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Old 01-02-2008, 03:44 PM
 
Location: Florida (SW)
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I won't show that to my DP or I may never get him to Maine. He is ok with the cold but really nervous about driving in snow and ice! Will just not talk about that and certainly not put that picture on the computer screen for background. lol
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Old 01-02-2008, 03:52 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Fantastic pictures, Zedzul!

I'm wondering how many people in the south are looking at the "white out" picture, and are wondering from what perspective it was taken...lol

It was taken looking precariously out the windshield, while white-knuckling the steering wheel trying to see the yellow lines on the road...or even the road itself!

(It's fun...just you wait, it'll be your turn soon!)
No problems, you can make out the roadway and snowbanks in that picture. Look close they're there! Spend a few hours driving in that mess and those things POP right out at you.

Show of hands: How many of you have driven with the side window down peering through the snow watching the snowbank pass on the left side counting "Openings" to know when you get to the right one to turn down, then count openings to know the right driveway to turn into?

Mines up
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Old 01-02-2008, 03:59 PM
 
Location: Maine
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No problems, you can make out the roadway and snowbanks in that picture. Look close they're there! Spend a few hours driving in that mess and those things POP right out at you.

Show of hands: How many of you have driven with the side window down peering through the snow watching the snowbank pass on the left side counting "Openings" to know when you get to the right one to turn down, then count openings to know the right driveway to turn into?

Mines up
Oh, um, yeah! Every year!!
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Old 01-02-2008, 04:02 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Oh no not every year, only twice in the last 28 years.
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Old 01-02-2008, 04:11 PM
 
Location: On the water in Maine =)
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No problems, you can make out the roadway and snowbanks in that picture. Look close they're there! Spend a few hours driving in that mess and those things POP right out at you.

Show of hands: How many of you have driven with the side window down peering through the snow watching the snowbank pass on the left side counting "Openings" to know when you get to the right one to turn down, then count openings to know the right driveway to turn into?

Mines up
Oh, I can see them, all right....but I also grew up with this kind of weather .
I was talking about our Southern and extreme Western friends...who probably can't see squat there.....lol
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Old 01-02-2008, 05:16 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Oh I know that those of us who drive in it can see the banks. just pointing out that they are there, they can be seen and you can make your way someplace if you have to when you are used to it. When I was in Dallas for a couple of years if there was snow flakes in the AIR, people were going nuts trying to get home before it got too bad to drive.
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Old 01-02-2008, 06:02 PM
 
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Do you know what I like about this winter?



When someone asks me what I'll be doing today.................
...............tomorrow........................... ...........................
or on the weekend........................................... ..............

I can answer............................................ ....................
shovelling........................................ ..............................
plowing........................................... .....................or.....
snowblowing....................................... .....................




This guy hung out in the lilac bush throughout most of the storm.




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Old 01-02-2008, 06:18 PM
 
Location: Glendive, MT
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7th what great pictures--once again! I have never seen a cardinal....ever! I just haven't been fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time.....sweet pictures! thank you!
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Old 01-02-2008, 06:23 PM
 
Location: Maine
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Cardinals are my favorites! Thanks for the pics. I'm using your cardinal shot as a background, hope that's okay.
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Old 01-02-2008, 06:30 PM
 
Location: On the water in Maine =)
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7th, those are awesome pictures!

And that cardinal sitting there so pretty..
It's pretty cool that we get to see these things in our every day lives
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