Category Archives: Lead SD

This May Be Penquin Land…

We are not really in penguin land, but it sure feels like it. It is cold here, really really cold. Yesterday morning at Terry Peak it was -14 with a wind chill of -30 at the bottom of the ski … Continue reading

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We are in the top ten…Ya Hoo…

Actually we, Lead, SD, are number 6 on a list of the top ten snowiest cities in the USA… http://www.weather.com/outlook/weather-news/news/articles/snowiest-cities-top-10_2010-12-07?page=6 You can follow this link to read the entire story. We don’t get on many Top Ten list here in … Continue reading

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The Guns of November Part II…

The snow guns were silent for a few days because of warm temps, but they are now blasting away again. The temps have dropped a lot and the high on the hill today was around 7 degrees and the temp here … Continue reading

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I’m back on the hill…

I returned to my part-time winter job at Terry Peak Ski Resort yesterday. No, we are not open yet, but there is always a lot of prep work to get ready for the season. Kathy and I have been to the … Continue reading

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A plague of plunderers…

They are gathering as they wait for us to go to bed.   As they wait for dark they sent a scout to check out our yard and report back…   The scout left after I arrived on the scene and I’m … Continue reading

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Scenic Sunday…Welcome to fall…

Fall has arrived here in the Black Hills and color is everywhere. We do not have the reds that many of you have because we have very few Oaks and Maples. What we do have is yellow and gold because … Continue reading

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Path of destruction…A night of pillaging…

We awoke this morning to discover that we had night-time visitors and not the nice kind like Santa Claus, but more like the Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Our visitors were male deer and they were not the cute and cuddly kind like Bambi. … Continue reading

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The Hills Are Alive…

The hills are alive with the sound of Harleys…The 70th annual Sturgis motorcycle Rally is in full force this week which means an extra 450,000 to 500,000 people in our state. The SD population is just over 700,000 so it is … Continue reading

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Buddy meets Buddy…

Human Buddy came to SD and got to meet Puppy Buddy. Since Puppy came to us with a name he was not really named for our old friend buddy. I say old, not related to age, because I’ve known him … Continue reading

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Let the gorging commence…

Early in the gardening season we had asparagus to eat and now  more vegetables are coming our way.    Maybe we will not be gorging, but it makes us hopeful for the future. The cutting board was made by N and … Continue reading

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