Eating a “Bad Apple” : A Lesson on Open-Mindedness
Wonderful post, and absolutely spot on!
I enjoy a good apple, especially a Gala or Honeycrisp with a slice of sharp cheddar cheese…my mouth is already watering! Biting into a cold, crisp & refreshing apple is just what I need to fend off other unhealthy cravings and keep these curves in check (ha!).
The first week we were here in Paraguay, I got an apple out of the fridge and sunk my teeth into it expecting it to be a little different than the selectively bred and designer apples us pampered Americans are used to. I knew it would be different…I wasn’t fooled. What I got when I took a nice sized chomp out of that apple was not only different, but an apple-lover’s worst nightmare-it was mealy, mushy, tasted old, and just…gah…I couldn’t finish it. Sorely disappointed and ever ungrateful, I threw it away and began my dire search for a new fruit…
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