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Re: so Kitty---

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] so Kitty---
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 10:23:10 -0600
  • References: <10560398.1115114966571.JavaMail.root@Sniper30>

I have always allowed myself a splurge from income tax refunds, garage
sales, new jobs, but not this time.  This will go toward bills that are
waiting.  On the other hand, I am considering getting my stove fixed as a
splurge.  Using a hotplate and microwave is getting old.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody " <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 4:08 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] so Kitty---

> Kitty: You are an amazing woman...I'd never have the guts to put on a
> sale that big...you've earned every penny you made in that sale, I'm
> sure. Hope the $ will ease your stress level for a while over your
> finances. Any splurge items you are going to treat yourself to?
> Melody
> Hills, IA  zone 5
>  --- On Mon 05/02, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center <
4042N15@nationalhearing.com > wrote:
> From: Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center [mailto:
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 11:44:02 -0600
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] so Kitty---
> Thanks for asking Donna. I was so worried I was going to be rained
> out.<br>They had called for 70% chance of rain. I priced some items Wed
> night and<br>Thurs i pulled some into garage to mark because it was
> raining, then more<br>Fri am when it wasn't (I had Fri & Sat off). Broke
> for awhile to go to a job<br>interview - he said I wasn't 'trendy'
> enough. Then plugged away at tagging<br>the rest until about 5pm at
> which time it started raining, lightly. My<br>garage was packed full of
> plants that I knew I could not set up the next am<br>by 7:30, so I
> started setting up all the tables in the rain with plastic to<br>protect
> the wooden ones. I brought plants out to the tables until the
> rain<br>got heavier and then covered them with dropcloths. Rained the
> rest of the<br>night. Weatherman said rain in the morning.. Next
> morning, Sat, sale day,<br>I got up about 4:30. Not raining. Moved all
> the rest of the plants out to<br>tables. The display stretched about 70
> feet with some of the displays<br>having 2, 3, or 4 tiers. Then I lugged
> out all the heavy produce boxes and<br>a few regular garage sale items.
> It didn't rain the entire day. Got a<br>little chilly, then warm again,
> but all in all, a really nice day.<br>I sold almost everything,
> plantwise. Nobody wants Blue Flag Iris, 20 of<br>which had been given to
> me because they hadn't sold at the MG sale. Now<br>I'll just take the 12
> left (I gave 7 away free) back to the next MG sale.<br>Other than that,
> I had about a dozen plants left. Made $1150, but that<br>includes about
> $50-70 of regular garage sale stuff. Still, it's a new<br>record for
> me.<br><br>Then I had to work at our MG nursery all day Sunday, digging
> and potting<br>things for our May sale. My dogs are barking. My back is
> aching. I'm<br>actually gald to be back at work where I can rest. I'm
> pooped.<br><br>Kitty<br><br>----- Original Message ----- <br>From:
> "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent:
> Saturday, April 30, 2005 7:12 PM<br>Subject: [CHAT] so Kitty---<br><b
> r><br>> How did your plant sale go today? Did you get rained
> out?<br>><br>> Donna<br>><br>>
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