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RE: throw away society now independence

This is one of my biggest reasons for being involved with Girl Scouts as
both a leader and a parent...it's important to me that my girls and
their friends who choose to be involved in Girl Scouts learn early that
the road to self esteem lies in their ability to do for themselves...as
a troop leader I find enjoyment in watching the girls learning to be
self sufficient and capable in many arenas that will serve them well as

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Fri 11/21, Theresa < tchessie@comcast.net > wrote:
From: Theresa [mailto: tchessie@comcast.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 19:15:03 -0800
Subject: RE: [CHAT] throw away society

I'll second that! I am delighted that I can replace a kitchen faucet,
haul<br>shrubs out of the ground, and still occassionally catch guys
watching me<br>walk across the grocery store parking lot when I'm in a
pair of heels.<br>Thank god my husband is also an independent thinking
person- and not in the<br>least threatened by my tendency to do what
ever comes to mind. (Although he<br>did fuss at me when I nearly got
crushed underneath the yard waste barrel<br>becuase I had put about 400
lbs of stuff in it and then tried to move it all<br>by myself :) It
cracks me up when my male neighbor across the street wants<br>to know
where my husband is when I'm out working in the yard and garden-
It<br>is my project, not my husbands! It worries my thought when his 11
year old<br>daughter doesn't understand this- maybe eventually a little
of my influence<br>will rub off on
her.<br><br>Theresa<br><br>-----Original Message-----<br>From:
owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On<br>Behalf
Of Pamela J. Evans<br>Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 6:10 PM<br>To:
gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: RE: [CHAT] throw away
society<br><br><br>Amen to that Donna. My mother once said to me, not
too many years ago,<br>that she wondered if she raised us to be too
independent! I told her -<br>absolutely not. Can't be too independent.
That would like being too into<br>gardening - can't
happen!!<br><br><br>LOL<br><br>---------- Original Message
----------------------------------<br>From: "Donna "
<justme@prairieinet.net><br>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Date: Fri,
21 Nov 2003 19:46:43 -0600<br><br>>I think this was the most important
thing you can do for your child...<br>> No matter what life throws at
them, they will be able to handle it...<br>>whether we approve or
not...<br>><br>>Donna<br>><br>><br>>> I became a very<br>>> independent
person, and raised my sons to be individuals. They<br>>haven't<br>>>
always<br>>> turned out the way I expected, but they are all very much
independent<br>>> individuals.<br>>><br>>>

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