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Re: Summer arrives
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  • Subject: Re: Summer arrives
  • From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 16:07:10 -0500

woo hoo on finding your wedding ring!  you must have been sick thinking you
lost it.

On 6/7/10, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI <
cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
>
> We've been waiting and poof! summer's here. I hear it was 99F yesterday
> although it didn't seem that bad at my house, it's still breezy which
> helps quite a bit.
> Pea plants were done so I dug them out. Total was around 14 pounds of
> snow peas, I'm pretty happy with that. The spinach is starting to bolt
> but I still have lettuce since it got a much later start. We'll have to
> eat a lot of salad though because it won't last long in this weather. I
> see proto-squash on some of the zucchini plants, won't be too many weeks
> before zucchini starts, but I don't see as many tomatoes forming as I'd
> like. I did pick three bell peppers! While they got beat up pretty good
> by the wind after I put them out, a few of them still fruited and all of
> them are now recovering leaves tho they have a ways to go before looking
> lush. Corn is looking happy and my cukes and melons are coming along,
> the onions look huge already. I meant to direct seed some basil
> yesterday but didn't get to it.
> I had to take one of the dogs to the vet last week to get a foxtail
> removed from her ear. Second time in a month. DH suddenly realized that
> if he'd fixed the weed-eater back in February like I asked, we'd have
> avoided $500 in vet bills by knocking down all that stuff before it went
> to seed. He spent Saturday with his new weed-eater so that's now taken
> care of...but now we have loose foxtails all over the yard. Oh well, it
> looks nicer anyway. But no action without unintended consequences you
> know, he took the tractor out just to make one last pass and the drive
> shaft to the mower attachment fell out and got mangled. I don't know
> what a replacement costs but I bet it isn't cheap.
> The best part - besides chores well done and sitting in my chair hammock
> with a beer - was finding my wedding ring I thought I lost in the
> mountains last weekend. I found it inside our sleeping bag in the
> trailer. Maybe I dreamed I was putting on hand lotion? Anyway...woohoo!
>
> Cyndi
>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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    • Summer arrives
      • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>

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