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Re: Christmas in June!!!

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Christmas in June!!!
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jun 1998 23:07:06 +0000
  • References: <AOPKJMGGFCAKAAAA@mailexcite.com>

Rusty Thornsburg wrote:
> Okay, a brief explanation: it was 2am in the morning when I wrote this, and in the middle of sending it, I was disconnected from my ISP.  I quickly reconnected and sent it without realizing that large portions of my original email were missing. So, here it is in what is closest to the original as I can get.
> >Rusty Thornsburg wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi everyone!
> >>
> >> I just wanted to relate my experience at the Sunday meeting of the Iris Society of Dallas.
> >>
> Well, the first thing that happened was Tom Burseen of TB's Place showed up with my iris order... I ordered 7 irises, and received 26 rhizomes, many with double, triple, and even quadruple fans.  He included 2 of a few varieties I ordered; both of the PSHAW's he included were quadruple fanned.  The WILD VISION I ordered had 11 starts just forming, so I can't wait to see what these healthy plants are going to do when  I get them into my garden!
> >>
> >>
> >Okay, back to the meeting.  I was drafted into selling the bingo cards... and I raised $73 for our club... that's a good amount considering we couldn't have had more than 25 people in attendance.
> >>
> >> We had a couple of visitors... Charlie Brown from a bit farther north, I think... and also, Jean Morris!  She's in town visiting family for a week, so she dropped by to eat, say hi and play some bingo!  She also had a packet of information, ideas, and resources for me to refer to in getting our club's youth program started.  She even walked out with a double armful of rhizomes, and I remember her saying before we got started that she'd "be killed" if she brought home just one rhizome.  So I g
> >>
> I won 12 rz's in the game (we played until everyone won!) including PARIS LIGHTS, EVERYTHING PLUS, and MISTY LADY... to name a few.
> >>
> >> It was a wonderful meeting, everyone had a great time, we all got a bunch of irises, what more could I ask for? (other than for my email program to work every once in a while?)
> Rusty
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