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Re: today


We had snakes and a hamster that the football players loved.


> [Original Message]
> From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 7/10/2009 9:42:13 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
>
> Oh gee, I thought most libraries, if they had pets, had cats.
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <holmesbm@usit.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 3:09 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
>
>
> > As a librarian, I had one in the library...the kids learned not to be
> > afraid and that snakes are not slimey unless sick.
> >
> >
> >> [Original Message]
> >> From: james singer <inlandjim1@q.com>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Date: 7/10/2009 1:40:17 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
> >>
> >> Strange... I probably did when I was a kid. I was always sticking
> >> toads and lizards in my pocket. But I don't remember snakes.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Jul 9, 2009, at 7:13 PM, Donna wrote:
> >>
> >> > My DH seen a snake in our backyard and didn't go back out there for a
> >> > year......not sure if he got over it, but this week he was back out
> >> > there and
> >> > decided to drain the pond and clean it.  I about died when I came
> >> > home to
> >> > this.  Somehow I know this will end up to be my project and I really
> >> > don't
> >> > have the time.....
> >> >
> >> > Jim, I find it hard to believe with all the gardening you did in
> >> > Florida that
> >> > you never touched a snake..... and equally impressed that you did
> >> > touch a
> >> > gater.....now those are scary.
> >> >
> >> > Donna
> >> >
> >> > --- On Thu, 7/9/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I've never felt a snake. But one of the softest things I ever felt
> >> > was the
> >> > belly of an alligator... not hard, not scaly, just soft, like the
> >> > down on a
> >> > baby duck.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Jul 9, 2009, at 5:19 PM, Daryl wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> I've shrieked a couple of times - once when I almost put my hand on
> >> >> a snake
> >> > when I went to turn on the faucet, another time when I stepped on a
> >> > rat in the
> >> > utility room.  It doesn't help - just leaves your throat raw. ;-)
> >> >>
> >> >> Truly, having the snake fall on me was such a novel experience I
> >> >> didn't have
> >> > time to react, and when I saw him slide off of my fingertips, I was
> >> > more in
> >> > awe of his movement than frightened.
> >> >>
> >> >> d
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC
95
> >> > CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> >> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> >> Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 7:26 PM
> >> >> Subject: RE: [CHAT] today
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>> OMG and you're still among us! I'd still have my hair standing on
> >> >>> end
> >> >>> from that. In fact my vocal cords would probably not ever have
> >> >>> recovered. I bet they'd have heard me shriek in Australia.
> >> >>> I like snakes just fine...on the ground clearly visible, or under
> >> >>> a rock
> >> >>> where I'm not likely to run across them unexpectedly.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Cyndi
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >> >>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> >> >>> On
> >> >>> Behalf Of Daryl
> >> >>> Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 3:27 PM
> >> >>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Yes, that one was pretty slim, and only about 5' long. We've had
> >> >>> fatter
> >> >>> ones
> >> >>> in the chicken coop, but I've never had them take eggs, or at
> >> >>> least not
> >> >>> that
> >> >>> I noticed. There's often some variation among various days eggs -
> >> >>> sometimes
> >> >>> 10 sometimes 15. They really work at keeping the mice down, though.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Have you ever had one fall on you from the rafters? I did one day.
> >> >>> I was
> >> >>>
> >> >>> surprised by how warm it was as it fell on my head, then slid to my
> >> >>> shoulder
> >> >>> and down my arm before moving away.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> d
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >> >>> From: "Jesse Bell" <justjess01@gmail.com>
> >> >>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> >>> Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:38 PM
> >> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>>> THAT'S what my snake looks like..only bigger (and fatter now that
> >> >>>> he
> >> >>>> ate 3 of my eggs).
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 4:32 PM, Daryl<dp2413@comcast.net> wrote:
> >> >>>>> We had this lovely specimen in our kitchen a couple of years
> >> >>>>> ago. I
> >> >>> was
> >> >>>>> able
> >> >>>>> to get him out of the house safely, before the cats hurt him.
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>
> > http://picasaweb.google.com/Daryl.photos/SnakesAlive?authkey=Gv1sRgCLyHp
> >> >>> sqskdT2Rg&feat=directlink
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>> d
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
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> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > Inland Jim
> >> > Willamette Valley
> >> > 44.99 N 123.04 W
> >> > Elevation 148'
> >> > 39.9" Precipitation
> >> > Hardiness Zone 8/9
> >> > Heat Zone 5
> >> > Sunset Zone 6
> >> > Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> >> > Maximum 102 F [39 C]
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> >>
> >> Inland Jim
> >> Willamette Valley
> >> 44.99 N 123.04 W
> >> Elevation 148'
> >> 39.9" Precipitation
> >> Hardiness Zone 8/9
> >> Heat Zone 5
> >> Sunset Zone 6
> >> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> >> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
> >>
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