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Re: Global warming and Rita

Noreen, I can't remember just where you are, but if you're in the
path of Rita, I sure hope you get on the horn to U-haul and get that
truck rented and get outta there!

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
Editor:  Gardening in Shade, Suite101.com
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> From: TeichFlora@aol.com
> I thought of that when the Tsunami hit, because one of the natives 
> to a reporter that the island looked much like it had 20 years
> without all the hotels, businesses, etc.  Don't laugh, ya'll, but I
> believe that....for instance when there are earthquakes and 
landslides that break 
> up all the roads, asphalt, etc.  It's as if the  earth is trying to
shake off 
> some of it so it can breathe better.  
> In Germany, many many years ago already (okay, maybe not that long,
I'm not  
> THAT old) but when I was younger they already had separation of the
> trash....compost from the non-compostable.  The only paved areas
were the  streets.  
> One was not allowed to pave driveways or walkways around the 
house...there had 
> to be "greenspace" every so many meters, through parking  lots, 
along roads, 
> bldgs, etc.    They used special pavers  that allowed the grass to
> inbetween, or gravel or such as driveways and  walkways. 
> Not sure if Rita is coming this way, but govt. here is not taking
> chances, Galveston is already evacuating all nursing homes, and
making  preparations 
> to evacuate people with public transportation.  The  Katrina
evacuees from 
> the GRB and the Astrodome/Reliant are being evacuated  today and
given free 
> flights to anywhere they want to go away from the coast.  Most are
being flown to 
> Arkansas.  Messages are being flashed at the bottom  of the TV
screen telling 
> people where to go for public transportation, and  that they can
take their 
> pets. Boy...they'd have to give me and my "kids" a  bus for us
alone.  LOL  Sure 
> hoping it doesnt' come to that, not sure  what we'd do.  Mom says
to build an 
> arc, or rent a Uhaul.
> Jim, hope all is well with you and yours.
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 9/19/2005 11:02:27 PM Central Standard Time,  
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> Just  played a clip of Jon Stewart's interview of Kurt Vonnegut. 
> Vonnegut said  Katrina was earth's immune system trying to get rid
> us. Not a bad  analogy, I think.
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