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neelyrc

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St. Patrick's Day Drive
« on: March 18, 2018, 02:00:18 »
Rain and fog in the morning but nice Spring sunshine in the afternoon here in Alabama.  Just right for a late afternoon drive. Dunkeloliv may not be quite the right shade of green for St. Patrick's day but it is the best I can do. 8)   
Ralph

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Re: St. Patrick's Day Drive
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2018, 04:08:24 »
Ralph,


Sounded like a normal Irish morning, rain fog, maybe not cold enough.  ;D 


 Nice.
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Re: St. Patrick's Day Drive
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2018, 04:56:01 »
She looks pretti fine to me Ralph :)

still snow on the ground here and streets need a clean up later around April before I take mine out for a spin.

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Re: St. Patrick's Day Drive
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2018, 12:49:39 »
man thats a good lookin' car!!

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Re: St. Patrick's Day Drive
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2018, 13:16:35 »
man thats a good lookin' car!!
Charles, I was sitting here thinking that exact same thing.

Ralph,
We still need a few more good rains to get the salt off the roads before we can drive.
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Re: St. Patrick's Day Drive
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2018, 19:37:02 »
I am not ready yet.
Probably 2 more months
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Re: St. Patrick's Day Drive
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2018, 01:52:37 »
Wow, that is some serious snow! 

Contrary to popular belief we do get a little snow here on rare occasions.  This winter we had two. "The big one," this year for us was six inches on December 8.  Fortunately it lasts only a day or two and no salt is used except on some major routes.  We therefore miss little driving time.

Wishing you an early Spring and a quick thaw!

Ralph

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