Shot in the Foot, Again

Nutsrok

imageMother's 88 bdayHave you ever seen a happier face?MotherIt was a perfect storm.  I’d made up my mind not to take Mother to the garden center any more this summer, not that I have anything against garden centers.  Mother is addicted to flowers, just like I am.  She just isn’t strong enough to dig holes.  In contrast, I’d never be able to convince anyone I couldn’t dig a hole.  If I tried, they’d hand me a shovel and point me toward China.  Anyway, I’m tired of digging holes.  If all the holes I’ve dug this summer, in my yard and hers, were lined up end to end, they’d reach…..well, you know.

Anyway, one of my meddling sisters called one day last week and invited Mother and me to lunch.  It sounded innocent enough.  At the worst, I would only get stuck with her lunch ticket.  Mother doesn’t believe in paying her…

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10 thoughts on “Shot in the Foot, Again

  1. No! No! No! I am related to your mother! I can’t dig holes. That’s where the similarity ends. My daughters might dig a hole for me if they were here, but I doubt it. My gardening consists of dabbling in pots and whacking all kinds of things in the garden. God bless you for digging holes for your mom. You are the best!

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