I’ve always enjoyed growing things. My paternal grandparents lived in New Lexington, Ohio…not quite a couple hours from London where I grew up. I remember staying with them as a young lad during the summers. I’d explore the garden every morning looking for fresh veggies and munching on the ones I did find. They grew up in a time where having a garden was a necessity and helped keep the cabinets in the basement full of jars of delight. They also enjoyed the activity and rewards a garden gave them. I will never forget the taste of grandma’s tomato juice and dill pickles. I’m pretty sure my love of growing was greatly influenced by them…and I’m richer for it.
Welcome to my very first blog! Yeah...it's now 2014 and my first blog covers 2002. I need something to put here so we're going to start from 2002 and work our way forward. So read all the entries from the bottom up!
This topic covers a vacation to Thailand back in November and December of 2002. I was not into tropical fruit at this time, but I'm sure this trip help set the stage. My wife is Thai and her family...mother, father, brother, and sister...still live there. We married in January and so it was only natural to end up vacationing over there. This will be my very first trip to Thailand, and out of the country, so I felt our flight experience was worthy of my first blog.
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