Life Gives You Lemons


Nasty rotting food Friday
July 21, 2007, 3:59 am
Filed under: odd random thoughts, recipes

So how can rotting potatoes be worse than, well, these things?

Potatoes are harmless. Fried, baked, boiled, mashed, sauteed, stewed, roasted. Plain white paper. Canvas. Backdrop. A little starchy for your girlish figure, but nightmare-inducing?

They shrivel and grow shoots. You’ve seen that.
But they can also melt. Turn soupy anaerobic decay brown. Go undead.

Happened again recently. Smelled too foul to describe or even properly remember. Digging them out I retched uncontrollably. Retched as in falling down on the floor, amazed I didn’t pee myself, full-on, retching. Abs sore the next day retching. Veins in my head popping out and things thudding in there, retching. Took a while to breathe normally again.

Kinda got me thinking, “I’ve seen a lot of things rot…”

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