tree accident

jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.October 9, 2009

a 20ft tree came down in a windstorm and hit me

im doing ok pain is really bad at times broke my right shoulder my arm and my wrist yes im right handed lol

could of been worse though going to rest jim

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wesley_butterflies(5b/6)

A joke get well card for yah here Jim: ( bare with me and let your imagination do the rest ) The front of the card says this in a nice bold letter font ::

An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away
Underneath a bit from that line would be this:

A sneek peek of "The West Wall Garden " Endless Summer Mophead Hydrangea

Ok open the card now you can read this but this time it's in real fine print one you can barely see

Offer void if said tree should fall upon you.

Near the bottom of card it says this in the same bold print as front:

Get Well Soon

    Bookmark   October 9, 2009 at 11:11PM
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phatboyrose(N/W FL. - 8)

JIM brother I'm so sad too here about your accendent. I knew that there was something wrong when you hadden posted in a couple of days. Serena had tried to e-mail me but some how it got lost. I am so glad that you were not kill GOD forbid. I know it will be hard for you to use your left had to post so don't worry about repling. You will be in my prayers and I'll be asking GOD for a speedy recovery on you behalf. GOD BLESS lol lol
Harold

    Bookmark   October 9, 2009 at 11:25PM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

Hope you're feeling better soon.

training for the real thing

    Bookmark   October 9, 2009 at 11:51PM
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boxofrox(z8 PNW)

Jim,

So sorry to hear of your accident, please forgive my asking the stalker if you slipped on a blackspot while chasing rose slugs ;-) Honest, she hadn't told me yet what actually happened. I hope you get feeling better real soon ! It could be worse, somebody may have made you wear a costume like this for trick or treat :-(

    Bookmark   October 10, 2009 at 1:17AM
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serenasyh(was 5/now Z 8-Kans)

Wes, Boxofrox, Harold, and Iris, thank you so much!!! for wishing Jim such wonderful and funny get-wells. BLESS YOU ALL!

Harold you probably have to check the spam/junk mail folder. Sometimes personal emails are sent to the junk mail because the addressee isn't recognized. I will try to email again tonight. And I can't wait to see your new roses too! hurray! Hopefully they'll soon make it here for Jim as a cheer-er upper! Jim, Harold is getting several new roses, and I know how you always enjoy seeing entire plants, just like Wes' fun and cheery hydrangeas. I'm sure Boxofrox has plenty up that Garden Wizard sleeve of his as well, LOL!

Boxofrox I re-replied to your email but it's now 2:19 a.m. now so you will be asleep by then. What a beautiful, lovely letter you wrote and I would love to share it with everyone your very caring thoughts! I am just making a mess out of things right now because of new job-hunting stresses and also added freelance deadline pressures.

Anyway, every single one of you have been such blessings, and Jim that's why everyone else is praying for you for a speedy recovery! Jim, you always bring such a happy smile to Everyone's face too. Just let us do the talking/writing and no need to write back!!!!! we want you to rest that broken arm, shoulder, wrist and also the sore back! We'll be thinking of you every day!

    Bookmark   October 10, 2009 at 3:30AM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

lol on slipping on a blackspot while chasin rose slugs lol
thanks everyone im actually feeling better today
love the animal pics awesome

    Bookmark   October 10, 2009 at 12:04PM
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russellmuegge(5)

Jim, I hope you get to feelling better soon.

    Bookmark   October 10, 2009 at 11:54PM
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serenasyh(was 5/now Z 8-Kans)

Here is another funny animal photo for you, Jim!

    Bookmark   October 13, 2009 at 11:23PM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

what kind of animal is that? lol

    Bookmark   October 14, 2009 at 9:41AM
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serenasyh(was 5/now Z 8-Kans)

It's a little hedgehog. Hedgehogs are actually very timid, shy kinds of creatures. They like to live in gardens!

According to Wikipedia, "In areas that have hedgehogs in the wild, they are often welcomed as a natural form of garden pest control. Many people leave food out to attract hedgehogs. Hedgehogs are a powerful form of pest control. A single hedgehog can keep an average garden free of pests by eating up to 200 grams of insects each night. It is common throughout the United Kingdom to see people attempting to lure hedgehogs into their gardens with treats and hedgehog-sized holes in their fences.[citation needed]

One problem with using hedgehogs for garden pest control is the use of chemical insecticide. While the hedgehog is large enough to resist most insecticides, it cannot withstand them if it eats many insects which have become full of the poison. This causes many hedgehog deaths where pet hedgehogs eat contaminated bugs within the house"

Pretty cute aren't they! However hedgehogs are not native to North America so you actually have to get them at the pet store, LOL! they love to eat those pesty slugs and snails too!

    Bookmark   October 14, 2009 at 10:12AM
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rosemeadow_gardener

I am real sorry to hear you got hurt Jim. I hope your injuries heal soon.
Here is my puppy photo for you. One of my older daughters took it about 6 months ago.

    Bookmark   October 14, 2009 at 11:04AM
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serenasyh(was 5/now Z 8-Kans)

Awwwww, Karen, your daughter's Puppy is soooo cute and precious! She?he? is going to be such a big dog, just look at those strong paws for such a little pup! I just love her tawny eyes and the beautiful Hershey-chocolate and butterscotch colorations. Any new photos of her? Are you going to train her in sheepherding?

This was Eluane when she was a tiny pup too. But she remained a small dog as you can tell by her little paws.

Adult sized! How pups change and how time flies...

    Bookmark   October 14, 2009 at 7:25PM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

thank you karen! love the puppy pic!
i will get me a hedgehog to chase rose slugs. lol
love eluanes pics too!

    Bookmark   October 14, 2009 at 7:56PM
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ramblinrosez7b(JerseyShore)

I need a headgehog, where can you buy them?
Serena your dog is beautiful.

Jim I am so sorry to hear about your accident, please take care and I hope you recover soon.

    Bookmark   October 14, 2009 at 10:57PM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

boxofrox, is that a halloween costume on your dog? lol
that is so neat.

thanks ramblinrosez!

    Bookmark   October 14, 2009 at 11:12PM
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boxofrox(z8 PNW)

Jim,

That is my niece Jessica's white Pomeranian in that Darth Vader disguise :-)

    Bookmark   October 15, 2009 at 1:06AM
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