We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Among other talents, Mrs. BD does flowers for parties. Not for pay, but for the challenge of it. This is a haul from NYC's flower district. Wander around there for fun if you're in NY, but they usually sell out their nighttime shipments by 9 am. Serious flower people are there by 6 or 7 am.