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Re: Busy weekend


Trip to the vet first off is right.  Poor angel.  Nice of you to take him.

On 1/9/06, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
wrote:
>
> You guys were sure busy on the keyboards over the weekend, I had over 150
> messages waiting this morning. Our weather was gorgeous but I only got out
> in the garden one day. I did get the fruit trees pruned finally, they
> didn't
> get it last year. I hate pruning - I am so fretful about doing it "wrong"
> that I end up frozen, unable to decide where to cut. But I gritted my
> teeth,
> read my pruning book and then just cut away. Judiciously. I'm sure I
> didn't
> take off as much as they needed. I have three peaches, two plums, two
> apricots, and two jujubes. And I got about four pieces of fruit total last
> year, the trees just didn't bear well to start with and then the birds and
> my too-tall dog helping themselves to the rest while I wasn't paying
> attention. Next weekend the roses, I missed pruning a lot of them last
> year
> too.
> I am helping my sister get an old house ready for sale, that used up all
> Saturday, much to be done. Too bad it's two hours from where I live or
> husband I might try to buy it and renovate. It's a 1900s Craftsman
> bungalow
> and quite a lot of the interior is still beautifully intact. Oh man...the
> mahogany woodwork. The leaded glass cabinets. The hardwood floors.
> Unfortunately there's also a major amount of work to be done - like all
> new
> electrical not to mention plumbing. Alas my sister does not want the
> hassle
> and I can't afford it so it goes for sale as is. I took some pelargonium
> cuttings from the backyard (gotta mention gardening somewhere) and it
> looks
> increasingly likely that I am going to end up with a cat too, the last
> remnant of 20 or 30 feral cats that were being fed there. He is a very
> friendly fellow but has some odd lumps around his face so if I end up with
> him I think a vet visit is first off. I wouldn't mind some advice from
> those
> of you who often take in strays as to what precautions I should take.
>
> Cyndi
>
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