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    Default Are you sick of winter?

    I know the most diehard of Mainers love winter and all it has to offer but there are some who are just about giving up on all the snow this winter. Are you one of them?

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    Snow? What snow? We don't have any snow in Maine this year, Haffy! What are you talking about?

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    I thought we were just getting started.

    Snow makes things interesting and levels the playing field. ie many caches are hidden much better and are a challange to find.

    When I fall, which I seem to do often, I seldom get dirty if it is in snow.

    There are a lot fewer bugs when there is snow on the ground.

    Cache in bogs and swamps are much easier to get to when there is snow.

    I like the snow.




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    Put me in the Love-Winter-And-Think-It's-Just-About-Over-Unfortunately category. On the flip side, winter time for me is mostly dedicated to sledding . . . come Spring time I begin to go caching . . . especially since I can't go ATVing with Mud Season.
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    i agree with bruce, BRING ON THE SNOW!!
    Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hiram357 View Post
    i agree with bruce, BRING ON THE SNOW!!

    I agree with Hiram, BRING ON THE GREEN GRASS AND BUGS WITH A SIDE OF SUNBURN

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    Haffy, that's probably not a Maine snowman. There's a lot of Olympia Snow Woman to go around:

    http://bethelmainesnowwoman.com/blog/

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    I have been up and down alot of hills this winter, and loved every minute of it. The snow is beautiful and when the woods are filled with the white stuff, it is so different than in the spring. On a recent trip we saw, "sugar snow". I can't wait!

    Bring on the snow. and the maple syrup.

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    I don't mind the snow, but this is getting a little bit on the tired side. If I read it correctly the other day over 120 inches here in Lewiston.
    I'd really rather not cache, but I am helpless in the grip of my compulsion!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tat View Post
    Haffy, that's probably not a Maine snowman. There's a lot of Olympia Snow Woman to go around:

    http://bethelmainesnowwoman.com/blog/

    AND DO YA KNOW HOW TO TELL THAT IT'S A GIRL SNOWPERSON!?!?!?!....
    Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.

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