[bksvol-discuss] Hoping we opt for friendliness andCindy isn't unsubscribing
- From: "Estelnalissi" <airadil@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2005 01:02:04 -0400
Dear Cindy, and List
You are such a generous volunteer, Cindy, and I've enjoyed your posts to
the Book Share Lists. We are lucky to have you and I hope the grumbling
doesn't chase you off. I will stay Lissi to save your place as the Cindy in
Is Tony a staff member or moderator. I'm still too new to connect all of the
names with personalities. His tone was so rigid, commanding and
uncompromising. If he is the boss, then I suppose the list and I will
comply, but the list will be poorer and colder for it.
From my perspective, the complainers are far outnumbered by listers who
appreciate the warmth and personal touches which distinguish us from workers
with name tags.
Many volunteers make no money for the time they donate to expand our reading
choices. Friendly messages of appreciation and interest in one another as
individuals are rewarding. The community feeling on this list inspires us to
work together for the increased reading and individual pleasure of all.
How can the human touch be a bad thing? Aren't we capable of deciding for
ourselves whether or not to ignore particular threads and O Tees?
I'm way behind managing my e mail, but I don't expect the list to
reconfigure itself to match my pace. I've already improved my computer
skills meeting the challenge of keeping up. In my case this list only
accounts for part of the volume of messages I'm getting. I will continue to
become more efficient at reading, sorting, filing and deleting mail and I
may unsubscribe to this or that list, but I won't be complaining to any
group about the state of my in box which I consider my responsibility to
Writing this gives me the shivers because I dread controversy, but I feel I
have to speak up in favor of retaining the freedom to mix personalities with
technical details. We are volunteers, not salaried, profit driven employees.
I was touched that listers took time to thank Melissa and wish her well and
show similar concern for others dealing with experiences from the tragic to
I will stay subscribed to this list because it teaches me so much that I
need to learn, but I hope it will continue to demonstrate the value of the
contributors as well as their contributions as it did when I joined a month
Either way --- Always With Love,
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