Time for a Winter Break…

Real Estate Agent with Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities #1 in Forest Land Mgmt

Time for a Winter Break…

As people talk about spring approaching in other parts of the country we are still enjoying temperatures resting on both sides of that zero on the thermometer.

This is a good thing since this is the time when hardy Foresters are at their most productive, driving on frozen ground, lakes and rivers and of course taking advantage of our seasonal ability to walk on water.

All of this adds up to use being able to go places that we would not normally go without getting very wet.

I think that this week may be a good time for me to take a break and join the Foresters out in the woods; head up to the coldest place in the lower 48, International Falls Minnesota, to do a bit of timber cruising and backcountry winter camping.

They are working on a 70 thousand acre Forest Inventory that should take them about 5 weeks to complete.

The frozen ground has been very nice for them as they work in this extremely swampy part of the world; let’s hope that winter sticks around until the end to help them out.


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Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
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Bob - It is really good to know that someone is enjoying sub zero temporattures.  I can see how it helps in your job.

Feb 13, 2015 02:20 PM #1
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
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Bob - I had never thought of that before, but can now see how the winter coldness could allow Foresters access to places they could not reach during warmer times.

Feb 13, 2015 03:24 PM #2
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
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Good morning Bob. You would no difficulty in Northeaster, CT as it is 9 below this morning. No chance for getting stuck in any mud or swamp.

Make it a great weekend!

Feb 13, 2015 06:39 PM #3
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Bob. International Falls....I remember it well. Have a good respite.

Feb 13, 2015 09:50 PM #4
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Some of your very cold weather is heading our way. We just received a wind chill alert from the county.

Feb 13, 2015 10:03 PM #5
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
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Dress warm....super cold as you know and I hope you can just stay inside too and relax

Feb 13, 2015 10:43 PM #6
Bill Roberts
Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate - Oceanside, CA
"Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner

Bob, I guess every cloud has a silver lining. But I still hate the cold. I don't think you can have enough layers to keep me warm. I really like our 85 degrees this week.

Bill Roberts

Feb 13, 2015 11:19 PM #7
Ron Marshall
Marshall Enterprises - Saint Michael, MN
Birdhouse Builder Extraordinaire

Chief Cook's broker has family in IF.  And, it is his destination spot for a good part of the winter for snowmobiling.  It stays cold, and it is usually a pretty safe bet that there is a good deal of snow there for a longer period of time, too.  Enjoy your trip!

Feb 14, 2015 04:50 AM #8
Sussie Sutton
David Tracy Real Estate - Houston, TX
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It has been in the low 70's here and some days I can't take that much cold weather. I know.... I am a wimp... but as the temps drop I acclimatize and am able to handle it.... I love it because I get to shop for REAL WINTER SWEATERS!

Feb 14, 2015 11:36 AM #9
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

My winter break was a January thaw.   Now id we could get on e in February.

Feb 14, 2015 12:11 PM #10
Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459
Coldwell Banker - Oconomowoc, WI
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Bob Crane

This cold weather is getting old. Looking forward to a beautiful Wisconsin spring

Feb 15, 2015 08:55 AM #11
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