How many of you grew up allergic to Poison Ivy or Poison Oak and Sumac? If you are like me you didn’t need to walk in it to get infected. If the wind blew through the poisonous plant in my direction, I got it. The saying “Leaves of three, let it be” didn’t […]
Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Don’t know that I was allergic to poison ivy; but, I loved to worked out doors and help my Mother pull weeds and help with the yard. My worst case was horrible and I won’t ever forget the misery caused by this three leaf plant. In those days we did not have air-conditioning and the heat only exasperated the itching. The more you scratched the more it spread to other areas. The glory day was when it was over and you were free and clear. That is one road I don’t want to travel.
In fact, it reminds me of this song we sang that went along with poison ivy: