Think back about …

The Garden

Come late summer, many of us spend more time in the garden. Think back ... Did your family have a garden when you were growing up? Flowers, vegetables, or both? Do you have a garden now? Have you grown your own food? How do you cope with critters and weeds? Do you visit public gardens or parks? How do you feel in the garden? Share your garden stories forward.

Stories on This Week's Writing Prompt

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Checkbook Gardener
I have a notorious black thumb. I killed a philodendron in my college dorm room and those things are indestructible. I killed [...]

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Black Magic
Each time I respond to a post, Facebook uses it to categorize and phenotype me, to slice and dice my likes and comments and [...]
Why I Love/Hate Facebook
I get why Facebook can be a good thing. Like my mother, I love seeing photos of folks I know (although not so much their [...]

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Think back about …

The Garden

Come late summer, many of us spend more time in the garden. Think back ... Did your family have a garden when you were growing up? Flowers, vegetables, or both? Do you have a garden now? Have you grown your own food? How do you cope with critters and weeds? Do you visit public gardens or parks? How do you feel in the garden? Share your garden stories forward.

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