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RE: time to vent!

Give him a few more years Theresa....

15 years ago mine wouldn't even consider doing anything outside... then
he discovered he liked my pond.... then got into garden railroads... and
recently destroying my 'stuff'!

Years ago, I was accused of ruining it for all the women in the
neighborhood with my antics. Seems back then, it was improper to do
heavy gardening work or even washing your own car.


> It cracks me up when the kids in my neighborhood ask me why I'm
> working (this happened again last week as I was pruning a low branch
off a
> bradford pear).  It amazing me that girls don't think they or women
> capable of using a pruning saw and almost insist that my husband
should be
> doing it.  My husband and I however have a very clear agreement- the
> outside
> of the house is my territory.  I only does something if I specifically
> for his help.  Mind you, I wouldn't mind if he mowed the yard
> without my asking- but I can live with that too.  I have never had him
> chop
> down, pull up or otherwise destroy a plant.  And he is a great sport-
> after
> I've planted, moved or trimmed anything, he's always willing to be
> out
> and view the new look.  He smiles and says it looks great, even though
> know half the time he can't tell what is different.
> Theresa

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