Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Today's stock tip

Behind our house sits a farmer's field. Each year the farmers plant a different crop. The first year we moved in it was soybeans, low and leafy. Last year it was corn, which was fun to watch grow, although it got a bit claustrophobic by September, when the stalks were eight feet high and we could no longer see out of our yard in any direction (we have trees blocking the other two sides).

This year the crop was wheat, gorgeous green stalks that on windy days, undulated in one sweep, like a giant sheet on a clothesline. Later they turned into, well, amber waves of grain.

In July, the wheat was harvested, with a big combine that my dog chased up and down the yard every time it passed, barking in paroxysms of joy (she's a total motorhead).

What grows there now, you ask, that the wheat has been harvested? Well, ladies and gents, behind our house now sits twenty-five acres of...


The one thing in the world I'm allergic to.

So I'd highly recommend buying stock in Chlor-Trimeton.


Excellent tip, Jeri. Tell me, have you noticed the direct relationship between Kleenex sales and the release of any P.C. Cast book?

I have.


Guess I should stock up on meds before the pharmacy finds out.


Posted by: Blogger moonhart at 8/23/2005 3:59 PM

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