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RE: OMG - it's weather!

Oh, what a difference 50 miles makes!!!  2" inches, Zem - what we wouldn't
give for two inches (:

High and Dry in West TN - Zone 7

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Zemuly Sanders
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 12:50 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OMG - it's weather!

We got (an unexpected) 2" of rain yesterday afternoon and evening.  It's 
truly amazing how the trees and shrubs look now as compared to yesterday 
morning.  Of course, it's like the third rain we've had this whole summer...
zone 7
West TN
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 9:58 AM
Subject: [CHAT] OMG - it's weather!

> Look, up in the sky - too big for a bird, can't be a plane - no, they
> are clouds! Clouds by golly and what is that bright light? Lightning!
> And thunder! And - wait for it - RAIN! Okay so maybe it's only a tenth
> of an inch but there was definitely water falling from the sky, I can
> see puddles. Didn't rain on me of course, I think when you want it bad
> enough it goes somewhere else. But we must have followed it all the way
> into work.
> It is still pretty warm though and yesterday was just seriously hot. I
> got into the car after my lunchtime yoga class and I was really thirsty,
> decided to have a drink from the bottle of water I'd left in the car. I
> knew it would be pretty warm water but I actually scalded myself a
> little. Wow. We took the horses to our team penning lesson at 7:00 and
> we were all out there sweating like horses, and not much better at 11:00
> when we got home. I don't know how you folks in humid climates can do
> anything.
> I am looking forward to 5 days at home starting tomorrow, although it is
> supposed to be hot like this so I don't know how much gardening I'll get
> done, but if I can't stand to be out there is still plenty to do inside.
> My new range will show up Tuesday. Husband has the entire next week off
> work and I'm steadily increasing the length of his honey-do list,
> although it's more of a suggestion list in truth.
> Our local paper had an article about the woman who has won the most
> points in the fair's garden competition for the last five years. She
> entered something like 82 categories!! I was consumed with jealousy. Of
> course if I were retired like her I could probably do that too (leaving
> aside the fact we now have other things to eat up our free time when
> we're retired) but, but, I can't help it, I'm jealous.
> Cyndi
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