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Re: What a week!


Apparently we have wimpy cats in the neighborhood.  They use my garden 
as a litterbox, but leave the damn rats to live there.

Theresa

Pam Evans wrote:

>Daryl - good for you! I was wondering tonight if your roof got fixed yet.
>You've had one heck of a week lady - hope it settles down for you now and
>that toe heals quickly - ouch!! Theresa, no cats in the neighborhood?
>
>
> On 9/13/05, kmrsy <kmrsy@netzero.net> wrote:
>  
>
>>One of my boys deposited a dead rabit in my garage the other day. I just
>>put him in a bag and drop off at the CES dumpster.
>>
>>Kitty
>>neIN, Z5
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 6:32 PM
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] What a week!
>>
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Speaking of dead things...This summer I did the really stupid thing of
>>>putting a dead armadillo in my garbage can. It was probably hit by a
>>>      
>>>
>>car,
>>    
>>
>>>but it walked to the end of my driveway before dying. I didn't know what
>>>      
>>>
>>to
>>    
>>
>>>do with it, and in a fit of idiocy wrapped it in plastic, put it in
>>>      
>>>
>>another
>>    
>>
>>>plastic bag and stuck it in the big green can for THREE DAYS! It melted.
>>>      
>>>
>>I
>>    
>>
>>>am grateful the garbage man still picks up my trash.
>>>zem
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
>>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 6:03 PM
>>>Subject: RE: [CHAT] What a week!
>>>
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>Sounds like you have had quite a week Daryl, and it's only
>>>>Tuesday............glad you found your dog, and that the rodent is
>>>>        
>>>>
>>dead
>>    
>>
>>>>(isn't that just the most HORRIBLE stench) and that your roof is done.
>>>>Gardening pays off!
>>>>A
>>>>
>>>>Andrea H
>>>>Beaufort, SC
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>[Original Message]
>>>>>From: Daryl <pulis@mindspring.com>
>>>>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>>Date: 9/13/2005 5:45:59 PM
>>>>>Subject: [CHAT] What a week!
>>>>>
>>>>>For those that were following the roofing saga, good news! We finally
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>have a
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>new roof, with a 20 year guarantee an a 5 year guarantee on leaks.
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>Yeah!
>>    
>>
>>>>In
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>the bad news department, the roof deck was in worse shape than we/he
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>had
>>    
>>
>>>>>thought, so it cost a bunch more than we were prepared for. In the
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>good
>>    
>>
>>>>news
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>department, I had given the roofer a bunch of plants so he gave us a
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>good
>>    
>>
>>>>>price (considering the cost of shingles and all). And he was close-by
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>(saved
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>a bunch on gas), so he showed up a couple of weeks early,
>>>>>
>>>>>In other news, my ancient computer hard drive started clicking
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>ominously
>>    
>>
>>>>on
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>Wednesday morning and wouldn't boot into Windows so I ran into Sam's
>>>>>Club
>>>>>and snagged a Compaq. I've spent the better part of 3 days
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>transferring
>>    
>>
>>>>>necessary files and getting it up and running. But, it looks like
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>it's
>>    
>>
>>>>>mostly working now.
>>>>>In the bad news department, my elderly dog freaked out with the
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>roofers
>>    
>>
>>>>>hammering and thumping around ( it was like living in a drumset for a
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>couple
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>of days) and I spent hours trying to find him ( you wouldn't believe
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>how
>>    
>>
>>>>>small a space a dog can get into!) . In the good news department, I
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>found
>>    
>>
>>>>>him.
>>>>>
>>>>>In the bad news department, the hammering/.thumping cause the old
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>drain
>>    
>>
>>>>pipe
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>under the sink to break. In the good news department, well, I guess
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>the
>>    
>>
>>>>good
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>news is that I had spare towels.
>>>>>
>>>>>In the bad news department, I cracked my toe moving the computer
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>stuff
>>    
>>
>>>>>around. In the good news department, it was only one toe and it's
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>still
>>    
>>
>>>>warm
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>enough to wear sandals.
>>>>>
>>>>>In the bad news department, there's a dead rodent in the wall between
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>the
>>    
>>
>>>>>utility room and the kitchen. In the good news department, it's a
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>dead
>>    
>>
>>>>>rodent.
>>>>>
>>>>>It's been quite a week, but as I've gathered things for the people
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>who
>>    
>>
>>>>lost
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>all to the hurricane, I know I'm truly blessed.
>>>>>
>>>>>d - (Heading back out to water. Would you believe it? After more than
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>2
>>    
>>
>>>>feet
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>of rain in the summer, we're dry as a bone. Even the trees are
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>wilting.
>>I
>>    
>>
>>>>>suppose part of that is that they put on a lot of surface roots in
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>order
>>    
>>
>>>>to
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>survive the flooding, and a lot of leaves because they could. We're
>>>>>having
>>>>>lots of leaf drop now. )
>>>>>
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>
>
>--
>Pam Evans
>Kemp TX
>zone 8A
>
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