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Re: 4.0, my garden and so on....

  • Subject: Re: 4.0, my garden and so on....
  • From: "Denise Nakon" <beautbug@tm.net>
  • Date: Fri, 4 May 2001 06:13:00 -0400

Congratulations, Jim! You did good!



> Dear everyone,
>
> The unofficial tally is in.
>
> For my 17 hours of credit since January, I again have achieved a 4.0 GPA.
It
> wasn't easy, but then it isn't supposed to be a cakewalk.
>
> Now I have 3 1/2 glorious days off until Spring classes start.
>
> I plan to use the time to work on my garden.  It is beginning to look a
> little shabby, although the hardy Michigan weeds are thriving well.  Most
of
> the plants I couldn't get into the ground last fall have survived and are
> sticking up out of their pots.  Even the daylillies in the foam cooler are
> up.  I did find a baby 4" slug when dividing a pulmonaria last week, so
will
> have to do something about those darling little critters.  I found them up
to
> 6" last summer.  It also seems as if H. Dorothy Benedict has survived and
has
> two divisions.
>
> I'm relaxing the next few months by taking 5 classes, three of which will
> finish all my prerequisites for finishing the nursing program and the
other
> two--which I'm auditing--will help with the tough fall semester ahead.
>
> Finally, I'd like to thank all for your continuing support and
encouragement
> over the last year.  It has been quite an experience returning to school
at
> age 55 and taking on a full academic load.  But this old fogie has shown a
> few whippersnappers that you don't count us out until after final exams!
>
> Jim Dixon
> Detroit
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