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Wow. It's cold, but the sun is shining!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Mahonri, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop

    I had to move my chick brooder to under the back porch so they wouldn't get wet.

    This means cleaning the coop on Saturday, it will be a MESS.
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2010

  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    It's raining pretty good here already. Temps are 40 right now so it could be snow any minute!!!
  3. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    KCBS was all a buzz about the 3 storms coming at us over the next week. One after another for a LOT of rain and a bunch of snow in the mountains (which will be good since we're on year 3 of a drought).

    Tomorrow I batten down the hatches (and I have no idea what that means!!!) [​IMG]
  4. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Songster

    Jun 29, 2009
    Is THAT what made a cloud here today???
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:LOL!!! Batten down the hatches comes from the way back machine. It is when they had to tie their windows shut when it stormed.
  6. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    I thought batten down the hatches was a nautical term.

    No matter what that looks like trouble on the way.
  7. greathorse

    greathorse Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    Northern Colorado
    our weather man here in Denver indicated California may be in for the most rain since 98 ten years yikes

  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:It started out nautical, but was quickly used throughout the stormiest parts of the US way back in day when streets were dirt and sidewalks were wooden planks.

    ETA: I was trying to keep the answer short. I could probably tell you how it all went down. My son is the BIGGEST history buff on this planet and I have learned a boatload of information from him.
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2010
  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    I wonder if we'll get anything at all,, we've had more snow days than we have had in over 30 years, but it melts off fast. We still have snow on the mountain peaks that is 6 weeks old, that is unheard of here!
  10. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Songster

    Apr 19, 2009
    Rayne Louisiana
    It has already rained here enough...good luck yall...

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