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Re: Shouldn't it be this way?

On politics, I absolutely agree. It would be nice if politicians credited "the people" with the basic intelligence to make decisions based on the clarity, coherence, and logic of their individual positions. But alas, they seem to have always taken the low road throughout our country's history, and I suspect, other countries as well.

Re: houseplants. I can hardly claim to be an expert having killed more than my share, but I don't think anyone can kill a Sansevieria trifasciata aka Mother-in-law's Tongue, or Aspidistra elatior, the Cast Iron plant. Most of the Philodendrons are pretty tough. More houseplants are killed by overwatering than anything else. Since you live in the southwest, you could bring your outside in with various cacti and succulents. Just a thought.
Cathy, nowhere near the southwest in z5b
On Sunday, June 27, 2004, at 08:54 AM, Dakota wrote:

One last word about politics. Shouldn't each candidate merely state what
he believes, what he will do, etc. and not even mention the other
candidates? Then, we should be presented with an accurate account of
what each candidate has done in the past and let us decide the rest for
ourselves. I have always hated this "but he has more dirt on his shoes
than I do" type campaigns.

Does anyone know about house plants that are easy to keep? I've tried
many times to have a Boston fern, but they never survive. LOL! We have
low humidity here, but they didn't even survive in CA. My orange
honeysuckle is blooming!! When we bought this land last year, there were
no flowers at all, except wildflowers. The previous owners only planted
one pine tree, one globe willow, two pecan trees, and one apricot tree.
There's a row of some type of bamboo looking growth in one area, too.
Makes a good wind block. Our new cottonwood tree seems to be doing the
best right now. Does anyone else here live in AZ, NM or TX?

God bless,
"I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneths me." Phil. 4:13

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