Thursday, February 04, 2010

getting it

The t.v. is showing footage of the Amazon jungle taken from a small airplane. "Look kids," I say. "That's where I grew up."
They stop what they are doing for a minute to look.
"It does look like broccoli," Leila says.
And it's true. That's why we always called broccoli and cauliflower trees.

1 comment:

concretegodmother said...

reminds me of molly's cookbook, the enchanted broccoli forest. love it! :-)