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Re: Rain

Normal, yeah that would be nice if there were such a creature.  It's been 5
years at least since we were close to the "averages" in terms of rain,
temps, you name it.

On 1/24/06, TeichFlora@aol.com <TeichFlora@aol.com> wrote:
> No such thing here in Texas as is up north, I'm assuming....which is
> like  in
> Europe.  Never lived up north, but in Germany we would have days and  days
> of
> nice rains, which never ended up in floods, but just replenished the  soil
> and plants nicely.   That never happens here.  We have short  bouts of
> rain,
> sometimes on and off bouts of rain....but never endless days
> of  rain.  Right
> after it rains the skies clear and the sun comes out to dry  off the
> streets,
> etc.   Rarely does one have to worry about delaying  an outdoor activity
> due to
> rain.....unless it's a hurricane or it floods.   Most of the time it's a
> thunderstorm that dumps a large amount quickly, then  stops....and it's
> beautiful
> sunshine again.  Lately any rains we've gotten  have been dried out
> quickly by
> the terrible winds.  Amazing how much a wind  can dry things out, more
> than
> heat, it seems.
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 1/22/2006 3:24:45 PM Central Standard Time,
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> as long  as it is a slow rain she will be fine over the
> next couple of days to get  back up to normal
> conditions.
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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