrosse around here. Same thing?
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Happy solstice!

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Hope everybody's enjoying the start of summer weather up north, or beginning of winter down south.
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Wow!

That's not a Cat! That's a Trimaran ? My goodness, I'll bet that's a Fun boat!

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