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Re: Yesterday


I'm afraid the stars are in the wrong place.  I, too, have been overwhelmed by
little disasters.  I hope th;ings get better for you (and for me).


LakesideRM@aol.com wrote:

> Can you believe that one person could have three flat tires on their
> equipment. One was down on the trailer, one on the pressure washer and one on
> the sprayer. They all had to go to the shop for new insides. Thank goodness
> we were able to pump up the one on the mower. A few years ago the tire on my
> wheel barrow just wore out. Roy fixed that for me he went out and bought me a
> high speed tire to replace it. All is still well there.
> Yesterday was just one of those perfect days that one needs to be outside so
> it was a great time to spread fertilizer over the yard. When the tires went
> to the Co-op for repair we loaded the truck with fertilizer. There was a
> little problem, the yard is almost 2 acres and the spreader is one to push as
> you walk. Near dark last night found us not quite finished but today is
> prefect again.
> The only thing missing is rain. I have decided that the reason our frosts are
> almost no existent is that we don't have enough moisture in the air for it to
> condense at night. So the nuts are still falling slowly from the trees and a
> complete clean up is not possible.
> All of this just causes me to give thanks for water that flows through the
> taps. It takes gallons daily just to keep the seedlings growing. It suddenly
> occurred to me that I did not plan to have seedlings this year until after
> the dawn of Y 2,000. If the power is off for an extended time my sounds of
> morning and gnashing of teeth will probably reach the continent of Europe. No
> heat and no water would spell disaster for my babies. Man, I just realized
> what a self centered statement that was. Forget the plant Mary and think
> about mankind.
> I am waiting for the hostas to go completely dormant as this year I have
> decided to give my knees a rest. I am planning to use roundup on those fall
> weeds before spreading the pine needles. Up until this year I have done it
> the old fashion way and taken them out one by one with my trusty little
> tools. I need to use the time to remove some shrubs from the garden and
> replace them with things that grow less than five feet per year. Does anyone
> have an idea as to the best time to use the roundup?
> The day ended with a dead telephone line. It took me an hour to discover why
> AOL could not connect me. And I am not even a blond. The last is for the
> person that sent me the email joke about the blond.
> Mary
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