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Re: No gardening?


Well we have no line.  Folks are good and it's just Tom & I when they go.
When Tom and I go - the line is extinct.

On 12/13/07, sundrops@earthlink.net <sundrops@earthlink.net> wrote:
>
> As Jane Fonda said when her father died, it's weird to realize that now
> you
> are at the "head of the line...."
> --Barb Tandy, Grass Valley, CA
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2007 3:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] No gardening?
>
>
> > Lonely is realizing you're the patriarch [or matriarch] of your clan.
> >
> > On Dec 13, 2007, at 5:50 PM, Judy Browning wrote:
> >
> >> Alta was our last parent. It is a lonely feeling. Enjoy the time you
> have
> >> with yours.
> >> Oh my, your husband will definitely be in my prayers today. I hate that
> >> white knuckle driving. I'm glad to hear he's going slow, but that will
> >> make it a real marathon as well.
> >> Take care of yourself too.
> >> I'm debating with myself whether I can go back to work tomorrow or not.
> >> Definitely feeling better, but still a little headache & general achy
> >> chilled feeling.
> >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris" <chrispn@optonline.net>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2007 1:27 PM
> >> Subject: RE: [CHAT] No gardening?
> >>
> >>
> >>> Judy,
> >>>
> >>> I'm so sorry to hear about your mother-in-law. Now that I'm older I
> >>> really
> >>> appreciate having my MIL and father still in my life. I get very
> >>> melancholy
> >>> knowing that there may not be much time left with them.
> >>>
> >>> We are experiencing ice and freezing rain since about noon.  I'm out
> >>> sick
> >>> for the second day, and I consider myself lucky as I would be driving
> my
> >>> 33
> >>> mile commute on a sheet of ice!  My husband is driving home from
> Boston
> >>> as I
> >>> write this.  I couldn't convince him to stay over night. It will
> >>> probably be
> >>> a VERY long drive!  It usually takes 6 hours.  Last I heard, he was
> >>> driving
> >>> 15 mph.  There is more snow north of here, so it will be slow going
> for
> >>> him.
> >>> We have an inch of that wet compacted snow on the grassy areas, but my
> >>> walkway is coated in ice. I hate when he goes on business trips in the
> >>> winter! So far the power seems to be ok- no flickering lights.
> >>>
> >>> Boy, Jesse, I feel for you!  I worry about keeping all my animals and
> >>> plants
> >>> warm.  Years ago we were without power for a week due to an ice storm.
> >>> At
> >>> that time I had an extensive collection of African Violets and
> >>> gesneriads.
> >>> It didn't take long without power to turn my collection into mush.
> >>>
> >>> I did get outdoors last weekend to plant a few bags of alliums that I
> >>> ordered very late in the season.  I never finished the fall list of
> >>> chores.
> >>> I always seem to be playing "catch up" on all fronts. :(
> >>>
> >>> Stay well everyone,
> >>>
> >>> Chris Petersen
> >>> Northport, Long Island, New York
> >>> Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
> >>>
> >>> chris@widom-assoc.com
> >>>
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> >>> 12/12/2007 11:29 AM
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> >>
> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> > Hardiness Zone 10
> > Heat Zone 10
> > Sunset Zone 25
> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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