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Re: good morning/weather

I'm figuring out this quilting thing. It's a great craft, produces
beautiful results and keeps you warm all at the same time!! Cool. My
"light bulb" just flashed on.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 15 Jan 2004 06:40:33 -0500 (EST)

>Pam: The forced indoor time is when we learn to love doing other things
>as well. For me, it's time to quilt, work on crafts, and read...those
>are my major winter activities. The quilting is a very satisfying way to
>create something beautiful and for me is very much like gardening in
>that way. By the time winter is over, I'm ready to move on though and
>get back outside. Guess you really do adjust to whatever circumstances
>you live in, huh?
>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
>--Albert Einstein
> --- On Wed 01/14, Pamela J. Evans < gardenqueen@gbronline.com > wrote:
>From: Pamela J. Evans [mailto: gardenqueen@gbronline.com]
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 09:49:19 -0600
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] good morning/weather
>But see I'm used to spending at least some time in my garden every
>day.<br>12 months a year. To have to spend months out of it would kill
>me. I<br>can't stay cooped up in the house for weeks at a
>time.<br><br><br>---------- Original Message
>kmrsy@comcast.net<br>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Date: Wed, 14 Jan
>2004 15:09:26 +0000<br><br>>Re > y'all must have a slight<br>>>
>masochistic streak to endure such conditions.<br>><br>>You know, Pam, we
>don't just stand around all day outside when it is<br>>below zero. And
>we do have furnaces. There's nothing happening in the<br>>garden
>demanding our attention, like watering ;+). I agree though that
>I<br>>wouldn't want an outside job in that weather, like fixing potholes
>or<br>>climbing telephone poles. Actually, I wouldn't want to do that
>kind of<br>>work in any weather.<br>><br>><br>>Kitty<br>>> My folks said
>it was sub-zero in NE PA now - y'all must have a slight<br>>>
>masochistic streak to endure such conditions. Or you're just a heck of
>a<br>>> lot tougher than me. 70 degrees today but cooler (back to highs
>in the<br>>> 50's) by the weekend.<br>>> <br>>> <br>>> ----------
>Original Message ----------------------------------<br>>> From: "Marge
>Talt" <mtalt@hort.net><br>>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>>> Date:
>Tue, 13 Jan 2004 22:04:50 -0500<br>>> <br>>> >Well, Noreen, if that
>ain't jealous-making for us poor cold-winter<br>>> >types! I zipped out
>this afternoon - wind blowing; downright nippy -<br>>> >to put the cut
>branches from my Christmas tree over assorted<br>>> >borderline children
>as it is slated to hit 6F tomorrow night - with<br>>> >snow coming late
>and going into Thursday. Well, I don't want that<br>>> >white stuff, but
>if it's gonna get that cold, actually hope for some<br>>> >as plant
>insulation.<br>>> ><br>>> >Roller coaster weather here; 70F a week or so
>ago; last weekend highs<br>>> >in the 20s and lows in the teens.
>Ugh.<br>>> ><br>>> >Would love to be out in my garden...so you have to
>garden for al
>l of<br>>> >us who are frozen in for now:-)<br>>> ><br>>> >Marge Talt,
>zone 7 Maryland<br>>> >mtalt@hort.net<br>>> >Editor: Gardening in
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>>> From: TeichFlora@aol.com<br>>> >> <br>>> >> Really Jim??? Hadn't paid
>much attention lately to the weather<br>>> >elsewhere. <br>>> >> Didn't
>hear about a cold front in Florida, must just be an annoying<br>>>
>>unusual <br>>> >> cold, not damaging freezes...or?? Gee hope not
>anyway.<br>>> >> <br>>> >> We've been lucky and haven't had any "cold"
>fronts to speak of,<br>>> >just cool <br>>> >> fronts now and then.
>We're back up to warm temps. Been working in<br>>> >the yard <br>>> >>
>quite a bit, since it was neglected for so many months. Very slow<br>>>
>>process <br>>> >> cleaning up, but...it's getting there. Sure feels
>good to get back<br>>> >out there. <br>>> >> <br>>> >> Noreen<br>>> >>
>zone 9<br>>> >> Texas Gulf Coast<br>>> ><br>>>
>>Support hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!<br>>>
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>Evans<br>>> Kemp TX/zone 8A<br>>> <br>>> <br>>> <br>>> --<br>>> <br>>>
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