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Hi All ;  
Happy summer solstice 2019!  Lets enjoy our summer while we can... as we all know (game of thrones) WINTER is coming!
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Hooray for the Solstice.

Hard to think it is mid year here at the 2019 PDC with seeing our breath this morning. But the sun going down at 10ish at night definitely drives the point home.
 
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Hi Devin;   Yeah, that's the north west  for you.    We had new white stuff on the peaks yesterday.  I had a small fire last night and relit it this morning.
Have a great time at the PDC!
 
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Yay solstice!

I enjoyed watching the sun rise this morning, and how far to the northeast it rose from my perspective and location on the globe. Observing celestial events as the seasons change and progress us something I really enjoy.

And I wish a happy solstice to all as well! Hope you have a good one!

 
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Happy Solstice!

Plenty hot here!

 
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Happy Solstice everyone!

I'm going to dinner at a friend's this evening, and I'm making Deviled Eggs - the "sunniest" think I could think of!
 
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Happy Solstice to all!
 
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Happy solstice, let the melting begin.
Our temps three days ago were in the 80's and now we are rapidly nearing 100, yesterday it was 98 with a cold front having just moved through.
It's so good to live in the south with the high temps and high humidity, we can sit and watch the new steel rust right before our eyes.
 
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Happy Solstice! Hotter here, to be sure - but, no less WET! I'm having great difficulty getting anything done!
 
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I grew up with high humidity... this is how I felt every time:)  I moved to the north west because of it. I'll take 9 months of winter and mud and 3 months of road construction anytime!
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On another note, the flooding has past and deposited tons of soil, which the good government folks are rapidly using to cover the land fills since they are afraid of the biology of those silt deposits, quite sad to think how paranoid people have to be because of the modern farm method creating such nasty critters in the wash down soils.
It seems that we can only get 10 days without rain, we had a big storm two days ago and all next week we can look forward to more of the same.
I remember when the coming of June meant the rainy season was over until September, no longer is that the case.

To think that back in the ancient times such a flood meant that Egypt would get to eat fresh grain because of the Nile floods depositing soil from up stream. No longer can that be a boon to the farmers at least not in the Americas.

Again Happy solstice to all (as I wipe the sweat from my eyes).
This is the time of year I have lots to do but have to take the work in 30 minute periods with water and cool down breaks almost as long as the work periods.
 
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Bryant RedHawk wrote:On another note, the flooding has past and deposited tons of soil, which the good government folks are rapidly using to cover the land fills since they are afraid of the biology of those silt deposits, quite sad to think how paranoid people have to be because of the modern farm method creating such nasty critters in the wash down soils.
It seems that we can only get 10 days without rain, we had a big storm two days ago and all next week we can look forward to more of the same.
I remember when the coming of June meant the rainy season was over until September, no longer is that the case.

To think that back in the ancient times such a flood meant that Egypt would get to eat fresh grain because of the Nile floods depositing soil from up stream. No longer can that be a boon to the farmers at least not in the Americas.

Again Happy solstice to all (as I wipe the sweat from my eyes).

This is the time of year I have lots to do but have to take the work in 30 minute periods with water and cool down breaks almost as long as the work periods.



I'm about 5 1/2hrs almost due North of you, in Gravois Mills, MO, and I feel your pain - from both the weather and the ravages of time. We (the midwest) need a break in the rain. A couple weeks would be amazing! Hopefully, these longer days will combine with some dry skies long enough that I can finish the coop, to get my pullets housed more appropriately than in my living room! Ahhh, hope springs eternal!
 
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