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Re: "Style"/simplicity


I don't think anything about you sounds boring myself!  I would be probably except for a fairly lively sense of humor which likely gets tiring at times I'm sure.   I can handle 50 lb. sacks of bird feed, it's those 80 lb. sacks of concrete that give me trouble.  I don't eat much meat, chicken and fish mostly.  Your place sounds beautiful.  I was born in Virginia but haven't been there in 20 years or so...

Pam

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Peggy Elliott" <pegster57@ntelos.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sat, 14 Dec 2002 18:50:38 -0500

>Sounds like my life for the most part. I inherited a house that has 9 rooms,
>so I made half of it an apartment and I rent it out, which leaves me with a
>3 br ranch, which is still a little too big for just me and the other
>mammals.
>Its nice, 3 acres in Virginia. I have 2 dogs and a cat and lots of wildlife
>outside.
>I'm not a clothes horse (would be fine if everyone wore uniforms, actually),
>and I really don't buy stuff.  I don't eat mammals. I am asleep on the couch
>before 9:30 and I work out most days. (OK, I am a really boring person!!
>LOL!!!) I need to be strong enough to lift 40 pound bags of mulch!!  :^)
>Even tho I am an introvert (a Meyers-Briggs ISFJ if any of y'all are
>familiar with that) I value my family and friends more than anything in the
>world. And I've been blessed with a couple of really, really good friends.
>One has been my best friend for 30 years. Life is pretty amazing.  I wake up
>happy every day, just because I woke up. I have a low threshhold for joy.
>:^) Or  a dog's outlook on life, perhaps...
>Anyway, I was just curious how other people manifest simplicity.  You sound
>like a real cool person, Pam. (My 30 year best friend AND my sister are both
>Pams!)
>-Peg and Phoenix and Potter and Pumpkin in Va (no, I did not plan all P's!)
>
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2002 3:36 PM
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] was calendar/ Aging now "Style"/simplicity
>
>
>> Dear Peg (and all interested) was just on the phone w/ Jesse and she told
>me to get on here and answer you - LOL.  Simplicity begins w/ a decision, a
>state of mind and a series of questions.  Like "is this absolutely necessary
>in my life?" or does it enrich my life and make me happy?"  or "is this a
>positive thing in my life?" and like that.  If the answers are "no" discard
>it or don't acquire it in the first place.  That's it.  And my lifestyle is
>totally simple.  Little house, smallish lot, one cat and lots of gardens,
>tons of books, a job that's not especially lucrative but is relatively
>interesting and fairly enjoyable most days.  No husband, no kids.  Life in
>the slllloooooowww lane.  I like it.  I'm an early to bed, early to rise
>type and that's pretty simple too.  Even my diet is simple.  I do what I
>please when I please w/out interference.  And I pay attention to nourishing
>my spiritual side and appreciating all gifts great and small.  Developing an
>attitute of appre!
>>  ciation for even the smallest things makes life more rewarding and easier
>too.
>> Does any of this help?  Or make sense??
>>
>> Pam
>> :-D
>>
>>
>> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> From: "Peggy Elliott" <pegster57@ntelos.net>
>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Date:  Sat, 14 Dec 2002 15:05:33 -0500
>>
>> >Pam, tell me how you live simply. I try to do that as well.  I'm not real
>> >fond of "stuff" (well of course unless its gradening stuff!!)  :^)
>> >-Peg
>> >
>> >
>> >----- Original Message -----
>> >From: "Jesse Bell" <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
>> >To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> >Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2002 12:20 PM
>> >Subject: Re: FWD: Re: [CHAT] was calendar/ Aging now "Style"
>> >
>> >
>> >> Do NOT be fooled by Pam's negative comments.  She DEFINITELY has her
>OWN
>> >> style.  Very down to earth.  She has "living simply" down to a fine
>> >> art...believe it.  AND YOU GO MELODY!  I've been giving her the same
