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Thank goodness for sons-in-law

Postby Rambler » Feb Tue 16, 2021 10:07 am

OMG - snowpacolipse. Reminds me of the winter of '78-'79 - the storm that made Jane Byrne mayor.

Dug a small path out to the street this AM. Just enough to get the granddaughters in the house.

Their dad's coming later with his blower to take care of the driveway.

Told my wife last night that it shows how old I am. Back in the day I would have put on my x-c skis & headed out. No chance!
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Re: Thank goodness for sons-in-law

Postby Aux Pleins » Feb Tue 16, 2021 2:25 pm

As of noon today, still looks like the Dan Ryan hasn't seen 1 snow plow or 1 grain of salt..
Nature and shit.
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Re: Thank goodness for sons-in-law

Postby cyanatic » Feb Tue 16, 2021 4:58 pm

Aux Pleins wrote:As of noon today, still looks like the Dan Ryan hasn't seen 1 snow plow or 1 grain of salt..


Great. I wonder what the Edens or the Kennedy look like. I haven't seen this much accumulation since the Snowmageddon blizzard of 2011. And to think I had visions of fishing in February. I don't even know if some of the spots I had planned on going to are even accessible after all this snow. Spring can't get here fast enough.
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Re: Thank goodness for sons-in-law

Postby cletedius » Feb Tue 16, 2021 7:21 pm

Drove from the north side of city up to N. WI today. 41 had a single lane of 2 wheel ruts the entire road to 173. Cross the state line, & its absolutely amazing how the road conditions improve. Why do I ever return?
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Re: Thank goodness for sons-in-law

Postby FishinMatt » Feb Tue 16, 2021 7:28 pm

cletedius wrote:Drove from the north side of city up to N. WI today. 41 had a single lane of 2 wheel ruts the entire road to 173. Cross the state line, & its absolutely amazing how the road conditions improve. Why do I ever return?


Illinois is the pits, Wisconsin is nice, but Florida is looking mighty nice right now!
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Re: Thank goodness for sons-in-law

Postby Lip_Yanker » Feb Wed 17, 2021 6:46 pm

We didn't get but a dusting of less than 3" just 60 miles West.

The 78/79 blizzard was a bitch to shovel for sure. But it was fun to play in afterwards on the toboggan and snowmobiles.


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Re: Thank goodness for sons-in-law

Postby Rambler » Feb Thu 18, 2021 8:59 am

Look on the bright side. Y'all could be living in Texas!

Things are sooo good there these days.
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