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Re: well??

thank God you're ok!   we were concerned.

On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 5:14 PM, <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:

> No real structural damage here, but lots of limbs and stuff down, and more
> water
> running everywhere than I can ever remember.  The pond is right up into the
> lawn,
> and everywhere is soggy - to say nothing of a couple of inches in the
> basement.
> We were thinking we had escaped the worst when the power went off in the
> middle
> of the night on Saturday, and didn't come back on until about 4:30 this
> afternoon.
> To complicate matters, I was running a Horticulture School which was
> scheduled
> for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Well, first of all on Friday we were
> told
> that Lasdon Park & Arboretum, where we hold the school would be closed on
> Monday in anticipation of weather problems.  We could have our school on
> Tuesday,
> Wednesday and Thursday.  First of all I determined that we would keep our
> Tuesday
> schedule the same as planned, even though it would have been better
> sequence to
> have it the second day.  Then I had to see if I could get Monday's speakers
> lined up
> for Wednesday.  Two could adjust, but one could not, so I had to find a
> replacement.
> That I was able to do.  Next it was necessary to notify all the students of
> the change.
> This was only about 20 people, only half of which had email. Well, we did
> it.
> The school went off very well, and there was only one no-show.  Tomorrow
> will be
> the written exam for those taking the course for credit, but that's no
> problem.  What
> was a potential problem was that I had not printed out the exams before we
> lost
> power - waiting to see how many I would need.  Thank goodness I had printed
> out
> all the 17 pages of outlines, etc. that go in the folders ahead of time. I
> did have an
> unedited copy of the exam, which Chet went out to Staples and had copied
> this
> morning.  At that point we had no idea when we would have power and if I
> would
> be able to print them at home. Now, I could have done so, but it was a
> relief to
> have that done.
> Other people had a worse time - one friend had a tree fall on her roof, and
> another
> lost a bunch of trees.  I'm very grateful that we really only had
> inconvenience.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 8/29/2011 8:29:13 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> gardenqueen@gmail.com writes:
> folks are ok in NE PA.  Hope Auralie & Eva are ok in NY state!
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 7:06 PM, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > I am sure most are still without power, but wondering if anyone has heard
> > how
> > the east coast folks are doing?
> >
> > Hoping everyone is fine.
> >
> > Donna
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