Re: [gardeners] Grandchild

Casella (
Sat, 18 Apr 1998 20:52:54 -0400 (EDT)

A big congratulations on your newest addition and all the best!  Still
waiting for my my first, but my son and daughter don't seem to be in much 
of a hurry to get married. Will be content to raise my veggies and flowers
for now.  George from Long Island... P.S.  Hope the weather's being kind

On Sat, 18 Apr 1998, George Shirley wrote:

> At 11:30 pm CDST on April 17, 1998 the latest addition to the Shirley clan
> was born. Jordan Nelson Shirley weighed in at an even seven pounds even
> though she was three weeks early according to the ob. The proud parents are
> Ransome Lafayette Shirley and Mitzie Nelson Shirley of Houston, Texas. This
> was the only time I've been glad my son woke me up at midnight with a phone
> call. ;-)
> In celebration we're going nursery hopping today with my big sister. The
> orchid I wrote about yesterday is called "Walking" or "Drooping Iris"
> around here according to a lady Miz Anne talked to last night. Anne had
> taken an arrangement of Amaryllis and statice to the show opening at the
> art gallery and the lady had brought an arrangement of the orchids I had
> talked about. This gives me a starting point but does anyone have any ideas.
> George, "Big Daddy"