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RE: A washingtonpost.com article from: islandjim1@verIzon.net

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: RE: [CHAT] A washingtonpost.com article from: islandjim1@verIzon.net
  • From: "Bonnie Holmes" holmesbm@usit.net
  • Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 11:20:03 -0400

I agree and might suggest that later.  Right now, she is recovering from
breast cancer treatment.


> [Original Message]
> From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 9/11/2006 10:30:00 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] A washingtonpost.com article from:
islandjim1@verIzon.net
>
> If she doesn't want to publish them herself, I wonder if some teacher
would
> like copies of segments of the journals to add to their classes studies of
> the 1918 flu, the depression, etc. in the DC.  How wonderful to step into
> another's shoes for a short while and learn from their experience!
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) 
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf
> Of Bonnie Holmes
> Sent: Sunday, September 10, 2006 9:33 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] A washingtonpost.com article from:
> islandjim1@verIzon.net
>
> She never mentioned doing so.  The fellow was an agricultural specialists
so
> much was filled with comments on weather, etc.  However, sprinkled
> throughout were interesting tidbits...such as the fact that his finance
had
> the 1918 flu, comments on the Depression, difficulty with raising chickens
> as they could suddenly die of virus, sending workers home due to the heat
in
> DC.  His farm was in the country...at Falls Church, now very urban.
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 9/9/2006 7:24:50 PM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] A washingtonpost.com article from:
> islandjim1@verIzon.net
> >
> > Mother used to say she could write down her biography and sell it for 
> > fiction.  I think most peoples lives are more interesting than they 
> > tend
> to
> > think.  Everyone has some drama in their lives.  Is your friend going 
> > to publish the journals?
> >
> > Blessings,
> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf
> > Of Bonnie Holmes
> > Sent: Saturday, September 09, 2006 6:15 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] A washingtonpost.com article from:
> > islandjim1@verIzon.net
> >
> > One of my friends used to visit garage sales routinely while living in 
> > Northern VA.  One day she came across people who were putting out 
> > barrels
> of
> > "stuff".  She inquired and they told her they were just cleaning out 
> > and
> she
> > could take anything she liked.  She pulled out around 20 old blue back
> type
> > journals.  Several were by an individual who lived in the area during 
> > WWI and the depression.  For some time he worked for the Dept. of 
> > Agriculture and visited FL when the viability of using refrigerated 
> > train cars to
> carry
> > fresh produce to the East was being considered.  His description of 
> > the Everglades and the undeveloped part of FL was quite interesting.
> >
> >
> > > [Original Message]
> > > From: Theresa W. <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Date: 9/9/2006 4:13:48 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] A washingtonpost.com article from:
> > islandjim1@verIzon.net
> > >
> > > I wish I could have know my maternal great grand mother.  There is 
> > > limited info available about her, but she was a woman born before 
> > > her times, clearly.  Apparently she was a teletype (not sure if this 
> > > is the correct term) operator on the transcontinental railroad 
> > > before she got married, after marriage she moved to Florida with her 
> > > husband to run a farm.  Her husband realized he wasn't going to get 
> > > rich farming and wanted to leave.  She said goodbye to him and 
> > > stayed and ran the farm herself until she was elderly.  My mom 
> > > always teases me and tells me that I got some of my genes from 
> > > "Grannie"- both my green thumb, short stature and of course that 
> > > stubborn streak!  She was a true pioneer woman in my eyes!
> > >
> > >
> > > Theresa
> > >
> > > Bonnie Holmes wrote:
> > > > Great article.  Cultural history always has a pull for me.  (For 
> > > > those interested in mid-western, western life, Pioneer Woman is 
> > > > full of great tid-bits, such as what you do when your sod house 
> > > > leaks.) There were times, especially during the Cold War when I 
> > > > wondered how long I could sustain myself on my little bit of 
> > > > property.  Each time we have a
> > serious
> > > > black out in this area (usually after major ice storm), the people 
> > > > who
> > get
> > > > along best are those older folks who were raised on farms before 
> > > > electricity.  I wonder if the commune popularity during the late 
> > > > 60s and 70s were an attempt to mirror sustainability.  Ah, you can 
> > > > see that I
> > am in
> > > > a reflexive mood this a.m.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >   
> > > >> [Original Message]
> > > >> From: <islandjim1@verIzon.net>
> > > >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > >> Date: 9/7/2006 8:58:49 AM
> > > >> Subject: [CHAT] A washingtonpost.com article from:
> > islandjim1@verIzon.net
> > > >>
> > > >> You have been sent this message from islandjim1@verIzon.net as a
> > courtesy
> > > >>     
> > > > of washingtonpost.com
> > > >   
> > > >>  
> > > >>  Personal Message:
> > > >>  For those who grow edibles.
> > > >>  
> > > >>  A Shrinking Homegrown Crop
> > > >>  
> > > >>  By Barbara Damrosch
> > > >>  
> > > >> One of the Web sites I check out regularly, Kitchen Gardeners 
> > > >> International (
> > > >>
> > > >>     http://www.kitchengardeners.org
> > > >>
> > > >> ), is the work of an American named Roger Doiron. His stories are
> > always
> > > >> interesting, but his news is not always good. In March, he posted 
> > > >> a
> > U.S.
> > > >> Department of Agriculture chart showing the...
> > > >>
> > > >>  
> > > >> To view the entire article, go to
> > > >>
> > > >>    
> > > >>     
> > > >
> >
>
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