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every story I hear isn't good... wonder how Jim (as in
Fisher) is doing? I know Holli was on towel changing
mode to keep the water out of her basement, hope she
is winning the battle.

Do we have anyone else effected in this?


--- Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com> wrote:

> I've been hearing first-hand reports of your rain
> from my brother, who lives 
> in Manhattan.  He's had to take to subway to work
> lately because of the 
> horizontal rain.  Looks like the people north of you
> are in trouble, too.  I 
> would love a shower, but I surely don't need (or
> want) what you all are 
> experiencing.  Hope it clears up soon.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chris Petersen" <chris@widom-assoc.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2005 11:43 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] RAIN
> > After complaining about the drought and heat and
> having to drag hoses 
> > around
> > all summer just to try to keep things barely
> alive, Im now going to
> > complain about all the RAIN!  I swore that I would
> really get my garden in
> > tip top shape this fall. I just ordered bulbs and
> theyll need to get
> > planted. All the annuals in containers need to be
> either dragged indoors 
> > or
> > need to be propagated by cuttings. Then theres
> the humungous mound of 
> > mulch
> > that needs to go on one of the paths in the shade
> garden, but first I have
> > to uncover the path as it is full of columbine,
> Eupatorium Chocolate and
> > periwinkle (among other things too numerous to
> list)!  Of course theres
> > still about a pallet of stone to move as well.  I
> just hope that we see 
> > the
> > sun before winter sets in!
> >
> > Last night we had torrential rain and wind! 
> Driving to my chorus 
> > rehearsal
> > I had to go through some small lakes and had to
> drive under a fallen tree.
> > If the tide got six feet closer, we would have to
> go out and secure our
> > catamarans and kayaks which are as far from the
> water as possible without
> > having to lift them over the 4'hedges onto the
> lawn!  They are my husband
> > and son's toys and I've warned them to tie the
> boats down! We could 
> > probably
> > kayak in some of the pools forming on the grass
> though!  Our water table 
> > is
> > just about eight feet blow the surface, so there's
> nowhere for the excess
> > water to go. My umbrellas and patio pots are
> toppled over again and it's
> > still pouring!
> >
> > Christine Petersen   Northport, Long Island, New
> York
> >
> > Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
> >
> >
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