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Re: Philosophical? gardening question

When I was a paperboy, the Los Angeles Daily News had a humor columnist named Matt Winestock. Maybe it was Weinstock. Anyway, he was LA's answer to San Francisco's Herb Caen, only not quite as witty.

One of Winestonck's on-going themes was the "law of the perversity of inanimate matter"--why toast always falls butter-side down, and such.

I'm educated enough to know that plants are not "inanimate matter" but experienced enough to suspect they follow the same law--as do a majority of my ex-wives, children, and in-laws.

Thank you for your time in listening to this.

On Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at 04:31 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:

As I was weeding today I tried to figure out why it is that the grass grows
in my flower beds than in the so-called lawn, but the flowers continually try
climb out of the beds and grow in the lawn and driveway. I must be doing

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27.0 N, 82.4
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