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FW: sanity< butterfly house in Ontario


It dawned on me that if any of you are near Niagara Falls Ontario - you
might want to go visit this place and escape the cold!

Theresa


Sounds absolutely divine!


> [Original Message]
> From: Theresa- yahoo <tchessie@yahoo.com>
> To: Kitty <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
> Date: 1/24/2003 4:23:53 PM
> Subject: RE: sanity
>
> Ontario was right across the river from me when I was growing up-  Niagara
> school of Horticulture (I think that is the correct name)- not in Guelph-
> much smaller school.  They have lovely gardens, open free to the public, I
> used to love wandering around checking out all of the flowers when I was a
> kid.  They now have a tropical butterfly house, which charges a fee, but
is
> amazing to go to in the middle of winter and feel like you are transformed
> to the tropic.  Always wear a bright colored shirt- they will land on you.
> There are also some tropical birds, an indoor stream with fish, and loads
of
> facinating plants.
>
> Theresa
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kitty [mailto:kmrsy@earthlink.net]
> Sent: Friday, January 24, 2003 3:04 AM
> To: Theresa- yahoo
> Subject: Re: sanity
>
>
> In Manitoba or BC?  I believe those are the central and western
counterparts
> of Guelph in Ontario where I got my ODH.  If I'd had a clue at 18, I'd
have
> gone to Purdue.
> Kitty
>
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Theresa- yahoo <tchessie@yahoo.com>
> Sent: 01/23/03 11:08 PM
> To: kmrsy@earthlink.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: now elderly ramblings< now elderly wisdom (orany
> other kind of wisdom for that matter!
>
> >
> > Not really!  Days like today i really wish I was smart and brave enough
at
> 18 to defect to canada and attend the horticultural school there like I
> really wanted too!!
> Theresa
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kitty Morrissy [mailto:kmrsy@earthlink.net]
> Sent: Thursday, January 23, 2003 8:00 PM
> To: Theresa- yahoo
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: now elderly ramblings< now elderly wisdom (orany
> other kind of wisdom for that matter!
>
>
> rhetorical qstn?
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Theresa- yahoo <tchessie@yahoo.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 1/23/2003 10:37:34 PM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: now elderly ramblings< now elderly wisdom (orany
> other kind of wisdom for that matter!
> >
> > OK-  somebody quick tell me the secret- how do you keep going everyday
> and
> > not just want to scream or stay in bed all day!  This has been a
> > particularly bad week- but- man I need to win the lottery so I can
> retire
> > and play in my garden instead of going to work!  I actually had to talk
> to
> > my staff about cleaning up after themself today- and people wonder why I
> > haven't had kids yet!
> > So- how do you all keep your sanity??
> >
> > Theresa
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> > Behalf Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> > Sent: Thursday, January 23, 2003 6:17 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: We are so sorry to announce ......now elderly
> > ramblings
> >
> >
> > In a message dated 01/23/2003 1:57:27 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> > mhobertm@excite.com writes:
> >
> > > My goodness, Auralie--you make yourself sound quite ancient..
> >
> > Believe me, Melody, there are mornings when, at 74, I feel ancient.  And
> > then
> > when I work in my garden and things grow well, and when I share
> interests
> > with friends, I don't feel that old at all.  As long as the old body
> keeps
> > moving - and on mornings like this when the temperature is in the single
> > digits, it moves more slowly - and the mind keeps functioning, I guess
> > chronological age doesn't matter too much. That's a good thing about the
> > Internet - you can't see all my wrinkles.  Jim may sound like a grandpa
> to
> > you, but to me he sounds more like one of my sons - God bless 'em.
> Auralie
> >
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