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Re: Celebrate!

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Celebrate!
  • From: "Pam Evans" gardenqueen@gmail.com
  • Date: Sat, 1 Apr 2006 09:23:44 -0600
  • In-reply-to: <005801c65540$b3330110$0300a8c0@Quebec>
  • References: <003701c65405$580f86a0$20ecf645@Kitty> <005801c65540$b3330110$0300a8c0@Quebec>

Judy - the current wildfires are in the panhandle, but we're still dry
here.  Been calling every day this week for rain and nada.  BTW, my hosta
and daylilies are coming back!   I thought they were goners for sure w/ this
drought!   Thanks again, huh?

On 3/31/06, Judy Browning <judylee@lewiston.com> wrote:
> I just read all the email of the past couple days. Mixed bag as usual.
> Hope
> I can keep it straight.
> Kitty, I'm so sorry to hear Mick didn't live. He was a handsome fellow for
> sure. Maybe the new job will keep you busy while you heal, and keep you
> from
> too much worry about your nephew.
> Jesse, I'll keep your son in my thoughts too.
> Flood & drought. Wildfire in Texas (anywhere near you Pam?) while David &
> Theresa are growing gills in California.
> Keeping good thoughts for your hubby too Theresa.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2006 6:22 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] Celebrate!
> >I lost my job a couple of weeks ago.  The new franchise owners thought we
> >weren't making enough money and it had to be someone's fault.  Since it
> >couldn't be the boss' niece, the one who performs the tests and works for
> >straight commission, it must be me, the one who was getting paid.
> >
> > I sent out resumes and hit the standard online job postings.  I happened
> > upon a short posting for a researcher at the recorder's office.  A
> friend
> > told me that short postings (job only listed for 5 days) meant they
> > probably already had someone in house who wanted the job.  But I applied
> > and got an interview.  I just scraped by on the typing test, but did
> well
> > on the other tests, finishing all in about 40 minutes.  The testing was
> > scheduled to take 2 hours. When I arrived for the interview they said no
> > one had ever finished the tests that quickly.  We had a pleasant
> exchange,
> > but nothing in detail, so I assumed my friend was right, the job was
> > locked.
> >
> > I got the call this morning and I start Monday!  Can you believe
> it?  More
> > money, great hours, pleasant people, engaging work, retirement plan, and
> > insurance.  And they wanted ME.  I wasn't too old or too fat or not good
> > enough in some way.   Maybe it's an omen.  Good things come in 3s you
> > know. Mick will be fine.  and I don't care what the third thing is.
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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