Re: [gardeners] What would you do?

Catharine Vinson (
Wed, 18 Feb 1998 22:47:18 +0000

Ma wrote:

>Be hospitable.  Invite them into the living room. Gardeners aren't
>housekeepers.  What is a little mud compared with roses in June?

Oh, Lord!! Now I know I have a fever. I am hallucinating when I read notes 
like this from The Empress of Clean. Mother, confess: no mud has ever 
dared cross your doorstep, and I've never seen you invite the roses into 
the living room except properly dunked into vases.

Catharine, the messy one in the family.