CFFC: Things People Grow

Here in southwest Ontario, we grow corn.  By August we’ve also a grown an appetite for the taste of peaches and cream corn, buttered and salted, right off the cob.

My mother comes from farming roots, but these days all she grows is older.
Blowing Out Candles

We are all farmers, in a sense – planting our seeds, nurturing our crop, hoping for a fruitful harvest.  A mother grows a baby in her womb, raises her, and the cycle repeats.  A grandmother now, I grow slower, and more appreciative.  Ric and I revel in the gift of grandchildren, and relationships that only grow fonder with time:

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(For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge:  Things People Grow.)

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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

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