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Re: checking in / happy fall!

Means the same thing to me Kitty - LOL.  I can't shell the pecans since I
had that wrist surgery back in '91, so I give them away.  I can send you a
box if you don't mind shelling them.  I pick them up to keep the weeds out
of the lawn and flower beds.  But people are usually quite pleased to get

On 9/29/07, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
> Pecan harvest!  Yum!  Do you make pies, roast them, or just eat them au
> naturale?
> I did some rearranging of my front room and moved the big barrister
> bookcases to another room.  Underneath them were about 30 cat toys.
> I've had a cracked back tooth for almost 2 yrs now waiting to get an
> overlay
> or crown.  My insurance just this month finally kicked in to where it will
> pay half when I get it done; had to pay for the insurance for a year b4
> they'd cover crowns.  Still, they cost about $900 now, twice what I paid
> the
> first time I got one.
> "Out of pocket" - to me, this means being short of money.  What does this
> idiom mean for you?
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 8:37 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] checking in / happy fall!
> > Sorry I've been pretty much out of pocket lately.  Once the pecans start
> > dropping, I spend hours harvesting them and shucking the hulls in the
> > flower
> > beds, so it ties up a fair part of my evenings.  You can't leave them on
> > the
> > ground or you will have the most horrible weed problem you ever saw.
> > Little
> > tiny seedlings w/ taproots to China. They were coming down so fast
> Sunday
> > I
> > kept getting hit in the back.  Like being in a dry hail storm.  They're
> a
> > tad bigger and noticeably heavier this year, must have been the rain we
> > got
> > in May & June.
> > Jesse has been home because her son Neal is in town before he goes back
> to
> > Iraq next month.  I called and got to talk to him night before
> last.  Her
> > computer at home is toast, so she won't be in touch much until she gets
> > back
> > to work next week.
> > I've worked the last 3 or 4 Saturdays, so that gives me even less free
> > time.  The new baby is growing like crazy and she is a very sweet girl.
> > I'm
> > very lucky to have her.  Have nicknamed the living room the "mine field"
> > because the floor is strewn w/ toys everywhere when I get home.  Very
> > difficult to navigate (especially w/ arms full of groceries and mail)
> > until
> > you clear a path every day.
> > Anyone who wants four o'clock seeds holler at me off list, I've got a
> > bumper
> > crop this year.   Broke a tooth last week, saving up for a crown.  Even
> w/
> > insurance they still cost a fortune.  Doesn't hurt so no big deal I
> guess.
> > Not much else new here.    Happy fall everyone.  It may cool off here in
> a
> > month, I know the people in the plant at work are looking forward to it.
> >
> > --
> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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