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Post by mrum on Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:27 am

I was going to complain about the crummy weather lately, but then I checked the weather back home this morning. -42F with the wind chill. I changed my mind.
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Post by CanuckBob on Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:42 am

And the weather here is going to improve significantly in a couple of days.
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Post by Jim W on Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:16 am

That makes Debbie Happy.....she arrives Wednesday. Very Happy
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Post by oncesubtle on Sun Feb 15, 2015 10:29 am

In the off chance Debbie needs a place to stay ... we have a spare bedroom w/ensuite bath if she wishes.
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Post by Jim W on Sun Feb 15, 2015 1:40 pm

oncesubtle wrote:In the off chance Debbie needs a place to stay ... we have a spare bedroom w/ensuite bath if she wishes.  


Thank You Bob. Deb sent you an email.

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Post by Mainecoons on Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:07 am

I'm sick of the cloudy weather too. But on the other hand...

http://www.weather.com/storms/winter/news/arctic-coldest-this-winter-season-northeast

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Post by the virginian on Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:19 am

It was 5 degrees Fahrenheit last night in the WShington DC area, and Leslie tells me that some forecasts are predicting a foot of snow.
We will be lakeside in less than two weeks..yay.

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Post by arbon on Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:59 am

Mainecoons wrote:I'm sick of the cloudy weather too.  But on the other hand...


¿What climate zone did you think you were sold?
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Post by CanuckBob on Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:03 am

Well some sales people claimed it was sunny and warm every day and only rained at night.........jaja. Yeah right!!! The winter months have been getting cloudier, wetter and colder the past several years. Is it a cyclical thing or climate change? Who knows. I know we are getting out of here for a couple of months next winter.
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Post by gringal on Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:18 am

CanuckBob wrote:Well some sales people claimed it was sunny and warm every day and only rained at night.........jaja. Yeah right!!! The winter months have been getting cloudier, wetter and colder the past several years. Is it a cyclical thing or climate change? Who knows. I know we are getting out of here for a couple of months next winter.

Can't say I blame you, but this weather in NOTHIN' like what's going on where most of us came from, so we just keep calling Saul (the wood guy) and having another load brought in for the fireplace. Then clustering around it every evening with the rest of the house closed off.

The trouble is that these houses were not designed to be comfortable in chilly weather. It takes those thick walls a bunch of time to warm up, since the whole idea was keeping the heat OUT. So, those of us who remember CENTRAL HEATING (oh weep) with thermostats and never having to wear heavy clothes indoors are feeling the misery. Based on how much wood we're bringing in this year, the climate is definitely colder than it was ten years ago. Cause? Cyclical or climate change. Nobody seems to be sure.
It would be nice to leave for the beach in mid November and return in March.......but that's not an option for many. Too much stuff to deal with right here. What's funny is watching the Snowbirds trooping around town in shorts and tee shirts.


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Post by Mainecoons on Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:54 am

arbon wrote:
Mainecoons wrote:I'm sick of the cloudy weather too.  But on the other hand...


¿What climate zone did you think you were sold?

????? Read my post, nothing there about being "sold" anything.

What Gringal said is what really long term residents, Mexican and expat, are telling us. It has been exceptionally cloudy here this winter. I have no idea if that is the same observation for where you live in GDL.

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Post by David on Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:17 pm

Who lives at the airport?
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Post by Axixic on Mon Feb 16, 2015 4:02 pm

gringal wrote:
The trouble is that these houses were not designed to be comfortable in chilly weather. It takes those thick walls a bunch of time to warm up, since the whole idea was keeping the heat OUT.  So, those of us who remember CENTRAL HEATING (oh weep) with thermostats and never having to wear heavy clothes indoors are feeling the misery.

What she said.
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Post by viajero on Mon Feb 16, 2015 4:32 pm

Mainecoons wrote:I have no idea if that is the same observation for where you live in GDL.
Arbon lives in Guadalajara?
Hey,arbon,let's get together for coffee one of these days.
PM me.eh.

There's an old saying in Mexico,(Febrero loco,Marzo otro poco).
It refers to the weather during these months.

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Post by jrm30655 on Mon Feb 16, 2015 4:50 pm

CanuckBob wrote:Well some sales people claimed it was sunny and warm every day and only rained at night.........jaja. Yeah right!!! The winter months have been getting cloudier, wetter and colder the past several years. Is it a cyclical thing or climate change? Who knows. I know we are getting out of here for a couple of months next winter.

Try Boston, I hear the weather there is different

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Post by arbon on Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:37 pm

viajero wrote:
Mainecoons wrote:I have no idea if that is the same observation for where you live in GDL.
Arbon lives in Guadalajara?
Hey,arbon,let's get together for coffee one of these days.
PM me.eh.

There's an old saying in Mexico,(Febrero loco,Marzo otro poco).
It refers to the weather during these months.

We have family in Guad' and they skyped us from Durango (internet Café)@ Xmas, they were so cold compared to their home in Guad'.

The Canadian said it felt like 5 degrees *IN* the wifes family casa.
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Post by Flamingo on Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:55 pm

I think the secret may be to get solar + convection electric wall heaters

Envi heaters
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