I love it – getting my hands dirty. This is a picture of my left hand after weeding my parents’ vegetable garden. There’s just something about dirt that says THIS IS REAL, PEOPLE. I appreciate dirt, and gardens, and short fingernails.
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Two weekends ago I helped my parents plant their vegetable garden. It’s very small – about three feet deep by twelve feet long, plus a few containers – but it’s enough to give them carrots, beets and beans to enjoy, plus extras to share (with me!). When I visited this past Sunday night, it was [...]