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Old 12-11-2017, 08:50 AM   #1306
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That's a pretty significant snowfall for you folks, isn't it?
We just a got a dusting. Based on yesterday's football Buffalo is already in it.
Yes, it's somewhat out of the ordinary. To the best of my recollection, the last time we had significant snowfall was three or four years ago.
I can remember some pretty harsh winters during my childhood which were a damned nuisance and caused all manner of travel problems but the schools never closed.
Schools are closed all around the county today though, which puzzles me.
Some good came of it. When I went to the Doc this morning, the traffic was very light and I didn't run the risk of being flattened by loads of kids charging around the place!

ETA: High Wycombe, about fifteen miles away, recorded 6.7" of snow yesterday and it was probably about the same here.
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Old 12-11-2017, 09:17 AM   #1307
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Payback for Brexit, the French are like that.
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Old 12-11-2017, 09:37 AM   #1308
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Payback for Brexit, the French are like that.
Brexit? No, it goes back further than that.

They've still got the hump with us over a minor disagreement at Waterloo in 1815.
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Old 12-11-2017, 12:58 PM   #1309
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Waterloo killed 10,000 horses, maybe that's their problem, took away their victuals.
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Old 12-12-2017, 04:18 PM   #1310
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over a minor disagreement at Waterloo
Reminds me of people referring to the American Civil War as "the recent unpleasantness".
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Old 12-12-2017, 04:19 PM   #1311
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Man, ain't it good to have a Carruthers again?

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Old 12-12-2017, 04:23 PM   #1312
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Brexit? No, it goes back further than that.

They've still got the hump with us over a minor disagreement at Waterloo in 1815.
I think the following years of allied occupation probably didn't help their disposition towards us.

Anyway - goes way further back than that :P

Our entente has only ever been cordial at best.
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Old 12-13-2017, 03:46 AM   #1313
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Old 12-13-2017, 02:14 PM   #1314
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Man, ain't it good to have a Carruthers again?

I was thinking the same thing.

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Old 12-13-2017, 02:49 PM   #1315
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I agree but be careful, don't put too much pressure on him to perform, he might run away.
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Old 12-14-2017, 04:00 PM   #1316
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As long as he Carruthers with us every now and then I'm happy.
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Old 12-14-2017, 04:48 PM   #1317
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I agree but be careful, don't put too much pressure on him to perform, he might run away.
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:20 AM   #1318
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It snowed Friday afternoon. I had a doctors appointment at 3:00 in Exton, PA, about 22 miles from home, 75% being 4 lane highways.
Left there at 3:20, got home at 7:00. Never seen anything like it, 28 degrees F, about an inch of loose well salted snow on the road, and the heat from bumper to bumper, stop and go traffic wouldn't melt it.
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:25 AM   #1319
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Main Line Health?

Similar stories all around: it's like they got a late start and forgot that they pre-treat roads in cases like this.
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:31 AM   #1320
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No, PENN system, but this surgeon maintains his own office. I presume he joined the PENN System because the Chester County Hospital he uses joined the PENN System. I chose him because he was the only one who didn't use the system's Philly hospitals. It was a good choice as that hospital was wonderful, everyone I dealt with there was first class.
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