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The Mother's Day Miracle

I miss my mother. I especially miss her wicked sense of humor, her snarky remarks, and even her unsolicited wisdom, which was usually right and on point. As I matured, I learned that my mother was usually right, even if I didn’t always admit it to myself or to her.

Since my mother has passed away and I don’t have any children, Mother’s Day has become “just another day” to me, except as it applies to Waitsburg gardening.

I previously wrote that I didn’t understand a seemingly arbitrary gardening rule: not planting flowers, tomatoes, and delicate plants until after Mother’s Day. What is so mirac...


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