The Elderly: More Than Just Resource Sinks.

So. I learned something at the supermarket today.

My hands were ridiculously full with various foodstuffs after my hubris caused me to scorn the practicality of a trolley or basket.

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Short Thought 061

Have you ever looked for a recipe online and found yourself having to read the author’s complete and unabridged autobiography before finally coming to the actual recipe?

Like, motherfucker, I just want to know how to make minestrone soup. Not how you Pavlov’s dog’d your children into liking olives or extraneous details about the finer points of water boiling you picked up from a cooking course you took while visiting Tuscany.

Seriously.

Carrots II: The Return.

After I posted about the overabundance of carrots in my stir fry mix (and how I forsook my rock & roll roots to Karen my little heart out about it,) I found myself reading about carrots on Wikipedia (because of course I did) and I came across the following :

“Carrots are a domesticated form of the wild carrot, Daucus carota, native to Europe and southwestern Asia.”

Once I wrapped my head around the idea that we eat domesticated carrots (!), all I could picture in my mind was a pack of fur clad wild carrots grunting at each other while hunting down other vegetables with spears.

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Short Thought 058

You know you’ve lost a little of your rebellious roots and have become one of the bland, bourgeois middle class, when you call up Birds Eye to complain about the ratio of carrot to non-carrot vegetables in your Shanghai Stir Fry mix.

Betrayal In Vegetable Form
#TheOriginalFireHasDiedAndGoneButTheRiotInsideMovesOn.