That time I could have done some time for doing a good deed.

Last Friday I was passing through the Home Depot garden center on my way out of the store when I noticed a table full of milkweed plants being destroyed by spider mites. 
(did you hear my gasp-’cause this is a pitiful sight!) 

I quickly assessed the situation (‘sitch’ if you’re 20) and realized that as soon as the HD garden peeps realized this, they would toss every plant in the garbage. I did a search and rescue and took as many monarch caterpillars as I could find, then RAN to my car. 

Ok, I didn’t run because that would hurt. 
But I did feel a slight tinge of guilt, then I felt joy over being a life saver. 
Not the candy.
Once in my car, I only had my tervis to keep them contained in. 
Guess how many times I tried to drink my caterpillars on the way home? 
(3) 
That was my Friday adventure. 
Saving the butterfly world one misdemeanor at a time.


8 thoughts on “That time I could have done some time for doing a good deed.”

  1. OMG you are hilarious! That would totally be me – drinking the caterpillars! I really thought you were going to say that you took as many plants to your car and THEN you were caught stealing sickly plants.

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  2. That was a wonderful idea. Certainly the store would have chunked the plants and definitely would not have raised the caterpillars so you did a great reuse, recycle and reduce for mankind.

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