Cutleaf Jap Maple

fall colors
friday, august 8, 2003

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In times of both drought and wetness, certain characteristics become predominant, and are even exaggerated in the plant kingdom. This Spring '03, has bestowed upon us bountiful moisture, combined with cooler, earlier temperatures. Both crops and (damned!) weeds, have prospered immensely from the moisture and heat. The Fall colors promise to be vivid and long-lasting, more so than in recent memory. And color is starting to become evident, already, in some plants. Stress from a variety of situations and reasons can cause a plant to prematurely change its chlorophyll content and density, and take on hues and shades previously unknown.

Around The Garden Center.
Hard to believe it's August already; seems like Spring was just last week. The older I get, the faster the time goes.
Uh-oh. Something's going on. Read it! I'm getting 100s of hit a minute, on my ZoneAlarm Firewall. Norton-Symantec AntiVirus is on full alert. Bingo!
Mmmmmmmm, BBQ and cold Rolling RockŪ longnecks, in the hot, steamy Summer. I go to Porky's all the time, and always have some cold beers on hand; It just doesn't get any better than that.
My personal boycott against *all things French*, continues. And combined with tens-of-millions of other Americans' actions, it appears that the traitorous, back-stabbing, lying froggies are feeling the pain. Sauce for the goose.
I just installed Netscape v7.1 in the office unit, over top of Netscape v4.79, and what a huge difference! Faster, intuitive, smarter, more powerful, totally-different hi-tech GUI; it's a tad bit overwhelming at first, just trying to find out how everything works and is inter-connected. Okay, it's a couple of days later, both my home and office units are now installed and I'm really liking the new browser and email clients. They're free; I paid $4.95 S&H.
Nice digs, if you like living 40ft underground in a missile silo. Check out some of the homes; they're great.
The history of sliced bread? Sure; right here.
Last weekend and all this week, thunderstorms, high humdidity and rain have dogged us. No complaints from me, though. We can work around it, no problem. We seriously need the moisture. Ummm, no complaints.
Okay, okay W. I'm working on it. Betcha you haven't lost 59lbs since April, bud?
Thunderstorms and high humdidity dogged the area all week, but on Tuesday I heard a really loud BOOM!: it was a house exploding, just 2 miles away. I drove by it on Wednesday, after police had re-opened the road. Crikey, what a mess.
Budget problems continue: Pittsburgh is in trouble and closing many services down. And my town, York (PA),is in the same sinking boat. Sorry, but I don't have any sympathy for governments who can't cut spending and stay on budget, as we Citizens, do everyday.
Headline: "Strong retail sales for July". Yes, I've noticed that my retail sales was the strongest in 13 years of doing business. July and August are traditionally vacation months for many people, as well as being drought-prone and very hot, gardening takes a holiday. But not this year; it's been steady since April. We're on track to have our best year, ever.
I hired a 4-man crew to come in this week and rebuild my three 30' x 100' greenhouses, which went down in The President's Day Blizzard, back in February. As of today, they're 95% complete, with some minor wiring, lights and overhead irrigation issues to be finished-up next week. I also have a team of Amish guys coming in to recover the greenhouses with 6-mil poly; they're due in later next week.
See you on the other side of the Net.

The ball-less, gutless, brainless, mooooo-ronic Republi-cRATs, cave once again.
Here's a ConservaBabe who doesn't cave: Ann Coulter, and a nice review of her new book, Treason: Liberal Treachery from the Cold War to the War on Terrorism, BTW.
What is going on in your mind, W? Meeting with that lowlife, race-hustling, bigoted, lying scumbag, Jesse Hi-Jackson? Even 15 minutes is a waste of valuable time with him!
Conservatives, paleo-conservatives or neo-conservatives? Which'll it be? Here you go.

