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Re: Auction

Sorry guys,

That las post was supposed to be a private post to Chick Wasitis  -  We tend
to chat in a very Flippant way some times (must be left over from going
through the sixties).

I do not want to denigrate the Hosta Library in any way.  Bob and others
have done a wonderful job here and the site has been very useful to us at
Winterberry Farms.  It allows us to link to pictures of many of the plants
that we grow on our web site.  I donated the plants because I felt it was a
small repayment for the use of the site.  I really do not have ulterior
motives  --  it just fulfills my need to be sarcastic (I know, I can not
hold a candle to Chick's wit), but of course there is some truth to the fact
that the donation does give us some exposure.

Ah, Well, it not the first time I missent an email.

Jim Anderson

----- Original Message -----
From: James M. Anderson <jmahosta@WinterberryFarms.com>
To: <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Sent: Saturday, December 18, 1999 6:31 PM
Subject: Re: Auction

> Chick,
> You are criticizing, but that is OK.  Some of us have ulterior motives
> I got to thinking that by donating a few TC plants, with a little added
> shipping cost, I have generated interest in some of our plants.
> advertising I would think.   It may even motivate some people to visit our
> web site.  I noticed that pictures of two of our introductions were posted
> to hostapix today  --  pictures I did not even have.  Frankly, I do not
> what they do with the money, but we do link to the Hosta Library for most
> our pictures, so I do owe them support.  My only reservation is that too
> many plants may dilute the prices paid  for each  --  we will see.
> So stop being a spoiled sport and join the enthusiasm!  Remember this is
> season of BA! Humbug!
> Jim Anderson
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Chick <chick@bridgewoodgardens.com>
> To: <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
> Sent: Saturday, December 18, 1999 3:15 PM
> Subject: Auction
> > I'm not criticising, so please don't jump on me for being a party
> > pooper, but it looks to me like this auction is taking on a life of its
> > own.  Unless I missed something, I thought the purpose was to pay for
> > server space for the library.   I don't know how much money is needed,
> > but assuming that people pay reasonable prices for these plants, you
> > might have to start thinking about what you are going to do with all the
> > cash.  The values of the daylilies that Bob just posted would run my
> > site for about two years.
> >
> > Chick
> >
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