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Re: storm....
  • Subject: Re: storm....
  • From: Cersgarden@aol.com
  • Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2012 14:03:46 -0500 (EST)

Cathy, thank you for the kind words.   I am sure prayers have gotten our
son here today.   He has been in some very tight corners but pulled thru.
     Friendship is sooo important, I agree.   I recall with great pleasure
my experience, along with 60 of our MG group, visiting your garden a few
years ago.     I have also meet Rich and Melanie and had a plant swap with
  To bad the plans to have a meeting of the group never materialized. Judy,
my memory is certainly not what it was but I don't think I had the
opportunity to meet you in Orlando.   Please help me jog my memory if this is
     Hugs to all, Ceres (Carolyn)

In a message dated 11/5/12 11:15:09 AM, cathycrc@comcast.net writes
> So nice to hear from you. Will keep your son in my prayers. I, too, 
> have had cataract surgery, but opted for distance vision. Now have 
> reading glasses located in strategic locations throughout the house 
> and in my purse! My gardening situation has been similar... why is it 
> that the weeds continue to thrive??? Even though our group doesn't 
> chat as much, I hope we will all maintain contact. Friendship is 
> important!
> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
> On Nov 5, 2012, at 9:28 AM, Cersgarden@aol.com wrote:
> > Noreen, I have read   the recent messages and glad to hear all is 
> > well from
> > those we have heard from.   It is hard to believe the storm photos and
> > hearing the residents plea for help.   Seems to be another Katrina. 
> > Auralie, I
> > am so sorry you are in the dark.   Hang on my friend and hope there 
> > is light
> > soon. We were recently without power for 12 hrs and it was the 
> > longest 12
> > hrs!   We have underground utilies but with the only recent rain 
> > which wasn't
> > much, water got into the equipment under ground.
> >     I am doing well but did not attend the Houston show this year as 
> > our
> > son has been in the hospital
> > since Aug 28 and 31 days was in ICU.   He had a successful surgery 
> > but they
> > were unable to take him off the vent due to lung failure (ARDS).   
> > He now
> > has a trach but unable to breath on his own.   I just had both my 
> > cataracts
> > taken care of a week apart.   It was painless and hopefully I will 
> > not need
> > corrective lenses as I paid the extra and got the best lens.   I 
> > have mono
> > vision lens, one for distance and one for close-up   which is the 
> > same as my
> > contacts were.
> >     This has been the most unbelievable year for gardening.   We had 
> > 90
> > deg weather in March, a big freeze in April, extreme drought which 
> > continues
> > but a beautiful fall.   I have hopes for a better year next season 
> > however
> > they are saying to expect the lack of rain to continue.   I have 3 
> > large
> > garden tours scheduled in June.
> >     So glad we have one day remaining till the election.   Obama, 
> > Michelle
> > and concert team will be in Des Moines   East Village (just at the 
> > foot of
> > the capital) this evening.   My youngest GD, Nadia, now a kindergarten
> > teacher, lives in one of the historical lofts and the bleachers were 
> > being setup
> > just below her windows. Her sister, Natasha who now lives, works and 
> > working
> > on her masters in Denver is so envious.
> >     Sorry this list is not what it was.   I am not a part of the 
> > social
> > scene but am a member of Facebook with 2 friends only, no more!   I 
> > am only
> > there for my spring greenhouse job which uses for means of preseason
> > information.   I spend to much time on the computer as is.
> >     Best wishes to you all, Ceres (Carolyn)

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