Liberal-democRAT Garbage.
The Recall In The Peoples' Kalifornicate, is on. Film at 11.
Another lowlife democRAT criminal vermin, indicted, and about to go to trial and prison: legislative lawyer Michael Boxley on charges he raped a 22-year-old co-worker. Boxley, a top aide for New York State assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, has been on unpaid leave since he arrested at the State Capitol in June.
Huh? Kalifornicate democRAT vermins getting nervous? Screw 'em; they're fudge-packing, whorish addicts of personal attack politics.
Back to the racist, bigoted NAALCP Plantation, you liberal-democRAT losers: Dennis Kucinich, Dick Gephardt and Joe Lieberman! You three lowlife scum deserve to be berated by a criminal like Kweisi Mfume, aka Tyron LeRoy Johnson Frizzell Gray, or something like that, who has fathered five illegitimate children. There's nothing worse than black racists and bigots; even the KKK weren't that bad. Grovelling for those pathetic, worthless votes as you did, made me laugh no end.
The congressional newspaper The Hill reported this week that US Rep Sheila Jackson Lee (Racist/Bigot-TX) feels that the current names of hurricanes are too "lily white," and is seeking to have better representation for names reflecting African-Americans and other ethnic groups.
Another liberal-demokkkRAT's sone behaving very badly: the idiot son of US Rep Nick Rahall, (asswipe-WVa), was arrested Friday on a drunken driving charge and faces burglary and robbery charges in Virginia. Want to be not much'll happen, and it'll be hushed up and go away?
Bill Clinton's socialite pal whorebag bitch, Denise Rich, disguised a $2,000 donation to Hillary Rodham Clinton by coercing her record promoter to make the contribution and later reimbursing him, a new $30 million legal suit charges. This too, will go nowhere.
Hitlery Rotten Klintoon, the racist. Surprised? I'm not, at all.
The criminality of Klintoon-GoreBore plods on and on and on.
And yet another corrupt criminal democRAT, Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Gerald Garson, in trouble for taking bribes, and he's spilling the beans on others.
Ever wonder what the fat, bloated, alcoholic criminal, US Sen Teddy "Chappaquiddick Swimmer" Kennedy, did to whack Mary Jo Kopechne on July 17, 1969, in his USS Oldsmobile? Right here. His car has whacked more people than all of my guns, combined.
Paul Dean, the alcoholic, criminal, punk son of left-wing wacko, lowlife piece-of-shit, traitorous Howie Dean, is getting off criminal charges and a DUI. You or I'd already be in prison, but that lowlife piece of shit is getting off way too easy. Reason? Take a guess.
Hey, verminous lib-dem, fat boy idiot scumbag scumbag Al "white interlopers" Sharpton is back, whining about white racists in the media, who aren't covering his "presidential campaign"; as if he had any chance at all. Get a grip, fat Al.
The soul of the black community is dead. I've been saying that for over 7 years.

The Massacre of September 11th.
Never, never, never, never forget what subhuman Mooooos-lim garbage and Islamic pigshit (my apologies to pigs) terrorist filth did to the US on 9-11-01. To put the destruction into proper scale, this GroundZero photo essay helps. As do these remarkable photos, even more drive home the point that it was a massacre of innocents. And if you'd like to ratchet your anger and hatred up, as mine has been since that awful day in September, read this account of the dozens of people jumping from 100+ stories from the WTC Towers. As this reporter says, "embrace the rage". And The Washington Times weighs-in with their commemorative edition of 9-11 horror.
Here's the live thread, on, and the ongoing posts that I caught on that terrible morning, as it happened.
Here's a 9-11 News Site, which covers it, superbly. As if we needed reminding.
Here are the 2998 Victims of The Massacre of September 11th, 2001. As of 6.19.03, only 1,500 of the innocent victims have been identified; the rest were vaporized. Are you getting angry, again, as I am? Here's Blue Man Group's 9-11 Tribute.
After the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, which whacked six and injured 1,000; President Rapist-Liar-in-Chief Clinton promised that those responsible would be hunted down and punished. After the 1995 bombing in Saudi Arabia, which whacked five U.S. military personnel; Rapist-Liar-in-Chief Clinton promised that those responsible would be hunted down and punished. After the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia, which whacked 19 and injured 200 U.S. military personnel; Rapist-Liar-in-Chief Clinton promised that those responsible would be hunted down and punished. After the 1998 bombing of U.S. embassies in Africa, which whacked 224 and injured 5,000; Rapist-Liar-in-Chief Clinton promised that those responsible would be hunted down and punished. After the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole, which whacked 17 and injured 39 US sailors; Rapist-Liar-in-Chief Clinton promised that those responsible would be hunted down and punished. Maybe if Rapist-Liar-in-Chief Clinton had kept his promise, an estimated 3,000 people in New York and Washington, DC, that are now dead, would be alive today. The Criminal Clinton lowlifes Klintoon Kriminals; ahhhhh, what a pair!
Need to keep up your anger, hate and rage quotient, for The Massacre of 9-11? Go to Toby Keith's site, or Darryl Worley's site; here's the video to that song.
Finally, here's all the world's TV archival footage of 9-11. Watch it and feel the anger, hate and rage come flooding back. Never forget.
I don't want justice; I want revenge! Never forget.

Islam, The Religion of Peace™.
The lowlife, deviant, terrorist-supporting Muslim scum at CAIR (Council on American Islamic Relations) are at it again: lying about hate crimes and attacks on their fellow Islamic vermin, and offering no proof. Lies, damned lies, diaperhead filth.
The Saudi filth are the world's largest supporter of financier of terrorism. Time to take them all down, execute them, and clean out the Wahabi garbage.
A lethal fence is one way to keep the deviant lowlife, subhuman Muslim, degenerate garbage, Islamic trash, shitfilth, out.
Oh my goodness! Canadian Muslim filth are offended by a cartoon? Aren't they a bunch of thin-skinned Islamic garbage? f*ck Screw you, diaperhead scumbags! Cry me an effing river.
Is the evil and murderous Islam a "Religion of Peace"? Hardly; read this.
Islam is not a religion; it is an oppressive political system, disguised as a religion. It's a cult of liars, women-chattelers, boy-buggerers, murderers and terrorists. It should be obliterated, worldwide.
Wow, York County (PA) has its very own Islamic newsletter. Hoop dee do.

