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Re: Happy equinox!

Definitely sending good vibes for Punkin's quick and safe return!   Poor

On 9/22/08, james singer <islandjim1@comcast.net> wrote:
> I don't know what we'll do. I'm waiting for a clue from someone about what
> we should be doing. It's beginning to rain two-three times a week now--not
> big rains, more like persistent showers. So I think we're heading into the
> monsoon season. This last week we had end-of-summer colds here so didn't
> feel like doing much of anything, except the saffron crocus bulbs arrived
> and we got those planted.
> On Sep 22, 2008, at 8:14 AM, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CG/SCSRT
> wrote:
> Happy autumnal equinox everyone.  Time to start thinking about what we're
>> going to in the garden this winter I guess.
>> I did some cleanup this weekend out front. I noticed the pyracantha by the
>> office window had gotten too big so I went out with my loppers and little
>> saw.
>> I have enjoyed watching the birds eat its berries every winter but it's a
>> plant in the wrong place, and too much work to keep pruning it back every
>> year.  So I decided to take it down to about 2 ft high, if it comes back
>> fine,
>> if it doesn't oh well.  Those things are pretty thorny I got punctured a
>> couple times through my gloves. I got about > of it but the dumpster was
>> overflowing, so I'll have to get the rest later.  Tried using my
>> leaf-flower
>> as a vacuum and I think it will work, although not incredibly effective. I
>> need a longer extension cord to get the worst areas. And I shoveled 12
>> wheelbarrows full of, ummm, stuff out of the sheep pens, that was pretty
>> tiring.
>> I could use some positive thoughts for our cat Punkin. She got out of the
>> house somehow on Saturday afternoon (we think), and we didn't notice her
>> missing until this morning. She is not much of a lap cat so it wasn't
>> unusual
>> for her not to be underfoot, I feel bad though. It isn't a good sign that
>> she
>> isn't wailing at the front door to come in, a little early to give up hope
>> but
>> I am fretting.
>> Cyndi
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> Island Jim
> Willamette Valley
> 44.99 N 123.04 W
> Elevation 148'
> Hardiness Zone 8/9
> Heat Zone 5
> Sunset Zone 6
> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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