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Am I the only Snow Bird that is showing signs of going coo coo?

Or could my wife possibly be right, I've taken disc golf too far. The snow is really getting to me. We normally get about 35-40" of snow over the entire winter here in Northeastern Wisconsin. With the last snow storm that left here a couple of days ago we're over 70" for the winter and we have another month or two left in the snow season. We received about a foot of snow in the last week and it's gotten to the point where I'm hanging up my quads until the snow goes down. Until then I'm left to sit indoors to watch and wait. I've purchased a number of new discs over the last couple of months but I'm afraid to use them in the snow for fear of losing them. Instead I sit around twirling these new discs and flipping them in the air. I'll also practice my X-step or wrist snap. I go through various grips to see how the new plastic feels. My wife and kids think I'm nuts but they sort of knew that from all the "normal" disc golf stuff I do when there is not 3 feet of snow on the ground. I just wonder how other golfers are getting through this winter. I can't wait to see the grass and mud again.

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Comment by Jay Joseph on February 21, 2008 at 2:58pm
Yeah, give me one of those bad boys and I'll volunteer to clear off all 18 tee pads. Heck, I'll do both the long and short tee pads with that! I imagine if I had that baby I'd be too busy to play disc golf.
Comment by Jamie 'gr8rocshot' Ruane on February 21, 2008 at 2:27pm
...you need that!!!
Comment by Jamie 'gr8rocshot' Ruane on February 21, 2008 at 2:27pm
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Comment by Jamie 'gr8rocshot' Ruane on February 21, 2008 at 2:08pm
LMAO!!!!!
Comment by Jay Joseph on February 21, 2008 at 1:47pm
I can't see around the corner. The snow banks are too high.
Comment by Jamie 'gr8rocshot' Ruane on February 21, 2008 at 1:38pm
-27...5ft of snow.... that would be a challenge!!! Not quite sure I would golfing in that, so yes I would be going crazy too.

Done some tropical storm like conditions before, pretty cold weather....but never snow.

Spring's around the corner
Comment by Peter Kunoff on February 21, 2008 at 8:47am
no kidding can't wait for the spring thaw....green grass, using my towel just once or twice a round, less than three to four layers of clothing, good footing, not having to find the disc buried in the snow, etc.
Comment by DC ( DISCFUNCTIONAL CHRIS ) on February 21, 2008 at 7:58am
totally with you man, i as well usaully play thru winter and have been unable to do to cold, snow etc, only played three times in the last two months, one of which was a ice bowl tourney at ashtabula ohio on lake eari with -15 degree windchill and 50 mile an hr wind gusts !!! definitley the worst round of golf in my life, did meet some cool people though ( no pun intended ) heck i got so bored last night i made a mini disc basket out of coat hangers for gods sake !!!
summer get here soooooon, before i drive my wife and myself crazy and she puts me in a instatution !!!
Comment by Cody Weber on February 20, 2008 at 11:10pm
Thats not nuts. Thats perfectly normal. Whats nuts, is practicing your putting in your house...using a fan to simulate wind, and the shower to simulate rain.

In South Dakota, its not so much the snow thats keeping me from going out, its the cold. We set a new record today, 27 below zero. Thats without the windchill.

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