What Do You Really Hate? (III)

We avg around 250 inches of snow per year but this year the Nino hit and absolutely crushed our winter. Now that Spring is on the horizon its not a good time for 30 more inches, lol.

Oh my, i love St Bernard’s. Ive been wanting a malamute to join our family cuz they are so talkative but as they are twice the size a St Bernard would be twice as cuddly!

When our Argentine Dogo was alive i made every single meal for him, it wasnt cheap and wasnt always fun, especially slipping in drool, but at the time the Royal Oak food he was raised on by the breeders was so outrageously prices that it was cheaper to split a side of beef with my folks and cook for him.

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Love my St Bernard’s. I sent you a DM about the Ginger Snap also

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Just saw that and replied. :slight_smile:

They would do well in this climate up here. Please tell me you have at least considered getting a tiny barrel for booze to go around their necks like on Bugs Bunny, lol.

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Haven’t done that. They don’t like anything around their necks except scratches. And they damn sure don’t like being sprayed with a water hose. I thought I had the Cujo twins on me .

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And most of the time I lay on the living room floor with my arms around them when we sleep. You wouldn’t believe the bond between us when we do that.

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@Ken_O_Where I know you said before, but WHERE are you guys located ?? Up by the Great Lakes ?

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Yeah, i would LOVE to have one join our family. You mentioned cujo, lol, one of the only movies that ever terrified me. Fortunately im old now and understand everything from hollyweird is bullshit.

Im up in the Keweenaw Peninsula, at the bottom. Tons of lake effect snow which means its almost always heavy and wet.

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I had a malamute for about 12 years. He was a great dog. But be warned: they love to run away. I talked to other people who had them and they all said the same thing. They don’t do it to get away from you, they just want to run.
When I got him from the pound he was sitting on top of his igloo dog house in an enclosure that had not only walls but a chickenwire fenced ceiling because he could climb the fence and get out. Apparently, there were some Great Escape fan on staff because they called him Steve McQueen.
He loved to cuddle. It was his favorite thing (besides escaping). He also loved the cat. Would spend hours licking him, much to the cats annoyance.

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ROFL, i love that. We had talked about fencing in an acre for dogs but i aint sure i can go running after one anymore, i might need a lazier breed!

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Well we just got an update:

Southern Houghton County

Severe Winter Storm Warning

Tue, Apr 2, 2024, 8:00 PM EDT

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS

EVENING TO 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ THURSDAY…

  • WHAT…HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12

INCHES, HIGHEST EXPECTED IN SOUTHERN HOUGHTON AND NORTHEAST

IRON. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH, STRONGEST WINDS EXPECTED

ON WEDNESDAY.

  • WHERE…ONTONAGON, GOGEBIC, IRON AND SOUTHERN HOUGHTON

COUNTIES.

  • WHEN…FROM 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING TO 2 AM EDT /1 AM

CDT/ THURSDAY.

  • IMPACTS…TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE. PATCHY

BLOWING SNOW COULD SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITY. THE

COMBINATION OF WET AND HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH HIGH WINDS MAY

CAUSE TREE LIMBS TO BREAK AND DAMAGE POWER LINES. THE HAZARDOUS

CONDITIONS LIKELY WILL IMPACT THE MORNING AND EVENING COMMUTES

ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN

YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

Thankfully im not a few miles Southeast as they are talking up to 27 inches. So if im gone for a few days its because we have no internet again.

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Well shit, we just got added to the 17-20 inch group. With those kinds of winds involved im almost certain to be offline for a bit. Wouldnt even be an issue if it was fluffy snow. I guess bright side is that there is no possible way she can say no to a snowmobile now. Maybe i shoulda put this in What Made You Smile Today…

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Damn bro…Your living in the Ice age over there lol

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Old Mother Nature is just making up for the El Nino that stole our winter, all at once, lol.

Even the main power company, that covers most of the UP, sent out warnings of a possible grid failure. Never seen them do that before. So glad i got a propane genny.

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You all stay safe. Storms have been nasty and more frequent lately.

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Well i just though i was gonna die. Got a hiccup right as i took a big vape and it sucked all the vapor i was exhaling back in. I hate when this happens although only happened to me a few times ever. I was coughing and gasping for air for like 20 min. Starting to subside except for the left over tickle behind my tonsil now that keeps making ne cough. Man that was rough lol

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Man, I hate that. It’s happened to me during the early days of mesh. That was a nasty experience. Hurt from the throat and thru the nose. Glad you got your breath back.

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I know man. That was crazy. It was pretty big here. Things were falling off my shelves

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Lol the emegency alert on my phone is a little extreme

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Here in CA, a 4.7 is just an excuse for the oldies station to play Shake Your Booty by KC and the Sunshine Band.
Of course, you get a little rain and snow here, and everyone is screaming Armageddon…

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True. The news really going crazy with it. Its been on every news channel all day and had the whole emergency managment team on air giving briefings.they even closed the airports Lol. It wasnt that bad but it was pretty cool. Its only the second earthquake here in 100 plus years. The firat one was in 2012 which was a bit bigger. Thats the one that destroyed the washington monument.

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