Re: [gardeners] Mother's Cooking was Seeds

Kay Lancaster (
Fri, 16 Jan 1998 13:36:25 -0800 (PST)

On Fri, 16 Jan 1998, Liz Albrook wrote:

> The one that always did me in was Phillip's Milk of Magnesia.  My 
> mother loved to dose you up with that stuff.  Yuck!  I still remember 
> the day that she mixed a spoon of it in a glass of water and made me 
> drink it.  ::shudder::

Might as well lick a blackboard eraser.  ;-)  Kaopectate was guuuuud, too!

As to Fletcher's and Dr. Pepper... Dr. Pepper doesn't have that underlying
pong of oil of wintergreen that Fletcher's had.  

> I gotta go use some mouthwash now.  Yuck.

Mom didn't believe in mouthwash.  She'd hand you a stick of celery.
Which may explain my love/hate relationship with celery.

Speaking of which, anyone got some good recommendations for celery
cultivars for the PNW?  

Kay Lancaster