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Re: Neal

Thanks Andrea.

Andrea Hodges <andreah@hargray.com> wrote:
  Jesse-Neal will be in my thoughts and prayers as well. I'm sorry Robert 
can't go with you. I'm thinking of you all!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jesse Bell" 
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 5:06 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Neal

>I just found out that Neal leaves for Iraq on the 10th and Robert cannot 
>go. He HAS to be at a convention in Dallas (new client he is in charge 
>of). So I'll be flying out there solo. Bummer. Fighting the fear and 
>depression today....from now on I cannot watch the news. It just gives me 
>panic attacks when they talk about an Oklahoma soldier dying over there, or 
>more bombs killing people. Ughhhh.
> Pam Evans wrote:
> There's nothing wrong w/ you dear. You are filling your empty nest.
> Perfectly normal and understandable. And hello, how many people have
> spoiled llamas, racoons and etc.? That's just you and critters. Sounds
> like you have another Cool Chicken. Awesome.
> On 10/3/07, Jesse Bell wrote:
>> Well, thanks Lynda (and Zem). My husband laughs at me and says I have
>> tranferred all my "motherly love and concern" to the chickens now that 
>> the
>> kids have moved out...which is probably true. And now that Neal is going
>> back to Iraq..it's a nice diversion from sitting around and worrying 
>> about
>> him. But baby chics are just the CUTEST things - how can you not just 
>> them?
>> Lynda Young wrote:
>> Oh no, Jesse, I think something is very right with you.
>> Lynda
>> Zone 7 - West TN
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> Behalf
>> Of Jesse Bell
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 8:34 AM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Baby chics update...
>> OHMYGOSH...I picked the WORST day to put her outside for her "first day".
>> I
>> feel like a horrible mother. After I pried her away from my neck and put
>> her down to play with the others..she finally ran off and started pulling
>> at Burmuda grass and chasing bugs and I went to work. When I got home it
>> was DOWNPOURING rain, thunder and lightening everywhere. The guineas were
>> fine (I'm sorry, they are just stupid birds, but I get them because they
>> are
>> great bug eaters - and my last group left our farm for the neighbors farm
>> because all of our females had been killed by owls or hawks or coyotes or
>> WHATEVER). Anyway, the baby guineas are running all helter skelter in the
>> chicken coop, but I didn't see the two baby chics. My heart just sank.
>> Just then, I lifted then inside, drop-down hatch that lets them go into
>> the
>> enclosed area, and there they were...the black and yellow babies. They
>> were
>> soaking wet and shivering all over. I scooped them into my shirt to keep
>> them warm,
>> chased stupid guineas all over the coop trying to catch them. Ughhh. When
>> I got them inside under the heating lamp, my sweet little yellow one was
>> just laying there, shivering. I dried her off and put her under the heat
>> lamp for awhile. Then I came in an hour later and picked her up and sat
>> with her for almost 2 hours, making sure her body temp was warm enough.
>> She's FINE now...but what a horrible first day. I didn't have the heart 
>> to
>> take her outside today. The temps dropped because of the rain. I think
>> I'll wait a day or two. I am totally out of my head crazy about that
>> chicken. Something is wrong with me.
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  • References:
    • Re: Neal
      • From: "Andrea Hodges" <andreah@hargray.com>

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