ADHD and Cow Poop!

Patience is not one of my strong suits…. Wait, I’m a damn good middle school teacher and a pretty decent gardener so maybe that’s not entirely true since both require a ton of patience….

Ok how about I’m a busy person with a ton of energy….. well, maybe not. I go to bed early on weeknights and am always the first to crash out on camping trips. Most who know me know I need more rest than most to perform. And I love being lazy…

ADHD? Squirrel! My sister tells me I get more ADHD the longer I teach middle school and I completely agree. I am all over the place! But I tend to focus on things I care about to the point of obsession…..

I give up! One thing is for sure; I love to play in the dirt and don’t like to wait around for the weather to behave in order to get out in it. So I decided to get muddy today… Stella did too.

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I woke up and after copious amounts of coffee found myself pushing a huge cart around Home Depot with voracious determination and a smile. I went straight over to all the bags o’ shit….literally and loaded up on cow manure and compost. Maneuvering the cart became significantly more difficult, I nearly took out a few displays and people as I worked my way to the check out.

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Upon returning home I immediately set to work, dumping cow dumps all over the place. The ground is still so saturated my feet sunk a good foot in some areas. Eventually I got it all smoothed out. Essentially the plot is ready for planting as soon as it dries out a bit.

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I feel so much better staring at my handy work. It’s like a clear canvass waiting for paint!

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Meanwhile, on the other side of the yard, Mountain Man is making nightstands for our bedroom. They’re set to match my dresser that I’ve had and loved since I was a baby.

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3 thoughts on “ADHD and Cow Poop!

  1. Way to make today a productive one. Your projects and energy to do them amaze me. Your garden is gonna look beautiful, it’s so ready to go!

    I love the image of you working in the garden and your MM making night stands. Love! A perfect pair! Tell him he did well!!!!

    Have you already decided on what to plant?

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