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Re: Donna and tornadoes/OKLA storms


LOL - she'll manage.  She taught the baby shunks how to forage for ground
buggies.  Amazing child that one.

On 6/16/08, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Jesse - you always go the extra mile.
> I thought mama birds ate the food first and the regurgitated into the
> babies' mouths.  Or is he big enough to eat his own worms?
> And how are you going to teach him to fly?
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jesse Bell" <silverhawk@flash.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, June 16, 2008 11:34 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Donna and tornadoes/OKLA storms
>
>
> Well, we made it through the night...but don't have any electricity.  It
>> went
>> out about 2:00 a.m.  HORRIBLE wind, hail, rain, lightning right over our
>> house.  Thunder that shook the window panes.  Ughhh.  Needless to say...we
>> got
>> NO sleep last night.  Then I went out to feed this morning and found a
>> baby
>> bird that had been flung out of it's nest by the winds.  Thought it was
>> dead.
>> Went to pick it up and dispose of it and it moved.  Looked like a little
>> drowned rat.  I took it into the house and tried to warm it with towels
>> (no
>> electricty so couldn't even put the towel in the dryer to warm it). Great.
>> Now what.  Took it to work with me, in a shoe box.  With a baggy of worms.
>> It
>> is recovering and HUNGRY.  So, looks like I'll be feeding a sparrow baby
>> for a
>> week or two.  It has feathers, and looks like it's almost of the age to
>> start
>> flying, but not quite.  Too young to be scared of me...so when I lift the
>> lid
>> it just hops over to
>> me.  So cute.....
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Donna
>> <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Sent: Sunday, June 15, 2008
>> 3:44:07 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Donna and tornadoes/OKLA storms
>>
>> We are under
>> another T-storm warning and the sky isn't looking so great at the
>> moment....
>> sigh.
>>
>>  They claim this crap will be over by 8pm and we will be dry for a
>> week....I hope so!
>>
>>  Donna
>>
>>
>> andreah <andreah@hargray.com> wrote:
>>  Hope
>> everyone is OK-the rain has moved into the coastal south, finally. We
>> are
>> getting pounded at the moment, which is fine with me-supposed to rain
>> all
>> night and into tomorrow. We need it desperately.
>> A
>>
>> ----- Original Message
>> ----- From: "Kitty"
>> To:
>> Sent: Sunday, June 15, 2008 2:04 PM
>> Subject: Re:
>> [CHAT] Donna and tornadoes/OKLA storms
>>
>>
>> False alarm. Got very grey and
>>>
>> windy, but no precip. Blue sky, little
>>
>>> wind now.
>>>
>>> Kitty
>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>
>>> From: "Donna"
>>> To:
>>> Sent: Sunday, June 15,
>>>
>> 2008 12:24 PM
>>
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Donna and tornadoes/OKLA storms
>>>
>>>
>>> Not
>>>>
>>> sure about Cathy, but it whipped thru here over an hour ago. Lotsa
>>
>>> wind
>>>>
>>> before rather than during, which was strange.
>>
>>>
>>>> I understand folks north
>>>>
>>> of me really got hit and many without power.
>>
>>> 65mph winds tend to do that.
>>>>
>>>> Donna
>>>>
>>>> Kitty wrote:
>>>> Well, that was fast. I think the map was not
>>>>
>>> live. Wind has brought
>>
>>> clouds
>>>> in and it's getting gray. Won't be long.
>>>>
>>> Hopefully it has left Donna &
>>
>>> Cathy alone now.
>>>>
>>>> Kitty
>>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kitty"
>>>> To:
>>>> Sent: Sunday, June
>>>>
>>> 15, 2008 11:26 AM
>>
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Donna and tornadoes/OKLA storms
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I checked the weather for here. They say 50% chance scattered storms
>>>>> today
>>>>> then nothing until Wednesday. I looked at the map, and if it is
>>>>>
>>>> correct,
>>
>>>  timewise, it's all still over Donna. So if it's coming this way,
>>>>>
>>>> I
>>
>>>  wouldn't
>>>>> expect it until tonight, though it is breezy.
>>>>>
>>>>> Kitty
>>>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna"
>>>>> To:
>>>>> Sent: Sunday, June 15, 2008 9:18 AM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Donna and
>>>>>
>>>> tornadoes/OKLA storms
>>
>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Dont count on the weather cooperating.....
