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Bukowski Fan Donating Member (118 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-27-06 02:32 PM
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95. Quick Question
My girlfriend is a photojournalist and would love to take a picture of Helen receiving the roses, how would we go about making this happen? Is there a way to work this out with the delivery person?
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  -OFFICIAL ROSES FOR HELEN THREAD 4 - LAST CHANCE TO DONATE BY 2 EST TODAY! helderheid  Mar-27-06 09:09 AM   #0 
  - I am wondering if we could raise $360 by 2 EST today - that would give her  helderheid   Mar-27-06 09:10 AM   #1 
  - I Just Took A Big Bite Out Of That $360  Binka   Mar-27-06 09:17 AM   #2 
     - HOLY MOLY DID YOU EVER!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 09:25 AM   #3 
  - UPS vs Fed Ex - DUers enlightened others again!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 09:28 AM   #4 
  - REMINDER - PLEASE NO E-CHECKS!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 09:35 AM   #5 
  - What if there are TOO many?  skooooo   Mar-27-06 09:36 AM   #6 
  - I believe she'll donate the flowers to VA hospitals - I kinda like the  helderheid   Mar-27-06 09:39 AM   #7 
  - UPDATE  helderheid   Mar-27-06 09:49 AM   #8 
  - OK I did a little more :) nt  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 09:52 AM   #9 
  - thank you!!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 09:56 AM   #10 
     - forgot did it by CC this time....  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 09:57 AM   #11 
  - 2323 is the number  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 09:58 AM   #12 
  - Ah, that is a good idea! I doubt though we could pull it together by 2  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:01 AM   #13 
  - So true. Sadly the number keeps rising.  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 10:06 AM   #15 
  - Welcome to DU  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 10:03 AM   #14 
     - Thank you!  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 10:07 AM   #16 
  - JUST TALKED TO HER OFFICE  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:11 AM   #17 
  - Are they going to keep it a surprise for Helen?  Nickster   Mar-27-06 10:24 AM   #24 
  - What'd they say? What'd they say! I'm so excited!  bear425   Mar-27-06 01:17 PM   #86 
     - see #26! :)  helderheid   Mar-27-06 01:19 PM   #87 
  - Sent a little bit more!  troubleinwinter   Mar-27-06 10:15 AM   #18 
  - TOTALS  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:16 AM   #19 
  - I just donated.  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 10:18 AM   #21 
  - can I get one more rec? I am shaking from talking to her office  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:18 AM   #20 
  - Done!!!  troubleinwinter   Mar-27-06 10:23 AM   #22 
  - please tell us the conversation...  xiamiam   Mar-27-06 10:24 AM   #23 
  - OK, well I called the hill first and they gave me the correct number  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:29 AM   #26 
     - probably need to have someone else take a photo as well...  xiamiam   Mar-27-06 10:33 AM   #30 
        - I will cross post this in DC DU :)  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:41 AM   #36 
  - I tried to recommemend  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 10:28 AM   #25 
     - WELCOME TO DU!!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:30 AM   #27 
        - Thanks helderheid.  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 10:33 AM   #29 
        - Got The PP Off  Binka   Mar-27-06 10:34 AM   #31 
  - 2.5 HOURS TO GO!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:33 AM   #28 
  - kickeroo  Gargoyle   Mar-27-06 10:35 AM   #33 
  - $83 SHY OF A DOZEN DOZEN DOZEN!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:35 AM   #32 
  - Do you think we could keep it up and aim for the 2323?  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 10:41 AM   #35 
  - I sent a few bucks  GOPFighter   Mar-27-06 10:53 AM   #37 
  - Every Rose from the bottom of my heart  elf   Mar-27-06 10:37 AM   #34 
  - Self Delete  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:53 AM   #38 
  - Another option is to do vases and subtract the number of roses - thoughts?  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:58 AM   #40 
  - IMHO subtract the rose and include the vases  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 10:59 AM   #41 
     - we certainly have enough roses still that would make a BIG impact  helderheid   Mar-27-06 11:02 AM   #44 
        - of course less roses, less vases too!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 11:02 AM   #45 
        - run for the roses :) nt  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 11:08 AM   #47 
  - Perhaps  troubleinwinter   Mar-27-06 10:59 AM   #42 
  - Second thought, I agree. Get the vases!  troubleinwinter   Mar-27-06 11:05 AM   #46 
     - I think so too. And I think Friday is a better day to arrive than Tuesday.  helderheid   Mar-27-06 11:09 AM   #48 
        - if its friday theres no weekend mention of it ..  xiamiam   Mar-27-06 11:13 AM   #52 
           - I know - he thinks he may be able to do Thursday - more than anything  helderheid   Mar-27-06 11:26 AM   #57 
  - friday is not a good day...so it looks like tuesday...would also give  xiamiam   Mar-27-06 11:11 AM   #50 
  - Thank you for this, helderheid! And a kick!  troubleinwinter   Mar-27-06 10:53 AM   #39 
  - Kicking for the Roses nt  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 11:00 AM   #43 
