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Re: bombax and no I didn't drop off the face of theearth


Well I've learned to hide my mouse when I'm not using the computer.
Sugar thinks that's a dandy toy. No wonder they call it a mouse!! Of
course if I'm on here too long (in her opinion), she'll stand on her
haunches and reach up w/ her front paws and pull my hand off the mouse
if she wants attention. Or if she's peeved, she'll just start pulling
books out of the bookcase behind me to get my attention. Theresa - how
was your mom's birthday bash??


Pam

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 05 Mar 2003 18:40:30 -0800

>I thought you were in Texas?!  
>
>Your story reminds me when we had one of our first computers, an 80286. 
> My cat decided it looked like a nice CAT BOX!  Urinated all over the 
>keyboard.  I suppose she was trying to tell me something.  Anyway, we 
>cleaned it up, took it to the nice folks who sold it to us and gave them 
>our dumbest look and said we had no idea why it didn't work.  Somehow 
>that cat lived for another 10 years after that.  Must have been divine 
>intervention.  My wife was divine when she stopped me from throwing the 
>cat out the second story window.
>
>DF
>
>Theresa -yhoo wrote:
>
>>Very interesting tree.  Looks similar to some we saw
>>in Hawaii, but probably a distant relative.  Also-
>>wanted you all to know I am still alive- jsut my cat
>>stepped on my keyboard and managed to do something to
>>the computer- so I no longer have internet access. 
>>Someone at work is going to see if they can fix it
>>tomorrow.
>>
>>Theresa
>>
>>--- Island Jim <jsinger@igc.org> wrote:
>>  
>>
>>>it's from southeast asia, david, and a relative of
>>>the kapok clan [i 
>>>think]. don't remember what the leaves look like,
>>>and i should. a funky 
>>>local orange grove near here has several of them
>>>planted, including this 
>>>one. most of them are younger and not as
>>>interesting. i'll try to go back 
>>>in late spring and get a foliage shot. and a trunk
>>>shot--the trunk is 
>>>forbiddingly thorny.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>At 05:46 PM 3/5/03 -0800, you wrote:
>>>    
>>>
>>>>Jim, that's a great looking tree.  A real beaut. 
>>>>      
>>>>
>>>What do the leaves
>>>    
>>>
>>>>look like?  Where is that tree from originally?
>>>>
>>>>DF
>>>>
>>>>Donna wrote:
>>>>
>>>>      
>>>>
>>>>>NO Zem, thank Island Jim for sharing that beauty
>>>>>        
>>>>>
>>>with us...
>>>    
>>>
>>>>>So Jim, do the blooms have a scent? I have never
>>>>>        
>>>>>
>>>seen anything like that
>>>    
>>>
>>>>>before, not surprising since I am here in zone
>>>>>        
>>>>>
>>>5!. Do they all bloom so
>>>    
>>>
>>>>>massively? So does this mean spring is officially
>>>>>        
>>>>>
>>>down in your end of
>>>    
>>>
>>>>>the country?
>>>>>
>>>>>Donna
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>        
>>>>>
>>>>>>Wow, that is an awesome tree!  Thank you, Donna,
>>>>>>          
>>>>>>
>>>for posting the
>>>    
>>>
>>>>>>          
>>>>>>
>>>>>pictures.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>        
>>>>>
>>>>>>zem
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>          
>>>>>>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A



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