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  • From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2008 13:07:48 -0500
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LOL - Congrats Zem - you'll do a fantastic job!   And way good news on the
kitties.  They are so beneficial in SO many ways.  Wish our Home Depot had
some.  That place is so stiff and unpleasant to visit.  And unless you are
well-dressed, forget getting any help w/ lifting or loading anything.  I
rarely go there, even though Lowe's is out of the way and HD isn't.

On 6/1/08, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:
> Great news, Zem.  Best wishes in your new position.  It figures that
> you of all people would have cats working for you.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 6/1/2008 1:44:06 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> zemuly@comcast.net writes:
> My good friend and sometimes supervisor at The Home Depot has been
> transferred
> to Lompoc, CA.  Actually, her husband has been transferred, and she is
> going
> with him.  The result is that I will be the new livegoods manager for the
> store.  I know from experience that the paperwork part of the job will only
> involve following a predetermined protocol.  The really fun part is working
> with all those plants and the customers who come to buy them.  For the past
> two years we have gotten all our annuals from a Tennessee grower, and this
> year a lot of them were grown at the greenhouses of my good friend, and
> former
> employer, here in LaGrange.  In fact, I met Lynda Young at
> Sunnycreek.  It's
> owner is also the regional salesmanager for Pope's, which is in Merryville,
> TN.  I know my new position will be a good fit because I already know all
> the
> vendors, and I've met the growers, too.  I'm looking forward to having a
> very
> good time.  I think I told you all about the cats that had come to live at
> the
> HD garden center.  Well, one in particular has become a real celebrity.  He
> greets all our customers, and they have donated lots of food.  Everybody at
> the store likes the cats, and the employees donated enough money to get the
> male neutered .  This Wednesday the little female, who was a lot shyer, and
> harder to tame, than her littermate, is getting spayed thanks to more
> employee
> contributions.  The Animal Protection Association in Memphis only charged
> $40
> to neuter Alphonse and give him his basic shots.  Hermione will only cost
> $45.
> I am very grateful.  The cats saved the store several thousand dollars in
> mouse and bird damage over the winter.
> zem
> **************Get trade secrets for amazing burgers. Watch "Cooking with
> Tyler Florence" on AOL Food.
> (http://food.aol.com/tyler-florence?video=4&?NCID=aolfod00030000000002)
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zone 8A

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