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Well gosh Melody - thanks so much. You're very sweet your own self. My
co-workers may not agree but they're swarming me w/ Ed gone all week and
I had to give them the "I am not an octopus" speech yesterday afternoon
and run them all out of my cubicle. Vultures.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Melody
Sent: 7/13/2004 9:03:21 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] MOSQUITOES

> Isn't it amazing how far into our psyche our mother's words sink? Pam,
> FWIW--you are truly one of the sweetest, most kind, and most generous
> souls it has ever been my pleasure to encounter, and I don't give a
> rat's patootie what anyone else thinks...SWEET is the perfect word for
> you! :-)
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Sun 07/11,  < gardenqueen@academicplanet.com > wrote:
> From:  [mailto: gardenqueen@academicplanet.com]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2004 14:52:29 -0500
> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] MOSQUITOES
> The chances of my getting pregnant are right up there w/ Sugar's.
> Will<br>get some pennyroyal plants next time I'm at McDade's. It's a
> mint<br>right?? So in pots it will go. Sweet? That's a laugh. My mother
> used to<br>tell me as a child she couldn't understand why the mosquitoes
> liked me,<br>it's not like I was sweet or anything. Her words
> people.<br><br>thanks Zem!<br><br>Pam Evans<br>Kemp, TX<br>zone
> 8A<br>----- Original Message -----<br>From: Zemuly@aol.com<br>Sent:
> 7/11/2004 8:37:20 AM<br>To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT]
> MOSQUITOES<br><br>> In a message dated 7/10/2004 9:34:13 PM Central
> Standard Time, <br>> gardenqueen@academicplanet.com writes:<br>> what do
> y'all use for mosquito repellant?<br>> <br>> Pam, the mosquitos love you
> because you are so sweet! I don't use anything <br>> because they hate
> me. I have watched them land on my arm, walk around, then <br>> fly
> away. My theory is I was "bled out" at an early age when my father
> raised <br>> rice. If you all are unfamiliar with them, the mosquitos in
> rice fields are <br>> big, black, fuzzy and have muscles! You can make a
> decoction with Pennyroyal <br>> and use is in a spray bottle. It smells
> good and makes a effective repellant, <br>> but it should never be used
> by pregnant women.<br>> <br>> zem<br>> zone 7<br>> West TN<br>> <br>>
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