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RE: throw away society

Marty's a good man - was very impressed w/ him when I met y'all.  Very sweet indeed.  A real good sport too God love him!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 25 Nov 2003 06:40:18 -0500 (EST)

>Alright, I will admit that there is one thing in recent days that I have
>found myself completely unable and more to the point, absolutely
>unwilling to do and couldn't thank God enough that I'm a married woman:
>sometime over the past weekend, a poor stray cat somehow fell into our
>pool (which is currently drained down for the winter) and apparently
>could not get out and the poor thing drowned. There was no way,
>absolutely none, that I could retrieve of and dispose of that miserable
>frozen carcass and as I put it to my husband..."That definitely falls
>under the category of a 'man' job". Fortunately, I'm married to a very
>understanding knight in shining armor and he took care of the whole
>thing without bothering me with the details. :-) Okay, call me a
>hypocrite, but there are just some things I don't find myself able to
>cope with and this was one of those! P.S. The pool is now tarped over
>for the winter, stapled down tightly, to prevent any future tragedies.
>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
>--Albert Einstein
> --- On Sat 11/22, Pamela J. Evans < gardenqueen@gbronline.com > wrote:
>From: Pamela J. Evans [mailto: gardenqueen@gbronline.com]
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2003 08:21:04 -0600
>Subject: RE: [CHAT] throw away society
>I understand, it took this neighborhood YEARS to accept the fact
>that<br>I'm not married. I'm only now after 8 years starting to
>become<br>"acceptable" to these backward provincials in this one mule
>town.<br><br>An independent woman living alone -
>gasp!!<br><br>---------- Original Message
>----------------------------------<br>From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan"
><wmorgan972@ameritech.net><br>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Date:
>Sat, 22 Nov 2003 09:00:00 -0500<br><br>>I had a neighbor once get upset
>with me. I had been out hauling rock and<br>>laying paver bricks (among
>other things) beside Bill. She complained that<br>>because I did "men's
>work" it was causing her to look bad to her husband.<br>>He wanted to
>know why she didn't pitch in outside once in a while.) LOL!!!<br>>Of
>such is life!<br>><br>>Blessings,<br>>Bonnie (SW OH -
>zone5)<br>><br>>-----Original Message-----<br>>From:
>owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>Behalf<br>>Of Theresa<br>>Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 10:15
>PM<br>>To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>>Subject: RE: [CHAT] throw away
>society<br>><br>>I'll second that! I am delighted that I can replace a
>kitchen faucet, haul<br>>shrubs out of the ground, and still
>occassionally catch guys watching me<br>>walk across the grocery store
>parking lot when I'm in a pair of heels.<br>>Thank god my husband is
>also an independent thinking person- and not in the<br>>least threatened
>by my tendency to do what ever comes to mind. (Although he<br>>did fuss
>at me when I nearly got crushed underneath the yard waste
>barrel<br>>becuase I had put about 400 lbs of stuff in it and then tried
>to move it all<br>>by myself :) It cracks me up when my male neighbor
>across the street wants<br>>to know where my husband is when I'm out
>working in the yard and garden- It<br>>is my project, not my husbands!
>It worries my thought when his 11 year old<br>>daughter doesn't
>understand this- maybe eventually a little of my influence<br>>will rub
>off on her.<br>><br>>Theresa<br>><br>>-----Original Message----
>-<br>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
>[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On<br>>Behalf Of Pamela J.
>Evans<br>>Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 6:10 PM<br>>To:
>gardenchat@hort.net<br>>Subject: RE: [CHAT] throw away
>society<br>><br>><br>>Amen to that Donna. My mother once said to me, not
>too many years ago,<br>>that she wondered if she raised us to be too
>independent! I told her -<br>>absolutely not. Can't be too independent.
>That would like being too into<br>>gardening - can't
>happen!!<br>><br>><br>>LOL<br>><br>>---------- Original Message
>----------------------------------<br>>From: "Donna "
><justme@prairieinet.net><br>>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>>Date:
>Fri, 21 Nov 2003 19:46:43 -0600<br>><br>>>I think this was the most
>important thing you can do for your child...<br>>> No matter what life
>throws at them, they will be able to handle it...<br>>>whether we
>approve or not...<br>>><br>>>Donna<br>>><br>>><br>>>> I became a
>very<br>>>> independent person, and raised my sons to be individuals.
>They<br>>>haven't<br>>>> always<br>>>> turned out the way I expected,
>but they are all very much independent<br>>>> individuals.<br>>>><br>>>>
>Thanks for your concern.
>sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with
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>GARDENCHAT<br>>><br>>><br>><br>>--<br>>Pam Evans<br>>Kemp TX/zone
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