>>>>>>
>>>>> It was supposed to dry up
>>
>>>  here for the next week..... of course, they are
>>>>>>
>>>>> wrong, we are now under
>>
>>>  a severe thunderstorm warning... it has already
>>>>>>
>>>>> began raining and the
>>
>>>  preceding wind was as bad as last weeks... here I
>>>>>>
>>>>> go again. sigh.
>>
>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> take care all and stay safe....seems ma nature
>>>>>>
>>>>> is attacking everyone
>>
>>>  from the fires in California to the flooding in the
>>>>>>
>>>>> midwest, to the
>>
>>>  heat
>>>>>> on the east coast....
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Donna
>>>>>>
>>>>>> cathy carpenter wrote:
>>>>>> Yep! We have started sandbagging
>>>>>>
>>>>> operations to shore up the levees on
>>
>>>  our stretch of the Mississippi.
>>>>>>
>>>>> Quincy is on a bluff, so the town is
>>
>>>  not threatened, but the water
>>>>>>
>>>>> treatment facility is. One of our two
>>
>>>  bridges is closed because of water
>>>>>>
>>>>> on the Missouri side, but the other
>>
>>>  is useable as is the new bridge to
>>>>>>
>>>>> Hannibal, MO. River is supposed to
>>
>>>  crest on Thursday at or above 1993
>>>>>>
>>>>> levels. Just hope our levees hold
>>
>>>  this time. No rain predicted for the
>>>>>>
>>>>> next several days, but the
>>
>>>  humidity is awful, and I'm behind on weeding
>>>>>>
>>>>> already. Am trying to
>>
>>>  catch up on mail after having daughter, son in law,
>>>>>>
>>>>> and two grandsons
>>
>>>  visiting for a week. Nice to see them, but also to be
>>>>>>
>>>>> getting back to
>>
>>>  normal!
>>>>>> cathy carpenter
>>>>>> west central IL, z5b
>>>>>> On Jun 10, 2008, at 4:45 AM, Donna wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Just be careful what
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> you wish for..... It would be nice if we could
>>
>>>   send
>>>>>>> some of our
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> rain over to you. I see that Iowa, Wisc, and Ind have way
>>
>>>   too much!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Donna
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:
>>>>>>> We
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> need it too. It's terribly dry here and the heat wave isn't
>>
>>>   helping any.
>>>>>>> With temperatures in the upper nineties for the past two days, and
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> predicted to continue for another two or three, there is a 30 percent
>>
>>>
>>>>>>> chance of a passing thunder shower. Yesterday afternoon it got very
>>
>>>   dark
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> and thunder rumbled in true Hudson Valley fashion, but there was
>>
>>>   only
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> the very slightest sprinkle of rain. The drive wasn't even damp
>>
>>>   under
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> the trees. Maybe somebody got some of it, but we sure
>>
>>>   didn't.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Auralie
>>
>>>
>>>>>>> In a message dated 6/9/2008 11:06:58 AM Eastern Daylight
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> Time,
>>
>>>   pulis@mindspring.com writes:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Send some of that rain
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> this way, will you please? We're deep into the
>>
>>>   drought left over from 18
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> months ago. Even my Vitex is wilted!
>>
>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> d
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -----
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> Original Message -----
>>
>>>   From: "Patricia"
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> To:
>>>>>>> Sent:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> Monday, June 09, 2008 9:20 AM
>>
>>>   Subject: Re: [CHAT] Donna and
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> tornadoes/OKLA storms
>>
>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I just got my electricity back... but
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> it was just out from 5 AM
>>
>>>   until now..
>>>>>>>> about 8 AM. That doesn't
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> sound bad .... but it is such a weird
>>
>>>   feeling
>>>>>>>> knowing how
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> dependent we are on electricity. It is still raining
>>
>>>   and we
>>>>>>>> have
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> already had almost 3.5 inches since last night about 10 PM.
>>
>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>> "Cooking
>>
>>>   with
>>>>>>> Tyler Florence" on AOL Food.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> (http://food.aol.com/tyler-florence?video=4?
>>
>>>   &NCID=aolfod00030000000002)
>>>>>>>
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