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    Default How do you know when it is Spring???

    For me, no snow, the ice is off the pond, those same two ducks are back, and the maple syrup season is over (the sap has stopped running). Now to get the mower ready and the bug spray out.

    Good news is only 6 more months until winter!!!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by ScareCrow57 View Post
    For me, no snow, the ice is off the pond, those same two ducks are back, and the maple syrup season is over (the sap has stopped running). Now to get the mower ready and the bug spray out.

    Good news is only 6 more months until winter!!!!

    The SAP has not stopped posting, so ........... Oops, hold on.......... OK, Sorry, wrong Sap stopped running.........
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    How about the first weekend of motorcycle accidents and lots of illegal burning calls.

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    You know it's finally Spring because most of the snow has melted, exposing the dog crap your neighbors didn't scoop up all Winter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hwoods View Post
    The SAP has not stopped posting, so ........... Oops, hold on.......... OK, Sorry, wrong Sap stopped running.........
    Oh yea, you probably don't have maple trees down there so you don't know about REAL Maple Syrup

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScareCrow57 View Post
    Oh yea, you probably don't have maple trees down there so you don't know about REAL Maple Syrup

    We have a Maple Grove here on the Farm. I don't have the patience to do Maple Syrup or Sugar myself, but there are a few around who do. In Western Maryland's 4 Counties, Maple Syrup is a big deal........
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    Horses are starting to shed.....we have gone from snow to MUD.....that's how we know it is spring here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hwoods View Post
    We have a Maple Grove here on the Farm. I don't have the patience to do Maple Syrup or Sugar myself, but there are a few around who do. In Western Maryland's 4 Counties, Maple Syrup is a big deal........
    I have always wondered how far south the maple trees go. You are right, it does take patience to make the syrup. I heat with a wood stove (soon to be gone thank god) So I Put the sap on the stove and let it evaporate. Merely collect it twice a day and let it cook. 2 gallons of pure maple syrup (selling for $25 a quart) for doing almost nothing. Real ample syrup is the best. I suppose if I had to put more effort into it I wold let it ride as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pasobuff View Post
    Horses are starting to shed.....we have gone from snow to MUD.....that's how we know it is spring here!
    Ah yes, the mud. Seems the dogs know where the mud is as well. Matter of fact, the puppy found the pond, the mud, and the ducks. She just hasn't figured out how to get to them. And the ducks are funny, they look at her and just swim away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hwoods View Post
    The SAP has not stopped posting, so ........... Oops, hold on.......... OK, Sorry, wrong Sap stopped running.........

    Hey old buddy, its "The Sap Is Rising"!!!

    As for me, I am still rising too!
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    For us down Southwest its when the snake calls start coming in.

    And for our little villiage of South Tucson the illegal warming fire calls also cease.

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    Default You know it's Spring...

    ...when the fair weather bikers start riding again.Okay,so mine was a Wally World special but I needed to ride to get to and from work or to the fire station when the tones dropped no matter what the weather was doing.
    I have to laugh at some of the bikers rumbling around on warm days but not when it's cold,rainy and miserable.
    I could also comment about the way some women dress in warm weather but this is a family paper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doughesson View Post
    I could also comment about the way some women dress in warm weather but this is a family paper.
    Which brings up another way you know Spring has arrived.

    The fat chicks are wearing clothing 3 sizes too small and showing off WAY to much of their bodies inducing the male equivalent of bulemia.

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    Watch the fat jokes!







    Let it all go. I saw more meat this past weekend on two feet than in the butcher shop!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaSharkie View Post
    Which brings up another way you know Spring has arrived.

    The fat chicks are wearing clothing 3 sizes too small and showing off WAY to much of their bodies inducing the male equivalent of bulemia.

    Sorry, saw a couple of patients this weekend who reminded me of this, and I am thankful the Mrs. stays in shape.
    People who want to wear bikinis should have to go through an application process....

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptOldTimer View Post
    Watch the fat jokes!

    Let it all go. I saw more meat this past weekend on two feet than in the butcher shop!!!

    I just thought of going to youtube and check some out.You can find ANY thing on youtube.

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    You can tell it's spring when the girls start wearing outfits that show their bellies...
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    Quote Originally Posted by EastKyFF View Post
    You can tell it's spring when the girls start wearing outfits that show their bellies...

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    Quote Originally Posted by EastKyFF View Post
    You can tell it's spring when the girls start wearing outfits that show their bellies...

    Uhhhhhh Kaintuck, that is not her belly I don't think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BryanLoader View Post
    Uhhhhhh Kaintuck, that is not her belly I don't think.
    Don't worry, I've seen a bigger version of that photo. It's her belly. Not that it makes it look any better, but it's not other bulbous things.

    Ick.
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