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Old 12-19-2008, 09:35 PM   #51
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Burrr! It was 55 degrees today and sunny here in socal. I almost had to put on a sweater. Tomorrow its going to be 62 or so. Winter is great, just have to cut the grass every other week and turn the sprinklers off. I just put 6 gallons at a time in my car, traffic is light most of the time. Maybe have time to play a round of golf in the next week or so. The seat was a little cold today, might have to warm it up with a small towel from the microwave (just a few seconds) should do the trick. No ice yet on the windshield, but i am ready for it. Winter, ugh, may have a little rain next week so i have to keep the coco coming.
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Old 12-19-2008, 09:57 PM   #52
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Ha! I remember SoCal. 360 days of hazy sunshine and 5 days of rain. I remember that the sun wouldn't break through the haze until 10 or 11AM. Is it still like that?
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Old 12-20-2008, 12:18 AM   #53
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Ha! I remember SoCal. 360 days of hazy sunshine and 5 days of rain. I remember that the sun wouldn't break through the haze until 10 or 11AM. Is it still like that?
Lately the clouds have disappeared quickly because they are not from the ocean. when we have a marine layer then it takes awhile to burn off. Its been quite sunny the past few days. Mostly in the spring(June gloom).
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As I was pounding Wile-E through a snowstorm yesterday, pretending he was a Subaru Forester, it occurred to me that half of snowy winter driving is similar to hypermiling, it's all about momentum conservation, trying to keep moving, rolling up to lights so they turn green when you get there..... the other half is pretending you're Colin McCrae in slo-mo

Don't suppose I got very good mileage in that crap though. Was near beaching him a lot, gave up when the thrown up ridges were getting about knee high. Supposedly it was a "drive only if necessary" day, but all my rellys were getting sent home early from jobs/school etc, meaning I had to mount a few "rescue" missions, because they couldn't get their regular rides... don't ask me how that makes sense.
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Old 12-20-2008, 07:25 AM   #55
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Lately the clouds have disappeared quickly because they are not from the ocean. when we have a marine layer then it takes awhile to burn off. Its been quite sunny the past few days. Mostly in the spring(June gloom).
Knock it off or we will fire up the earthquake machine and dump your *** in the ocean!
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Burrr! It was 55 degrees today and sunny here in socal. I almost had to put on a sweater. Tomorrow its going to be 62 or so. Winter is great, just have to cut the grass every other week and turn the sprinklers off. I just put 6 gallons at a time in my car, traffic is light most of the time. Maybe have time to play a round of golf in the next week or so. The seat was a little cold today, might have to warm it up with a small towel from the microwave (just a few seconds) should do the trick. No ice yet on the windshield, but i am ready for it. Winter, ugh, may have a little rain next week so i have to keep the coco coming.
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Old 12-20-2008, 09:24 AM   #57
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I can't wait till it snows. I haven't been able to really play with my 4wd for a while.

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I can't wait till it snows. I haven't been able to really play with my 4wd for a while.

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Whether I'm driving my civic or driving my wife's jeep I don't think I'm gonna be too concerned about FE for the brief half hour that I spend doing donuts in an empty snow filled parking lot
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It's -19 degrees C (three below zero F) here on Vancouver Island now, which is in contrast with the seasonal normal of 5 degrees C (41 F).
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