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Exploring My Family "Garden"

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Gardening truck

When my uncle died, he left everything to my father. My dad tried to retire entirely, but he still has one customer who begged him to remain their gardener. So, my dad works once a week. Every Friday, he works at one house. When he goes over, she invites him in for coffee & cake. Then he works, and then she calls him in for another coffee break. It sounds so strange to me, particularly since my father is so hard of hearing and doesn’t really talk much.

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back of my Dad's gardening truck
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This is a photo I took of the back of my Dad’s gardening truck on March 3, 2007. It’s actually parked inside of his garage which is very tightly packed ... More »


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