Article: Spotlight: Lynn Smith (Valleylynn): Fantastic!

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By Nancy Polanski on August 23, 2010

If you want to meet a sweet and loving person with a lifetime of fascinating stories to tell, then let me introduce you to Valleylynn. Have you ever had to defend your family from a bear? Kill a rattlesnake? Encounter an intruder in your home? Feed fish to water moccasins? Me neither. But Lynn has...........

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Aug 22, 2010 8:23 PM CST
Name: Patti
Eagle Point, OR
Lynn, I knew you were special from our first encounter here on cubits, but WOW my friend, evidently I never know the half of it. What an exciting life you have lived. I can't wait for the day that we meet in person.
Aug 22, 2010 9:22 PM CST
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR zone 8
Group hug Patti, I have known the same about you from day one. I think we all live exciting lives, but just don't realize it. I am so looking forward to a get together, how wonderful that will be.
Aug 22, 2010 10:21 PM CST
Name: Stormy
Valley Forge Pa
I Love MAM ~ So Happy Together
Those were really wonderful stories, Lynn. Thanks so much for sharing them. Big Grin
Aug 22, 2010 11:45 PM CST
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR zone 8
Your welcome Stormy. : )
Aug 23, 2010 2:47 AM CST
Name: Kin
Willamette Valley, OR.
Zone 8a
First of all
Thank you Nap for the Spotlight on Lynn Big Grin

It's such a pleasure reading and sharing part of your life, Lynn.
It has also been such a pleasure getting to know you and Cliff the past few months. I couldn't have met a nicer couple filled with
the zest of life if I tried too. I'll never forget the first day we met in person in the waiting room at the Hosp. and you asked if it's ok
to give me a hug... Goliath attacks petite woman in Hospital "caught on security cameras" Rolling on the floor laughing

Thanks for your friendship and the wonderful group of people you have at your Cubit.
Your Family photo is wonderful, such a great looking family!
Take care
Aug 23, 2010 3:56 AM CST
Name: Chris
Wisconsin z4
Lynn, you are an incredible woman who never ceases to amaze me! You're so gentle and kind, but brave and courageous too. Honestly, I was pretty surprised from some of your stories. You are truly a blessing to all who know you. Thanks so much for sharing your stories with us and I look forward to hearing more.
Aug 23, 2010 6:13 AM CST
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
Kin, it was truly my pleasure~

I'm envious of you....meeting Lynn, hugging her and getting to know her. I would have loved to have seen that Goliath encounter! You and Lynn are two people I'd really like to spend some time with!
Aug 23, 2010 10:41 AM CST
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR zone 8
Wouldn't that be an awesome gathering, for all of us to be together?
Kin is truly a caring, loving person and was such a lift to my spirits when he showed up at the hospital. I will always love you for that Kin. I don't think most of you know just how tall Kin is, or how short I am. Big Grin
I was truly blessed when Chris showed up in my Cubit and decided to become a member, along with twit, and to many others to list here. Each has been such an important part of bringing knowledge and ideas to all those wanting to learn and share in growing sedum, semps and related plants.
Our family is truly a mixing pot of cultures representing Native American, English, Irish, Scottish, Lebanese, German, Hispanic, Vietnamese and Cambodian. When we all come together it is truly a time of feasting on foods from all around the world.
Aug 23, 2010 10:59 AM CST Site Admin

Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA.
Zone 9a
Lynn, I just loved reading about your adventurous life so far, just fascinating! Sure wish we could have met the day I was up your way, but at least I know about what kind of person you and perhaps on another trip through we can eventually meet in person.
Aug 23, 2010 11:05 AM CST
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR zone 8
Sue, I would absolutely love to meet you in person. You have fascinated me from day one with your photos and the awesome trips you take us on, to amazing places. You are such a warm, friendly and helpful person, and have helped me many times.
Aug 23, 2010 4:24 PM CST
Name: Dahlianut
Calgary, AB Zone 3a
WOWSER you have a VERY exciting life valleylynn. I was on the edge of my seat! Thanks for sharing and I hope you share more of them. Thanks for another great spotlight nap.
Aug 23, 2010 5:58 PM CST
Name: Kathryn Algood
Judsonia, Arkansas
Wonderful Article!! enjoyed every word of it. Great to get to know you a little better Lynn. Thanks to Nancy for posting it!
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Aug 23, 2010 7:01 PM CST
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
My pleasure!
Aug 23, 2010 7:40 PM CST
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR zone 8
Hi Kathryn and Dahlianut. I am glad you enjoyed the article.
Dahlianut you are still bringing a smile to my face and a big chuckle everytime I see a post from you. Thank you.
Aug 24, 2010 11:50 PM CST
Name: Debbie
Denham Springs, La zone 8b
Gosh, thank you Nancy for telling me more about my friend Lynn.

Well, Lynn, you go girl! I knew their was a lot of spunk about you when you got your hoop houses up so quickly. I was also on the edge of my seat reading about your adventures. You are indeed quite a lady. But the greatest thing I have found about you, and have known it from the beginning, is that you are a genuinely caring person, with a heart of gold. It is my privilege to know you. I am still shaking my head. A stranger in the night, a bear, and a snake. Mercy! Blinking
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Aug 25, 2010 9:00 AM CST
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
And there will be more stories coming along! Don't forget to click Watch This Article!
Aug 25, 2010 10:01 AM CST
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR zone 8
Thank you Debbie. It is really amazing how we have all been brought together here in Cubits. I feel so blessed to have found so many wonderful people here. It has enriched my life.
Aug 25, 2010 11:46 AM CST
Name: Dahlianut
Calgary, AB Zone 3a
Thanks nap about the 'Watch this Article' clicky. I never noticed it before Blinking
Aug 25, 2010 11:55 AM CST
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
I tip my hat to you.

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