Re: [gardeners] Garden hats

George Shirley (
Thu, 22 Feb 2001 14:35:32 -0600

The docs notes describe me as "a sixty plus, moderately healthy male with a
ruddy complexion." I am not ruddy, I am bronzed, as in Greek God bronzed. Well,
at least like a cherub. <BSEG>


Margaret Lauterbach wrote:
> At 10:05 AM 2/22/01 -0600, you wrote:
> >I have a big straw hat I wear when the sun is high, shades even my
> >shoulders. I
> >use disposable sweat bands under it since I prespire greatly. I also have some
> >nice bandanas a friend sent me that can be soaked in water and have a gel in
> >them that keeps them moist for a long time.
> >
> >Due to a need to get rid of a bunch of shirts from my former corporate life I
> >wear long sleeve white cotton dress shirts in the garden also. The
> >neighbors do
> >stare when I wear my old tux shirt though, I think it's the ruffles. Helps cut
> >down on the trips to the dermatologist to get little spots excised.
> >
> >George
> I've had some of those removed, too.  That's why I'm looking for hats. The
> scars don't show because I'm (ahem) rugose.  Margaret L