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Signed up for the "budget billing level payment plan" for the gas bill. Never felt like I had to do that until this year. Alas, I haven't finished the Christmas shopping yet though.
trinity (Anonymous) says: "ok i am definitely behind on my winter preps already; i've not canned a single wan yet!!! oh horrors!"no wan = no internet
I'm trying to grow out my back hair.
windell - do you have any Green ideas for how we can better prepare our homes for winter?
I've got some inconvienent truth for everyone......there will be no more winters..........ha! ha! ha!
RET: "Preparing? I'm in a state of constant preparedness."... you mean... Kansas? windell: "There is only one king:..[not the burrito king]"... you mean... Elvis?
Nope- only GOD will tell me when its time.There is only one king.....[not the burrito king]
There's going to be a winter?But... but... global warming....
We added several inches of insulation in the attic this summer to help all year round; replaced window coverings with lined, insulated drapes. Usually September is the time to stand outside and caulk the windows and doors, but this August is so cool, we have already started on that. We are trimming trees, helping to keep the solar panels clear, and are stacking the wood for the winter. This is just habit.
I noticed today my undercoat is coming in.
Preparing?I'm in a state of constant preparedness.
Actually, I love winter... the cold... snowfall... wood fires...the fire, without... and the fire, within....
Of course. Kansas can go from 70 degrees down to 15 in literally an hour in a half which can be followed by a blizzard. I've experienced it.From the moment of the last frost until the first freeze in the fall. I HATE winter. I hate the cold, I hate the dark, I hate the wind, I hate the snow, and I hate the ice.Why do I stay? --- My family and friends are all here.
Presently, I'm dissatisfied... working up to discontent....
I'm getting my dog sled team ready even now.
hawklet21, was asking myself the same question the other night when I saw the candy corn. What the heck people can we at least get to september before we start the halloween drive?
actually yes, during school shopping for the kids i bought jackets and gloves and a new cookie sheet and some cough medicine (refrigerated brandy and jager)
winter? what winter we dont need no stinking winter....
SandCo, A buddy of mine was in your spot last month. Pre-paid $1200 for next Winter's propane and hoping it's enough.
12 August 2008 at 11:01 a.m.Suggest removal Permalinkkawryan (Anonymous) says: Isn't that wan canning is all about?ok i am definitely behind on my winter preps already; i've not canned a single wan yet!!! oh horrors!
I had to start last month. Since I live out in the boonies, I rely on propane for heat. The lowest price for propane is usually in July, so I contracted for my winter supply. It's a gamble, though. Last winter I ran out and had to buy more on the open market. That hurt.
Most certainly!I've dug a new sleeping chamber in my burrow, along with a very tricky escape route. I already have food caches buried all over the neighborhood (mostly acorns and pine nuts, but also some choice, meaty fishes and small mammals).Before long, I will need to slow down enough to build up some layers of fat--and I sure hope it cools off soon so my pelt comes in nice and thick like last year.
Christmas is coming to town..........In August.
This reminds me... What the heck is with all the halloween candy at the store?? Already?
"Daytrader23 (Anonymous) says: Waxing my snowboard as we speak."Is that what the kids are calling it now?
gccs14r (Anonymous) says:I'm blowing cellulose, not fiberglas, so I don't have to wear the Tyvek suit. That'll help. I'll probably do an early morning blow, too, which will also be better.There is nothing better than an early morning blow. Makes the day seem brighter.
If you waited this long to prepare for winter, you are already too late. I'm actually preparing for next Summer as we speak.
I'm blowing cellulose, not fiberglas, so I don't have to wear the Tyvek suit. That'll help. I'll probably do an early morning blow, too, which will also be better.
Stocking up on rabbits -- pets or meat, you know.
"I'll be blowing extra insulation in the attic sometime between now and Labor Day."From experience: wait for an overcast, cool (but not cold) day, or you'll be sorry ...
I'll be blowing extra insulation in the attic sometime between now and Labor Day.
Boeing (Anonymous) says:Winter in Lawrence is a joke. I'm from Southern California and I say that. It's all ice, which sucks, but:it's not that badThat being said, I have a one weeks ration of Bratwurst if need be.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------That reminds me of the blizzard of 03 in Denver, What turned out to be a "can I crash here tonight" due to St. Paddys day turned into a snowed in for one week extravaganza at my ex-girlfriends house, Thank god she had a wine cellar and was stocked full of food due to the BBQ she was planning that weekend. Also, thank god her boyfriend was snowed in as well on the opposite side of town. LOL ! Man those we some good times. but after five days you really start to get cabin fever. No matter how drunk you are. LOL
Isn't that wan canning is all about?
I just looked and made sure that my coats still exist.
Goose down insulated thong.
Waxing my snowboard as we speak.
I've turned the AC in the house a few degrees colder to be sure I can stand it when December comes...
"Due to gas prices I'm not having winter this year."After a big spike this summer, natural gas prices are plummeting:http://www.wtrg.com/daily/gasprice.html
"Beer and Cheetos have been restocked."What, no pork rinds? Better hurry ...
yes, i am storing up my body fat for the winter (but I am heart healthy....)
Winter in Lawrence is a joke. I'm from Southern California and I say that. It's all ice, which sucks, but...it's not that badThat being said, I have a one weeks ration of Bratwurst if need be.
Beer and Cheetos have been restocked.
It's August!! It beared repeating. I'll start getting ready when the weather channel tells me about the impending ice storm..not a minute before.
Due to gas prices I'm not having winter this year.
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