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Re: [IGSROBIN] summer is not here yet in San Diego

Your potted plants there sound pretty rowdy-kind of like college sophomores
on Spring Break.  Next thing you know they will be headed off to Tijuana for
a night on the town and some serious cross-pollination.

I have arranged to e-mail you several liters of sunshine, and a cubic yard
or two of dry, clear air.  Hope that helps:)
-----Original Message-----
From: Cynthia S. Lohry <Hedgehug@AOL.COM>
Date: Saturday, January 30, 1999 9:48 AM
Subject: Re: summer is not here yet in San Diego

>It's actually been rather cool and rainy in San Diego.  The potted plants
>first tried to blow off their benches and fly, and then amused themselves
>filling up to the brim with rainwater and lolling about, sputtering and
>gagging.  The snails from the garden climbed partway up the stucco walls to
>the house and just clung there.  I think they were trying to get out of the
>rain.  And it wasn't a warm rain that you can work in and find rather
>pleasant, it was a cold, driving rain that could turn corners and sneak
>through very small gaps in your defenses.  Remember Terry Jacks' s song
>said it never rained in Southern California?  He obviously didn't visit
>in the early spring.
>So, all of my pots have been turned onto their sides to prevent still more
>rain from collecting on the soil, and I've got them wedged up with anything
>handy to keep the whole lot of them from rolling off the tables and ending
>bobbing up and down in the swimming pool (which has a water level that is
>with the top of the concrete and oozes over the edge whenever the wind
>Most of my friends and all of my cats have a cold.  We're cold, miserable
>desperately in need of something warm and cheering.  Whoever has our
>and "warm" please return it.  Failing that, write about it!
>Lemon Grove, CA

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