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Re: head count

Wow, Kathy! So glad to hear you're still with us. Don't worry about
contributing, but we'll be thrilled to hear from you if you do.

I applaud your bravery for "doing what you love"; it has to come second
for me. Asleep in your chair at the end of a gardening day is a life

neIN, Zone5

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> I'm a long time lurker who feels like the silent member in a great family. I 
> get so much from this list and feel guilty I don't contribute my part. Am 
> struggling to make a living in the hort world 'cause I love it. I bought into 
> the 
> do what you love..the money will come theory. Am still hoping that will be 
> true. Don't have nearly the energy I would like. (Melody, Kitty, Auralie, 
> Gene..and others. How do you do it??) During the season,Feb.thru Nov. I end up 
> with 
> 2-3000 messages downloaded and waiting.Usually by Feb I am caught up. I 
> probably have the actual time but I seem to be asleep in my chair most evenings! 
> Am 
> expecting a big (for me)plug order from greenleaf perennials and another from 
> michiganminiroses next week. I will pot up to 4" in my passive solar 
> greenhouse and hope conditions are such to make the work bearable temp wise. 
> Actually I 
> can hardly wait! 
> Hope you all will accept a lurker who enjoys your company. Hope I can 
> contribute more when I retire.Soc Security kicks in this year but of course it's 
> not 
> enuf 'tho more than my grandkids will get! (Don't actually think the word 
> retire applies to gardeners.) Thanks,guys! Kathy (CornerGardens) z5 mid IL 
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