OT: Spring (and soonish summer) time!

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OT: Spring (and soonish summer) time!

Postby mira » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:26 am

Kobuk 440 was this weekend and Nicolas Petit wrapped up a nice running season. Ellen King was third, Hugh and Olivia Neff were together and two Norwegians girls Maja and Julie finished as well....and with this I think it's time to say goodbye to this racing and winter season.

Our garden, on Saturday.. I must admit, I'm looking forward to get the grass back, on Saturday and Sunday we had temperatures in 60-70F.. you could almost see the snow melting away.. A fitting outfit for last touches on this season last snowman :D
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..but in in fields headed south the first flowers has start to come! This is spring for me :) (The flower is called hepatica/liverleaf/liverwort and is one of the first to come).
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Re: OT: Spring (and soonish summer) time!

Postby fladogfan » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:17 am

Interesting outfit to wear to make a snowman. :D Nice creative snowperson. Is it a snowwoman?

The flower is really pretty.

We had 91F on Saturday, yesterday a "cold front" came through with winds and LOTS of rain.
Today is beautifully sunny and very windy with temps in 60s.
So nice, won't last, so am enjoying it while I can.
All my children have four feet and fur.
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Re: OT: Spring (and soonish summer) time!

Postby mira » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:54 am

She had a pair of trousers with the dress inside when we started :)

The snow is old and not just wet but totally transformed, so it wasn't very easy to create big snowballs, so we cheated with a shovel :oops: But she actually wanted a pregnant snowwoman (she is very interested in babies at the moment, two aunts are expecting..).

90F in April? Too much..
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Re: OT: Spring (and soonish summer) time!

Postby fladogfan » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:10 pm

Love it, the snow lady that is.
And it was 50F at 7am today :)
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Re: OT: Spring (and soonish summer) time!

Postby mira » Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:53 am

..other news. The health issues that made Sigrid Ekran to skip finnmarksløpet this year is clarified. She is pregnant :) not too surprising after all...
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Re: OT: Spring (and soonish summer) time!

Postby fladogfan » Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:55 am

very good reason to skip a race :D
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