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Re: Tx. skies


Hi Kitty,
Sounds as though that if it wasn't for bad luck, you wouldn't have any luck
at all.
I've been down that path, where everything falls to s__t in a handbasket.
The English say something about a stiff upper lip, whatever that is.  Can't
see how that would help, but that's what they say.
The 12" that is on the way to you has already half melted, that's the good
part about spring snows, they usually don't last too long.
Keep smiling, that way no one will know what you are up to.  Rich

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty Morrissy" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
To: "Agardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2003 4:58 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tx. skies


> Rich,
> Heard?  What do YOU think of them?  Sounds as though you may have been
> reallllly looking at them.  I think the world can be beautiful almost
> anywhere, depending how you look at it.
> Meanwhile, snow's on it's way here, too.  Supposedly up to a foot.  So I
> took Zem's advice.  Used my kitchen trash container (empty!) to put over
my
> frits; rose cones over the hellebores, the new little tree peony, and my
> precious budded Bergenia.  Also a blanket of landscape fabric over
> containers for my sale and brought into the FL rm the newly potted roses,
> Fargesia, and many small plants.  I don't think the temps would really
> bother any of them.  It's the weight of the snow I fear more.  Don't want
> to see my hellebores smashed.  Can't do much about my Leonard Messel
> Magnolia.  It had just begun to bloom.  It can take a fair amount of cold,
> though, so still may make it through. Then again, the snow could pass us
> right by - it's happened b4.  Add to this, my water heater just died, the
> roof appears to have a leak, the front door is jammed because the screws
> that hold the bolt are stripped, my car plate needs renewed and I already
> spent my tax return. Ah, such is life.
>
> Kitty
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Richard T. Apking <richa@midlands.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 4/6/2003 3:16:53 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tx. skies
> >
> > Hi Kitty,
> > I've always heard that the sunsets in NE are the most beautiful, because
> of
> > all the dust in the air.
> > Rich
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Kitty Morrissy" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2003 9:16 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tx. skies
> >
> >
> > > Noreen,
> > > What I meant was - any incredible color, texture, etc, unexpected in
any
> > > particular part of the world.  I'm not trying to say Indiana skies can
> > beat
> > > TX skies or that anyone's mother wears army boots.  I just mean that
> > > wherever you are, if you look around you - reallllly look - you can be
> > > surprised.
> > >
> > > Kitty
> > >
> > >
> > > > [Original Message]
> > > > From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Date: 4/6/2003 3:24:21 AM
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tx. skies
> > > >
> > > > Kitty it's not the blue part, it's the color and formation of the
> clouds
> > > that
> > > > appear at sunset.  Totally unnatural vivid colors, ranging from
> purples
> > > to
> > > > oranges, etc.  And the formations of the clouds yet too.  This is
what
> > > makes
> > > > it so different.  Blue skies are common, since we don't see too many
> > gray
> > > > days here at all.  Heck, most of the time even when it rains, it's
> > > > sunny....especially during spring/summer.
> > > > Noreen
> > > > zone 9
> > > > Texas Gulf Coast
> > > >
> > > > In a message dated 4/6/2003 12:02:37 AM Central Standard Time,
> > > > gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> > > >
> > > > > Noreen, Gene,
> > > > > I'm sure Texas gets many more too-blue-to-be-true skies than
> Indiana,
> > > but
> > > > > occasionally we get some zingers, especially in fall.  I have
> pictures
> > > of a
> > > > > fabulous fall day in  Brown County with a sky of an unbelievable
> shade
> > > of
> > > > > blue.  But it really was that color that day.  I think sometimes
> > > Hoosiers
> > > > > appreciate them even more because we have such a high percentage
of
> > gray
> > > > > days.
> > > > >
> > > > > Kitty
> > > >
> > >
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