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RE: pleases and thank you's

  • Subject: [cg] RE: pleases and thank you's
  • From: "Tom Dietrich" tdietrich@metroparks.org
  • Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 13:07:41 -0500

Adam:

My brow furrowed a little as I read how strongly you've reacted to Ms.
Shefali's posting.  I agree a "please" would be nice, advisable even,
but the overall tone of the message wasn't as "entitled" or
disrespectful as your reaction seems to portray. She did use the phrases
"would appreciate your input" and "would like to seek your suggestions."
I am not involved with post-graduate work, so maybe I am off-base here.


Other reactions, please?

Thank you.

Tom
 
Tom Dietrich
Grow With Your Neighbors
Dayton, OH  

Message: 3
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 21:29:27 -0500
From: adam36055@aol.com
Subject: Re: [cg] Re: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #2079 - 1 msg
To: shefali@ufl.edu, community_garden@mallorn.com

This has to be cultural - or generational, or whatever. Maybe I didn't
get the memo that excluded the word, "please," from requests or queries,
but I can't be alone in disbelief that a Doctoral candidate for a
reputable university can write a query, for other people to give her
input, and footnotes for her dissertation WITHOUT USING THE WORD
"PLEASE."
 
Has a memo gone out that has removed this word from our language? I know
that I hear it an awful lot often than the work F#@K therse days. 
 
 Please advise - I believe that I may have missed this change cultural
phenomena, interaction along the Internet, and mass media. along with
"American idol.
 
Puzzled,
Adam Honigman
 
-----Original Message-----
From: BHATTARYA,SHEFALI <shefali@ufl.edu>
To: community_garden@mallorn.com
Sent: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 13:00:07 -0500 (EST)
Subject: [cg] Re: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #2079 - 1 msg


Hello Everyone, 
 
I am Shefali Bhattarya, a doctoral student at University of Florida. I
had introduced myself to listserver once earlier sometime back.
Currently I am working on my dissertation which focuses on developing a
strategy for integrating Urban Agriculture (community gardens) in the
city masterplan. I am right now interviewing the local gardeners to find
out the benefits of gardening to them. From speaking to many gardeners
now, I have come to know that they all feel that benefits from community
gardening are vast and diverse. 
 
Another component of my research deals with proposing some more (new)
suitable sites in Gainesville for community gardens. But before this I
have to identify some preconditions to community gardening for the City
of Gainesville and therefore have to define a criteria for proposing new
garden sites. I am using GIS for this. I would like to seek your
suggestions for this component of my research. 
 
I am looking for various criteria (both formal research based and non
research based are OK with me) for proposing new garden sites in a city
(e.g. nearness to a neighborhood or nearness to bus route etc). I would
appreciate if you all can provide some input in this. I am eager to see
what the criteria are and if they differ from city to city depending
upon city characteristics e.g. city size etc. or they are more or less
the same. 
 
Hope to hear from you. 
 
Thanks much. 
 
Shefali 
 
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