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Re: snow


We got about 8 inches of wet snow. There's a layer of slush under it. Gotta get it up in case it decides to freeze to ice under there. Took me about 3 hrs of shoveling this am. I do more shoveling than most people do when I have the time. I did my driveway, my 60 ft of sidewalk and 60 ft of sidewalk of each neighbor to both sides of me. I also do half the street from the centerline to the curb and across the street for the approach to and in front of the mailboxes.

I do my neighbors' walks when I can because sometimes they do mine when I don't have time. I do the street because if I don't the plow will come along and shove a barrier of heavy ice and snow across my driveway. By my shoveling the street snow, he has nothing to push into my driveway, so I won't have trouble getting out tomorrow.

Good exercise too.


Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- From: "Cathy Carpenter" <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2007 11:58 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] snow


We got 3 1/2 inches here, good, because I was driving around
participating in the Christmas bird count all Saturday. The birds,
though had more sense - most of them were hunkered down out of sight!

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Dec 16, 2007, at 6:09 AM, Donna wrote:

Well to those to the east of me, you might want to watch out for this
storm. It dumped about 7-8 inches here and is still snowing. It is
supposed to get worse by the time it gets to you.


  I can't believe our area hasn't been plowed yet.... and add the
30MPH winds, drifting is really becoming an issue already.

Sigh, I have in good weather about an hours drive today...... I am
hoping they will all cancel and reschedule, but it is too early to
know
that yet.


  Stay safe folks!

  Donna

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