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Monday, June 29, 2009

She's a Brick House...

Jim is on vacation in the Florida Panhandle. After 25 years of visiting this place, he still doesn't understand the allure of boiled peanuts...
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Becky, showing off her melons at the family picnic...


























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Just so you all understand, this joke was hysterically funny at the family picnic. Just saying.

14 comments:

  1. You know, any of the ocmments I came up with will get me smacked, so I won't say any of them...

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  2. It's ok, my mother in law already smacked me.

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  3. Presumably for bad grammar -- I see only one melon.

    Dr. Phil

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  4. Presumably for bad grammar -- I see only one melon.

    OH! There's a watermelon too. I get it. :)

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  5. I'm sorry, what were we talking about? I got distracted there for a moment.

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  6. I was thinking of a comment about watermelon seeds, and ::SMACK:: the results of eating them ::SMACK:: but it would get me smacked. Again...

    So I'll mention that someone did a watermelon song a couple years ago that got a lot of air play. Yes, it was a Southern redneck kinda song, why do you ask???

    WendyB_09

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  7. Thank you for sharing the melons.

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  8. And just so you Southerners know, most of the family put salt on their water melon before consumption.

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  9. Jim,

    Salt on watermelon is one of the few southern influences I proudly hold onto. We had to get something right!

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  10. Personally, I hate water melon.

    I like that show Mail Call where the Gunny (R. Lee Ermey) blows them up though.

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  11. Yep, that's how I feel about watermelons myself.

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  12. Nothing like a fresh cold slice of watermelon on a hot summer day. ;)

    The last slice I had was at the seafood market, though. They put the slices on the table where they gut fish. I ate mine with some trepidation, but miraculously didn't get sick...

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  13. Watermelon rind makes a great pickle. The problem is finding a watermelon that has a rind thick enough to bother.

    I have no idea what to do with the flesh of the melon though, don't care for it, mostly.

    Cantalope flesh also makes a good pickle.

    Be doing both later this summer, I've a nephew who loves the stuff, so I make enough for his family each year.

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