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Re: toasted microwave...


Ohmigosh Bonnie - thank God the house didn't burn down!!

On 4/19/06, Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net> wrote:
>
> All the windows are wide open with a fan in the window.  I'm not exactly
> sure what happened.  I put Bill's breakfast in the microwave, set it for 3
> minutes, went out to the attached garage for another omelet and when I
> didn't hear the microwave running, assumed the food was heated and went
> into
> our room to let Bill know.  All of a sudden, I smelled smoke REALLY
> strong.
> I mentioned it to Bill who said it did smell pretty bad.  We checked all
> over the bathroom and bedroom and couldn't find the source.  I went to the
> door into the family room and the lower level was filled with smoke.  We
> turned on every exhaust we have and I went to the microwave.  Bill's
> breakfast looked like a cinder.  The entire inside was blackened and the
> exterior of the microwave was extremely hot.
>
> We're all O.K., but meals will be done the "old fashioned way" for a while
> until we can get it fixed or afford a new one.  Of such is life!
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf
> Of Donna
> Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 8:53 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] more tornadoes!
>
> better air it out quick- more rain coming :(
>
> What happened? How did you burn up a microwave? Is everyone ok?
>
> Donna
>
> --- Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> wrote:
>
> > That is so true, Gene!  I'd much rather see my glass half full!
> >
> > Blessings,
> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) Who burnt up her microwave
> > this morning...   With
> > all the open windows, I can hear all the critters and smell the fresh
> > air!
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> > [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf Of Gene Bush
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 5:45 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] more tornadoes!
> >
> > May as well see a silver lining, Kitty.
> >     Just some times I have to take off my dark glasses to see them.
> > All the lightening this morning is adding nitrogen to the warm rain
> > that is falling. Garden is really popping this past week with all the
> > rain. Can't get in to weed the garden, but too busy packing and
> > shipping to get out there anyway.....
> >     I do get to walk in the garden each day...
> > several times.. with visitors
> > who come to see the gardens and talk plants...
> > almost never tire of that
> > one...
> >     Gene E. Bush
> > Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> > www.munchkinnursery.com
> > genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> > Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > > So there is a silver lining in those clouds, eh
> > Gene?
> > > Kitty
> > > neIN, Zone 5
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 7:40 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] more tornadoes!
> > >
> > >
> > >> Thanks for the concern and good wishes, Bonnie.
> > >>    We are very fortunate, indeed. The piece of
> > trim on the house that
> > >> the wind wrapped around a tree top had to have
> > gone right by our
> > >> greenhouse roof... within one to three feet
> > maximum. At well over 80
> > >> miles an hour..... The trees down up on the hill
> > will make very nice
> > >> walls for raised beds.... now I can make more
> > raised beds for acidic
> > >> plants... I had been going to cut down many of
> > the trees that are now
> > >> down up there... so. Actually god gave me a hand
> > in the garden.
> > >>    Have a redbud in full bloom outside my office
> > windows...
> > >> Appalachian Red... looks like the tree is on fire
> > in the afternoon
> > >> sun. Spring is so wonderful!
> > >>    Gene E. Bush
> > >> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> > >> www.munchkinnursery.com
> > >> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> > >> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> > >>
> > >> ----- Original Message -----
> > >> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan"
> > <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> > >>> So glad you are O.K.  I know it's a busy time,
> > Gene.  Hope not too
> > >>> many plants were ruined by that hail!  It was
> > nasty here, but we
> > >>> were very lucky.
> > >>> Blessings,
> > >>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> > >>>
> > >>> -----Original Message-----
> > >>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> > [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> > >>> On Behalf Of Gene Bush
> > >>> Sent: Monday, April 17, 2006 6:46 PM
> > >>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] more tornadoes!
> > >>>
> > >>> OK here
> > >>>    Some trees down up on the hill.. a bit of
> > siding torn off and up
> > >>> in a tree. Hail did a number of some of the
> > plants in the display
> > >>> beds, but overall we were very lucky. Neighbors
> > around us were not.
> > >>>    Up to my unmentionables in nursery here....
> > >>>    Gene
> > >>>
> > >>> Gene E. Bush
> > >>> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> > >>> www.munchkinnursery.com
> > >>> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> > >>> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> > >>>
> > >>> ----- Original Message -----
> > >>> From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> > >>>
> > >>>> Heard on the way in that IL & IN had some
> > tornadoes yesterday.
> > >>>> Donna, Kitty, Chris, Cathy, Gene - y'all OK?
> > And has anyone heard
> > >>>> from Rich since that outbreak in NB late last
> > week?
> > >>>> --
> > >>>> Pam Evans
> > >>>
> > >>>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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