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Re: winters back......and prayer request


Yesterday was cold and raining-  today was nice, sun and 60s. So, 
hopefully tomorrow will be nicer for you too!

Theresa

Pam Evans wrote:

>Good deal Theresa - wish John good luck for us!  Winter's back here too.
>High only 50 ish and a light freeze tonight!  What happened to the 80's we
>had in January?  Bah.
>
>On 3/21/06, Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>  
>
>>Wow-  sounds like you all need to batten down the hatches out there in
>>the middle of the US.  I guess all the rain, rain, rain we got yesterday
>>went to you all and turned to snow.  I hope your husband gets home OK.
>>And your friend is definitely in my thoughts- this has just been the
>>year for double whammys in life I guess.
>>On a positive note-  my husband has a job interview today that went
>>well- they are doing a second round of interviews on Thursday and will
>>call him tomorrow to tell him if he made the cut to come in for that!
>>Keep your fingers crossed.
>>
>>Theresa
>>
>>Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Well the snow started right at rush hour.  In the past road crews knowing
>>>something was on the way got out ahead of it by an hour or two, but not
>>>      
>>>
>>this
>>    
>>
>>>time.  They could see where the snow was on the radar, but didn't put
>>>      
>>>
>>down
>>    
>>
>>>anything.  Bill slipped into a ditch on his way to work (and he is a very
>>>skilled driver) to avoid the accident happening in front of him.  He
>>>      
>>>
>>managed
>>    
>>
>>>to get out of the ditch on his own.  But closer to work he said he
>>>      
>>>
>>stopped
>>    
>>
>>>just short of the car in front of him that went spinning and ended up
>>>      
>>>
>>facing
>>    
>>
>>>him on the road.  It was a wild ride for him.  Daughter Tzeitel called
>>>because the interstate was at a complete stand-still.  (It hadn't been
>>>touched either.)  Cars were apparently having a rough time staying on the
>>>road this a.m.  Of course, now the snow has tapered a bit and everyone is
>>>      
>>>
>>at
>>    
>>
>>>work, I am seeing snowplows and salt/sand trucks running.
>>>
>>>I just saw a weather alert in my mailbox and they are sticking to the
>>>      
>>>
>>3-5"
>>    
>>
>>>prediction.  DH is already at work and has school after work until very
>>>      
>>>
>>late
>>    
>>
>>>tonight.  We knew better than to put the snow blower away.  Right now the
>>>snow is very light but the prediction indicates that it will become heavy
>>>once again--about rush hour!  UGH!
>>>
>>>Since I don't have anyplace I HAVE to be, I'm staying home
>>>      
>>>
>>today.  Tomorrow
>>    
>>
>>>is to get above freezing (though not by much) so the snow ought to start
>>>melting.
>>>
>>>Blessings,
>>>Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>>
>>>PS  For those of you who pray, please keep Holly Ellingson in your
>>>      
>>>
>>prayers.
>>    
>>
>>>Her mother died yesterday and she got laid off from National City today.
>>>This will be VERY difficult for her.
>>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>>>      
>>>
>>Behalf
>>    
>>
>>>Of Kitty
>>>Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 9:39 AM
>>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] winters back......
>>>
>>>Our big snows in neIN were usually in February, you could just about bet
>>>Valentines Day would be loaded with white stuff.  The blizzard of 1978
>>>      
>>>
>>was a
>>    
>>
>>>tad early on January 25, but generally February, with an occasional snow
>>>      
>>>
>>in
>>    
>>
>>>March.  For some reason this year the worst occurred in December, very
>>>      
>>>
>>odd.
>>    
>>
>>>All the snow and rain many of you have mentioned will be hitting south of
>>>us.  This seems to happen a lot.  I don't know why, but the less
>>>      
>>>
>>appreciated
>>    
>>
>>>precipitation seems to head our direction and then goes north or south of
>>>us.  Parts of central and central/southern IN are having floods, but we
>>>      
>>>
>>are
>>    
>>
>>>fine.  It's cold here; I saw them showing a nasty Canadian cold air mass
>>>coming down on us.  It's going to stay cold for several days and then
>>>      
>>>
>>maybe
>>    
>>
>>>pop up a bit by Sunday.  Typical for March.
>>>
>>>Kitty
>>>neIN, Zone 5
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
>>>All through growing up in
>>>
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>Indiana, we always got our biggest snows (and an occasional blizzard)
>>>>during
>>>>the basketball finals.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>        
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>--
>Pam Evans
>Kemp TX
>zone 8A
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