Re: [gardeners] In the garden

Michael & Bambi Cantrell (
Mon, 16 Nov 1998 06:38:44 -0500

Hi Matt,

I was thinking about you yesterday.  Are things well with you?

I remember the post to which you are referring, but alas, I didn't save
it.  It was very interesting.  If you find it again, please repost.  :-)

Bambi--Coastal Carolina
USDA zone 8; AHS Heat zone 8; Sunset zone 31

> There was another good one. I was sure I saved it, spent an hour looking
>for it in my old mail, but I can't find it.
> It was a history lesson in just a long paragragh, but it spanned over 2
>millenia. It started with "why are the rails on a train spaced the distance
>they are?" It went back to include the Roman roads, the average distance of
>wheels on a cart, the approximate distance of several men walking abreast,
>It was fascinating! If anyone is familiar with it, please let me know where
>I can find a copy of it.
>Have fun and stay warm
>Matt Trahan  <> or <>
>USDA zone 8, AHS heat zone 7, Sunset zone 31, northeastern N.C.