>> >lecture
>> >> for 5 years now!!!!
>> >>
>> >> Jesse Rene' Bell
>> >> Claremore, OK
>> >> Zone 6
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> >From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>> >> >Reply-To: <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>> >> >To: <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
>> >> >Subject: FWD: Re: [CHAT] was calendar/ Aging now "Style"
>> >> >Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 21:55:18 -0600
>> >> >
>> >> >---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> >> >From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>> >> >Reply-To: <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>> >> >Date:  Fri, 13 Dec 2002 21:52:05 -0600
>> >> >
>> >> >Style?  No.  I have my own way.  And my way is good.  For me.  I
>wouldn't
>> >> >recommend it to anyone, but it takes someone intrinsicly satisfied w/
>> >> >themself to thumb their nose at popular culture.
>> >> >I'm a unique creature.  Straight, but never married.
>> >> >Loving, but never reproduced.  My only child has 4 legs.  I thrive on
>> >> >solitude but love spending time w/ my friends.  I garden and work and
>> >take
>> >> >care of my angel.  That's it.  Not much perhaps, but I am utterly
>> >content.
>> >> >Broke most of the time, but I have enough.  How many people can say
>that?
>> >> >Not many.  It suits me and that's enough.  And Sugar is pulling books
>out
>> >> >of the bookcase so I'd better go brush her.  More in a bit.  She does
>> >that
>> >> >when she thinks she's being ignored....
>> >> >
>> >> >Pam
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> >> >From: "Peggy Elliott" <pegster57@ntelos.net>
>> >> >Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> >Date:  Fri, 13 Dec 2002 16:44:39 -0500
>> >> >
>> >> > >But don't click your heels together when you say it or you may end
>up
>> >in
>> >> > >Kansas! LOL!
>> >> > >-Peg
>> >> > >
>> >> > >----- Original Message -----
>> >> > >From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
>> >> > >To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> >> > >Sent: Friday, December 13, 2002 4:41 PM
>> >> > >Subject: Re: [CHAT] was calendar/ Aging now "Style"
>> >> > >
>> >> > >
>> >> > >> Pam:  I'm not sure how you have come to believe you have no
>> >style...but
>> >> > >it's so patently untrue as to be laughable...Style, real style, is
>not
>> >> >about
>> >> > >your clothing, hair, or makeup...it's about how you wear yourself
>and
>> >> >from
>> >> > >here, I think you wear yourself extremely well, darling!!!  And I'd
>bet
>> >> >my
>> >> > >last nickel that JR would agree with me in spades!  When I get to
>> >> >Oklahoma
>> >> > >in the spring, you and I are going to have a serious chat, young
>lady,
>> >> >about
>> >> > >reframing your negative cognitive distortions (sounds impressive,
>> >doesn't
>> >> > >it?)  In the meantime, you can start by looking yourself in the
>mirror
>> >> >every
>> >> > >day at least once and saying the following 10 times:  "I do have
>style,
>> >I
>> >> >do
>> >> > >have style, etc."  LOL!!
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
>> >> > >> --Albert Einstein --- On Fri 12/13, Pamela J. Evans <
>> >> > >gardenqueen@gbronline.com > wrote:From: Pamela J. Evans [mailto:
>> >> > >gardenqueen@gbronline.com]To: gardenchat@hort.net     Cc:
>> >> > >jesserenebell@hotmail.comDate: Fri, 13 Dec 2002
>13:10:52 -0600Subject:
>> >> >Re:
>> >> > >[CHAT] calendar/ AgingNothing wrong w/ style, I just don't have any.
>> >> >Jesse
>> >> > >has more style and panache in her little fingernail than I'll ever
>> >have.
>> >> > >But it suits her and she wears it beautifully.  I'm not stylish,
>> >> >fashionable
>> >> > >or subtle (act surprised) and that's ok too.  Feather dusters and
>> >sledge
>> >> > >hammers are equally useful, just not interchangable - LOL  LOL
>> >> > >>
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>> >> >--
>> >> >Pam Evans
>> >> >Kemp TX/zone 8A
>> >> >--
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >--
>> >> >Pam Evans
>> >> >Kemp TX/zone 8A
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