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Re: Plant disaster/ups versus usps


Well then, Marge, I suggest you add a line to your address:

Marge Talt
1234 Shady Lane
Apt 2, French Door
Woodland, DC  20202

Kitty


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 27, 2004 2:47 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plant disaster/ups versus usps


> > From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > Marge, my
> > guess is that the French Doors don't look like an everyday entry.
> They look
> > for the door they expect you to use to come and go so you'll see
> the pkg.
> > That, or there is something about the other door that looks safer.
> You
> > could post a note about it, but there's a good chance no one would
> read it.
> ----------
>
> Kitty, I think it's just the eyes front; brain on hold syndrome.  The
> french doors are a turn; delivery people don't make turns if they can
> help it, they'd rather to up some steps straight ahead:-)  I would
> probably have to put a 5x9 sign up with a large red arrow and that
> wouldn't be too decorative.
>
> What is even more marvelous is that in summer, I basically block the
> passage to that door with plants and they still manage to get there.
> The door they head for is wood; the french doors are glass; you can
> see there's an office in there, but nooooo....we'll head for solid
> wood straight ahead....eyes front guys, let's march:-)  I mean, the
> covered walk turns....you'd think they'd figure out that the doors at
> the end of the walk are THE DOORS....they have to come out from under
> the roofed area, across some patio and up to a deck to get to that
> wood door which is a slightly longer walk than they'd have making
> that right turn to the french doors.
>
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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