Food for Thought
Carlos sat on
a butternut squash.
man, what do you have underneath yourself?"
asked his grandmother.
The old woman
shook her head as she continued to peel potatoes.
She looked over at the pot roast, glanced back at
think hiding the vegetables means you don't have
to eat them? Well, let me tell you something,
honey. If you don't give me back that squash
right now, I'm going to make you a vegetarian.
That's right. No more red meat, pork,
turkey or chicken. And I bet you think I couldn't
live without them, but I could. I've been
alive long enough to know what it is to starve."
and unearthed the squash.
always got to bring the Depression into it?"
can. That's why."