Slime Is On My Side


I think I was wearing my slug pin at work the other day and my homegirl, Kelly, asked me what was up with the sluglove. I told her that they are sort of my totem animal. I feel like if I celebrate them enough they will stay away from my garden, because everybody knows slugs HATE celebrations.
Anwhoo- Kelly told me she saw some skin cream made from snail or slug slime and I was pretty sure she was lying to me. I’m pretty gullible. So I scribbled it down and Googled it and sure enough- people put snail/slug slime on their faces to reduce wrinkles and stuff. Now, if that isn’t bad enough- think of the guy who’s job it is to what,,, harvest snail slime? Hello Dirty Jobs! We have a winner!
(And I wonder how soft and wrinkle free his hands are!)

Awesome ceramic slugs by My Mother’s Garden
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About Amanda Thomsen

Big, loud and fun- Amanda Thomsen landscapes by day and blogs at night. Her blog, Kiss My Aster, on Horticulture magazine's website has alienated/enraptured dozens. She co-authors a blog called Plants That Suck that is about plants that suck. And she is the less popular half of the podcasting team, Good Enough Gardening, which makes her feel like the "Roy" of of Siegfried and Roy, but without the mauling. She lives in Chicago and does not EVER put ketchup on hot dogs.

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