Dirt in our future

As Steve walked by me the other night, I said, “Do you know what we’re going to have to do soon?”

“What?”

“We’re going to have to go to Paul’s Discount and get a bunch of dirt,” I said.

There was resounding silence as Steve fled into another room.

“Aren’t you excited?” I yelled after him.

He walked back into the living room. “I’m going to plead the Fifth,” he said. “I don’t want to convict myself yet.”

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4 Responses to “Dirt in our future”


  1. 1 Carol March 21, 2007 at 7:07 pm

    I love going to the mulch store and getting some new top soil in the spring!

  2. 2 steve March 22, 2007 at 10:34 am

    i did not “flee” the room. i was not running like a little girl scared by a big bear. i was simply going about my routine. I AM NOT THREATENED BY GARDENING.

    Doth I protest too much?

  3. 3 Marc March 22, 2007 at 2:07 pm

    Sounds great! I suggest taking a different vehicle or buying fewer bags this time. Last time was a pretty funny story.

    Good luck!

  4. 4 inadvertentgardener March 22, 2007 at 5:53 pm

    Carol, you have a mulch store? Interesting…

    Steve, yes, thou dost protest too much.

    Marc, I think we’ve got a better idea of how many bags Red Thunder will hold…hopefully our memories are good!


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