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.

Barwatch – Episode 001

As long time readers will know, I often find myself in bars.

Here in my bar, I feel drunkest of all
Here in my bar, I feel safest of all, I can drink all the beers, It’s the only way to live, In bars

Bars/pubs/saloons/taverns/inns, call them what you will. Sitting in a comfortable bar watching the world go by while nursing a beer, or bourbon as the case may be, is my idea of bliss.

I’m also an avid watcher of people.

Often these two worlds collide and I find myself inventing little backstories for my fellow patrons.  This is that.
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Real people. Imaginary conversations. These are their stories.

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