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Re: OT-CHAT: Where are you?

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: OT-CHAT: Where are you?
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Jun 1998 06:06:51 +0000
  • References: <199806130306.XAA03249@berlin.atlantic.net>

william b. cook wrote:
> Celia,
> > > And most of all, what does Mark think about all of this weather?
> > >
>      I am still with you all.  The temperature here is running slightly
> higher now than in most of the rest of Florida.  Today is the 11th
> consecutive day that the temperature has reached or exceeded 100 F.  No
> rain has fallen in June.  This is normally part of the rainy season.  The
> conditions now are quite similar to the drought years of the 1980's in
> Kentucky.
>      Yesterday, I had the first bloom on one of my Blackberry Lily plants.
> The flowers on it held  up well in the heat.  The Oleanders are thriving on
> the hot sunny days.
>      The only other member of the Iris family blooming now is the Tiger Eye
> Iris, also known as yellow Walking Iris.
>      I figure that once the weather shifts, it will go to the other
> extreme.  Also, based on the reports I have heard from Kentucky, I figure
> that they are gearing up for a late August/September hot spell.  Florida
> almost certainly will have a Hurricane.
> > > Where are you guys?  I miss you all. Come back to me.
> > >
>      I hope they get the listserver up and running soon.  I am trying to
> minimize messages out of consideration for John I. Jones.  He is performing
> a valuable service, something we should all be grateful for.  He may well
> be what holds this group together through this trying time.
> Mark A. Cook
> billc@atlantic.net
> Dunnellon, Florida.

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