Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Like Big Ass Raisins, Kinda


Yesterday, my uncle brought me a bag of Jujubees. Half dried. Totally odd looking. He'd been out to his place in Utah and his neighbor has a tree. They're kinda like dates, but with a different texture. Good. But like nothing I've ever tasted.

He's always bringing me something from his garden out there. Dried nectarines. Dried apricots. Grapes that they picked and dried into the most fantastic raisins you've ever put in your mouth!

I love the family that I'm a part of. I love that they are sharing and loving. And I love that they accept me without one word.

17 comments:

Micky-T said...

Ziziphus zizyphus, that kinda rolls right off the tongue, don't you think?

Jeanne said...

Okay, I'll cop to being a raisin, I call myself that. But "big-ass"? That's just rude!

Mike Golch said...

It is great that you have such a loving family,that accepts you as you are.I kinda wish my family would stop acting embaresed by my seizure and are always "too busy" to spend time with me.

Jude said...

Interesting looking fruit, never saw or heard of them until now.

mrs. m said...

i haven't heard of those before. interesting stuff.

Jay said...

I've heard of Jujubees, but never really knew what they were.

Marsha said...

I always thought jujubees were a type of candy. I had no idea they were a fruit!

SkylersDad said...

interesting fruit. I have not heard of them, and if they grow in Utah, they probably grow here in Colorado also.

Queen-Size funny bone said...

I thought they were a type of candy. you learn something new everyday.

Melissa said...

They look tasty! I'm going to try to get my hands on some.

phd in yogurtry said...

I'm with marsha. I thought jujubees were a candy found at movie theatres. had no idea there was such a fruit. the things you learn from a real live lesbian : )

Cloudia said...

I call my cat my little Jujubee!

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Bina said...

How sweet! You are very fortunate indeed.

CJ said...

You are very fortunate. Let me know if your family ever wants to adopt another member!

Lu' said...

I accept you with three :)

Scarlet said...

Cool family bringing you cool dried fruits. Life's good!

Secretia said...

Jujubes were those rubber, sticky kind of chew candies that removed our fillings, weren't they? They look unique on that tree. It is fortunate that you have a loving and tolerant family. Good for you.

Secretia