Excuse me, but ...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by MissPrissy, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    ... who turned off fall and turned on winter?

    I have both my wood burning stove going and my big wood stove insert.

    The temp is 40 but the windchill is down to 32. When I went out to get firewood it felt much much colder. Not sure how accurite the weather channel is for my area.

    My hose is frozen.

    This is a bit more than frost on the Thanksgiving pumpkins.

    I have been stoking the fires, snuggling with my 2 yr old and considering either lamb chili or chicken stew for supper. I am yet undecided.

    What's it like where you are?
  2. sdshoars

    sdshoars Songster

    May 12, 2008
    this morning it was 22 at my house. we have had snow twice already, and i have had to keep the heated waterers plugged in for the past three weeks. it warms up to about 50-55 during the day, but since i live in the desert, it gets REALLY cold at night! brr!
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    You don't wanna know really. 78 degrees, clear skies, no wind. I can't believe it. It is usually in the 50's this time of year.
  4. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    Well, it wasn't me, but they turned on winter here too. [​IMG]

    I already had a fire this morning and I think I'll have a mid-day fire too....

    I still had tomatoes and roses on the plants. Any ideas what to do with tomatoes that froze green???
  5. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    It's cold here to, MissPrissy. The projected temps are in the 20's for lows and 40's for highs. I always worry about my flock a bit in this sort of weather. My injured turkey was moved back outside last night to the barn. With a light of course but I am more concearned about him than the rest. [​IMG] I was hoping for a nice mild fall and winter. It seems it's not to be.
  6. Dottie Pratt

    Dottie Pratt Songster

    Sep 4, 2008
    Hi Miss Prissy

    It's cold here too.
    Low 40's also 32 tonight.

    Don't even want to go open the coop's. Wind is terrible.

    Can't wait for Spring.lol And it's not even the worst part yet.

  7. blueskylen

    blueskylen Songster

    Mar 3, 2008
    a couple of inches of snow here in the mountains of WV this morning so far - expecting 3 or 4 more thru tomorrow. snow on the trees is lovely, but yuck anyway!

    my mom is coming home from Florida today - she is in for a BIG surprise!
  8. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    We have about six inches of snow on the ground right now (plus the remains of an 8-ft high snowman, now toppled over), and the temperature is barely supposed to eke its way above freezing for the next week.

    Of course,the snow is on TOP of bottomless mud from a wet summer and fall and 1.25" of rain the other day.

    It's starting to feel like a rerun of last winter, which started almost identically...

  9. Daycare Mom

    Daycare Mom Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious

    Apr 9, 2008
    Conklin, Michigan
    It is a toasty 30 already here today! I saw the weather this morning and they had snow on the next 7 days. Oh well the kids will be thrilled.
  10. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Songster

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
    It was in the 30's this morning, but is supposed to be in the 60's this afternoon. That is why I LOVE the south!!! The snow is pretty for a day or two, but I couldn't deal with those long, hard winters.

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