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Re: Can we take a deep breath?

I wholeheartedly agree, Dan.  Whatever Bob decides to do will be of benefit
to all of us as it has been in the past.


Daniel Nelson wrote:

> Hosta and Shade plant lovers,
> I don't understand why Bob doesn't have freedom to do what he wants with
> the Hosta Library. Making Bob work harder just to ensure shade garden
> plants are EXCLUDED from the web site borders on cruel and unusual
> punishment.
> The money raised in the Hosta Library auction did not buy Bob. It also
> does not come close to covering the true cost of Bob's services if a
> private company were hired to do what Bob is doing.
> It looks like we are already into the "control thing" that is so
> prevalent in the American Hosta Society.
> Everyone involved is lucky Bob does not have my temperament. If I were
> Bob I would be tempted to tell everyone I don't need the money from the
> auction. I am going to do what I want with my web site,  I will raise
> the meager funds needed myself to support what I am doing on the web,
> and I am putting shade plant photos in the Hosta and Shade Plant Library
> because I want to.
> How about if we let Bob worry about the commitments he makes for
> himself?
> Too many irons in the fire? Not hardly. This is a cruel critique of
> Bob's efforts. I have confidence Bob will complete every one of the
> projects he has started and will exceed our expectations is ways we
> aren't even aware of yet.
> I have another H. 'Alex Summers' ready to donate to the new Hosta and
> Shade Plant Library if that's what it takes to start things off.
> We are being very unfair to Bob. He has not asked to be the center of
> controversy.
> Let's just give him the ball and let him run with it.
> It's not really our decision anyway.
> Dan Nelson
> Bridgeville DE
> zone 7
> SussexTreeInc@ce.net
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