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Thread: first storm of 2012 to the new york area!!

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    Super Member gramajo's Avatar
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    Mar 2011
    Peotone IL
    The Chicago area got 6-8" yesterday & last night. Rush hour was a mess--glad I was off work yesterday and today. After I get the walks and driveway shoveled, I want to work on my 2nd UFO of the year. I'm on here now 'cause I'm procrastinating about the shovelling. Besides, I have to get enough coffee into me so I can function.
    Last edited by gramajo; 01-21-2012 at 05:19 AM.

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    Junior Member HollyDav's Avatar
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    Nov 2011
    Norfolk, MA
    Hi from Massachusetts! I'm enjoying the snowy day too. We have had no snow since Halloween! Plan on quilting a UFO I started five years ago with the new walking I bought with my Christmas cash :-) So happy this snow is happening on a Saturday. Cheers!

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    Super Member Tink's Mom's Avatar
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    chicago, IL
    We just finished with it here in Chicago...not a nice storm...we have 8"...the plow finally went down our street just a bit ago.
    Son was to go to the Blackhawks game last night...took him 3 hours to get there...normally 40 minutes. The Hawks delayed the game for a couple of hours to accomadate the fans during the storm.
    Hubby's place of business sent all the people home early...they didn't want their trucks out on the road...it was too slippery.
    Enjoy the quilting and the pork roast.
    Last edited by Tink's Mom; 01-21-2012 at 07:00 AM.
    Tink's Mom (My name is really Susie)

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    Long Island, New York
    I'm on my own with my kidlet this weekend. DH is out on Shelter Island on a men's retreat. So, we'll be baking some cookies and getting ready for a trip next week and just hanging out. If the snow stops before dark MAYBE I'll shovel...but somehow I don't think so!

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    Power Poster Jingle's Avatar
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    Dec 2009
    Outside St. Louis
    We have only had about 2-1/2" so far this winter. Temps are gonig up and down, hard to get use to the cold for a few days then back up to the 50s. As long as we don't get ice.
    Another Phyllis
    This life is the only one you get - enjoy it before you lose it.

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    Super Member wildyard's Avatar
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    Mar 2010
    Upstate NY, north of Syracuse Area
    We have a total of about 15", nothing to worry about. I'm here on the Eastern end of Lake Ontario in what they like to call Lake Effect area. LOL The winds were the worst, but fortunately there wasn't much damage around this area. It does look funny to see it snowing sideways tho. Staying in with my sewing, DH and my kitty and dog makes it great; add the pot of bean soup DH has on the stove while I sew and you have perfection!
    Linda Wedge White

    I believe UFOs are like scraps, ferns and dust bunnies. Once you get two, they send spores out into the air and more just happen anywhere the spores meet.

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    Senior Member diamondee's Avatar
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    Upstate NY
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    We only got about 4 inches of fluffy stuff! there was someone using a leaf blower to blow it off the sidewalks lol

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    Super Member JoanneS's Avatar
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    AZ and CT
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    I'm enjoying it from Tucson. October's storm in CT was enough for me!

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