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Re: Oh Tannendead


Nice set of pictures. The new tree, of course, is a fire hazard because it hasn't been... oh, never mind.


On Dec 23, 2005, at 11:57 AM, Barbara Tandy wrote:

OK guys, if you go to http://www.projo.com/, the Providence newspaper, they have the story on the front page with a slide show of the unfortunate tree denuded -- I have only a dial-up connection so did not wait around for the whole thing but it's there --
--Barb, Grass Valley CA
----- Original Message ----- From: <kmrsy@netzero.net>
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Sent: Friday, December 23, 2005 7:18 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Oh Tannendead


A longer version of this AP article was in my morning paper. I
unsuccessfully searched the net for a reprint that included the photo.


It's a Charlie Brown Christmas for Rhode Island's official Christmas
tree. The 18-foot Colorado blue spruce lost its needles and died after
Statehouse workers in Providence dried it with commercial fans and
sprayed it with a fire-retardant chemical.


Duh!

Kitty

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Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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