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Good heavens,

We've had snow fall in Kirkland. Three to five inches of snow fell and stayed for several days. The eastside of Lake Washingotn tends to be a little cooler than Seattle, so we still have the snow while the Emerald City is, well, green.

I didn't ride my bike much this week. The cold doesn't bother me and the riding gear is good at protecting me from the worst of it anyway. The black ice on the bike trails is the problem. It is too easy to slip on the tiniest patch of ice and falling on rough pavement with but a millimeter of lightweight skin fabric for 'protection' can be a bad thing.

I'm off to view the extended version of the Two Towers.

Rene

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On November 23rd, 2003 12:45 am (UTC), kightp commented:
We've had tantalizing whiffs of snow on and off the past five days. The ground was white when I woke up this morning, but it may have been heavy frost.

I wouldn't mind a good, fluffy snow that sticks around for a few days; it's been 4-5 years since we had any to speak of.
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On November 23rd, 2003 11:41 am (UTC), perlmonger commented:
Snow Good.

We hardly get snow here in Somerset, just miserable dampness at or a few degrees above freezing which feels a whole lot colder than 10 below. Still, that'll all change if (when?) the Gulf Stream is no more.

Coincidentally, ramtops and I watched the extended Two Towers last night; the extra sections make it work a whole lot better though the mangling of the story lines to no good effect irritates me as much as it did at the cinema. That and Legolas skateboarding down the Hornburg on-ramp and what they did to poor Gimli. I'm not sure the full impact of him asking Aragorn to "toss him" is felt outside the UK though :)
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On November 23rd, 2003 01:55 pm (UTC), marypcb commented:
I think London may be coming up for it's 48th hour of rain ;-)
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On November 24th, 2003 07:08 pm (UTC), ocean_song commented:
Keep warm and stay padded. Black ice is bad! I'm very impressed with your commitment to biking though. Go you!

We've had snow in Marin and in L.A. since you've been gone. I guess its going to be a cold winter.

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On December 13th, 2003 12:50 am (UTC), rutemple commented:
Hey you!
Noticed you mentioned in rowanf's journal and linked through to say Hello!

Washington?!?? How (and when) did you dear ones end up in Washington?

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On December 13th, 2003 04:35 pm (UTC), elimloth replied:
Re: Hey you!
Ruth! *HUGS*

Yes, I am but 15 minutes from the Emerald City of Seattle. The short story is a chunk of the little company I moved to when I left Apple was acquired by Microsoft and so I am here. Actually I am here and there. The airlines like me.

Rene
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