  - She might think she's died....  realFedUp   Mar-27-06 11:10 AM   #49 
  - ANNOUNCEMENT  helderheid   Mar-27-06 11:12 AM   #51 
  - Yes, let's go for it... and I'm kickin' in another little bit to help.  troubleinwinter   Mar-27-06 11:15 AM   #53 
     - You're awesome!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 11:23 AM   #55 
  - K&R  suffragette   Mar-27-06 11:19 AM   #54 
  - JUST TALKED TO THE FLORIST  helderheid   Mar-27-06 11:24 AM   #56 
  - I know Helen's staff knows, but it will be a surprise for her won't it?  jeanarrett   Mar-27-06 11:32 AM   #59 
  - I sure hope so! I asked they keep it quiet!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 11:35 AM   #62 
  - Just WUUUNDERFUL!!!!!  troubleinwinter   Mar-27-06 11:35 AM   #63 
  - Is there any way  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 11:35 AM   #64 
     - They are sent from Miami in boxes and can send vases seperately in boxes  helderheid   Mar-27-06 11:37 AM   #65 
  - kicking for Friday......  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 11:30 AM   #58 
  - I just sent a little more. I want to see her face too!  GardeningGal   Mar-27-06 11:32 AM   #60 
  - Boy that's the truth.  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 11:57 AM   #69 
  - It's not much, but I sent in my little bit.  jeanarrett   Mar-27-06 11:35 AM   #61 
  - Every little bit helps  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 11:58 AM   #70 
  - Yet another $50 :)  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 11:42 AM   #66 
  - :)  helderheid   Mar-27-06 11:43 AM   #67 
  - Helderheid  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 11:50 AM   #68 
  - Am I meddling too much?  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 11:59 AM   #71 
     - Not really, she is probably on the phone with the flower ppl  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 12:12 PM   #76 
     - no you're fine - see post 76 - that's why this florist - I was picking up  helderheid   Mar-27-06 12:15 PM   #77 
  - I just found $5 in my budget, and made an online payment! woo hoo!  spuddonna   Mar-27-06 12:01 PM   #72 
  - Every little bit helps  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 12:09 PM   #74 
  - I donated - just in the nick of time.  demgurl   Mar-27-06 12:08 PM   #73 
  - Right Demgurl  wakeme2008   Mar-27-06 12:10 PM   #75 
  - I know I said donate until 2 EST but unless you didn't donate and are  helderheid   Mar-27-06 12:24 PM   #78 
  - When is the delivery date? You previously said April14? n/t  CottonBear   Mar-27-06 12:28 PM   #79 
  - Just talked to Helen's staff - Thursday would be perfect but they cannot  helderheid   Mar-27-06 12:32 PM   #80 
     - All very good. Excellent work!  troubleinwinter   Mar-27-06 12:43 PM   #82 
     - OK. Cool! Thanks for organizing this delivery. n/t  CottonBear   Mar-27-06 01:00 PM   #85 
  - K& R - I donated a fiver...  holboz   Mar-27-06 12:32 PM   #81 
  - Will the flowers  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 12:44 PM   #83 
  - They are not arranged but her staff is aware and willing to arrange them  helderheid   Mar-27-06 12:54 PM   #84 
     - Maybe there is someone in the Washington area...  GOPFighter   Mar-27-06 01:23 PM   #89 
        - I've posted in the DC and MD forum - no bites yet - do you know of someone  helderheid   Mar-27-06 01:27 PM   #90 
  - UPDATE: I have messages in with the florist - waiting to hear back on  helderheid   Mar-27-06 01:21 PM   #88 
  - Just curious  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 01:59 PM   #92 
     - check 93 :) also, total roses in vases: 1200  helderheid   Mar-27-06 02:28 PM   #94 
  - I recommended  juajen   Mar-27-06 01:29 PM   #91 
  - DONE! - 1200 Roses in vases in 7 varieties:  helderheid   Mar-27-06 02:27 PM   #93 
  - 1200 roses in vases  whereismyparty   Mar-27-06 03:26 PM   #100 
  - no no, the vases are sent seperately, unfortunately.  helderheid   Mar-27-06 03:43 PM   #101 
  - helderheid - you so totally rock  Synnical   Mar-27-06 03:58 PM   #102 
  - I am feeling so grateful to be part of this community of online love!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 04:06 PM   #103 
  - Ooooh...They are gorgeous!  livvy   Mar-27-06 04:45 PM   #104 
  - Quick Question  Bukowski Fan   Mar-27-06 02:32 PM   #95 
  - Oh that would be WONDERFUL!!! She's in DC?  helderheid   Mar-27-06 02:39 PM   #96 
     - Because I'm new here  Bukowski Fan   Mar-27-06 02:52 PM   #97 
        - you've been emailed!  helderheid   Mar-27-06 03:23 PM   #99 
  - Ah poop !! I missed the deadline  ronnykmarshall   Mar-27-06 03:02 PM   #98 
  - This is sooooo groovy!  troubleinwinter   Mar-27-06 05:09 PM   #105 
  - I'm so excited! I hope we can get a picture.  GardeningGal   Mar-27-06 05:45 PM   #106 
  - It's not every day that an American Lady receives 1200 Roses!  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Mar-27-06 05:51 PM   #107 
  - how can we tip off the Washington Press Corp? does the WaPo have a  AZDemDist6   Mar-27-06 06:42 PM   #108 
  - I'll fax the release out to the AP and Reuters - I'll see if I can't  helderheid   Mar-27-06 07:22 PM   #109 
     - we need more than that. don't forget Knight Ridder, and the UK papers  AZDemDist6   Mar-27-06 08:06 PM   #110 
     - thanks - we need to hit it and hard - as soon as I have a date pinned and  helderheid   Mar-27-06 10:07 PM   #112 
     - excellent idea  Beaverhausen   Mar-27-06 08:08 PM   #111 
  - Excellent job Helderheid...thank you...  xiamiam   Mar-28-06 08:39 AM   #113 
 

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