Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Apple Axiom

You know, it wasn't until I started buying produce at Trader Joe's that I really understood that old saying about how the one bad apple spoils the whole barrel. I just picked through a bag of oranges bought only a few days ago and, in the process, let loose a cloud of neon green toxic dust into the air. All of it — all of it — spread from a single rotten piece, soft and fuzzy and entirely more like a tennis ball than anything growing from a tree.

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