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RE: re nursery interview/I'm back!


Lynda - I'm the worst. The joke at work is everyone knows when it gets
over 80 because that's when Pam finally takes her jacket off. But I'm
perfectly happy when it's 100, so I'm gardening in just the right place.
Ask Melody & Jesse about last Memorial Day in Claremore when I like to
have froze to death. I'm sure Melody thought I was bonkers. Besides, the
heat is better for the rheumatoid arthritis anyway. Heading up to
Jesse's Easter weekend so will have to leave some winter duds out for
that trip.



:-)

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Lynda Young" <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 4 Mar 2004 13:34:17 -0600

>Ohmygod!  There's someone out there who's even colder-natured that I!!!
>
>Lynda
>Zone 7 - West Tn
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>Behalf Of Pamela J. Evans
>Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 12:09 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] re nursery interview/I'm back!
>
>
>Our low was 69 this morning and I still had a coat on....
>
>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date:  Wed, 3 Mar 2004 14:00:11 -0500
>
>>Andrea - good to hear from you!
>>
>>> I'm excited about spring coming. It's in the low 70's here tonight.
>>????? It's 70 at night and spring is not there yet?  Heck that is 
>>summer to me!
>>
>>> I'm waiting until the 15th though. that's usually our last frost.
>>Amazing!  Our last frost is 2 months after that.
>>
>>Kitty
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Andrea H" <hodgesaa@islc.net>
>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 8:56 PM
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] re nursery interview/I'm back!
>>
>>
>>> Hi all, I'm back. I missed you guys too much! First, congratulations 
>>> Kitty on your new job! That is so exciting. I know you'll be great at
>
>>> it.
>>>
>>> I'm glad to see everyone is still here. I read through most of the 
>>> posts today already. Jim, it sounds like your friend really made a 
>>> great find,
>>let
>>> us know what the paleontologist says.
>>>
>>> I'm excited about spring coming. It's in the low 70's here tonight. 
>>> I've
>>got
>>> the windows open. Pam sent me some great salvia seeds that I'm going 
>>> to start, and I have a greenhouse full of plants just waiting to get 
>>> outside. I'm waiting until the 15th though. that's usually our last 
>>> frost. I've got so little cover in the yard I don't want to be 
>>> scrambling to cover everything after I move it out.
>>>
>>> I start teaching classes at the Garden Gate in the 13th. Apparently 
>>> people are clambering for us to start so we're off and running for 
>>> the next 10 weeks or so. I've got to learn all about herbs so if 
>>> anyone has a good
>>list
>>> out there for herbs and their practical uses that would be great.
>>>
>>> Glad to be back!
>>> A
>>>
>>>
>>> Andrea H
>>> Beaufort, SC
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 3:38 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] re nursery interview apparel
>>>
>>>
>>> > Jesse, Lynda, Auralie, Pam, Donna,
>>> > Thanks for all the good thoughts; I am so grateful.
>>> >
>>> > > Wouldn't buy tons of stuff till you see how the job goes...
>>> > Well, the few pieces I bought so far I sort of needed anyway
>>> >
>>> > > can't wear boots in a greenhouse, too hot, even in the dead of 
>>> > > winter.
>>> > They don't have a greenhouse.  Most of my work will be done 
>>> > outdoors.
>>> >
>>> > > similiarly anyways... no jeans!... yipes
>>> > no jeans.  I know that sounds strange in these times.  I'm short 
>>> > and
>>even
>>> > the petites or short length are usually too long.  I'm also 
>>> > overweight
>>and
>>> > find jeans uncomfortable.  Hopefully this job will keep me running 
>>> > and
>>> I'll
>>> > lose some of the excess baggage.  If I weren't fat I'd definitely 
>>> > be a
>>> jeans
>>> > & t-shirt type.
>>> >
>>> > Kitty
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > ----- Original Message -----
>>> > From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
>>> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> > Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 1:43 PM
>>> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] re nursery interview apparel
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > > I knew you would get the job.... glad Hort Ed made them smell the
>>coffee
>>> > and see the gem of an employee you will be....
>>> > >
>>> > > Wouldn't buy tons of stuff till you see how the job goes... I
>>personally
>>> > > can't wear boots in a greenhouse, too hot, even in the dead of 
>>> > > winter.
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > Interesting to me... tend to think everyone dresses like me or 
>>> > > similiarly anyways... no jeans!... yipes I would not have 
>>> > > anything to wear!... Personally, I only wear other clothes when I
>
>>> > > absolutely have too... which is about 3 times a year.... (I wear 
>>> > > jeans to work too).
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > Donna
>>> > > the jeans and t-shirt or sweatshirt person.
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > ----- Original Message -----
>>> > > From: Kitty
>>> > > Sent: 3/2/2004 10:29:10 AM
>>> > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>> > > Subject: [CHAT] re nursery interview apparel
>>> > >
>>> > > > I got the call yesterday.  I start working at Arbor Farms some 
>>> > > > time
>>> next
>>> > >
>>> > > > week.  I'm sure I would not have gotten this job but for the
>>> > Horticulture
>>> > >
>>> > > > Educator at our CES.  He went to school with the owners and 
>>> > > > called
>>> them
>>> > on
>>> > >
>>> > > > my behalf.  Any ideas on what sort of thank you I should give 
>>> > > > him?
>>> > >
>>> > > >
>>> > >
>>> > > > New thoughts on apparel:  I start next week - they'll let me 
>>> > > > know
>>when
>>> > they
>>> > >
>>> > > > get word of the expected arrival of their truck delivery from
>>Oregon.
>>> > Snow
>>> > >
>>> > > > has melted and things will be muddy, so I figured I needed some
>>boots.
>>> > >
>>> > > > Also, I am used to wearing canvas slipons all spring, summer, 
>>> > > > fall.
>>> > These
>>> > >
>>> > > > won't be the best thing for day-in, day-out on my feet, so I 
>>> > > > decided
>>> to
>>> > get
>>> > >
>>> > > > some more durable leather tie shoes.  So I went shopping 
>>> > > > yesterday
>>for
>>> a
>>> > >
>>> > > > sale on footwear.  Also got a pair of cotton twill pants and 2 
>>> > > > pair
>>of
>>> > jeans
>>> > >
>>> > > > (I didn't have any).
>>> > >
>>> > > >
>>> > >
>>> > > > Today I got a call from a nursery just 5 blocks away (AF is 10
>>miles)
>>> > >
>>> > > > responding to an unsolicited resume I had sent.  Oh well, I'm 
>>> > > > fairly
>>> > sure
>>> > >
>>> > > > they wouldn't have paid what I'll get at AF.  I'm not going to 
>>> > > > get
>>> rich
>>> > at
>>> > >
>>> > > > AF, but I will be able to pay my bills, though I won't be able 
>>> > > > to
>>save
>>> > >
>>> > > > anything.  I'm looking at it as sort of like school or an
>>> apprenticeship
>>> > or
>>> > >
>>> > > > 'paying my dues' to get some hands-on experience in this field.
>
>>> > > > So,
>>> I'm
>>> > >
>>> > > > still broke, but still in the black - more than I can say for 
>>> > > > our
>>> govt!
>>> > >
>>> > > >
>>> > >
>>> > > > I'm thrilled to embark on a new career.  I only hope I'm up to 
>>> > > > the
>>> task.
>>> > >
>>> > > > Thanks for the support you all have given me; it is truly
>>appreciated,
>>> > much
>>> > >
>>> > > > more than you can know.
>>> > >
>>> > > >
>>> > >
>>> > > > Kitty
>>> > >
>>> > > >
>>> > >
>>> > >
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>Kemp TX/zone 8A
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