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Re: Happy Birthday Marge

Me too Marge, though moving in the winter sounds like an abominable chore!
Great to hear from you though!

On 10/29/06, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
> Hey Marge! So good to hear from you again; you sorta had us worried.
> It sound like you're still working yourself to death but in more ways now.
> I hope you do find the right place at the right price for a new home.
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, October 29, 2006 7:35 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Happy Birthday Marge
> > Incredibly belated thanks for your kind wishes gang - and I send my
> > belated best wishes to all of you whose natal days I have missed in
> > the past several months....I haven't been on this box downloading
> > email with any regularity lately and when I do, it comes in like an
> > avalanche!  By the time I get through deleting all the junk, I end up
> > with either no time or no energy to read or post.  I keep saving the
> > list messages in hopes that I'll get to read them one of these
> > years:-)  Just wish I had time to chat with all of you...but I try to
> > at least skim subject lines to sorta find out what's going on.
> >
> > Been nailed to the workstation all summer and have not gotten where I
> > wanted to be at this point ref. finding a new place and getting this
> > one on the market, let alone getting all my garden dug up...but I
> > keep on truckin' and hope to get where I wanna be one of these days.
> > We go out to look at another piece of property tomorrow...we shall
> > see.  It has a lot going for it except it's in VA and tho' I've lived
> > a good bit of my life in VA; not sure I want to move back just now;
> > more hassle than just moving within state, of you know what I mean.
> >
> > Have hysterically gotten tender plants under cover; my big brugs are
> > just about too big to deal with now (I'm so glad the cuttings I sent
> > around seem to have been growing well for those who got them) - just
> > finished moving about 5 tons of stone dust that has been piled in the
> > parking area for a few years, so I can get a big truck load of mulch
> > in to bury pots in for winter - almost have the ground cleared
> > adjacent to where the truck can get in; hope to get that here this
> > week as I need to get a LOT of pots bedded in and then keep in
> > digging and potting before it gets too cold to do it.
> >
> > Won't bore you with all the frustrations of the past few months, but
> > will note that removing insulation from crawlspaces and crawling
> > under decks that have an 18-24" clearance to repair drainage issues
> > is not among my favorite pastimes; got a lot more insulation that's
> > gotta come out and be replaced to go....yech!  I am not doing the
> > replacement, but the price I was quoted for the removal was as much
> > as the replacement - too much!   Had to get what I did get out so I
> > could get an electrician in here to find out what was wrong with the
> > line that controlled the lights and fan in my kitchen, laundry lights
> > and lights in DH's handicapped toilet!  Did that and just haven't had
> > a chance to get back to that lil' chore.  Lotsa fun!
> >
> > Auralie....ref your 'What a Mess' -I hafta say that you must have the
> > patience of Job...'fraid I'd have told all those masterminds exactly
> > where they could go and what means they could use to arrive at that
> > destination - and then, like Zem, I would probably have been arrested
> > for wreaking bodily harm on the lot of them:-)  At this point in my
> > life, I have absolutely no patience with the male ego when it tries
> > to assert itself; been having to take all responsibility for
> > everything for too many years with a partner who's enjoying sitting
> > in his chair to put up with any male ego from any male:-)  I would
> > most definitely be proposing a change in garage sides - your beloved
> > DH created the situation and he should get the full enjoyment from
> > it:-)   53 years is a looong time; guess you've sorted out how to
> > deal and more power to you....I'da throttled him.
> >
> >
> > Marge
> >
> > Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> > mtalt@hort.net
> > Shadyside Garden Designs
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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