Irises forum: Story Time

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Name: Jan Wax
Mendocino County, N. CA (Zone 9a)
I'm a studio potter.
Hummingbirder Dog Lover Irises Region: California Organic Gardener Dahlias
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janwax
Jan 11, 2017 7:00 PM CST
It's much more fun if everyone joins in. We got pretty silly at times last year.
Hopefully, Tom will get us back on track! (My rememberer isn't so good either, Bonnie!)
And I definitely don't want to be in charge!
let the mystery be
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Name: Barbara
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Jan 11, 2017 7:27 PM CST
But she decided to go to a garden club with the name of this was the first time going and everyone she met was....
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Irises Keeper of Poultry Roses Dragonflies Birds
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Henhouse
Jan 11, 2017 10:45 PM CST
a
When counting, try not to mix chickens with blessings.
Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Irises Keeper of Poultry Roses Dragonflies Birds
Bulbs Foliage Fan Photo Contest Winner: 2015
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Henhouse
Jan 11, 2017 10:47 PM CST
and she found the conversation
When counting, try not to mix chickens with blessings.
Name: Barbara
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Jan 11, 2017 11:34 PM CST
They were so nice and offered such .
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
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Name: Barbara
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Jan 11, 2017 11:53 PM CST
One person gave some which was to get started on ....
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
Name: daphne
san diego county, ca (Zone 10a)
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shizen
Jan 12, 2017 1:28 AM CST
I tip my hat to you. didn't participate because i didn't know if there were:




or a different

:

until jan briefly explained the rules.....i was holding back to see how one created the story? Hilarious! so far it's been very interesting and the irises gorgeous! (i've just finished "the language of flowers") i'm inspired, but some of us haven't been here long enough to see how this works (?) & am



just the right ? to post, to make the

a more

not exactly what i wanted to say, but i think i've gotten the gist of it?
Name: Lilli
Lundby, Denmark, EU
Irises Roses Bulbs Hellebores Foliage Fan Cottage Gardener
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IrisLilli
Jan 12, 2017 4:34 AM CST
Never mind rules or images - it's just a silly story using iris names! Just join in! Hurray!

Back to our heroine:

After all the advice, they had

and some lively
.


all Dressed in Pink (no image)
found herself sitting next to

an elderly French Lady wearing

and across the table sat a

He was a

and had lots of



found that she was

and as he continued to

her, she ended up
.
She had never thought of herself as a

in fact she was a bit of a

and the

had Almost Persuaded (no image) her to join him for a

After Dark (no image) when in a Loud Whisper (no image), the

lady told her not to listen to his
Idle Chatter (no image), because as she herself had been a bit of a

in her day, she recognized a

(Ooopsie!)
and all men like that wanted was a little
.



did not know what to do.

she thought to herself.
At that moment she had the Good Fortune (no image) to spot her old


across the room! She made Wild Waves (no image) at him to Come Closer (no image) and
.
This is

she said.
But the Handsome Stranger (no image) was a

and he started a

with Jonathan, who was no Gentleman (no image) and prone to

and have a


Desperately

looked around for help...




You don't know if it will grow until you try!
Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Irises Keeper of Poultry Roses Dragonflies Birds
Bulbs Foliage Fan Photo Contest Winner: 2015
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Henhouse
Jan 12, 2017 12:26 PM CST
Amazing, Lilly!
When counting, try not to mix chickens with blessings.
Name: Jan Wax
Mendocino County, N. CA (Zone 9a)
I'm a studio potter.
Hummingbirder Dog Lover Irises Region: California Organic Gardener Dahlias
Garden Art Cat Lover Vegetable Grower Birds Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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janwax
Jan 12, 2017 12:47 PM CST
"Relax", someone said with Calm Assurance (no image)
You're


let the mystery be
Name: daphne
san diego county, ca (Zone 10a)
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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shizen
Jan 12, 2017 1:50 PM CST
with

and

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Name: Jan Wax
Mendocino County, N. CA (Zone 9a)
I'm a studio potter.
Hummingbirder Dog Lover Irises Region: California Organic Gardener Dahlias
Garden Art Cat Lover Vegetable Grower Birds Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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janwax
Jan 12, 2017 3:38 PM CST
He said, "With your brains, and my beauty, we
can go


let the mystery be
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Name: daphne
san diego county, ca (Zone 10a)
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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shizen
Jan 12, 2017 4:29 PM CST
first to

where we can listen to

under ?
Name: daphne
san diego county, ca (Zone 10a)
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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shizen
Jan 12, 2017 4:36 PM CST
i know you'll find my offer or we could....
Name: Barbara
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Jan 12, 2017 9:33 PM CST
Fly to Vegas (no picture) to meet the
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
Name: Barbara
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Jan 12, 2017 9:37 PM CST
And watch the outside the hotel. Then we could go see the.....
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
Name: Barbara
Northern CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Cat Lover Irises Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover
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iciris
Jan 12, 2017 9:40 PM CST
: of .....
• “Whoever said, ‘Do something right and you won’t have to do it again’ never weeded a garden.” – Anonymous
Name: Jan Wax
Mendocino County, N. CA (Zone 9a)
I'm a studio potter.
Hummingbirder Dog Lover Irises Region: California Organic Gardener Dahlias
Garden Art Cat Lover Vegetable Grower Birds Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Image
janwax
Jan 12, 2017 11:17 PM CST
Yes, the King of The Mardi Gras at the



and you will be my

...He said with a secretive smile.

let the mystery be
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Name: Lilli
Lundby, Denmark, EU
Irises Roses Bulbs Hellebores Foliage Fan Cottage Gardener
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IrisLilli
Jan 13, 2017 7:20 AM CST
Pinch Me! (no image)

thought. Maybe
!
Why am I suddenly so Popular (no image)??
I'm not usually one to

or make men


But her

was interrupted when with a

and a loud

she was knocked off her feet and...
You don't know if it will grow until you try!
Name: Jan Wax
Mendocino County, N. CA (Zone 9a)
I'm a studio potter.
Hummingbirder Dog Lover Irises Region: California Organic Gardener Dahlias
Garden Art Cat Lover Vegetable Grower Birds Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Image
janwax
Jan 13, 2017 12:34 PM CST
a wild monkey(no image) landed on the table,
began grabbing all the

and

and landed on the shoulder of the suave
let the mystery be

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