Coddling is a killer
November 7, 2021
Early in our marriage, we were both employed at a large feed, seed and fertilizer company. Its walk-in store was extremely busy from local traffic in the spring, due to the seed and garden plants it carried. Andy was a salesman on the floor, while Renie worked in the offices.
One morning in early spring, Andy sold a dear lady several tomato plants. Satisfied with her purchase, she left determined to grow a bumper crop of vine-ripened tomatoes. But some weeks later he looked up to see her stomping back into the store, the dark look on her face giving Andy immediate clues that he was going to...