Re: [gardeners] Thursday [but not] in the garden

Margaret Lauterbach (
Thu, 20 Feb 2003 09:44:45 -0700

That must be a miserable situation.  Your retirement home is in NS, isn't 
it?  Margaret L

>Well, spring is springing here too.  It's going to be plus 1 today and the
>snow is melting, where it is hit by the sun.  We don't have much cover, just
>very frozen.  It's been to cold to snow.
>We have been watching the situation in Badger, Newfoundland...dam broke
>upriver, and the broken ice came downstream from 3 (count'em) rivers and
>into the town.  Then it froze, up to the doorknobs in most places.  It is
>going to be months before it properly thaws, but ice does move, and it is,
>carrying many homes off as if they were in a big glacier (which I guess that
>is sort of what it is).  This is the strangest thing we have ever heard of.