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RE: OT:yet another e-card link and other ramblings

Chris  Long Island, NY  Zone 7

Dear All, 

I've finally caught up with all of my e-mail reading!  I hate when that
happens as it can take days to go through it all, and I usually miss
some interesting posts by skimming through the long ones.  Not much that
can be done about it!

It's the day before Christmas and my little tree is not up, the presents
need to be wrapped, I have to pick up some groceries and do some baking,
and I never found the perfect gift for my husband!  He's a workaholic
computer specialist with few other interests. I don't dare buy computer
stuff for him as I am out of my league on that front!  He used to be a
fine woodworker, and has an antique tool collection in storage, but is
setting up his woodworking shop again after all these years (17).  I
managed to find a book on antique tools.  I must admit that I haven't
looked really hard.  He usually gets me some neat gardening gadget. I
have other interests that make shopping for me a bit easier!

We celebrate Chanukah as well as Christmas.  I already made the
traditional dinner of latkes, potato pancakes, last Sunday.  Now that my
son is 22 (December birthday as well), I don't feel obligated to hide a
gift for each night as we light the menorah!  I did hide a gift for my
niece who is four.  She was visiting with me on Saturday and celebrated
her first Chanukah .  We played dreidel and she loved the "Chanukah
hats"!  I also had fun making cards with her to give to her parents and
grandparents for Christmas.

I'm hoping to work on decorating my family room during my two weeks off
from school. Maybe I'll read on e of the books that everyone's been
recommending or go to the movies!  I went to see Lord of the Rings on
Monday  with my son.  My husband only likes science fiction or lots of
action, and usually prefers to see a tape or wait until the movie comes
out on TV, but we manage to drag him out to see a movie or two a year.

I love the cards everyone has been sending!

Here's another Jacquie Lawson card.  I'm thinking of sending in my
subscription as she deserves to be compensated for her great work!


Here's her website: http://www.jacquielawson.com/thecards.asp?c=XS00EN

The traditional wish for a happy and healthy New Year is what I pray for
all of us!  May we cherish our blessings and rejoice in the good things
life offers us!  With every ray of sunshine I feel a message of hope is
sent our way!



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Donna 
Sent: Wednesday, December 24, 2003 6:53 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: [CHAT] yet another e-card link

As if we didn't view enough e-cards already.... a new one (for me)
showed up that I would like to share.



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