Am I Smarter Than a Potato?

(This essay was originally published in the now-incredibly-broken-beyond-repair “Late-Bloomer Blog”, in 2014.)

Cartoon of three potatoes — 2 children and their mom — one kid has poked the other with a stick and Momma says, “It’s all fun and games until somebody loses an eye.”
“It’s all fun and games until somebody loses an eye.”

My big project for 2014 (aside from becoming “Independently Self-Sufficient”, that is) was to be able to feed the household without having to purchase any vegetable I could grow myself.

Actually, the garden was a major part of the “Independently Self-Sufficient” plan — I just knew…

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Need a good laugh? ”The Waitress, the Whiskey & the Handcuffs” on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Waitress-Whiskey-Handcuffs-Part-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B00UJXZ00S

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