What I Ate Wednesday

Even the green ones are orange inside!  But they will take a few more days to fully ripen...

Even the green ones are orange inside! But they will take a few more days to fully ripen…

It’s been a mango kind of a day…

My friend Emilie has a mango tree in her backyard, and last fall it was sprayed so that it would flower properly and produce fruit.  It was not a blessing (more like a curse!) when all the flowers fell off and clogged up her pool, but pretty amazing now that there are hundreds of gorgeous ripe mangoes ready for harvest.  Just look at these beauties!!!  I’ve eaten mangoes from several countries in Southeast Asia, as well as from Mexico, and sorry to spout my opinion to you so freely, but……

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What I Ate Wednesday

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My children are looking forward to home leave as much or more than I am.  But as I recently found out, our eager anticipation is focussed quite differently.

Theda: “I can’t wait to get to the U.S.!”

Sara: “I know!!  Because Pa has GOLDFISH!!”

Tommy: “And Cheetos!!!”

Theda: “And Toaster Strudels!!!”

Yes folks.  These are the kids of  a dietitian, and I won’t fault you for the secret satisfaction that you must feel from knowing that they crave junk food just like normal people’s children.  My kids are not…

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