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Re: note to all planning on trimming large shrubs & small trees
  • Subject: Re: note to all planning on trimming large shrubs & small trees
  • From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
  • Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 15:58:32 EST

Ouch!  Sorry to hear of your accident but glad it was no worse.
Try to stay safe and healthy for the holiday season.
And have a blessed Christmas.
In a message dated 12/21/2010 3:56:02 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
gardenqueen@gmail.com writes:

Always wear something on your head and safety glasses.  Why you ask?  Well,
I was trimming back a large overgrown privet up on a step ladder, large limb
cut loose where I wanted it to, but hit the edge of jerkboy's roof on his
shack and flipped back and coldcocked me in the head.  The do rag I always
wear kept it from tearing the skin and all my glasses are safety glasses (I
get them through work) and that saved the left eye.  Happened so fast I
couldn't jump off the ladder.  Just dressed it w/ lemon verbena/witch hazel
toner.  It's turning sriously purple already.  That ought to start some
rumors at work tomorrow - LOL.  Oh well.   So if you're gonna do any
heavy trimming over your head - words to the wise my friends!   Be safe -
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays & like that....

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