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June 21, 2015

On and off for the past few months I have been transplanting herbs from the garden into little pots and occasionally giving them as gifts to friends (like Jane on March 13) and leaving the occasional pot outside on the street for strangers to pick up. A few days ago and again today, I decided to leave some outside grocery stores. Sometimes it feels a bit like cheating to give away herbs like peppermint and rosemary because they both grow so abundantly in our garden. However, when I didn’t have a garden of my own, I would buy little pots of herbs to grow in my kitchen or on my little balcony, and with a bit of care, I could keep them alive for a while and use them in my food or for tea. So, by leaving them outside a store, I might make someone like my past self happy that they can save a couple of extra dollars on herbs.

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