Saturday, September 23, 2006

Some gifts are better than others

Sometimes you get a ten dollar bill inside a store-bought card. Sometimes you get a store card inside a store card. Most times they come from those who mean well but don't know you that well. These gifts have their place; I've given them myself. But when you're given a transplant for a gift--not even for a holiday or birthday--that means something. My mother passed on some extra butternut squash plants. My sister gave me one heirloom violetta sweet potato plant. Here is the first potato I dug up:

Beautiful, isn't it?


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