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From: Marlene Creech <>
Subject: Re: [S-I] snow, maniacs, and all other sorts of things.
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 20:10:47 -0500
I imagine Linda is ready to return to genealogy, so I'll keep this
short. I hope.
Here in eastern Indiana, we were lucky. 3 big storms in 2 weeks and we
disgusted with the white stuff.. We are running out of space.
We are running out of patience. It is cold all the time, the sun has
covered up for days on end. Maybe a peek for 10-20 minutes and back
again under clouds. We laugh because where my daughter works, if snow
is predicted, the place fills up and bread, milk, eggs and various other
stuff disappears. The registers ring constantly. LOL
On Feb 24, 2010, at 7:41 PM, Sarah wrote:
> We too went thru a great deep freeze in the ice storm of
> 2007................most of Kansas light poles went down broke under
> lbs of
> ice and trees broke down the rest of them.............1600 poles in
> our area
> alone...............you do make do and I know many families who got
> by playing dominos, cards, monopoly, etc.....we melted icycles and
> snow for
> water.......back like pioneer days........good for us.......we had a
> generator for the freezer and ran them 4 hrs at a time......we live and
> learn......just lot of snow this yr. Hang in there...........enjoying
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donna Nichols" <>
> To: "Scotch-Irish list" <>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 10:03 PM
> Subject: [S-I] snow, maniacs, and all other sorts of things.
>> All our snowbirds...and full timers at the UU are Maniacs (yep, we
>> them that...and the nickname suits them.. :)
>> What is happening to a bunch of you is something we dealt with years
>> ago..called 'Cabin Fever', so we can let you all ramble..and then your
>> sanity will return when the snow goes away and you can get out, drive
>> around, walk somewhere, and see something other than falling snow!!!
>> think, we got snowed in and were without power for a week in the
>> a quarter mile hike DOWN to a road that no one could get
>> snow for drinking and flushing (Guess how much snow it takes to flush
>> toilet twice a day..melting it on a woodburner in a bucket), cooking
>> inside the woodburner, having a waterbed that became unuseable...so we
>> moved two trundle bed mattresses into the living room in front of the
>> woodburner and the greyhound curled up between us.. and then getting
>> and discovering our woodpile was running short (it was Friday the
>> 13th of
>> March when the blizzard hit). My freezer was on the carport, so I
>> had to
>> OPEN the door of the freezer to keep things frozen! !
>> We lived above Pigeon Forge, TN..and all the power poles were down
>> our only way out!
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