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Re: Smoke gets in my eyes


This flicking is a common problem here too. And it is an offense, but rarely
enforced. We have been really dry at the house. Went 29 days without rain.
Greg has been clipping the dry cheatgrass by the road above the house in
case a a wayward cig butt. Cheatgrass is very flammable

betsy Colorado
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jesse Bell" <silverhawk@flash.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, June 27, 2008 8:57 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Smoke gets in my eyes


> In the 8 years I have lived here, we have had 4 summers of drought and dry
> conditions and they banned fireworks in Oklahoma, except for the public
> displays at the parks and such.  They banned cooking on outside grills,
> burning anything outside, and welding too.  And then, some idiot flicks a
> cigarette out their car window while driving down the road and starts a
fire
> that takes out 20 acres and 2 houses.....unbelievable.  They give tickets
in
> this state if they see you flick a cigarette out a window of a car.  One
> farmer lost 18 cows from somebody doing that.
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent:
> Thursday, June 26, 2008 6:21:52 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Smoke gets in my eyes
> I sure hope so too Theresa, w/ all the fires out there they would be
insane
> to
> let people send incendiary devices flying about.
>
> On 6/26/08, Theresa G.
> <macycat3@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> >
> > I am freaked out about July 4th and
> fireworks.  Really, the state should
> > just ban them outright this year.  I'll
> be in Seattle and I home my
> > neighborhood is sane about the whole thing while
> I'm gone.
> > Theresa
> >
> > David Franzman wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Cyndi
> >> Its so smokey
> here that I can taste it.  The nearest major fire from
> >> me is 40 miles away
> as the crow flies but its like winter here as well.
> >>  No
> >> sun for the last
> 3 or 4 days...only nuclear night.  Very strange.  At one
> >> point there were
> almost 1,000 fires in California.  So many that fires
> >> that
> >> hundreds are
> going without anybody trying to put them out.  AND ITS ONLY
> >> JUNE.  Just
> wait until September after six months of no rain.
> >> David
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> -----
> >> Original Message ----
> >> From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CG/SCSRT"
> >> <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Sent:
> Wednesday, June
> >> 25, 2008 2:49:27 PM
> >> Subject: [CHAT] Smoke gets in my
> eyes
> >>
> >> How are our friends
> >> in northern California? It is incredibly
> smoky/hazy
> >> here. While we are
> >> hundreds of miles from all the fires
> burning up north
> >> we seem to be getting
> >> all the smoke. This morning the
> sun was just a
> >> bright red ball on the horizon
> >> and visibility now is
> pretty low. My eyes
> >> are definitely bothering me.
> >> Had a
> >> great weekend
> in the local mountains, although our horses think
> >> they had to
> >> work
> entirely too hard. Came home to some giant zucchini and
> >> - hallelujah -
> >>
> green beans ready to pick! Don't know if I'll manage to
> >> can anything this
> >> year, I may not get enough, but right now there are
> >> more than plenty for
> fresh
> >> eating.
> >>
> >> Cyndi
> >>
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