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    First day in a few weeks I have been mobile enough to take kids to the school bus.
    Of course they want it done today....it's only -24 C outside.(-36 with windchill) Nothing like a little frostbite with the morning coffee.

    Hoping cold weather will get people shopping.

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    It was so cold last winter that I saw a lawyer with his hands in his own pockets.

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    Damn cold here in Arizona too! Only got up to 65 today.

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    So not only stuck with our pitiful hockey team in pheonix, now you have the bad weather too huh LOL [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

    It was so cold last winter that I saw a lawyer with his hands in his own pockets.

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    We've got some thermals if you need them:

    Men
    http://www.essentialapparel.com/cgi-...underwear.html

    Women
    http://www.essentialapparel.com/cgi-...underwear.html

    And we ship to Canada too! Our sales show that cold weather gets people to buy thermal underwear - it's great to promote as everyone gets cold.

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    As an avid outdoorsman thermals are well stocked and used by me. Nice part of working in the outdoor industry with my agency is some of my "samples" I get to use.

    WW

    It was so cold last winter that I saw a lawyer with his hands in his own pockets.

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    Theres a really good chance of my husband being posted to Winnipeg next summer!! Is it REALLY so cold in the winter and hot in the summer? Hes telling us stories of flesh freezing, of people almost being eaten alive by mosquitoes!! I'm not sure if hes trying to scare us, or prepare us!!!

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    Hey Lola.
    It is part of the make up of a true Winnipegger. To complain about wether and mosquitos. Favorite and most well worn out phrase is "how about that weather today" It was -36 with windchill two weeks ago, today it is +4 for a high. At least there isn't 3 feet of snow, -30 as a high and a blizzard this December as it was 2 years back. I had to spend some time in hospital, the wife still hasn't forgiven me for having to go out in that weather and having to shovel it all. We also have summers you could die for.
    Mosquitoes? You mean our provincial bird. Large enough to carry away your youngans and small puppies. LOL

    In all honesty I wouldn't want to live anywhere else. Have been here all my life, have travelled across much of Canada and have always yearned to come back HOME.
    A large city with small a town feeling. Certainly there are urban issues as all cities, but Winnipeggers are totally awesome people who would really give their shirts off their backs if need in times of crisis.
    We have world class facilities in the city, and live just outside God's Country. A fisherman's, hunter's, or outdoor's lover has a true nature paradise in Manitoba just outside Winnipeg.
    But the most important part is allows us to raise our children in an environment that allows them to grow up as kids without the paranoia and fears of larger cities.
    I think your hubby was just trying to get a laugh
    out of the situation.

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    It was so cold last winter that I saw a lawyer with his hands in his own pockets.

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    ....it's only -24 C outside.(-36 with windchill)
    - - - - -

    WW- But, it's a dry heat, right? Oh, no, wait, that only works in Texas....

    Honestly, though, Winnipeg is my favorite city, I have a lot of fond memories about that town. Spent every summer there, from '62-'80, and occaisionally still wander back to visit one of 25 or so cousins that live there.

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    You have sold me. How much does the Winnipeg tourist board pay you in commission?

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    A warm 2°C outside but with a cold easterly wind blowing in from Russia.

    A toasty 22°C inside despite pisspoor insulation - I'm a major contributor to global warming I think.

    My book at the moment is "The Worst Journey in the World" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard (who was born in the town I live in), a member of the Scott expedition in 1910-13. At one point he's trekking across the Antarctic to try to collect penguin eggs in darkness for 5 weeks with temperatures as low as -77°C. Now *that's* cold. Best read in a warm bubble bath [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

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    Turns into promotion mode again.
    winnipeg tourist info on google

    Travel Manitoba
    They don't pay me anything Andy, wish they would though.

    As you can see EC has first hand knowledge of it here. Of course he probably moved to a warmer place.
    And they do refer to the colds further north of us as a dry cold [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

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    Wife and I were having a "discussion" last night on heat in the house. Seems my liking for 22 (71-72 F aprox)is way too WARM for here.
    Blaming it on hormones.

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    Made it up there once, during February, for my Uncle's funeral. Don't know how they found the cemetary, shheeeesh, let alone dig a grave. Never been so cold my whole durn life.

    But Winnipeg in the summer rules, as does the fishing!

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    I guess I can't complain about 62°F, eh. Just a wonderful reason for me to move from Toronto to California.

    I always have a fantasy to spend a night at Ice Hotel in Quebec. It looks like fun, but nah... I don't have the guts.

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    Brrrr!

    42 this morning but fortunately it warmed up to 80

    Had to wear a jacket this morning !

    Brrrr... [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

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    i'm dreaming of a white Christmas

    YAY, we are getting some snow and it will be a
    white christmas afterall.

    Only getting a little bit, but from what I hear Buckworks may be doing mucho shovelling a couple hours west of here.

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