[Hpn] Reply to Bonnie's question

Bonnie Briggs s248_1132@hotmail.com
Fri, 26 Jan 2001 19:56:51 +0000



>  I can't recall ever having read anything from you as being offensive. But 
>one problem with these emails is that since we don't know the other people 
>it is easy to misread what someone means. We don't see each other so all 
>those other clues - gestures and inflection are missing. I've read a 
>response to one of my postings that I took to be very uncalled for and 
>offensive.
>   I decided to forget it for the above reason. It may have not been meant 
>to be such. And he may have misunderstood me - or had a real bad day , etc.
>   Bonnie keep posting, the idea is to communicate our ideas and 
>differences. Even if the intent was less than honorable then see it as 
>having struck a nerve.
>And sometimes even the brightest of us can be jackasses. We are all very 
>different and each one of us has to practice tolerance for others 
>especially when it hurts too.
>    To quote Marx, "Why would I want to join a group that would have me for 
>a member?" ( Groucho, not you-know-who)(Of course all the Harry Potter fans 
>are going take that differently!). So go ahead post,sure you may get some 
>disagreement - hopefully not inappropriate. After all you are all subject 
>to reading my words - silly and otherwise!
>   Zen hugs to everyone, jos
>    http://www.geocities.com/jos_reyn
>


General
Hi Jos,
  Ok, thanks, Jos. I will.
Bonnie

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