I'm really feeling it!
I'm really feeling it!

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Sup, TAY! Oh, wait. Shhhh, quiet forum today. Shhh. BettaMax2 the Goldfish is sleeping.



NO! I did not say he is sleeping with the fishes! I fed him and he is alive!

In case you missed it this week, I have been tasked with feeding the goldfish. Thank you to all who reminded me to do so. No thanks to those who threatened his life.

You see, Swan had good reason to ask you all to remind me to do this. Let me tell you the story of the Tomato Garden.


It was the Summer of 2006. The garden had been doing well. Robust, full of life and life giving tomatoes. Mhm. Yum.

Then came late September when the last of the yield needed to be attended to. At least, it was the last of the yield thanks to me. You see, there were many beans and tomatoes left to pick. I was tasked with taking care of it for just one week while its usual caretakers were away. And in that one week, the rains came. Lots of rain. Darkness also came early, and the garden was neglected. The slugs came. The slugs ate.


I let the garden die.

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So this week, is a victory not just for you, who reminded me to feed the fish. But ultimately for the fish, who lives yet another day.

The suggested topic(s) for today:

Why don't we discuss our favourite pet stories?


Discuss the best way to have a tomato. In a burger. Fried Green. As part of the sauce on Pizza. Have it at.


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