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RE: Helleborus foetiditus< now moving north

Theresa, I'm the exact opposite. I don't even put on a pair of shorts
unless it's well into the 80's (or the a/c for that matter). I couldn't
survive North of the Red River, too cold, too damp, for too bloody long.
People at work laugh at me and say they know summer is here when I
finally take off my jacket. My neighbor thinks I'm nuts because I work
in the yard all day long in summer, when everyone else retreats inside
by 11 or 12. Love it. Got to have heat. Jesse thinks I'm bonkers too -
she called a Texas summer living in a microwave once. Bring it ON!! In
the 40's here this am and I am fit to be tied! :-P"


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Theresa- yahoo" <tchessie@yahoo.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Mon, 7 Apr 2003 19:15:22 -0700

>Not Tony-
>But I think this one may depend on one's internal thermastat.  I could never
>live in your neck of the woods Jim- too darn hot and humid.  For that
>matter, it gets too hot here (Sac, CA) too.  I'd move to Oregon in a
>heartbeat if I could.  For that matter, I'd move back to the east coast.
>Now don't all kill me, but i do miss the snow! and western New York state's
>spring and fall can't be beat!
>So, maybe that's what it is?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>Behalf Of Island Jim
>Sent: Monday, April 07, 2003 2:42 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Helleborus foetiditus
>tony, OT question. what motivated you to move from so-cal to vancouver?
>i find moving from a mediterranean climate to a temperate rainforest
>climate, well, difficult to internalize. in short, i guess i couldn't do
>it. my instincts tell me to go the other way. costa rica, maybe.
>i must confess most of my tribe has migrated from so-cal [and nor-cal] to
>oregon, and i don't understand it entirely. my sister, for example,
>recently retired from the legislative counsel's office in sacramento and
>moved to oregon--keizer [wherever that is]--presumably [my take] to be
>close to a whole gaggle of female relatives with whom she has always felt
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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