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  1. #1

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    So as everyone knows or if they haven't heard I have horrible news. That pesky groundhog in PA predicts 6 more weeks of crappy winter. And as we are only just getting past the halfway point of everyones favorite season, I figured we could have a place to vent about it. I am sure the kids are enjoying all the snow days but just got me heating bill for the last month. The electric bill alone was triple my 12 month running average .

    At least this last blast swung south of us, but what I wouldn't give to have at least 2 days in a row when the temp never drops below zero. But we are experiencing one of the top 10 coldest winters on record for up here.

    so what gripes do you have so far this year.
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    I feel for you. hating winter is one of the main reasons that i left the north.
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    Living in the same area as that pesky ground hog! Snow storm coming in at midnight then another on Sunday. As soon as the hb can retire we are out of here!!!
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    My daughter has had a bunch of its too cold to go to school days. Too much snow. So far our heating bill has only been 80 over normal, but the one for the super cold streak hasnt hit yet.

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    I don't usually hate winter, but too many days without seeing the sun does make me grumpy. And THIS winter, we never seem to see the sun, and it just keeps snowing, and snowing, and snowing...I hate shovelling!!!

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    Expecting a snow day here in MA tomorrow, and so far it looks like next Monday will be another. If I didn't have two small dogs to walk, I guess I could take it a little better just watching out my windows. But the smaller dogs don't seem to hold as much as the bigger ones! And as much as they want to (have to) go out, with the temps we've had, their poor little paws freeze and I find myself walking two 3 legged dogs from time to time. I feel so bad for them, but I can't do the bootie thing - they wouldn't stand for it.

    I don't drive in the snow and have plenty of personal/vacation time to take as necessary. One more year to retirement and I won't have to worry about that anymore. But just wanting to get out for anything - shopping, visiting friends, etc - is horrible when there's a mountain of snow and it's freezing.

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    I moved up north when I didn't have a choice in the matter (I was still in school and my mom moved us up north so she could be closer to family etc) problem is I never left even after all these years. I just sort of settled in, my wife though while loving the warmer climates can't handle large cities well. And moving kids / careers is even harder. So here we stay until the kids are out of school at least I think. I am moving to a warmer and more mild climate when it is time to retire. Unfortunately that is still 30 years away.
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    I'm tired of winter, too. It's gonna be below freezing AGAIN Friday morning

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    Here is the "local" weather for my neck of the woods for the city anyways...

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    Quote Originally Posted by FrozenTundra View Post
    Here is the "local" weather for my neck of the woods for the city anyways...

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    Can't be...those are soccer scores, or something...maybe some kind of Olympics stats (?)
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