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2007 

It’s a rather nice 28°F, with no wind, making it feel like 28°F, Barometric pressure is 30.07” and steady, the humidity is 69% with a Dewpoint this fine morning of 21°F, if it weren’t for the West Side bluffs of Cherokee Heights, visibility would be 7 miles, the sun will rise precisely at 6:52 a...
02/28/2007
“Good morning Jay,” Carl greeted as I sat down at our usual table by the front plate glass window in the Cyber-Café with my porcelain, not China (but made in China) or stoneware Codger Collectible Mug™ filled precariously full of organically & shade-grown, fair trade, Guatemalan-Roast coffee,...
02/27/2007
…and Other Ramblings:As Medford, the irrepressible Daisy Dog, and I (“Boomer” is, as always, inside, glued to his computer), gather on the deck of Boomer’s 148-year-old back porch, it is +26ºF, with a light breeze making it feel like +20ºF, snowing—ever so lightly, it is comfortable enough for us...
02/26/2007
That is a question we’ve pondered more than once. We’re not real estate agents, lenders, stagers, appraisers, closers, or trainers (but we did sleep in a Holiday Inn last night). We used to help homeowners prepare their houses for sale, and new homeowners remodel their new homes—but age crept up ...
02/24/2007
This is the last of three photo essays, with no real purpose except, perhaps to make our warm state Gentle Readers shiver! So far, our “weather event” has been a dangerous mix of rain, sleet, and a little snow. The heavier snow is expected tonight into tomorrow.It must be a quiet day on the ‘Rain...
02/24/2007
This is the second of three photo essays, with no real purpose except, perhaps to make our warm state Gentle Readers shiver! These winter-driving photos were taken on different days, and with CRS (Can’t Remember Sh*t) setting in today, I’m unable to identify the locations of the last three photos...
02/24/2007
So, round 1 of our “weather event” came through last night. This round was not supposed to be severe, and it wasn’t. A little sleet, and high winds, nothing extraordinary. Tonight 4-6” of snow predicted with high winds. Tomorrow, more of the same.Today I will share some “Windshield Photographs” I...
02/24/2007
At 11:28 PM Saturday night Bonnie Erickson announced her right and proper ascension to the ROYAL THRONE as the QUEEN of MINNESOTA Active Rain Blogdom! Word spread quickly across the realm, and by midnight, the Codgers™ were each in turn, awakened from his slumber by the loud pronouncements of th...
02/18/2007
Today's episode has been modified at 4:50pm CST due to our inability to find a consistent layout for our trademark graphics. We removed our usual Cyber Cafe banner and our "advertising."We begin with our cast of characters already in the coffee shop: “Hey Molly,” Medford called, “pl...
02/16/2007
This Episode of “Old Men & Coffee Shops” is brought to you by:  “Olde Codger” Organic and Shade Grown Potato Chips “They’re ALL THAT and a bag of Chips!”      ...and by:    Merton, Boardman, Ambrose and Company, For all your Codger wanna-be needs.     “Yet another +1ºF St. Paul morning, Med,”...
02/15/2007
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