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Fwd: RE: this n that<<---->> "ENTER'tain'MINTS" a1 ..s1: ,-)

  • To: Iril Kolle <iril@ah.telia.no>
  • Subject: Fwd: RE: this n that<<---->> "ENTER'tain'MINTS" a1 ..s1: ,-)
  • From: WiN <raffi@sympatico.ca>
  • Date: Thu, 05 Aug 1999 00:44:58 -0400

TO: grand-daughter Iril Kolle ..Y'all get any snow in Norway yet, Iril? 
<just kidding> lisa
...that waz from lil'lisa, who help'd' fix-up yer computer U' left here, 
when ya moved to Norway ...Debi in England, also'sent'ya a message 2, which 
Gramps has memorized "hi iril..its groovy in london..why don't you come 
over here for a visit ..see ya"

OK NOW! ...This'B'yer'gramps'in'Canada writin t'ya Iril, on yer computer 
..we'got'er'run'in-A'gain, n'R'fixin-it-up ..It's hard to find parts for 
Commadork-64 machines, so Johnny'B'Good replaced every-thing inside th'iron 
box, new TV to look at 2, but there are no channels to watch in the woods 
here, so we kain't watch nuttin, nohow.  Somehow, the kids can load up 
checkers 4'gramps to play, and this keeps me happy all day.  I cain't 
figure out tho' how th'machine can be so smart ...yer'Gramps heaven't won a 
game yet?

Now ..."just'a'quick-note" from yer ole Can'uky-gramps ...(girls ..pass 
me'ma'pipe)... I NEED TO THINK?
wanna'tell'ya IRIL-KIN, I'm gonna Pub'yer'note U'sent me by computer 
(see'it'below) er'gonna'try'to? ..goin into sum kinda 
list'server-thingy.  Yep ..Johnny fixed up yer puter, and notes "come-on" 
from the whole world now?
..with help <and maybe wit'some good'wire'connect'shions & luck?> ..U'gonna 
be'fix'd'up :=> real good! With'whatever'kinda'flower'seeds U-needs & 
yen-to-have? ..including our'buds in'Japan!  ..yesiree ...Gramps gonna 
fixit ..if he can ..sumhow!!!
             ..and AH'hopes U'don't'mind me'makin these 
checker's-puter-moves, on yer behalf?  ..N'Sorry! ...if u don't approve? 
(cuz my word-power is not'up'to'par with fancy word-throwin styles like 
some) --->>  Am just tryin to help save U some time & hard-work collecting 
seeds, fer all them other folks U'be sendin em too? SHUCKS 
..in'most'of'World I talks to, more seed is put on their'manure'piles, than 
anyone might ever need  -- so who knows, maybe we rescue some seeds fer ur 
U & friends?

BTW IRIL in NORWAY? ...u'have'ur' ski's wax'd-up yet? ..(I'm just be'n 
funny? ..u don't listen t'gramps nohow!)

love t'u'in'NO
from'yer'gramps'BILL-in good'ole Can'yukk'EE
ps...words of wisdom: don't ferget yer kin'ship wit us ..i.e. kinship outta 
Adam & Eve? ..remember!
=== yer email below ===
>Date: Wed, 04 Aug 1999 19:22:32 +0200
>From: Iril Kolle <iril@ah.telia.no>
>Subject: RE: this n that
>To: WiN <raffi@sympatico.ca>
>Reply-to: iril@ah.telia.no
>X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook IMO, Build 9.0.2416 (9.0.2910.0)
>Importance: High
>Just a quick note:
>-- My updated Seed swap list is at:
>-- Hey, I've even added some pictures, and as you can see - I'm not a 
>great photographer. I'm not even a mediocre photographer - but I've 
>understood as much as taking pix in full sun is a very stupid thing to do, 
>so I'm taking my camera out tonight & will try to improve the "damage"...

Iril'ly'girl? ..yer'gramps'gonna'hunt-a'Round fer'blue-filter 
4'yer'camera-lens, I'm think'n B-big'help? ..when shooting in 2'much 
(-=>O<=-) = [sunshine]?  If ah'finds'un! ..I'll mail it over 4'Ur next 
summer's pitchER'-show? Yer'gra'Ma's yellin "send'er'a'Digital instead PA! 
..you're a rich grampa now? <= o k then Kaye? ..we'CAN'do'that then? ..I'm 
not gonna be hard to get along with'any'un....
           This'summer'be'over'ah'ready IRIL ..in-Norway-maybe ...and-WHEN 
does-NORWAY ..get'1st-ground-frost uz'U'ally?  Like we'z ah'ready'runnin 
10-Celsius'ESSES at night-time right-now & here! -- U'hear? ..and this be 
like-Tropics where we'z livin, from where you B'standing, on that 
NO'mountain'top right now ...yep!
I cain't unnerstand'tho' ..why U keeps'writin, we'z in same Zone-4 
climate?  BTW ..yer gra'ma, is almost finished knittin yer WOOL-PJ's to 
help get ya thru next-winter...

Whoow'horsey'!!! ...Pa'needs't'take A'break-here'4'while Iril'y: 
Gramps'corn-cob-pipe B'empty & rock'n-chair with compuTer-in'front; is 
squeek'EE'ing ter'able like ogga'chucka'ogga'chucka all over the place-too? 
...needs a'fix'in!

OK ..Iril-Gal ..yer Gramps'B'back now? ...Rockin N' Smokin ah'gain! 
..now'we'go ..yes? where'wa'shh'AH<->WE?

