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Re: One project > survey

Makes sense to me. I hug when I think the hugee needs to be hugged [can't always give them a bowl of garlic mashed potatoes]. Otherwise I don't have a lot of interest in it.

On Thursday, December 30, 2004, at 05:00 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:

Depends on the person...family, friend, business associate. Some people you feel more comfortable hugging than others.

From: kmrsy@comcast.net
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] One project > survey
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 21:53:39 +0000

I think that's wonderful, Donna. I wish I could be more like that. To
tell you the truth, though, I am in better shape now than during her
last visit. I'm just not a particularly sociable person and consequently
I'm sort of torn betwen wanting to just do what I want and feeling like
a terrible host.

Here's an example:
I reallllllllllly hate all the hugging people want to do all the time
now. You can't say a simple "Hey that was great fun! Thanks for inviting
me. See you soon!", without someone glombing on to you, grabbing you
with both arms and dragging you into their bosom.

So, survey time:
A: "Hugs all-around! I'm touchy-feely. Anyone within grabbing distance!
Hello! Goodbye! Oh, just c'mere and give me a great big hug!!!!!"

B: "Hugs ok if appropriate - which is rarely. Keep your distance."

Which one are you? A or B?


-------------- Original message --------------

> well sorry Kitty- thought you were having a good
> time...
> I am conditioned for houseguests and they really don't
> bother me... eveyone gets the ground rules ahead of
> time... here is your space and my life doesnt stop
> cause you are here.
> Friends from vegas come twice a year for about 2-3
> months each time. We have worked out this well.... we
> each do our own thing, sometimes together -- sometimes
> apart. Works for us.
> Donna
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