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Re: snow


We got hammered with about a foot Thursday night then another 7-8" Friday
night.  Was thinking of you. Pam, and I kept telling it "go west, young
snow, go west to Texas" but it wouldn't.  Finally did head up the coast.
Only 25 miles southeast they just got slush then about 3" of snow.  Good
thing I took some pictures because my coworkers don't believe me.

Supposed to be up in the 40's later this week so a lot should melt.  From 8
years of drought to a year of record precip.  whew.

Libby
MD zone 6


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, December 08, 2003 9:46 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] snow


> In a message dated 12/08/2003 2:53:08 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> gardenqueen@gbronline.com writes:
>
> > How are all you snow bunnies in the NorthEast faring?  Eva said she had
> > 18", folks in Bear Creek had a foot or so??
> >
> >
> We have about 11 inches - didn't get plowed out until about 3:30 yesterday
> afternoon.  I had a hard time persuading my old man not to go out and
shovel it
> himself - he just doesn't like to admit he's too old at 77 to do such
things.
> Of course he doesn't mind using the "too old" excuse to avoid gardening
> chores that he never did like in the first place.  Oh well.  The snow is
pretty to
> look at, we are warm and cozy, and didn't really need to go anywhere so no
> problem.
>   Several social events scheduled for Saturday and Sunday were cancelled,
and
> we had to postpone our garden club's decorating of Lasdon house until
> tomorrow.  We got out before the snow hit on Friday afternoon and got
everything
> needed for that event, and  Saturday I boned and stuffed a big roasting
chicken
> and cooked it for the event.  It will happen.  But this is really too
early for
> this kind of weather.  And they think they have "upgraded" us to zone 6
yet?
> Oh well.  Auralie
>
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