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RE: OT- big time/now age


Welcome to Geezer Gardens!
;+)
Kitty


> [Original Message]
> From: Island Jim <jsinger@igc.org>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 5/3/2003 8:28:10 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] OT- big time/now age
>
> that's pretty much the management view at the nursery, bonnie. our
payroll 
> lady is older than i am as is one of the cad operators. the guy who
drives 
> the dump truck is 2 year younger, the executive assistants are both in 
> their 60s, and the paver supervisor is also in his 60s. the only truly 
> young employees are the ones who do the heavy lifting.
>
>
>
> At 08:11 AM 5/3/03 -0400, you wrote:
> >That would be job security, Jim?
> >
> >As for septuagenarians, I can only hope to make it that far to have an
> >opinion to share.  I do believe experience is a wise teacher and rather
than
> >thinking of our senior population as a drag on society, I believe seniors
> >are a valuable resource we are silly not to exploit for knowledge gained
> >over the years--gardening and otherwise. :>D
> >
> >Bonnie
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf
> >Of Island Jim
> >Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2003 6:04 PM
> >To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT- big time....
> >
> >or the boss walks in with a kinda funny smile and says he meeting with
some
> >folk$ in boca grande tonight and really needs a proposal to $eal the
deal.
> >so for today, i'm in at 6:15 this morning and out at 4:45 this evening,
> >with a banana for breakfast and a candy bar for lunch. the proposal was
for
> >a $250k landscape and, if sold tonight, will meet payroll on into june.
> >
> >on the way home, i'm listening to NRP and some one is interviewing a
> >"septuagenarian" about something and i grin and think "what would that
old
> >fart know about anything?" about a block farther down the street, i
realize
> >i'm one of those septuagenarian old farts, also.
> >
> >
> >At 01:49 PM 4/29/03 -0500, you wrote:
> > >Try three and half hours at least to go... and if someone walks in as
we
> > >are closing could be much longer :( :(
> > >
> > >Donna
> > >
> > >
> > > > Darlin' - you're kidding??  An hour and forty-five minutes and I'm
> > > OUTTA here.  Woo hoo.
> > >
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