here is a funny story about poison oak and my mom.
this event, when my mom and I was living in old house in 70's.
I weeding in the backyard behind my swimming pool, where a lot weeds were growing, and I was pulling out them.
I found some poison oak, so I was doing a prank on my mom. I grabbed weeds in my hands. I opened my hands to space out the weeds between my hands, so put my hands outside having weeds inbetween my hands.
without touching with my hands to the stems of poison oak, and the weeds look like dandelions make look like a flower bouquet. it look some pretty and thought my mom.
I brought in the kitchen, where my mom was cooking. so, I gave to her, with the weeds in her hands, not the poison oak.
I told her, " you said i never give anything! ", she was about to sniff the dandelions, and then she said, she look at me ,and the weeds. she really know what do said to me. how often does a son give her mother, weeds as a gift?
I could holding back, I started to laugh, I told her that she holding poison oak, too. she dropped that suck in heartbeat. she was shock for a minute, and looking the bouquet on the kitchen floor. then she started burst out laughing, and then thought it was thought funny.
about five minutes later, she told me get rid it. then, i got the shovel that i had on outside of the kitchen's backdoor's screen.
i used the shovel to pick up the bouquet. i am sorry, i hit my mother with the shovel over the head and buried her in the backyard. we had no more weeds ever again.
( twilite and ex-wife, stella, that's not funny about my mother.