Fridays With Dale: Decorations

Dale Angel



By Dale Angel


An old fatigued dryer and a senile stove decorate my front yard. The stove, like some people, looks good from the outside but malfunctions from within. They’re both dangerous.

The neighbors are complaining about the decorations and I intend to do something about it. I’m filling up a wheelbarrow with cash to pay for the removal of these things.

Meanwhile, I fell in love with the seed catalog that found its way to my house. It featured red round plump tomatoes. All I have to do is grow them my self. I hauled in three half barrels and placed them in my front yard. It’s the only place that has sun. It says in my book tomatoes need sun. It only took half a wheelbarrow of cash to buy my supplies. I intend to share with my neighbors from my abundant crops. I used the money for the removal of the appliances, they’re on the back burner for my next project.

At present, I’m in hip boots wading in a river of economic crisis, I’m sure you have dealt with these periodic floods. If not, you have had the waves lapping at your feet whining for attention.

Sometimes my appetite exceeds my ability to assuage it. That’s when I find that I’m full time care…it takes me full time to take care of things like this.

Rest assured! I seriously will be responsible for my junk.

The tomatoes will fill in the front yard and cover all the unsightly decorations.


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