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Last day of January 2013

Last day of January 2013

Well, this being the last day of January 2013, I thought I’d better give you all an update on things up here at “North Camp.” That was what my late hubby affectionally called our place up here in northern Minnesota, in Angora where we’ve lived for the last 10 years. Guess I spoke too soon on my last blog post from January 23rd regarding the […]

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Coldest Day of Winter 2013!

Coldest Day of Winter 2013!

Well, overnight from January 20, 2012 to January 21, 2013 will go down in my memory as the coldest day of the winter season up here in northern Minnesota. Over the previous weekend, it was cold, but only got down as low as about -22 degrees. But overnight on Sunday and on into Monday, we had about six inches of snow on the ground with […]

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Wonderful Winter Weather in April

Wonderful Winter Weather in April

  Yesterday I was a bit surprised to wake up (at 4:30 a.m.) to Mr. WickerWoman saying that we had over five inches of new snowfall and that it was still coming down! Grabbed my camera and started taking pictures of course. What we didn’t realize at the time, since we were still a bit blurry-eyed and had sleepy seeds in our eyes, is that […]

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We still have at least one month of winter!

We still have at least one month of winter!

  Well, we managed to escape the foot of snow that was forecast for us yesterday, but that doesn’t mean that we are out from under the threat just yet. Right now as I stare out the window and write, the snow is coming down slowly and lightly and the temperature is at 47 degrees above zero, can you believe that it’s that warm up […]

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First sub zero weather 2011

First sub zero weather 2011

When I got up this morning at 5 a.m. to make breakfast for hubby before he headed off for work, I thought the kitchen/living room felt exceptionally cold. Sure enough, that indoor-outdoor themomoter we have sitting on the bookcase read 59° inside and -8° outside! Only has changed one degree from 5-8 a.m. when I’m doing this post. This is our first sub-zero temperature for […]

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