Re: Re: [gardeners] Sadness in the Monday garden

Margaret Lauterbach (
Tue, 22 Jul 2003 11:32:04 -0600

Maybe in your former life you were a pickpocket, Elizabeth.  Margaret L

>I'm asking you, Kay, just because you seem to know the answer to 
>everything!  On hot days when I'm working outside, sometimes my hands 
>swell up. They start to itch, and feel better if I wash them in cool 
>water, or hold an ice cube.  Often just one hand will do this.
>It also happens sometimes (don't laugh) when I get excited, like when I'm 
>shopping and find something I really want.  My hands start to itch, 
>literally, and feel warm and swell a little.  So, it happens when I don't 
>think I've touched anything to have an allergic reaction to.
>Anyone have this problem, or know what it might be?
>Itchy Fingers Elizabeth