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Happy Birthday To Me

This is a discussion on Happy Birthday To Me within the The Outback Terrace Bar forums, part of the Land Plants category; Well it came and went, but will not be forgotten. In the mail today my ...

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    Well it came and went, but will not be forgotten. In the mail today my b'day gift to myself arrived. One shiny new edition of "Orchids Through Our Eyes" and also McJulies "Through the Eyes of a Raptor" Was so happy with my presents to myself that I went straight out and bought 2 "bag babies". Now that's a b'day to remember!

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    Bag babies and two awesome books--what a birthday!

    Did you bag babies have tags? What did you get?

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    They did have tags. Slc Jewel Box 'Scheherezade' and Blc. Mem. Anna Balmores 'Convex'. I was lucky because they had just come in to the store and they hadn't had a chance to kill them yet. But they were going to try, they left them outside in the garden center that night and temp dipped to the low 30's. I argued with them and told them that orchids couldn't survive those kind of temps, but you know how it is. They really don't care. If they die the vendor takes them back is what they told me.

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    That's true. That's why the big boxes don't discount orchids--they sell them full price or send them back for credit. The Jewel Box is a wonderful orchid and has been on my wish list for some time. The Anna Balmores I believe is a gorgeous white semi-alba. What nice gifts!




    Quote Originally Posted by ischel1 View Post
    They did have tags. Slc Jewel Box 'Scheherezade' and Blc. Mem. Anna Balmores 'Convex'. I was lucky because they had just come in to the store and they hadn't had a chance to kill them yet. But they were going to try, they left them outside in the garden center that night and temp dipped to the low 30's. I argued with them and told them that orchids couldn't survive those kind of temps, but you know how it is. They really don't care. If they die the vendor takes them back is what they told me.

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    Happy birthday! Your presnts sound great too

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    Well Gee We are sorry that we weren't privy to your B-Day Date. But HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANYWAY. Sounds like you had a good one.
    Cin

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    You must not have allowed the public forum to know your b-day date. Well, happy birthday to you a day or two late. You are a special member of our community and I am happy that you are here. Thanks for getting the forum's book. I think you will love it.

    Cheers,
    BD

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    Happy Birthday Ischel, and what fantastic brithday presents... How are you enjoying the books??? Aren't the orchid pictures just amazing! Epsecially on page 13

    And are you getting carried away with all the rune reading of Through the Eyes of a Raptor? I totally am enjoying reading it.. I just wish I had more time...

    The orchids are great too... look forward to seeing them in flower!

    oh and make sure you change that setting on your USer CP, it's not fair that we can't greet you earlier

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    Aren't those "to me, from me" birthday gifts just the best?!!
    Glad you made it a special day.
    Al

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    Happy Birthday Ischel...

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