Lowlife, Subhuman Garbage.
Once again, the Boy Scouts comes under attack from the homo-riddled United Way; this time the lowlife vermin in Philadelphia, the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Screw the UW; they're garbage. I quit giving a damned dime to those lowlife fudge-packers and rump-raiders a long time ago. They're lib-dem socialist bigots.
Surprise, surprise, surprise! A corrupt, lowlife dirtbag scumbag, lib-dem judge in Kalifornicate, U.S. District Judge Napoleon Jones Jr, ruled that the Boy Scouts can't use an 18ac tract of land on federal property, which they have a 50-year lease on, because the Scouts require members to profess a belief in God.
Want a laugh? Read this article from San Fran lowlife, lib-dem, fudge-packer, rump-raider homo Mark Morford, Unrequited Bush Obsessive-Compulsive at the SFChronic. It's hillarious.
General Motors helping "La Raza" with financial grants, to take-over the American Southwest, by flooding the area with illegal Mexicans, and taking over after pushing out and out-numbering, the American Citizens.
Finally, The Catholic Church, speaks. No, I'm not; I'm an ex-Methodist.
Soon-to-be ex-Gov Gray Davis Doofus, has signed a bill banning housing and job discrimination against transgendered/subhuman people, making The Peoples' Republik of Kalifornia the fourth state to extend such protections to homos, lowlifes, deviants, degenerates and other scum. Yippee.
Homosexuality is deviant sexual behavior and a mental illness. Homosexuals: 1) subject their body parts to uses nature did not intend, such activities often presenting immediate risk to the participants; 2) are prone to greater suicide, depression and other mental disorders and deficiencies than the heterosexual population at large; 3) are prone to far greater sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS, than the (normal) heterosexual population; 4) molest young people (pedophilia) at a far greater rate than heterosexuals; 5) engage in degrading sexual promiscuity, oftentimes engaging in risky sex with many partners during the same event; 6) are engaged in aggressive and widespread efforts to indoctrinate our children by introducing the homosexual lifestyle using public schools as the primary indoctrination “vehicle” and likewise, through the movie/music/TV industry, with the dual goals of gaining school-age acceptance of homosexuality and encouraging sexual activity among children, especially same-sex experimentation; 7) view most everything through a mindset heavily biased in favor of the homosexual lifestyle and culture, which renders them mostly useless when asked to opine on matters that normal heterosexuals better resolve. The mental deficiencies described herein applying to homosexuals shall not be confused with the deficiencies associated with the left wing democrat/socialist/marxist/ feminist NOW-NAGS/environmentalist ELF-filth minds, etc, which have their own distinct set of mental disorders. And the subhuman homos for a deviant, lowlife, subhuman Episcopal Bishop, are out in force. But, that perversion just might not happen.
The ACLU is a traitorous, commie-inspired, hate-America criminal organization, working feverishly to destroy America. What they're doing to the Boy Scouts of America, is a heinous crime.
ELF (Earth Liberation Front), a group identified and pursued as terrorists by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, needs to be tracked down, and its "members" executed publicly. They struck again in San Diego, destroying thousands of peoples' livelihoods and homes. Find 'em and whack 'em.
Drug-addicted, alcoholic wife-beater, criminal scumbag lowlife James Brown; unfunny, mentally-unstable Carol Burnett; lousy director of schlock, Mikey Nichols; and a couple of other losers, were given the Kennedy Center Honors, this week. Pathetic, all.
Still think Disney World is a family-oriented theme park? Guess again; it's a perversion festival for lowlife, subhuman homo filth. Watch the movie (click link in article) of lowlife queers. Disgusted?

Some People Just Need Killing™
Another slow week for executions. The closest the Legal System came was this murderer, set free because of "flawed evidence". What a shame he wasn't executed, for murdering 10 VA patients.
The truth may or may not be out there. Despite that uncertainty, Matthew Hurley is convinced of one thing: UFO is most definitely out there. He collects images of frescos, tapestries, illustrations, oil paintings, and early photographs depicting unidentified flying objects. Thousand-year-old petroglyphs tell the story of an alien ship crash-landing in Death Valley, and saucer-shaped objects are the subjects of ancient French cave paintings. Chinese illustrations depict flying cars, and silvery saucers are hidden in a Buddhist mural. UFOs work their way into religious art — witness a red saucer in a 15th-century painting of Jesus and spot the spaceships behind a Yugoslavian fresco of Christ's crucifixion. Other alien artwork illustrates a light battle in the skies of Nuremburg in 1561, a UFO hovering over Renaissance Rome, and a red fireball suspended above China in 1890. Hurley also points out various hoaxes and misinterpretations — for example, the Bayeux Tapestry shows an actual sighting of Haley's Comet in 1066, not a UFO. As for the rest of these images, we may never know what they mean.

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