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Saint Fool
10-18-2008, 11:57 PM
I know that there will be more sunny days in the 70s and this is nothing like the dreary January days when it is 34 degrees with a hard rain all day long; and thank goodness I no longer live in Minnesota where March was a penance for sins I didn't even know I'd committed ....

But the first 55 degree day with Poe-gray clouds and that constant gentle wind that makes it feel like it's 40 is just a pain. Especially when the house is filled with leaf-peepers who I told not to come until next weekend. (and they have a teething baby.) Sheesh.

So how's fall in your area?

JLCwrites
10-19-2008, 12:19 AM
Cloudy, rainy and cold. However, the leaves are very pretty here in the Pacific Northwest. (BTW - Posted pics about fall on my blog.)

truelyana
10-19-2008, 06:40 AM
Here it is always sunny when it's cooler, it seems a lot more settled this way too. I love Winter, and its different colours. :D

Kitrianna
10-19-2008, 06:49 AM
Indian summer has passed for us. It was last week and absolutely gorgeous. But after having experienced two winters without snow, I have a new found appreciation for the loveliness of freshly fallen snow. Much better than dreary brown mud coupled with leafless trees and rain. Austin has it's charms, but winter was not one of them.

Popo Agie Flow
10-19-2008, 05:22 PM
32 degrees, not much white stuff remains from last weekend's offering; come on, come on, we need to get with it if we're going to pile up our requisite 250"

Del
10-19-2008, 05:50 PM
I mis snow.

I miss a gentle rain.

I miss clouds.

The sun becomes boring when it goes unchallenged. Every day is the same.

smoothseas
10-19-2008, 06:04 PM
where March was a penance for sins I didn't even know I'd committed ....


lol - and that's exactly why I've expatriated myself to a more agreeable latitude. Was just talking with a Yupper friend this morning, adamantly maintaining that anything below 85 degrees is frigid!!!

Beach Bunny
10-19-2008, 08:25 PM
lol - and that's exactly why I've expatriated myself to a more agreeable latitude. Was just talking with a Yupper friend this morning, adamantly maintaining that anything below 85 degrees is frigid!!!
It is freezing. Okay, 85 is cool, below 80 degrees is feezing. http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f166/dolphindancer/smileys/leukz_nl_bewegende_emoticons_super_.gif

Snowstorm
10-19-2008, 08:34 PM
Fall here is different day to day. It could be 20s and a blizzard howling outside (like last week) or it could be in the 60s and sunny--beautiful (like today).


Orginally posted by soothseas
Was just talking with a Yupper friend this morning, adamantly maintaining that anything below 85 degrees is frigid!!!

Anything over 55 degrees is wasted heat!

vixey
10-19-2008, 09:01 PM
It got close to the thirties last night in our neck of Virginia and we have a freeze warning for tonight. My daughter begged us to turn on the heat. Nope! Just snuggle under the down comforter, honey.

Low sixties during the day means we haven't had the AC on for over a month. I llike the chill and love to have a wood fire. We have a gas fireplace with zero ambiance.

Pagey's_Girl
10-20-2008, 03:20 AM
29 degrees in southeast NY for a low last night. :( I am not a happy little penguin right now...

mario_c
10-20-2008, 07:48 AM
I've been laid up with a cold all weekend. It's not just that it's cold, but the temperature goes up and down so fast your body can't prepare it's defenses. Luckily I have a reserve of tea at the ready, two bottles of hot sauce, Tiger Balm, and a full large box of Kleenex. Bring it, cold!

I'm a skier so I look forward to winter. Unfortunately this winter finances may be a little tight, so 2 days and nights in Vermont look unlikely.

Inkdaub
10-20-2008, 02:43 PM
Fall is...perfect.

In order of seasonal preference:

Fall
Winter
Summer
Spring

Pagey's_Girl
10-20-2008, 04:05 PM
I wouldn't mind fall if it went right back into spring. Think we could lobby to fix that?

Kitrianna
10-20-2008, 06:18 PM
Personally some of my fondest childhood memories are of trick or treating in the snow. Buffalo was great for that! Since Summer here was wet and dreary for the most part, I am hoping for a nice, early snow fall this year. If winter disappoints me, I don't know what I'm going to do...

Beach Bunny
10-20-2008, 06:59 PM
I wouldn't mind fall if it went right back into spring. Think we could lobby to fix that?
Move to Southern Florida. :D Anyplace south of Orlando will do. (My sister-in-law lives in Miami and they don't have central heat.)

Pagey's_Girl
10-20-2008, 09:46 PM
Move to Southern Florida. :D Anyplace south of Orlando will do. (My sister-in-law lives in Miami and they don't have central heat.)

That sounds so lovely right now...

Today's the first day I haven't been able to open the foyer window in the lobby because it's just too cold. (The outer door is seriously drafty, but weatherstripping it would screw up the security interlock, or so I've been told.) Normally, drafts don't get to me, but when I'm sitting in them for an extended period of time it does get a wee bit chilly...

Kitrianna
10-20-2008, 09:50 PM
Thick, heavy sweaters and thermals. They'll get you through anything, including a Canadian winter. :D

Pagey's_Girl
10-20-2008, 09:58 PM
Thick, heavy sweaters and thermals. They'll get you through anything, including a Canadian winter. :D

And then I could surprise everyone with the thirty pounds they don't realize I've lost until spring....hmmmm. Yes, yes, it's just crazy enough to work!

realizes that last sentance was a pretty good description of herself, too...

Kitrianna
10-20-2008, 10:30 PM
:)