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    Knowing how John hates winter I just wanted him to know it ain't all peaches and cream here either. The pool has only gotten into the 8o's twice so far this year.
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  • #2
    Was in a friend's pool yesterday and the water was 91.

    It was cooler on the pool deck with the evaporation--even thought it was 97 here yesterday.
    Jim
    When looking at the clock at work--the correct time is:
    Too early to leave, too late to call in.

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    • #3
      The ocean by me is still in the low 60's. We took the boat over to the beach last sunday first time out this season.
      Rolf
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      • #4
        G'day Rob,
        I'll be thinking of you blokes when it snows over there.
        I'm getting sick of scraping frost of windscreens.
        If you can find a spot to stay out of the wind the days are pretty glorious, sunny and max of between 14 and 20c, but that bloody wind is lazy.
        Regards
        John
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        • #5
          Originally posted by Rolf View Post
          The ocean by me is still in the low 60's. We took the boat over to the beach last sunday first time out this season.
          know what you mean. I'm a little over a mile from Lake Champlain and I'll bet a bundle it's NOT 80F We used to joke about NNAP syndrome in the lake.
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          • #6
            Heat wave here right now and the pool is hot like crazy
            Diane
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            • #7
              +12.1C (low fifties) here tonight. Up in the mountains some lakes are still mostly covered with ice. No problem with too hot water! ;-)
              Ivar ("treslakter" - read as "woodbutcher")

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              • #8
                BTW guys these views of Lake Chaplain is the West channel Between Valcour Island and NY. It is also the exact site of the first American Naval battle. The green American fleet under the command of Benedict Arnold got it's butt kicked by the British under General Schylur
                They quit the fight at sun down to be finished in the morning. Not wanting to over do on a good thing left during the night. Ben scuttled a couple badly damaged gun boats off what is now Schylur Island, six miles south of the battle sight. Pressing on the Brits caught the fleet at Split Rock took the boats and put everyone ashore and the walked back to Fort Ticonderoga at the tips of Lake Champlain and Lake George.
                If you use Google earth search Valcour Island
                Sorry for running on and please watch your step as you disembark.
                Thank you for using Tour by Oily
                As a side note. notice the signage on the boat launch. I think it doubles as an evolution reversal water entry point.
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                • #9
                  One more shot of Valcour battle site looking north from Port Kent Ny. 5 miles south
                  The others are of Cumberland Bay Battle of Plattsburgh and we kicked butt!!!
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                  Not be from Lunch.

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                  • #10
                    John B,
                    Any homes for sale nearby? I could use a winter home when it's summer here.

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                    • #11
                      this is for John B

                      thanks for sharing.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by woodsman View Post
                        John B,
                        Any homes for sale nearby? I could use a winter home when it's summer here.
                        G'day Woodsman,
                        Plenty of homes for sale. the average price in Kalgoorlie is about $350,000.
                        I have had to scrape ice of windscreens for the past 5 mornings. Come on Autumn, a glorious time of year and a chance for me to thaw out
                        Regards
                        John
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                        • #13
                          Price is a little on the high side since I only want it for about 4 months out of the year.
                          If it were 1/2 that I would be on a flight tomorrow.

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                          • #14
                            Oh the agony!!! Pool water only 90, while the air temperature only 92. Far too cold to go swimming here...Over to Myrtle Beach in late February, went wading on the beach until my feet turned blue--about 3 seconds. There was a group further up the beach swimming--those were the Canadians. On the darker side, I lived in New York State, about 20 miles from the shores of Lake Erie, where the snow flies 11 1/2 out of 12 months, for 60 years. I wasn't born in the south, but I got here as quick as I could!
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