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Re: Collecting


Oh, & cookbooks
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2005 10:55 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Collecting


> You're right, Auralie. Books aren't a collection; they are an 
> accumulation. At least ours are. Besides plants [gardening, botany, 
> agriculture, et cetera], we have substantial accumulations of books on 
> food [Indian, Mexican, Turkish, French, and Other Ethnic], science [the 
> whole shebang--paleontology to particle physics], all the jibberish I 
> wrote, plus literature, poetry, and reference. We also have field 
> guides to nearly everything everywhere, such as "Where to Collect 
> Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils in the Northeastern Quadrant [of the US]."
> 
> On Jul 28, 2005, at 6:00 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:
> 
> > I didn't mention books - don't think of them as a collection -
> > just as a necessity.  Books have been our life forever - Chet's
> > first career was in publishing, I was orignially a librarian, and
> > for the past 25 years a book indexer.  In addition to our own
> > piles of books, we inherited Chet's older half-brother's library -
> > he was a Wordsworth scholar and professor at Ohio State
> > University.  And a pretty respectable record collection - classical
> > and jazz, but no hip-hop.
> > Auralie
> >
> > In a message dated 07/28/2005 5:46:13 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > 4042N15@nationalhearing.com writes:
> > Books seem to be a common thread here.  It has come up before.   I am 
> > not
> > much of a reader, I am more into reference.  Somehow books are a 
> > comfort, a
> >
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> >
> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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