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Re: Yoohoo!


LOL - Gene you are a wise child!   It finally quit raining here.  And you
are right Auralie, that does get depressing after a few weeks.  Actually got
a few things done in the yard today when I got back from my luncheon this
afternoon.

On 10/17/09, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> absolutely nothing happening here except the usual work overload.  Trees
> are
> finally putting on a very nice show here.  It has been cold and rainy.
> Supposed to get a few days of sunshine and near 60 degree temps.  Already
> scheduled a few days off from work so I can put things away dry and get
> ready
> for winter here.  How depressing.
>
> Donna
>
> --- On Fri, 10/16/09, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> Where is everyone?  I haven't seen a Chat message in days.
> It's bad enough having the most dismal, miserable autumn
> weather I can ever remember - rainy and in the 30's for the
> past two days and predicted to continue throughout the
> weekend - but not hearing any life from this group makes
> me really depressed.
> True, there's not much going on in the garden. We haven't
> had a real frost yet - just nights down to 34 or 35 for the
> past week - but things are looking pretty bad. Autumn
> color isn't as brilliant as some years - more yellow that
> red.  That probably reflects all the drab overcast days of
> the so-called summer. I've never had a poorer year in the
> garden, and everyone I talk to is saying the same, so it's
> not just me.
> We were away for three days last week - went up to the
> State Garden Club Fall Conference in Binghamton, and then
> on to make a quick visit to our son in Cortland near Ithaca.
> We took in our bird feeders before we left because when they
> are left out overnight the raccoons steal them.  Before we left
> we had many, many goldfinches, plus quite a few purple finches
> and other birds - also a big flock of downy woodpeckers, plus
> a pair of hairy woodpeckers and a red-belly.  For the first few
> days after we got back, there were NO birds at the feeders.
> Now we have a bunch of titmice and a pair of cardinals at the
> seed feeder, and one pair of downys have returned to the suet
> feeder, but none of the other woodies, and not a single finch
> of any sort.  I guess they found another feeder they like better.
> Oh well.
> Hope everyone is well, just busy raking leaves and planting bulbs.
> Auralie
>
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Kemp TX
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