winter to summer in sixty seconds

By: eighthacrefarm, 2:52 AM GMT on April 30, 2013

Fresh snow, broken tree branches, another day of extended winter. That was April 23rd and we had 4 or 5 fresh inches of heavy, wet slushy snow blanketing the ground. I, along with most of the population of Minnesota was ready to scream.

This has been a long, painful winter. Not super cold, just super long. The Arctic Oscillation decided to go negative at just the wrong time and the cold got stuck over us. The days were getting longer- the light lasts ...

Updated: 2:56 AM GMT on April 30, 2013

Another St. Louis winter in St. Paul

By: eighthacrefarm, 5:24 AM GMT on March 04, 2013

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This year's low temperature: -13F on February 1st. Image courtesy of

Now, thirteen degrees below zero may sound awfully cold, and it sure feels that way when you have to get up early in the morning, go out into the dark and catch a bus in the blowing wind. Thirteen below is no picnic. But it's not the historical...

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