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A Preference in Weather

I will take 26 degrees and snowy over 46 degree and rainy. After our blizzard and lake-effect storm ten days or so ago, just about all of it has been melted away by warm temps and rain. We have a … Continue reading

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2022: Yeah. Glad THAT’s over.

And it is time at last for my annual quiz-retrospective on the year just ending. Let me be honest here, folks: 2022 was, for the most part, pretty much of a struggle. It felt like the kind of year where … Continue reading

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How much sump would a sump pump pump if a sump pump could pump sump?

The title of this post has been in my head for years. I think it came from a comic strip years ago…For Better or For Worse, maybe…. Anyway, let’s talk sump pumps. Well, not quite. It’s more a drainage thing. … Continue reading

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Seventeen years

Gone this day, 2005. I will always wonder what kind of person he might have been. Share This Post

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Goodbye, snow!

A week after our epic snowstorm ended, much of it is finally gone! Of course, we got so much that much of it remains, but what’s left is slowly going away, and I expect we’ll be snowless again within a … Continue reading

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Thankfulness in 2022

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Twenty-twenty-two has not been the easiest year I can remember…but here we are, still gathering. As I write this, I’m on my Second Cup Of Coffee, we have the Macy’s Parade on teevee (it’s WAY better in … Continue reading

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Updates….

First: As of this writing (I’m writing this Tuesday evening, even though the post isn’t going live until Wednesday), we’ve done the major portion of shoveling ourselves out in the important ways. All doors are cleared and accessible; the mailboxes … Continue reading

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Seventy-seven

Oof. WOWWWW! Check this out. Trained spotter in #OrchardPark at 77" of snow from the this storm! #LakeEffectSnow @wkbw #BuffaloSnow2022 pic.twitter.com/o220CSGN0X — Aaron Mentkowski (@AaronCh7Weather) November 19, 2022 I don’t measure our snow, because…meh, I don’t need numbers. You reach … Continue reading

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Fifty-four

At last report, a trained weather-spotter in our town reported snowfall of 54 inches to one of the local news stations. This is what it looked like out my front door this morning: That was nearly twelve hours ago. It has been … Continue reading

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Ambient Noise!

Do you like using ambient sound generators at all? These have been around for years–I remember gizmos you could buy that made “running water” sounds that you could play softly overnight, and as these got more sophisticated you had choices: You … Continue reading

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