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Re: anyone heard from.....


Bless your heart.  Glad to hear from you lady.  Hope Melody & Ceres are
alright too.  This weather has just been relentless up there.

On 6/11/08, mlrasmus@rockwellcollins.com <mlrasmus@rockwellcollins.com>
wrote:
>
> I'm okay, and am trying to reach Melody.  The Iowa River runs about a mile
> east of Hills where she lives.  When I came into Cedar Rapids for work
> this morning, the river was 3 miles wide in places.  My company is
> evacuating and cutting power to several of our buildings, and bridges are
> being washed away here in east central Iowa.  Lots of people are taking
> off work, helping grandparents, neighbors, etc. move furniture upstairs or
> to higher ground.  Enough roads are flooded that trying to get anywhere is
> difficult.  My rain gauge had another 2 inches in it this morning, and
> it's still raining now.
>
> Ceres is near Des Moines, which is also flooding.  I haven't seen her post
> here for a very long time - hope she's okay.  The U of Iowa Hospitals
> where Melody works is on high ground, but the surrounding areas of the
> University are deluged.  Most areas are already above flood stage, and
> it's not supposed to crest until Sunday or Monday.  This is lots worse
> than in 1993.  Great time for me to move to six acres on a lake!!
> Mardi
> Solon, Ia z5
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> Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> Sent by: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> 06/11/2008 01:15 PM
> Please respond to
> gardenchat@hort.net
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> To
> gardenchat@hort.net
> cc
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> Subject
> Re: [CHAT] anyone heard from.....
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> We also have to worry about Melody and Mardi..... Iowa and Mason City
> (maybe more) are flooded. I think they live close to those??
>
> Donna
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>
> Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Kitty we've heard from, but not Gene. Hope all are well w/ this crazy
> weather. Wish the rain would go visit Auralie and Daryl. They would
> welcome it (w/out the twirlies of course).
> We could use some here, but not as bad as they need it back East.
>
>
> On 6/11/08, Donna wrote:
> >
> > our members in Iowa? Wisconsin? Indiana?
> >
> > All the states around me are flooded according to the news reports. OK,
> > areas of them, but we do have alot of members everywhere!
> >
> > and of course, the heat wave in the east could be causing issues for
> those
> > there.
> >
> > I am hoping to get out of work early today and get the yard cleaned up
> > before the wind predicted tomorrow projects it into something....not to
> > mention all the other garbage I have to get ready for pick up.
> >
> >
> > Donna
> >
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> Pam Evans
> Kemp TX
> zone 8A
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Kemp TX
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