~ a tax accountant on April 15
~ a college student during Finals Week
~ a DJ on New Year's Eve
~ a wedding caterer in June
~ a florist on Valentine's Day
~ a sports reporter during the Olympics
~ Santa's elves on Christmas Eve
Feel free to add your own analogies! And yes, this can apply to not just garden editors, but to all garden writers and photographers -- and, ofcoursem, to gardeners themselves. In short, we're BUSY out in the garden, touring gardens, photographing gardens, and writing about gardens -- if you haven't heard from us, this is why. Please hold your emails, calls, faxes, etc. and don't expect any responses until the next rainstorm.