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Re: Hibernation still in effect
  • Subject: Re: Hibernation still in effect
  • From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2010 08:31:24 -0500

Man....I've been very low energy this week too.  I don't know what is
wrong with me!  But this morning it was 52 degrees
outside.....WHAT?....yes, it's not a typo.  I wore long sleeves when I
went out to feed the critters and was actually chilled by the time I
came inside.  I'm having visions of bonfires and pumpkins already.

On 8/26/10, andreah <andreah@hargray.com> wrote:
> Hi all-I'm just getting around to actually sitting at my computer in over a
> week. Summer has been in full on mode here since mind-June. We almost broke
> a record of over 45 days at 90 or above. Mostly ABOVE. The heat has finally
> broken but the humidity is still in full swing. Last evening I finally went
> outside when I got home from work, something I haven't done in weeks. The
> aphids had attacked my Asclepius so I got out the hose.
> Just an observation, the orange/yellow is blooming, but the pink/white is
> still not. Seems to be a much slower growing plant. I find it interesting.
> Rust, powdery mildew, and various other fungi have taken hold on many
> things. This Saturday morning I'll get out the spray. It's too hot when I
> get home, or it 's raining. August has been our wettest month so far. The
> mosquitoes have started swarming so I can empathize with Daryl. I should
> really own stock in Off or Cutter. I've started buying the kind they sell to
> Marine Corps which has a lot more Deet in it. I'm sure I'll have some sort
> of condition someday from using it. LOL!
> Pam, how is your house?
> I did not get the job with Valley Crest, they had one more person that had
> more experience running landscape crews. So, there ya go. I sat down in the
> floor of my office and cried. The recruiter asked me if they could keep my
> resume, etc. I told him of course. Maybe someday I'll actually get to work
> in the field I love. So that news made me want to hibernate even more. I've
> decided I must have a new condition which I have named SSAD, or summer
> seasonal affective disorder. It makes you want to stay on the couch, watch
> weird movies, eat ice cream and pretty much do nothing else.
> Apparently, it is rattlesnake mating season, who knew? My friend's dog got
> bitten this week and had to spend the day at the vet. I've been
> hyper-vigilant when walking with the dogs and out in the yard as I do not
> want a $400 vet bill or to get bitten myself. And yes, I have walked the
> dogs, but usually at 4:00 am. Do snakes come out at 4:00 am?
> This morning I just didn't have it in me, so I thought I'd check in with all
> you instead. Hope everyone is well, and that Pam's house is still standing.
> Andrea
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