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Re: weather

dh is right - Florida is way more humid. Only been there once - have
mercy. I don't do humidity too well - makes my skin so oily my glasses
slide off my face - UGH.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: TeichFlora@aol.com
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 29 Jan 2004 09:42:47 EST

>I have naturally curly hair....very curly.  SO I measure the humidity by 
>that.  As a child we had a layover in Charleston S.C. my hair instantly frizzed to 
>an afro, it was awful, you couldn't breath, etc.  I have never had anything 
>like that here in Houston.  There are some days that my hair does curl a bit 
>more than I'd like, but on avg.for most of the year I can keep it manageable, 
>which to me means that we're not as humid as one thinks.   I also live on the 
>west side which is much less humid than far east Tx. (east Houston through  
>Beaumont to Louisianna, etc.)  Also on the beach in Galveston, etc. I notice it 
>much more too.  My dh, who is from Florida and goes back often, says it is less 
>humid here.  I don't know.
>True it is more humid here than the rest of Texas...which is unusually dry, 
>but I don't feel it much except in the hottest time of the summer, or right 
>after rains.
>I guess one gets used to things, and my plants love it, so as long as my hair 
>stays okay, I'm fine with it.  LOL
>zone 9
>Texas Gulf Coast
>In a message dated 1/28/2004 8:57:08 PM Central Standard Time, 
>gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
>Must be nice to never (or hardly ever) see freezing.
>But that humidity y'all have down there - ugh. I was only in Houston
>once - many years ago - a business trip for Merrill Lynch in late
>October. Thought I was going to croak w/ that humidity. Can't imagine
>what it's like in the summer. Think DC and worse all you East Coast
>folks. Talk about bad hair days!!
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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