Category Archives: Weather

Updates

The weather since we’ve been back has been amazingly warm.  It’s nice that we’re having an early spring, but it cut snowmobiling season short, and I only got one short ride in.  Emily rode with me for the first time … Continue reading

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What happens when it’s this cold…

It’s been really cold.  Really, really cold.  Highs below zero for several days with nighttime lows in the 30s and 40s below.   The all-time unofficial low temperature in Embarrass was reached on February 2, 1996 at -64°F. More recently, Embarrass … Continue reading

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Snow

We got some.  It’s hard to say how much because of all the drifting, but it’s substantial.  The plow came this morning and nicely cleared one side of our driveway right to the garage door.  I shoveled away the rest … Continue reading

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What’s happening around here lately:

Chickens are all together in an mostly finished coop, completely with little chicken chute tunnel to get through the fence into the run!  We have a bulb on a timer so we’re getting 5-7 eggs a day (from 11 hens) … Continue reading

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Weird Weather and Long Bike Ride

This morning we all went to Babbitt for a few garage sales and then for a bike ride on the paved trail. There wasn’t much good stuff at the garage sales, but afterward we ate lunch and then went to … Continue reading

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New Sandbox!

There are some old tractor tires out in our field.  Two of them are really big and somebody made them into flower beds a long time ago.  Every time we ride by on the 4 wheeler, I tell Delia that … Continue reading

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Another Glorious Day

Late this afternoon Emily and Delia went for a bike ride while I worked more on organizing the garage.  Henry was asleep inside, but I had the monitor.  When he woke up, I got him dressed and took him down … Continue reading

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Life Is Good

I’m sitting outside on the drive working, Delia is hammering nails, Henry is asleep in the stroller, the chickens are scratching around, Snowy the cat is playing, and everything is great. It’s 50 degrees, only a slight breeze, and not … Continue reading

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Snow

It looks like we got about 5″ as of 7:30 tonight, and it was still coming down. Delia rode her Kitty Cat today and I plowed our driveway with the tractor. It worked out pretty well! I’m starting to get … Continue reading

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An inch

We have about an inch so far and it’s still coming down but not very hard.  They’re saying 1-3 today.  Phew!  That’s not bad at all.

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