…or at least it will keep growing for another 20 years.
Asparagus is a hardy perennial. It is the only common vegetable that grows wild along roadsides and railroad tracks over a large part of the country.
I first came to admire asparagus because it is supposed to help make you thinner. It’s composed of fiber and fiber and fiber. A lot of backbone.
Fiber, backbone, tenacity, persistence….these are all the characteristics you need when you are over 60 and looking for a job or writing a book. Digging in your heels. Being persistent. Reinventing yourself. Being persistent. Learning to be patient. And I say again, being persistent.
I guess by now you have noticed that I have nominated “persistence” as the key characteristic to just about anything you start to do. The point is never give up…persistently keep plodding along!