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Re: Yoohoo!

Color is coming out here in the trees too.  We got tons of rain last 
week, so everything is now either really green and lush looking, or in 
the case of the trees, starting to turn orange.  Looks like this year is 
going to be nice for fall color here.


Donna 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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