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Re: Re: Texas Storm

No kidding.  And didn't y'all get about 20 inches in one week about a month

On 7/26/06, Theresa W. <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Wow- tadpoles on you back patio!  Sorry to that you seem to have gotten
> all of the state's rain at your house.  Hope you dry up a bit and soon!
> Theresa
> TeichFlora@aol.com wrote:
> > Swimming.  Always wanted a swimming pool....just not have the house
> in  the
> > middle of one.
> > No flooding in the house, although tons of leaks in the
> roof.  More  rain
> > than any hurricane, too much for the gutters to handle, and it's
> getting  under
> > shingles, etc.  Subdivision roads are flooded, can't get out of
> the  house.
> > Enough with the rains already....we were doing fine with rains  before
> this storm
> > hit.  Had too much rain last week already .....but this  is awful.
> Bayous are
> > full, so they can't handle the run off anymore.
> >
> >  Stood at the back door and watched fish, tadpoles, toads, and turtles
> > swimming around on the patio.  Not much I can do about it.  Toads
> and  Turtles will
> > find their way back into the ponds.  Our fig tree is  loaded  with figs,
> but
> > most of them unfortunately are splitting and falling  off due to all the
> > rains.  Plants seem to be fine, but the turf grass out  front is
> dead.....it doe
> > sn't get a chance to dry out enough to come  back.  Not necessarily a
> bad thing,
> > but we already had the minimum amount  of turf required by the deed
> > restrictions.
> >
> > Last year we didn't have enough rain, this year it's WAY too much.
> Sure
> > wish SO much some of this would go north to Pam......even San
> Antonio,  only a
> > couple hours from here, isn't getting any.  I know I should
> not  complain, we
> > wished for rain last year, but enough already!!!!!!!  Only  good thing,
> temps
> > have been way below normal for days now.  Only good  thing.  Even got to
> turn
> > off the A/C, was too cold in here.   Definittely a first for July.
> > Anyone have a boat I can borrow??
> > Noreen
> > zone 9
> > soggy Texas Gulf Coast
> >
> > In a message dated 7/26/2006 3:10:04 PM Central Standard Time,
> > gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> >
> > Wonder  how Noreen is doing down there....
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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