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Attack of the Zuccini

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Attack of the Zuccini

My worst (gardening) fears have come true. Our house is about to be eaten by a giant zucchini plant. It started back in April. “What are you planting,” I asked Katy suspiciously as she tucked her little seedlings into their soil cups. “Cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce, kale, and *cue ominous drumbeat* zucchini.” Naively, she wondered if she could make them grow. It was like she hadn’t been at the numerous social occasions we attended where some pale faced gardener walked in (to a non-vegetable event) holding an armload of zucchini like it was firewood and asking if anyone wanted some. “There’s...

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The Small Joys

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The Small Joys

“He’s physically and mentally exhausted, and he really needs a haircut.” My mom was talking about her standard poodle, Jake, who I’m relating to a lot these days. He just got back from dog care, where he’s been for a couple weeks, and his energy levels suggest he aged about 10 years. The last week has felt like a usual week in 2020. We got a flat tire with all three kids in the car on a hot day. I found out one of my friends might have to get their finger amputated after a small gardening cut got infected....

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The Small Joys

Live Joyfully

The Small Joys

“He’s physically and mentally exhausted, and he really needs a haircut.” My mom was talking about her standard poodle, Jake, who I’m relating to a lot these days. He just got back from dog care, where he’s been for a couple weeks, and his energy levels suggest he aged about 10 years. The last week has felt like a usual week in 2020. We got a flat tire with all three kids in the car on a hot day. I found out one of my friends might have to get their finger amputated after a small gardening cut got infected....

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The Small Joys

Live Joyfully

The Small Joys

“He’s physically and mentally exhausted, and he really needs a haircut.” My mom was talking about her standard poodle, Jake, who I’m relating to a lot these days. He just got back from dog care, where he’s been for a couple weeks, and his energy levels suggest he aged about 10 years. The last week has felt like a usual week in 2020. We got a flat tire with all three kids in the car on a hot day. I found out one of my friends might have to get their finger amputated after a small gardening cut got infected....

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The Small Joys

Live Joyfully

The Small Joys

“He’s physically and mentally exhausted, and he really needs a haircut.” My mom was talking about her standard poodle, Jake, who I’m relating to a lot these days. He just got back from dog care, where he’s been for a couple weeks, and his energy levels suggest he aged about 10 years. The last week has felt like a usual week in 2020. We got a flat tire with all three kids in the car on a hot day. I found out one of my friends might have to get their finger amputated after a small gardening cut got infected....

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