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Old 03-06-2005, 09:47 PM
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I remember about 3 years in May, the middle of May, we received about 3 inches of snow. I was so made, because the weather was in the high 70's, so I thought that I would put down some annuals early, big mistake. I ended up losing approx $300 worth of annuals at one customers house.
I remember that, I think down here that year we had snow as late as April 11th. About 4-5" heavy wet sloppy crap.
Most people had there v boxes out of there trucks, so they where speeding salt with walk behind spreaders,lol. I still had my spreader on, and made out good doing side work just spreading salt after my route was done
Hopefully not this year! I already have crocuses coming up near the hose
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Old 03-06-2005, 09:47 PM
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troy, i dont know about 3 years ago...but last year (my first year), i got a client on 4/27 - first client, first job. Ever....

then i went to cut his yard again on 5/4 (the next week) and it was snowing when i was unloading the equipment....it was the weirdest thing ever. it was just flakes for 15 min coming down, but still, there was snow in the air....
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Old 03-06-2005, 09:50 PM
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thats Michigan weather for you. When my wife moved her I had to explain to her how the weather changes from the lakes. She just looked at me like I was crazy, until a bright sunny day turned into a snow storm
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Old 03-06-2005, 09:52 PM
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So tiedman, what was the email that you sent me it looks as if i did not get it?!
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Old 03-06-2005, 09:57 PM
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ah, don't worry about it now. It was nothing.
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Old 03-06-2005, 10:00 PM
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ok, sorry i did not get it don't know what could have happend.
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Old 03-06-2005, 10:16 PM
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don't worry about it. My server has been acting up lately, so maybe it was my fault
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Old 03-06-2005, 10:23 PM
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man, your percentage moves up and down just like the michigan weather...hehe

i moved here from Florida. lived there for 8 years. in florida during the summer....the you wake up to a perfectly blue sky, kinda like yesterday and today here....then at about 12-2 pm, it turns into a black rain storms. it rains for 15-20 min and then it's cloudy for the rest of the day.

you can almost set your watch by those storms....crazy.

when the rain stops, you can see the steam coming from the asphalt and the concrete. you feel like you are in a sauna.
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Old 03-06-2005, 10:35 PM
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man, your percentage moves up and down just like the michigan weather...hehe

i moved here from Florida. lived there for 8 years. in florida during the summer....the you wake up to a perfectly blue sky, kinda like yesterday and today here....then at about 12-2 pm, it turns into a black rain storms. it rains for 15-20 min and then it's cloudy for the rest of the day.

you can almost set your watch by those storms....crazy.

when the rain stops, you can see the steam coming from the asphalt and the concrete. you feel like you are in a sauna.
I actually will probably decided for sure on the 24th of this month I think. I know that if I don't decide right away it will kill me for spring not having a concrete decision
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Old 03-06-2005, 11:28 PM
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I do see though that nothing but snow this week and very cold temps. If this keeps up I won't be starting work until April
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