Confess: how many of us have spent a lot more to grow our own vegetables than it would cost to buy them from a local grower or at the store? Not saying that's wrong: there's so much pleasure - hard to measure - in growing things.
It's just that it's tomato season. A friend reminded me of this story, from a few years ago. The (free) podcast is great but also you can just scroll down to read an excerpt. Enjoy. :-)
Don't worry: it'll still bring you luck in the New Year
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