Monday, August 28, 2006
Fruit of the Past
Last night I had make a late night trip to the grocery store across the street to buy tooth paste. Had run out that morning and didn't get a chance to buy some. As I was standing in line to pay for my stuff I look over to my right and see this green fruit. I saw it and paused....it looked very familiar and I knew what it was but thought "it's impossible that this is here." I picked it up and the little sticker said Cherimoya. I wanted to jump for joy. This is a Peruvian fruit, at least to my knowledge it is, that I used to eat when I was a little boy growing up there. It's been close to twenty years since I had some of this and I couldn't pass on the chance on getting one. My mother has looked for this fruit in markets in Connecticut, but no luck. I was lucky last night! I brought it home cut it open and set it down to paint. After painting was done I ate half the thing. Saving some for later tonight!