What Does Snowboarding Have in Common with the Burpee Garden Catalog?

Rhonda Fleming Hayes

Absolutely nothing. But I was looking at them simultaneously yesterday and I thought you'd appreciate the contrast. These mogul-hopping, mop-haired daredevils were braving the brutal artic winds while these juicy, red tomatoes and gaudy, striped petunias were leaping off the page at me. I wasn't watching the Olympics in my living room, but sitting below a "mountain" in Minnesota, leafing through a catalog I found in the car, while my husband was kicking the tires on a rust-riddled "88 Beemer.

At this point one might tempted to say "Long story short".

Yet as anyone with southern roots might ask, "Now, why would you want to do that?"

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