By Lambert Strether from Corrente
Patient readers, I’m finishing a post on Barbara Tuchman The march of madness, so it must be an open wire, without birdsong, but with a plant. Talk to each other! –Lambert
Plant coordinates: Readers, do not hesitate to contact me at lambert [UNDERSCORE] stretch [DOT] corrent [AT] yahoo [DOT] com, for (a) how to send me a check if you’re allergic to PayPal and (b) how to send me pictures of plants. Vegetables are good! Mushrooms and corals are considered honor plants! If you want your username to appear as a credit, please place it at the beginning of your email in parentheses: (thus). Otherwise, I will anonymize using your initials. See the previous water cooler (with plant) here. From RM:
RM writes: “It’s always nice to share wealth. In case you’re still posting sunflowers, this one isn’t so plagued by grasshoppers.
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