Gretchen digging potatoes

You can’t dig just one. Here’s how Gretchen digs potatoes with a shovel:

Heavy, as in more than 40 pounds of potatoes:

Yes, that’s a bathroom scale; only thing we had for something that heavy.

She learned all this from Terry Davis. He and I planted those potatoes. Pictures and videos by John S. Quarterman, Lowndes County, Georgia, 5 May 2011.