She told me they had bags of gladiolus bulbs and did I want some..............
Mom says -Nah - I wouldn't trust bulbs from the dollar store.
Lindsay says - Why not?
Mom says - Well - I just wouldn't - they're probably seconds or something
Lindsay says - How can bulbs be seconds?
Mom says - I'm not sure but I wouldn't buy bulbs from the dollar store
Lindsay says - Well I'm going to buy some to plant in planters for the balcony.
( they live in a highrise apartment )
Mom says - Every now and then, Lindsay, I know what I'm talking about - I wouldn't buy them from the dollar store if I were you.
Lindsay says- You're such a snob.
I'm in awe - they're gorgeous - the color is perfection - they're tall and straight and perfect !
Today John was going to the dollar store
John says - Is there anything you want?
Suzan says - Yes - I want a bunch of bags of Gladiolus bulbs
John says - WTH? I said I'm going to the DOLLAR STORE
Suzan says - I heard you - and I want a bunch of bags of Gladiolus bulbs
John says - I wouldn't buy anything like that from the Dollar store
Suzan says - Why not?
John says - I just wouldn't -
Suzan says - Please just listen to me for once.......................there's nothing wrong with buying bulbs from the dollar store.
John says - You can't plant them in the Fall anyway
Suzan says - OF COURSE YOU CAN PLANT THEM IN THE FALL - and they'll be fine - like tulips
Aren't they beautiful ?
I just found out we can't plant them in the fall here - but first thing next Spring I'll be buying as many of these as I can fit in my DOLLAR STORE cart
John says - Hey Clever Clogs, it turns out you CAN'T plant these things in the fall
Suzan says - Please don't call me that - it turns my stomach and makes me want to vomit a little bit.
He's strutting around like a peacock right now - I HATE it when he's right - sadly it happens once every 5 years or so - I've learned to suck it up. I'm safe now until 2019 so if the truth be known I'm relieved it's out of the way.
Moral of the story.
Don't listen to your Mother OR your wife all of the time ( most of the time but definitely not all of the time )
And because the plank wall is ohsoclose to being done - we just need to trim it out - and try to hide the fact that the bottom of the planks don't reach the floor on one side ( .sing with me everyone - " there was a
crooked girl - who walked a crooked mile )
I was able to stage the vase of flowers against it anyway - I call this next shot - " Gladiolus against a bleached plank wall "
Next time you're at the dollar store - and you see these bulbs - pick them up !
SOMEBODY please listen to me - I know of what I speak ( sometimes )
Oh and before I forget - I found this on Craigs List - to put against the plank wall ( just the mantel ) so
YAY - I'll have something else to paint - good times ! ( in case you were getting worried that I might be running out of things.)
I like all the curves -
It's going a clean crisp white - in the process as I type - because I paint with one hand while I write up posts with the other
Sneak peak time?
Here's it is decorated courtesy of Pic Monkey
As much as I can work a little magic on this - one side will not hit the floor
And they all lived together in a little crooked house ♪♫♪
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