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Re: re nursery interview apparel


Thanks all!  Just finished making the Thank-you cookies.

Man, I gotta get busy doing all the things that I thought I'd have all the
time in the world to do, but now don't!
I have to admit there was that small part of me that wanted to be out of
work until June so I could stay home and play during my favorite time of the
year.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 5:57 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] re nursery interview apparel


> Kitty!
>
> First, congratulations! I had no doubt. Smart persons hire smart
> persons.
>
> Second, come down off the wall!
>
> Third, tell him "Thanks, I owe you one."
>
> Fourth, don't worry about clothes. Wear something that looks nice and
> won't self-destruct if it gets dirty or wet. First days are mostly
> ceremonial anyway.
>
> On Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at 11:29 AM, Kitty wrote:
>
> > I got the call yesterday.  I start working at Arbor Farms some time
> > next
> > week.  I'm sure I would not have gotten this job but for the
> > Horticulture
> > Educator at our CES.  He went to school with the owners and called
> > them on
> > my behalf.  Any ideas on what sort of thank you I should give him?
> >
> > New thoughts on apparel:  I start next week - they'll let me know when
> > they
> > get word of the expected arrival of their truck delivery from Oregon.
> > Snow
> > has melted and things will be muddy, so I figured I needed some boots.
> > Also, I am used to wearing canvas slipons all spring, summer, fall.
> > These
> > won't be the best thing for day-in, day-out on my feet, so I decided
> > to get
> > some more durable leather tie shoes.  So I went shopping yesterday for
> > a
> > sale on footwear.  Also got a pair of cotton twill pants and 2 pair of
> > jeans
> > (I didn't have any).
> >
> > Today I got a call from a nursery just 5 blocks away (AF is 10 miles)
> > responding to an unsolicited resume I had sent.  Oh well, I'm fairly
> > sure
> > they wouldn't have paid what I'll get at AF.  I'm not going to get
> > rich at
> > AF, but I will be able to pay my bills, though I won't be able to save
> > anything.  I'm looking at it as sort of like school or an
> > apprenticeship or
> > 'paying my dues' to get some hands-on experience in this field.  So,
> > I'm
> > still broke, but still in the black - more than I can say for our govt!
> >
> > I'm thrilled to embark on a new career.  I only hope I'm up to the
> > task.
> > Thanks for the support you all have given me; it is truly appreciated,
> > much
> > more than you can know.
> >
> > Kitty
> >
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> Zone 10
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