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Re: What's up for your weekend?

I'd love to see the photos - send to me offline if you have to!

On 5/1/08, DP <pulis@mindspring.com> wrote:
> I'll be spending the weekend getting a stray cat acclimated to our
> household.
> A bunch of cats chose our yard for their trysting place a couple of weeks
> ago. ET took a beating, and seemed friendly, following me when I brought
> food and water, and sitting on my feet when I was weeding. (Named ET because
> he kept saying "home" "go home". _
> I was able to get him to the vet yesterday for a neuter, shots, etc.
> Fortunately he's FIV and FeLeuk neg. I was going to put him through the
> Humane Society's adoption program, but he's got some pretty bad scars and
> had to be shaved because he was so knotted and matted.
> Unfortunately, he's older and bigger than Diesel, who's only had kittens
> or young cats to accept. He also doesn't seem to like dogs, and has swiped a
> couple of times at Dreyfuss. There's only one way Dreyfuss can get in and
> out of the house, and that way leads through the utility/mud room  where ET
> is now living.
> I let both of our cats onto the screened porch for a while this morning
> and let ET come into the house. He's obviously been a house pet at some
> time. Keep your fingers crossed. Grayman still doesn't like to be picked up,
> and is still skittish, but will flop on my feet when I give him a skritch,
> and will purr like crazy.
> Did I offer to send the "bath and a nap" series of photos to you guys?
> Diesel gave Grayman a good wash down a couple of weeks ago.
> d
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95
> CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2008 11:58 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] What's up for your weekend?
> What's everyone's plans for gardening this weekend? It should be sunny
> > and warm here, hopefully not too windy. The winds were ferocious
> > yesterday - gusts up to 50mph - but it seems to have calmed down this
> > morning.
> > I hope to be able to ride this weekend so my gardening time won't be
> > lengthy. But I am going to try and get the peppers in the ground.
> > Hopefully I have enough row cover to protect both the beds, if not I'll
> > leave the chile peppers in the greenhouse till next week. I have to take
> > the cover off the peas and figure out some sort of rabbit defense. We
> > have the hot wire but plugging it in requires unplugging the lights for
> > the hay shed, so I'm going to ask husband to see if he can't come up
> > with something.
> > On husband's list will also be repairing the back lawn - there's a lot
> > of damage from the dogs digging after gophers. And I used to have the
> > corners planted with various perennials, but they never got watered very
> > well, so that's a mess.
> > After the peppers I am going to tackle weeds in the front garden. Gawd
> > what a job that's going to be, but if you never start you never finish.
> > Although in weeding it seems that you never finish no matter what, so
> > maybe I need a different motivating mantra.
> >
> > Cyndi
> >
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Pam Evans
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zone 8A

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