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Re: Just checking in


No kidding Kitty.  Lynda - so glad you're alright!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: kmrsy@comcast.net
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 24 Jul 2003 15:11:05 +0000

>Lynda,
>Glad you're ok.  I whined about losing a few lilies but nothing as devastating 
>as others have had to deal with.  This has been one heck of a summer.
>
>Kitty
>> Hey guys, now that we've got power back at the office thought I'd check
>> in and let you know I'm OK.  Horrible storm ripped through - 60% of
>> Memphis is still without power and we're hearing it could be weeks
>> before everyone is up.  
>>  
>> The 80-100 mph winds just tore this city up.  For those of you not
>> familiar with Memphis - it is a city set among huge old trees.  Well, we
>> lost a large number of those trees Tuesday and when they went down they
>> took out power lines, houses and cars - the damage is horrible.   The
>> largest power outage in the city's history.  We sustained more damage
>> than in the ice storm of '94.  Amazing what 15 minutes of gale force
>> winds can do. Had it hit at 7:30 instead of 6:30AM before most people
>> are on road, injuries and lose of life would have been so much greater.
>> 
>>  
>> Fortunately, we live just far enough north of the city that we were on
>> the edge of the storm and did not sustain any real damage at home.
>>  
>> So, glad to be back.
>>  
>> Lynda
>> 
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