[permaculture] Donation request for maintenance ofthispermaculture list.

Justin Hahn justin.hahn at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 12:06:32 EDT 2009


I don't have any checks, and to get a counter check would mean going to my
bank, which is several thousand miles away. so paypal would be the best for
me. i think i've written one check in my life -- and that was to pay for my
PDC. everything else is paypal or debit.

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 1:02 AM, Mitch Triplett <mtriplett at bctonline.com>wrote:

> So, if I ask a neighbor to help me build a fence, should I expect that they
> bring the post-hole digger and post-driver?  There are people out there
> willing and ready to SEND LARRY U.S. CURRENCY.  Would you rather he forego
> those funds because you deride their means of transfer or accept those
> funds
> to ensure that this forum survives.  I too will be sending a check in the
> mail.  That means Larry will have to either a) take time out his day making
> his living to make his way to his bank in order to deposit those funds, or
> b) take time out his day making his living to prepare and mail my check to
> his bank.  I'm neither a fan nor champion of PayPal, but asserting that
> (several) donations by check, money orders, etc. are 'better' than (several
> MORE) donations by electronic transfer is barely debatable.
> e
> Peace.
>
> Mitch Triplett
> Tri-Pearl Family Forest
> Member - CCFFA/OSWA & OTFS
> Associate Member - FSC
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: permaculture-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
> [mailto:permaculture-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Scott Pittman
> Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 8:31 AM
> To: 'permaculture'
> Subject: Re: [permaculture] Donation request for maintenance
> ofthispermaculture list.
>
> I find it shocking that this thread has devolved to discussion of how to
> ease our process of helping a cohort through plastic!  First of all getting
> funds to Larry should not fall on his shoulders to implement!  Remember
> that
> there is the old "check is in the mail", or postal money order, or how
> about
> a "bank draft".  It seems that convenience is the order of the day even if
> it means giving someone 3% of our donation and burdening someone else with
> setting up the system.  This is certainly not a pc solution to the problem.
>
> After all the discussion of how to solve the problem of getting funds from
> point A to point B I hope the result is to address the real problem by
> working out, on your own, how to make it happen.
>
> My check is in the mail Larry.
>
> Scott Pittman
> Director
> Permaculture Institute
> www.permaculture.org
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: permaculture-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
> [mailto:permaculture-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Lawrence F.
> London, Jr.
> Sent: Monday, October 19, 2009 10:48 AM
> To: permaculture
> Subject: [permaculture] Donation request for maintenance of
> thispermaculture
> list.
>
>
> If anyone would care to make a donation to me of any amount to cover my
> time and ISP charges for maintenance of this forum I would be appreciative.
>
> I am expecting a long and financially difficult winter this year,
> following an unproductive market farming season with four months of near
> complete drought and losses encountered from the ongoing national
> economic downturn.
>
> Lawrence London
> (permaculture list owner)
> 7119 Old Greensboro Road
> Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27516
> 919 360 3303
> lflj at bellsouth.net
> lflj at intrex.net
>
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