Re: [gardeners] Wednesday, pretty close to the garden

George Shirley (
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 15:26:42 -0500

Wrong John Margaret, that was John Mertus of the slug fame. John Harmon is the Ozzie and he is not a
member of gardeners at this time.


Margaret Lauterbach wrote:
> >
> >In Canada, George:Newfoundland, a place today known as L'Anse  aux
> >Meadows. NW tip of Newf.  A 9th century Viking settlement was found,
> >complete with runes, which dated the place to Eric the red or was it lief
> >erikson or are these the same guys???  oh, I should go check but too lazy
> >right this minute.  The exciting thing is the refs in the runes tie into
> >some of
> >the norse sagas which we all thought were bs when we read them in school.
> >   None of this was discovered before the 80s, which puts an awful lot of
> > us in
> >the no Europeans before Columbus camp.
> >
> >
> >I though Pacific Islanders were related to the Abos...where is Evil John
> >these
> >days?  He should know, and even if he doesn't I'm sure he would venture an
> >opinion:)).
> >
> >Lucinda
> John is somewhat active on the Gardens list, he's not on this list.  He
> just stirred up an unpleasant thread, posting recipes for slugs.  I
> recently did read the book about Kennewick Man, sort of a one-man vendetta
> against regulatory agencies, IMO.  Still, Kennewick man's skull was a long
> one, as were those of the "Anasazi" mummies.  Margaret L