Sunday Koffee Katch filling in for Dani who I hope is okay..

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   Posted 7/24/2010 10:45 PM (GMT -6)   
Dani, sure hope your just resting for the weekend, put your feet up...
A Break just for you plus I couldn't sleep...

Okay Y'all....
What is your Favorite Flower, (even if you can't grow it, or have allergies to it)..

My Favorite Flower is a Rose, they can be hard to grow and I have grown them
mostly the hybrid teas such as White Dawn (climber) Paradise, Mon Cheri, but the work the are
I had to give them up (plus I'm highly allergic to them and if I'm around them
for too long, then asthma fun there)...
Okay so who's next....go for it...
* Asthma, Allergies, Osteoarthritis, Spinal Stenosis, Degenative Disc (Lower Lumbar S1-L3 and Cervical C5,C6, C8 and T1), Fibromyalgia, Gerd,
Enlarged Pituitary Gland, Sjogren's, Ocular Migraines, mild carpel tunnel, ect.... "Would be nice if we could use the edit button in real life"...


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   Posted 7/25/2010 12:24 AM (GMT -6)   
Lilies. I love them. They're so beautiful and there are so many varieties and colors.

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   Posted 7/25/2010 12:54 AM (GMT -6)   
How can I pick just ONE favorite flower. I too love lilies, especially the Oriental (fragrant) ones. They can perfume an entire neighborhood! And the old fashion flowers are so special to me since mother had lots of lilacs and peonies. Then are are all of the spring bulbs that are raised in the valleys around western Washington, my favorite are the daffodils. And I love sweet garden phlox too...oh my gosh!, have you ever smelled it on a warm summer afternoon?

OK, I want just a bit beyond one but what about Schizostylis (Kaffir Lily) in the fall and I love Widow's Tears and this year I put in some huge pots of dahlias and they are just now blooming!! I have 2 huge 1/2-wine barrels that are home to hyacinths in the early spring and nasturtiums all summer long. OK, time to

Chart...thanks for posting the Koffee Klatch. You are a huge help! If you get a chance can you email me, please?

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   Posted 7/25/2010 2:51 AM (GMT -6)   
Like Chutz I can't pick just one, but hyacinths are so special to me since my mother loved them every Easter. I love to buy some and smell the aroma throughout the house, and just wish they had a longer season (maybe they do, but not in these parts!). And lilacs, again associated with my mother, as she had a huge bush we'd enjoy looking outside the dining room window.

Ahhh, the memories these bring back! I don't have a green thumb, so I have to enjoy what others plant, but that doesn't mean I love them any less!


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   Posted 7/25/2010 4:25 AM (GMT -6)   
I love daisies and orchids.

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   Posted 7/25/2010 9:38 AM (GMT -6)   
This may be silly because they do not smell pretty and are almost considered weeds, but I love Sunflowers....I call them Happy flowers! I like roses and lillies too...but sunflowers make me smile!

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   Posted 7/25/2010 12:23 PM (GMT -6)   
  thank you chart. I am very sorry. I willt ry to keep up with the koffee klatch. Just haveing a hard time.
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And sorry I could not travel both
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   Posted 7/25/2010 9:27 PM (GMT -6)   
Dani, don't you dare apologize!!! That is what family is all about...pitching in when someone in the family is struggling. Don't you let guilt rent space in your focus on feeling better and we'll take care of the housekeeping, okay??

My favourite flower is Gerbera Daisies - I love all the bright colours they come cheerful! I am also a huge fan of roses in every colour, shape and size!!

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Surgeries: Appendix, Uterus, Nissen Fundoplication for GERD, Left Ovary, Gallbladder, Right Ovary, TVT

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