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RE: Turf war?

Oh I agree... I am not doing a lawn service, just some
help with cutting it. Actually, it is my cleaning
lady's son who is looking for some extra cash. I will
still decide what chemicals go on the lawn!

It took me a year of battling time to make the
decision to hire out routine jobs. When it got down to
not seeing my family for days, always telling my
friends I can't go with them, then having to spend my
only off time doing chores, always having a mess
around since I never had enough time to finish a job,
that made up my mind. For the small cost, it is worth
it to me to be able to have time with family and
friends....When things change, and I do have time, I
will go back to doing it myself.


--- Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>

> Donna, no one says we shouldn't get some help in now
> and then!  If I could
> afford it, I'd have someone come in to cut our lawn,
> too.  Having all those
> chemicals dumped in my yard to achieve a "perfect"
> monoculture lawn is
> another matter.  LOL!!!  (BTW, when we were busy
> with work, school and
> obligations back in Indy, I too had someone come in
> to do the routine
> housework every other week.  There is no crime in
> that.  Time to smell the
> roses is important!)
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
> Of Donna
> Sent: Sunday, April 30, 2006 9:09 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Turf war?
> well I am going to be the bomb on this thread!
> We always did everything ourselves if capable. We
> never hired anything out.
> Time is getting very precious to me, so I have opted
> to start letting others
> do the routine stuff which gives me 'time' for
> things I want to do.  With
> the amount of hours I work, I have now hired someone
> to do routine dusting,
> mopping of floors, so all my free time is not spent
> doing chores.  I also
> have hired out some other things, like putting more
> electrical outlets
> outside, adding water connections, and a host of
> other things.
> Sure we could have done this- we have been for the
> last how many years, and
> never had time to actually get it done.  This
> summer, I do plan on hiring
> someone to cut the lawn until they go beyond the
> lawn and hit a plant...
> might give me time to 'smell the flowers'
> this summer...
> Donna
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