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Re: Hello/now vegetables


Pam: Many people say that I am a crazy, obnoxious, unreasonable control
freak but I think my kids are managing in spite of me. LOL!


Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Mon 03/17, Pamela J. Evans < gardenqueen@gbronline.com > wrote:
From: Pamela J. Evans [mailto: gardenqueen@gbronline.com]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 08:56:53 -0600
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hello/now vegetables

Melody - it also helps that your kids don't have crazy, obnoxious, unreasonable control freaks for parents too.
That makes all the difference.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Mon, 17 Mar 2003 04:20:47 -0500 (EST)

>I had the same experience...sitting night after night after night
>suffering through my dad's yelling because I hated almost all
>veggies...it usually took a couple or three hours before he just got so
>p.o.'d that he'd order me to my room...whew! To this day, I am very,
>very persnickety about what veggies I'll eat and how I'll eat them.
>Turned out to be a good thing for my kids that I was working the evening
>shift when they were all very little...my husband loves all sorts of
>veggies and he fortunately passed this on to all three of them...there
>is very little that they won't eat or at least try.
>
>
>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>
>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
>--Albert Einstein
>
> --- On Fri 03/14, David Franzman < dfranzma@pacbell.net > wrote:
>From: David Franzman [mailto: dfranzma@pacbell.net]
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 20:54:38 -0800
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hello/now vegetables
>
>Well Mr. Island, I can tell you didn't have to sit at the dinner table 
>while all your siblings were playing until you finished the so-called 
>veggies on your plate.  I would be there for hours while the typically 
>over cooked, unrecognizable globs turned stone cold.  Then I would try 
>and choke them down because the dog wouldn't even eat them as I tried to 
>feed him under the table.  "Suffering succotash" always had a deep 
>meaning for me.
>
>DF
>
>Island Jim wrote:
>
>> amazing that vegetables should engender any kind of passion. aside 
>> from a few dozen indian entrees, vegetables are just, well, vegetables 
>> as near as i can tell. all of them cooked al dente and dressed with a 
>> drizzle of sweet butter and white pepper, thank you, are more or less 
>> edible. all of them, that is, except turnips, parsnips, and 
>> rutabagas--the existence of which confirm the notion that god has a 
>> malicious sense of humor.
>>
>>
>> At 06:16 PM 3/14/03 -0600, you wrote:
>>
>>> NO NO-- I am with Zem.... Fresh from my garden..yummy!
>>>
>>> Try adding some sauce (cheese or hollandaise) that is what I do for the
>>> picky folks that come here.
>>>
>>> And yes, I like all veggies..including lima beans...
>>>
>>> Donna
>>>
>>> >
>>> > Oh, I can hack them!  I can hack them up all over the place!
>>> >
>>> > Sorry Zem, next to lima beans brussel sprouts are the lowest of life
>>> > forms.
>>> >
>>> > DF
>>> >
>>> > Pamela J. Evans wrote:
>>> >
>>> > >To each his own darlin' - I can't hack those things.
>>> > >:-)
>>> > >
>>> > >---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>>> > >From: Zemuly@aol.com
>>> > >Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>> > >Date:  Fri, 14 Mar 2003 13:34:56 EST
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > >>In a message dated 03/14/2003 11:47:36 AM Central Standard Time,
>>> > >>gardenqueen@gbronline.com writes:
>>> > >>
>>> > >>
>>> > >>
>>> > >>
>>> > >>>Well, some people like Brussels sprouts too - go figure.
>>> > >>>
>>> > >>>
>>> > >>>
>>> > >>>
>>> > >>Yo, now let's not go knocking the good stuff! <LOL>
>>> > >>
>>> > >>zem
>>> > >>zone 7
>>> > >>West TN
>>>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A



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