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

L. Neuru (
Fri, 21 Feb 2003 17:05:37 -0500

yes, but it ain't on a river, a cliff or near enough to the beach to get
covered at the highest tide, even in a storm.  Last winter some of the beach
houses were washed over by waves 3x their height.

I grew up on the coast; I know better.


-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Margaret
Sent: February 20, 2003 11:45 AM
Subject: Re: [gardeners] Thursday [but not] in the garden

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,
>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
>is sort of what it is).  This is the strangest thing we have ever heard of.