1561Re: [hr100] The state of the 2008 Run
- May 8, 2008Thanks Steve for the reassuring words. About to book
my international flights so although I am maintaining
confidence, positive messages like that really help.
Only 9 weeks to go!
Andy in Oz
--- Steve Pero <ultrastevep@...> wrote:
> Written in the latest Silverton Standard are theGet the name you always wanted with the new y7mail email address.
> words below written by
> Freddie Canfield, which gives me some hope!
> "Warming weather has blessed our realm in recent
> days. April ended with a
> high one degree shy of 60. We have not been
> disappointed with the beginning
> of May. Lows have been edging gradually higher, into
> the teens and 20's now
> for over three weeks.
> Even with one day's high below freezing and another
> day barely above,
> overall we continue to thaw out.
> Four days bettered 50 and on Monday we actually
> reached 60.8 and Tuesday
> 60.9. Also, winds decreased on Sunday and have only
> occasionally been brisk
> on the days since.
> Wildlife reports of both great and small species
> continue. Three of my good
> friends encountered an equal number of elk while
> high altitude rock
> scrambling. If any of you have stories of other
> non-migrating elk surviving
> the winter, please share with me.
> A very small species that requires our immediate
> assistance has returned.
> Hummingbirds are back, so get out your feeders!
> Last week, I sensed a change in the way the air
> smells. This week, I can
> clearly detect a quality of sweetness. May sweetness
> find a place in all
> aspects of our lives."
> see you all in June!
> [Non-text portions of this message have been
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