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Re: throw away society/shopping


Mine too, Cathy. Although in his case, allergies play a part. He spent many
of our daughter's perfomances & concerts waiting in the car because of heavy
perfume in the audience. Anything burning also bothers him.
Judy B


From: "cathy carpenter" <cathyc@rnet.com>

> You have a husband averse to smells too? I have not worn make up,
> perfume, etc, for years, and he even objects to unscented candles!
> Cathy
> On Saturday, December 13, 2003, at 08:04 PM, Theresa wrote:
>
> > I went to the store today (well sort of -Orchard Supply, not the
> > mall)to
> > purchase the first present from a store rather than online.  I've
> > bought
> > almost everything online this year.  Orchard had very nice spring bulb
> > kits
> > (narcissus and such), some in terracotta pot, and others in copper
> > pots.  I
> > really liked the copper ones ($10) and it was just what I needed for my
> > husband's aunt.  If my husband wasn't so averse to the smell, I would
> > have
> > bought one for myself too!
> >
> > Theresa
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> > Behalf Of Kitty
> > Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2003 4:03 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] throw away society
> >
> >
> > Godi,
> > Glad you found the movies you were looking for.  I know that for many,
> > perhaps most, people, hitting the stores and sharing Christmas cheer
> > while
> > you're at it is just as much a part of the season as the giving of
> > those
> > gifts.  But personally, I've had been through too many Christmases of
> > not
> > being able to find just what someone wanted.  This year many of the
> > items my
> > family wanted were CDs, DVDs, and video games.  It's a drag to get to
> > the
> > store and find the movie he wants in dvd, but only in regular format,
> > not
> > widescreen.  Or the video game he wants is only in stock for nintendo
> > and he
> > has Play Station 2. And she wants the latest Dido recording, but is
> > 2002 the
> > most recent?  And no, not the 2000 version of Rocky & Bullwinkle, the
> > newer
> > one.
> >
> > Then there's the 40 pound 'portable' workbench.  If Sears is willing to
> > offer it at the same price online with free shipping direct to your
> > door,
> > why would I want to go to the maul and have to carry the 40-pounder
> > half a
> > mile to the far reaches of the parking lot?
> >
> > I find whatever possible online and then go to some stores for what
> > must be
> > purchased locally.  Franks didn't have the Norfolk Island Pine I was
> > looking
> > for but they had a big clearance (75%off) on floating candles and half
> > off
> > on baskets.  My niece didn't ask for candles, but I know she loves
> > them.  I
> > filled a basket full of floaters of all kinds and even found a bowl to
> > float
> > them in. Inexpensive enough so's I could add them to her CDs and DVDs
> > without busting a budget.   So I had fun shopping without knocking
> > myself
> > out trying to find elusive items.
> >
> > I realize online shopping doesn't appeal to everyone, but it has
> > served me
> > well and allows me to enjoy the season more.
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <Godigarden@cs.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2003 5:58 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] throw away society
> >
> >
> >> Melody,
> >> I ordered the movies at Amazon.com. Since we were discussing "throw
> >> away
> >> society", I just wanted to add my two cents about how annoying it can
> >> be
> > not to
> >> find parts or in this case videos at stores that are convenient to
> >> shop.
> >> Godi zone 7
> >> Mt. Vernon VA

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