Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

How Her Garden Grew

My mother liked to tell

about the string beans -

About these ads

how Grandpa laughed the first

time she planted them. Seems

when they poked their tender heads up

to see the world, she pushed them back

into the earth again. But they,

like my mother's daughters,

would not go unheeded -

About these ads

and once they made clear to her

who they were, she made sure

they got what they needed -

Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.