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Re: Beautiful day


Theresa - I got a cat on my lap right now too - Mick.  He's a little easier
than Slugger who likes an angle.  He loops his forelegs over my left
forearm.  Gets a little heavy to type that way.
What didn't you like about the Ott lamp?
Kitty
neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Theresa" <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, January 21, 2006 9:40 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Beautiful day


> I love hear about your household and citrus Jim- jsut brightens my day.
> It's been kind of overcast here all day.  Went out to do errands, but
> wasn't feeling great so came back home.  Later tried to hook up the used
> turntable we got, only to find out that my father's old reciever/amp
> isn't working completely (like one of the input jack for the phono)- so
> now I need to get a phono pre-amp to use the darn turntable with my
> reciever (which is too new to have phono jacks).  So, scratched that
> project and got the Ott-light floor lamp I bought 1/2 off at Joann
> Fabrics a couple of days ago out of my car.  Set the whole thing up and
> decided that I really didn't like it at all.  Not in my office, not in
> the living room, not at all.  So- took it all apart and boxed it back
> up.  So now I get the fun of returning it. Oh, Joy!
> The cats here are just sleeping, sleeping.  Trying to sleep on my lap as
> I am ripping CD's to my computer- but it is rather hard to type and put
> things in and out of the disc drive of the laptop when there is a cat
> also on your lap.  Ah, well-  glad to here yoru kitties are getting a
> bit more settled.  I'm sure they will come around.
>
> Theresa
>
> james singer wrote:
>
> > More help than you can imagine. She went with me to pick the lemons,
> > talking pretty much the whole time, and jumped into the bag when I
> > started to pick--only to jump out of the bag when I picked it up to go
> > back in. She sat on the table [as Ms. Fatma says, $50 cat on a $60
> > table cloth] and watched as I sliced up the lemons.
> >
> > Scaredy is much braver than she was at first, but we're still a patch
> > from being one big happy family. She and Squinty are getting closer to
> > being buddies but we're not there yet, and I suspect that's the key.
> >
> > On Jan 21, 2006, at 3:58 PM, kmrsy@netzero.com wrote:
> >
> >> Just how helpful is Squinty? Made me think of that picture that was
> >> going around of the kitten wearing a football helmet made from a lime
> >> rind.
> >>
> >>
> >> And Scaredy - has she come out yet?
> >>
> >> Kitty
> >>
> >> -- james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
> >> here today. Temps in low 80s; zip humidity; no wind; partly cloudy.
> >>
> >> Ms. Fatma is taking yet another test for her certification. I'm making,
> >> with Squinty's help, a batch of lemon-ginger marmalade, and preparing
> >> the last of this year's starfruit crop for the dehydrator. Yesterday, I
> >> picked probably the last sugar apple of the year [it weighs slightly
> >> more than a pound].
> >>
> >> All of which makes me realize how incredibly busy this time of year can
> >> be here. Most citrus is either ripe or getting that way. Black sapotes,
> >> like their northern kin, persimmons, are ripening. And many other
> >> fruit--mangos, avocados, lychees, papayas--are either blooming or
> >> sending out bloom spikes and screaming "feed me, feed me!"
> >>
> >> 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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> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> > Hardiness Zone 10
> > Heat Zone 10
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> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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