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Re: [aroid-l] TitanWatch 4/30/03

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] TitanWatch 4/30/03
  • From: The Thaumaturgist asitkghosh@yahoo.com
  • Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 13:37:01 -0700 (PDT)

Would it be possible to post the links to the newspaper

Asit K. Ghosh
Rockledge, FL
--- Craig Allen <callen@fairchildgarden.org> wrote:
> TitanWatch 4/30/03 Rain Rain go away the Titans will
> bloom anyway.
> And now I'm a poet, ha! This morning the weather had me
> worried. I was expecting rain, but with no letup? I
> received a warning about 60 mph winds and large hail. At
> Fairchild Garden there were only a few heavy gusts and
> the Titans are fairly well protected from that, but I was
> afraid large hail might break through the fragile old
> screen above the heads of my Amorphophallus. Luckily hail
> passed us by.
> The other concern I had was that the Miami Herald
> reporter and photographer wouldn't show, but nothing
> stops the news. A little late and a little wet, well a
> lot wet, but they got here. They were good sports. They
> asked me to wear the gas mask, of 1998 first titan bloom
> vintage, and stand on a ladder in the rain. The reporter
> held an umbrella over the photographer and her fabulous
> Nikon digital camera as she snapped away. The article
> announcing the blooming of two titans is supposed to be
> in Thursday's Metro section. What's next Martha Stewart
> and Howard Stern, hmmmmm?
> TitanWatch update:
> Mr. Stinky - 39 inches tall
> Audrey III - 59 inches tall
> ...and wet, wet, wet!
> Craig M. Allen
> Conservatory Manager
> Fairchild Tropical Garden
> 10901 Old Cutler Road
> Coral Gables (Miami), FL 33156
> Telephone: 305.667.1651, ext.3320
> Fax: 305.667.6930
> Email: callen@fairchildgarden.org
> Web: www.fairchildgarden.org 

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