> Carol Cates Parker wrote:
> Not every member of this list has a state-of-the-art email
> connection. My ornery dial-up connection took 25 minutes to receive
> just your "Valentine" and then disconnected before I could retrieve
> the other 36 messages waiting for me -- and this was after an hour and
> a half of attempts to retrieve my email this morning. How much more
> of my day is going to be part of that waste land of lost time simply
> trying to receive my email? If large attachments like this are going
> to become the norm on this list, as much as I enjoy learning from the
> commentary on T. S., I will have to unsubscribe.
I have a cable connedtion but I prefer all e-mail to be in plaintext,
and any attachments not from a personal acquaintance I delete at once as
a possible virus.