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Re: Rain, sweet rain


HA! I HAVE lived in Pennsylvania! However, since I was born there and we
moved two months later, I've never seen a snow plow or a snow
shovel......LOL!

I'll keep my hurricanes, thanks.
A
Andrea H
Beaufort, SC


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, April 30, 2004 7:26 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Rain, sweet rain


> Ain't that the truth! She's probably never had to shovel her way through
> drifts in order to get out to the car to dig to find it, either! Lucky
> her! But, hey! Doesn't she live in one of those coastal places that has
> hurricaines? I lived through one small hurricaine the year I lived in
> Florida and that was enough to last me a lifetime!
>
>
>
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>
>  --- On Fri 04/30,  < gardenqueen@academicplanet.com > wrote:
> From:  [mailto: gardenqueen@academicplanet.com]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 06:08:29 -0500
> Subject: Re:  [CHAT] Rain, sweet rain
>
> Lucky you. But you never lived in Pennsylvania either. Count yourself
> as<br>fortunate that you've never had to dig in a snow bank trying to
> find<br>your car.<br><br><br>Pam Evans<br>Kemp, TX<br>zone 8A<br>-----
> Original Message -----<br>From: Andrea H<br>Sent: 4/29/2004 9:19:40
> PM<br>To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Rain, sweet
> rain<br><br>> We have plenty of storm drains, just no where for the
> water to go. But we<br>> don't have snow plows, since we get no snow.
> You know, I've never even seen<br>> a snow plow except on the weather
> channel.<br>> <br>> Andrea H<br>> Beaufort, SC<br>> <br>> <br>> -----
> Original Message ----- <br>> From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com><br>>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>> Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2004 10:18
> PM<br>> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Rain, sweet rain<br>> <br>> <br>> > Some
> places don't have storm drains. Don't get enough rain. When the<br>> >
> streets fill up it starts creeping into the yards. But it doesn't
> happen<br>> > very often. We don't have snowplows down here for the same
> reason....<br>> ><br>> ><br>> > Pam Evans<br>> > Kemp, TX<br>> > zone
> 8A<br>> > ----- Original Message -----<br>> > From: Kitty<br>> > Sent:
> 4/29/2004 9:04:37 PM<br>> > To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>> > Subject: Re:
> [CHAT] Rain, sweet rain<br>> ><br>> > > Wow. When it rains it pours! A
> foot deep - problems with the storm<br>> drains<br>> ><br>> > > or just
> coming down that fast?<br>> ><br>> > > We're supposed to be getting rain
> over several days soon. I wanted to<br>> get<br>> ><br>> > > my lawn
> fertilizer down before it gets here, but the winds have been<br>>
> high<br>> ><br>> > > the past several days. Maybe there'll be a window
> of opportunity<br>> tomorrow.<br>> ><br>> > > I did get 600 feet of
> irrigation tubing set today with sprayers in<br>> place.<br>> ><br>> >
> ><br>> ><br>> > > Kitty<br>> ><br>> > ><br>> ><br>> > > ----- Original
> Message ----- <br>> ><br>> > > From: "james singer"
> <jsinger@igc.org><br>> ><br>> > > To: "Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net><br>>
> ><br>> > > Sent: Thursda
>
> y, April 29, 2004 5:41 PM<br>> ><br>> > > Subject: [CHAT] Rain, sweet
> rain<br>> ><br>> > ><br>> ><br>> > ><br>> ><br>> > > > It's here. At
> last. Came as I was on my way home from the nursery this<br>> ><br>> > >
> > afternoon<br>> ><br>> > > ><br>> ><br>> > > > Sky was grey, overcast,
> when I left the building--the kind of weather<br>> ><br>> > > > where
> you think you feel sprinkles but are never quite sure. Cool,<br>> ><br>>
> > > > prickly skin.<br>> ><br>> > > ><br>> ><br>> > > > By the time I
> got a mile down the road to the east-west artery that<br>> ><br>> > > >
> meanders toward the plantation, it was pouring. And when I got
> home--7<br>> ><br>> > > > miles further into the heart of the storm--the
> water was a foot deep<br>> on<br>> ><br>> > > > some of the
> streets.<br>> ><br>> > > ><br>> ><br>> > > > It's now 2 hours later.
> It's still raining. A gentle, gentle trickle.<br>> ><br>> > > > The
> brave cat [Beans] yowls to go out, but won't leave the shelter of<br>>
> ><br>> > > > the doorway when I open the door for her.<br>> ><br>> > >
> ><br>> ><br>> > > ><br>> ><br>> > > ><br>> ><br>> > > > Island Jim<br>>
> ><br>> > > > Southwest Florida<br>> ><br>> > > > Zone 10<br>> ><br>> > >
> ><br>> ><br>> > > >
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