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Re: Storms
  • Subject: Re: Storms
  • From: Zemuly <zemuly@comcast.net>
  • Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 21:52:18 -0500

I agree with you about how well everything is blooming this year. My
arthritis is worse than it has been in years because of this cool
weather. This morning it was in the 50s when I left for work. My whining
aside, I am grateful we have escaped all the storms, we are good with
rainfall, my yard looks better than it has in years, and we are
experiencing a gorgeous weekend. I hope you all have a safe Memorial

Sent from my iPhone

On May 25, 2013, at 2:24 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:

> Well, we certainly haven't had it as bad as other places, but the  stormy
> weather seems to have reached us.  For the last two days we have  had
> rain, wind, thunder and lightening, and today is not out of the 40s.   Now
> I ask you does that sound like Memorial Day weather?  Usually the  local
> swimming holes open for the season on this day.  My son was life  guard
> for several years, and this was always his first day.  
> Oh well, at least growing things seem to like this most peculiar  spring
> weather.  I can't remember a more floriferous spring, even though it  has 
> not
> been really warm and pleasant.  I was told it was the chilliest spring  on 
> record.
> Everything is blooming its head off.  
> Just one thing missing - chipmunks.  Until this week I had not seen  but 
> one, 
> and usually we are overrun with them.  I have seem two this  week.  One had
> been caught by the cat and was dangling from his mouth quite limply and 
> dead-looking.  When the cat sat down to lick his bottom, the chipmunk  was 
> gone in a flash.  They seem to have learned something from  possums.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 5/23/2013 9:14:04 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
> pdickson53@gmail.com writes:
> I saw  immediately some one with a front end loader tractor.... Like the
> one my  husband has clearing from behind a driveway. The locals are very
> quick to  not wait on anyone to fix it for them! We all are used to
> clearing our own  snow, etc! I think some news person said the church
> organizations are  quick.... Like Mennonite relief or baptist men and our
> church rallies quick  to take food or necessary items quick.
> Sent from my  iPhone
> Patricia
> On May 22, 2013, at 10:26 PM, Donna  <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> What is bothering me --  since the first photos I saw-- is the streets
>> are all clear? How can  that be with all this horrific devastation My
>> heart goes out to each  and everyone effected.
>> Donna
>> On May 22, 2013, at 6:23 PM, "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ  USAF AFMC 412
> CS/SCOSI"<cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
>>> When I look at the aerial photos from OK it's amazing to me that  only
> (as if
>>> it could be "only") 24 people were killed.  The  devastation is
> incredible.
>>> It's just too sad. 
>>> Cyndi  
>>> -----Original  Message-----
>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net  [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf
>>> Of Pam  Evans
>>> Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3:05 PM
>>> To:  gardenchat@hort.net
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Storms
>>> glad everyone is ok - whew.  crazy weather man.
>>> On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 9:03 PM, kathy  <cornergar@aol.com> wrote:
>>>> We definitely  dodged the bullet in IL. Had a short spurt of wild wind 
>>>> and  rain about midnight but it was dry enough to mow this aft. So glad
>>>> our TX and OK people are ok. So frightening! Thanks everyone  for 
>>>> checking in. Kathy
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Catharine Carpenter <cathycrc@comcast.net>
>>>> To:  gardenchat <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>> Sent: Tue, May 21, 2013  11:34 am
>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Storms
>>>> Hannibal, MO got hit by a small tornado, but  except for ominous 
>>>> straight line winds, we dodged the bullet  yesterday.
>>>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>>>> On May 21, 2013, at 10:06 AM, Jesse Bell  wrote:
>>>>> We are safe and sound.  My  family in the Moore and Oklahoma City are 
>>>>> safe
>>>>> and sound.  For that I am eternally  grateful.   Yesterday was a very
>>>>> draining and  long day....
>>>>> Right now, where I live, we are under a flood  warning.  Nice.
>>>>> On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 6:08 PM, Donna  <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>>>>> Watching the news and praying all will be fine after  all is said 
>>>>>> and done.
>>>>>> Way too many tornados.
>>>>>> Donna
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