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Re: roll call time!

Ouch...sounds like rough weather.  Sure wish we could share a little.  We
are still 5" below normal and much warmer than usual.  Coming home from
yoga today I noticed the fields have turned green.  I also purchased some
runuculas...just wanted a little patch of bright color between now and
Easter...although my candy tuff is beginning to flower.  I think I am ready
for spring cleaning.

Bonnie Zone 7/7 ETN
Remember:  The River Raisin, The Alamo, The Maine, Pearl Harbor, 9/11

> [Original Message]
> From: <mlrasmus@rockwellcollins.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 2/27/2007 1:56:48 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] roll call time!
> Well, it's a good thing my DH and I do a lot of camping with no water or
> electricity available!  Our power was out for a little over 24 hours
> Sat-Sun.  We at least had a Mr. Buddy heater, flashlights, LOTs of stuff
> that works off batteries, and a gas stove for cooking.  I was prepared -
> stocked up on the three B's (bread, books, and booze!) and I certainly
> enjoyed the quiet.  We were lucky.
> The surrounding areas are told they won't get power until sometime next
> week.  Huge call for generators at all the big box places.  The rain came
> first, then sleet, then ice coating everything (gee, sounds like Rich in
> Nebraska).  High winds snapped power poles, especially in rural areas.
> Lots of tree damage, too.  Got my work cut out for me once the snow melts
> bit and I can get the branches picked up.  Thankfully none hit the house.
> There is a huge one that hit the porch, but no damage that can't be fixed.
> Headline in today's paper:
> http://snipurl.com/1bi9z
> Shelters opened last Saturday, and will continue to be open, as we have a
> second ice/snow/wind wave coming Thursday.  Hold on!
> Melody is in Hills about 40 miles south of me, and Ceres is in Des Moines
> 125 west, so thankfully I don't think they were hit as hard.
> You all are the bright spot in my life!  Imagine, daffodils and forsythia!
> Planting peas and onions!  Oh, and not getting eaten by your neighbors
> dog....
> Donna, are you having any trouble getting older computer systems patched
> for the DST changes?  I have some obsolete Sun boxes here at work, and Sun
> is charging me $400 a pop to patch "vintage" servers.  Someone wasn't
> thinking ahead!
> Mardi
> Alburnett
> Iowa z4b
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