Gra'ma is yelling'from'kitchen'really"loud-NOW! ... 
"Those'lazy'good'fer'nuttins! ..C'ain't'even'fix'a'leaky'roof"?  <= Ma? 
..me & th'boys, havin'A'serious'dis'cushion' right-now? ..I'm smok'n 
..relax'n & listen'n to the boys'N'girls debating whose smarter, boys or 
girls? ..ah'cain't'figure'this'out..sounds to me like the girls are 
winning!  <= OK Ma ..ME'n'th'boys ..will'fix th'roof, soon'as 
it'stops'rain'n so-hard?  andMA? ...there's more buckets on the front-porch 
out-here! ..AIN'T RAININ HERE! ..if'n U wanna save more rain-water? ...fer 
baths,washin n'dishes.  Am writing a'NOTE to Iril MA? ..U remember when she 
moved to Norway ..anything u'want me to say to her from U? -- yer gra'Ma's 
grumbling ..If poor Iril didn't work so hard in her garden growing 
flower-seeds fer other folks t'enjoy! ..She coulda bin growin potatos 4'tha 
nex'comin'winter instead? ..at least then we'd know she's well 
fed.  ..MA'is'finished'an'said: tell Iril to just relax like her Granpa's 
side of the family does! ..that's the best advise she has.  Seems like good 
words of wisdom to me Iril? ...so I've rit all down 4-U to put into ur 
note-books & journals ..u-know-me ...jus'Tryin t'be helpful?

The kids keep ask'n Iril? ..if U'have'ever'seen anyA'those 
'Ma"Pa-Kettle'-movies (that's based on'us ..U said that 
..yes?).  We'don't'get'out't'movies ever, living-here, ain't none around 
these parts of the woods, but we haz a radio. The girls are listening to 
Awe'zy & Hair'yet, right now! Those nise'folks U'sent over-here, from 
Hole'EE'woods, be sendin us a nice CHQ, every month, thanks't'U.   They 
only comes here once in a blue moon, takin some pitur's & talk'n to us a 
bit?  There's a'bunch'a survey'YOURS'U'sent'here (sumpin like dat?) run'N 
all over our-land, study'N those black fire-water-ponds, behind the 
shed'n'barn and all over our property?  Cain't grow nuttin here no-how, 
wit-em black-mud-holes all over ower'farm.  They said, you sent em here, to 
look? They look like nice honest folks ..wanna buy ur'Gra'ma&pa's 
BRIDAL-HOMESTEAD; and offered SUM'KINDA'SWISS'quad'ZILLION'franK? ..because 
they needs oil & gas for their cars. Dunno how much that is tho', but Ma & 
the kids wanna sell-out and move on, so I guess we be visit'n U in Norway, 
Deb in Engand, Lisa wants to move to Switzerland! ..pretty soon!  Big'rigs 
are going up all over the farm.  Maybe we all go to Switzerland, cuz they 
say that is where the money/gold/silver/diamonds/whatever they be talkin 
bout be-sittin?  Always wanted to see that GardenAWeed'n ..U'bin work'n on 
Iril ..4'so'long & so'hard!  If we pass you a billion'a'them'swiss'FRANK? 
...maybe U can make a real garden?  ..and get off that Mountain Top ...Ma's 
yellin again ..SHUT'UP'N'DO'IT - PA! ..ok'then'ma? ..tell th'boys out'back 
we're sellin, &'have'em wire'Iril that BILL'yon'FRANK'yonder right'quick 
too.  My name's-sake is BILL! ..U'knew that right'Ma? ..so give all the 
kids a'BILL'yon a'piece to make sure they remember us kindly oh'KAY KAYE? 
(Ma's name is Kaye, by the way?) ..we don't need nuttin do we ma?  ..and 
make sure it is real spending money!  ok ma ..we'll get a place with the 
out'house'inside ..and hot & cold'runnin'water too!

T'iz LIGHT'ning right'hard'now Iril? ..Boys, grab'this'Pu-Ter! 
..move'it'inside ..be'careful U'don't 
disconnect'th'extension-cords!..Heaven'T-sent my'short'NOTE'yet?  WAIT! 
..lemmee'send-it ..right'NOW?... ..I think they go quicker ..when it's 
lightning, because notes come'ON from all over this planet, during a big storm.

<<--connecting to ISP-->>...  Mighty'strong'LITE'ning'bolts right now! 
..one just hit our neighbour's-chimney Iril? ..NONE of the flying'rocks 
HIT'US'THO', we'z too'far'way ..so'we'z..ok  ..Boys! ..when this message is 
sent ...pack'IT'up N'take'er'inside.  Bring my rocking chair too girls 
Put'er's just work'in fine Iril! 
...AH'hopes..this'arrives-safely, where'ever'U-are IRIL ..and wherever this 
goin? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
<<=======================| end Act'1..Scene'1 [N'hope y'all enjoy'd?] :>B
and yes ..this is a true story, believe it or not! ..test the seed-bank 
Web-site in Norway ...if'n'ya'don't?

email: "William Nash" <raffi@sympatico.ca>
Personal Website URL = http://www3.sympatico.ca/raffi/
Group List Server = http://www.onelist.com/subscribe/nise
Hosta Picture Group = http://www.onelist.com/subscribe/hostapix
GD (grand-daughter): Mary Chastain's Telephone connection = 423-238-4534
GD DUBACK (Robyn's Nest Nursery) = http://www3.sympatico.ca/raffi/hostacat.html
GD Iril Kolle (Norway Seed Bank)= 

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