[LMB] Moving was Re: July Vorkosigan Tea Party

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 04:12:26 BST 2021

I sympathise with you. I hate moving with a purple passion. I hope it goes
as quickly and as painlessly as possible. I'm sorry about your garden.

On Wed, Jun 30, 2021, 9:32 PM <alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca> wrote:

> Dear Marina,
> I'm glad your move will be a little less fraught than expected, but sorry
> you're losing your garden and your accustomed shops&services. They don't
> have community allotment plots where you are?
> Best of luck with the move.
> Alayne
> On Tue, 29 Jun 2021, A. Marina Fournier via Lois-Bujold wrote:
> > As it turns out, we are likely to be moving into our dwelling for the
> next year: a townhouse apartment complex with no place to garden. The owner
> is selling this piece of crap (buy, raze, rebuild better to current code
> (1952, most of it).  It’s nice enough I suppose, but no place for plants
> needing sun (looking into grow-lights), removing my emotional safety valve,
> and my creative/spiritual practice outlet.
> >
> > We were supposed to move in on the 24th, but the tenant moved out last
> week. Thus saves two weeks of storage and two suites in an extended stay
> place. Major savings.
> >
> > Thus, I have to skip this one. Movers come to pack tomorrow
> too-early-for-me, moving things out Thursday. I spent last night at my
> sister’s side in the ER, from 9pm to just after dawn & I am a limp dishrag
> still needing to do quite a bit of packing of personal items & a suitcase
> for the hotel.
> >
> > Gah. It may be an escape from this place, but away from our usual shops
> & services. The neighbors don’t want us to go—unlike the previous tenants
> who they wished to perdition.
> --
> Alayne McGregor
> alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca
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> need a kind of feminism that aims not just to assimilate into the
> institutions that men have created over the centuries, but to infiltrate
> and subvert them. -- Barbara Ehrenreich
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