Soak 'em

For better or worse, I'm a perfectionist.  I was a straight-A student through grad school (minus a couple B's in the oh-so-high-stakes game of middle school), never once went to detention, and have always paid my bills on time.  At the farm, this nutty attention to doing things right has transformed into re-sorting boxes of produce for sale that have nearly invisible blemishes, digitizing our volunteer records and labelling systems to keep things more (in my mind, at least) organized and easy, and turning around on my way home after a long day to double check that I turned the hoses off so they don't blow out.  I just have a strong aversion to making mistakes, and I'm embarrassed to admit that it's often as much about my pride as it is about quality.

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