Jon’s garden

2013 March

Jon, my son, Mister Potato Head

2017-01-31T23:16:45-05:00March 20th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

‘Daddy, Daddy!’ It’s Jon. He’s really excited. He’s harvested his potatoes. ‘Look at this one. It’s as big as the ones you see on the shelves in the store!’ He stands at the edge of his garden and holds up a potato. I wouldn’t say it’s huge. But it’s not small either. Not like the [...]

2012 November

The gardener

2017-01-31T23:16:45-05:00November 13th, 2012|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , |0 Comments

It’s Day 4 of Single Daddin' It and we’re at the dinner table. Jon shows up with dirty hands. He was working in the garden, he tells me. His garden is not tiny. It has cucumbers and onions and cabbage and beans and more. You should see the tomatoes, he tells me. Jon, in fact, [...]