Re: [MBZ] Escape the heat WUZ: heat

2015-08-18 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 11:09 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Escape the heat WUZ: heat Yoopers are probably the equivalent of Alaskans when it comes to nutjobbery. To live in that rural of an area you’ve got to be a little off kilter, I believe. Bought our first house (in Indianapolis) from a guy and his

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2015-08-18 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Another bumper snicker variation was Wisconsin Escapee... -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On August 18, 2015 4:41:11 PM EDT, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: However in the north counties, they loved the bumper stickers for another reason. They cut the

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2015-08-18 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
There are several wineries popping up in OK also - however the stuff they produce is difficult to drink. On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 10:33 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Its interesting to see wineries popping up outside of traditional grape growing regions, theres one

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2015-08-18 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
in the 70s, Wisconsin had a thin green tape like bumper sticker they used to promote the state, primarily to FIBs in chicagoland. The sticker said Escape to Wisconsin and was fairly popular in FIB land and milwaukee-Madison. Who does not love summer in the North woods? The smell of pine

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2015-08-18 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Texas Hill Country had some decent stuff, mostly not available outside Texas but it was quite drinkable, and a couple had won some awards. --R On 8/18/15 4:28 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: There are several wineries popping up in OK also - however the stuff they produce is difficult to

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2015-08-18 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I remember a business trip to Wausau in January. I came out to warm my car up in the morning, a 1992 Ford Escort wagon. It was so cold that the seat did not compress when I sat down in it. I believe the ambient temperature was in the range of -30F at the time. I always like the bumper

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2015-08-18 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Enjoyed 4 years in the UP (minus 6 months touring SE Asia, including Hanoi, and many other assorted trips around/above most of US, Canada and the North Pole, etc.), all courtesy of USAF. Wilton - Original Message - From: Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes

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2015-08-18 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
snowmobiling... -Curt From: WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: WILTON wilt...@nc.rr.com Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 10:52 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Escape the heat WUZ: heat 'Enjoyed 4 years in the UP (minus 6 months

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2015-08-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: WILTON wilt...@nc.rr.com Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 10:52 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Escape the heat WUZ: heat 'Enjoyed 4 years in the UP (minus 6 months touring SE Asia, including Hanoi, and many other assorted trips around/above

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2015-08-18 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Yoopers are probably the equivalent of Alaskans when it comes to nutjobbery. To live in that rural of an area you’ve got to be a little off kilter, I believe. Bought our first house (in Indianapolis) from a guy and his new wife who were going to run a hunting lodge 40 miles north of

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2015-08-18 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
PEI makes blueberry wine, among other varieties. So does three lakes winery in WI, http://www.cranberrywine.com/ I like American Wild, from La Vida Loca Not a fruit wine, but not a domestic grape wine either. (actually, I like a lot of their stuff...) http://www.lavidalocawinery.com/

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2015-08-18 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
I was once told the mosquito was the state bird of the UP. Dan Only once? Same for N WI. State bird is the mosquito. Known to swoop in and carry off small dogs and babies. Although up until this year it has been so dry that the population and size have both diminished.

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2015-08-18 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
All this talk makes me think to remind you that you should stay right out of northern Maine. Flys the size of bombers, rotten weather, surly people. Don't come up here, no how, no way, no time... Seriously, moderate temps, cheap land, good fresh food, friendly people, slower pace of life, great

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2015-08-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
PEI makes blueberry wine, among other varieties. On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 11:57 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: PEI is a bit north, but I can see NS. Southern NS is really nice. I used to go to Halifax, and it was a nice place, too. Dan On Aug 18, 2015, at

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2015-08-18 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
PEI is a bit north, but I can see NS. Southern NS is really nice. I used to go to Halifax, and it was a nice place, too. Dan On Aug 18, 2015, at 11:33 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: All this talk makes me think to remind you that you should stay right out of

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2015-08-18 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 11:08 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Escape the heat WUZ: heat If I had my druthers I'd head East to NS and buy a winery overlooking the Bay of Fundy.  Or to Nelson, NZ for a comparable setting