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Re: What a week!


Well Pam..don't you knowthat you should never say never...
        I always knew that my My beloved cat Hillary was a freak. He would
eat tomatoes off the drain board before canning. He also was very
religious...ate a half loaf of communion bread before the service.

betsy
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2005 7:58 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] What a week!


> Well cats would never eat tomatoes. They are true carnivores. Dogs are
> omnivores and will eat darn near anything. Cats have to have protein -
> preferably MEAT. They have a different digestive system than most mammals.
>
> On 9/14/05, hodgesaa@earthlink.net <hodgesaa@earthlink.net> wrote:
> >
> > Please tell me you meant the rats and not the cats Pam.............????
> > LOL!
> > A
> >
> > Andrea H
> > Beaufort, SC
> >
> >
> > > [Original Message]
> > > From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Date: 9/14/2005 7:14:38 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] What a week!
> > >
> > > Man, you do have some lazy cats out in your neighborhood. I can't
> > believe
> > > they are eating your tomatoes, how rude.
> > >
> > > On 9/13/05, Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > So, I guess I'll really get around to turning the compost pile this
> > > > weekend and shoveling some of the finished stuff out into my garden.
I
> > > > hope that will send them on to somewhere else (and so they'll stop
> > > > eating my tomatos!)
> > > > Theresa
> > > >
> > > > Theresa wrote:
> > > >
> > > > >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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> > > > >>>>>>
> > > > >>>>>>
> > > > >>>>>>
> > > > >>>>>>
> > > >
> >
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> > > > >>>>>
> > > > >>>>>
> > > >
> >
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> > > > >>>
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>--
> > > > >>Pam Evans
> > > > >>Kemp TX
> > > > >>zone 8A
> > > > >>
> > > >
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> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Pam Evans
> > > Kemp TX
> > > zone 8A
> > >
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> --
> Pam Evans
> Kemp TX
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