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a quiet "plunk"...

5:00 a.m.,while writing in the dark, I heard a little noise. A quiet "plunk" came from the windowsill where the house plants live.

Was it a mouse? A bird knocking on the window glass from the outside?

After looking for the culprit, I discovered my fig tree, which I've had for three years and have rescued at least a half dozen times from shriveled leaves and empty stalk, birthed her very first edible fig!

I praised her: "You did it!"

The fig was plump, and sweet, perfect and delicious.

What a way to begin the day~

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