Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Mercoledi Musicale

Well it's that time of year again - tomatoes are ripe on the vine and plentiful in the market - and there's nothing I love more than a ripe tomato.  I have fond memories of those first beef streaks when I was a child - my father would cut one in two and we'd share the salt-seller - that's all that was needed.   The taste of sunshine, summer and the approaching change of season all rolled into one.

My friend Spo is just as crazy about tomatoes as I am and was bemoaning his inability to grow and, more important, harvest the ripened berry of Solanum lycopersicum in his southern climate.  In response to his request of yesterday here's my all-time favourite performer: the divine Josephine singing a timely warning about the fruit of the vine!

September 10 - 1939: World War II: Canada declares war on Nazi Germany, joining the Allies – France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia.

1 comment:

Ur-spo said...

I should come to Canada not in August but later in order to get proper toms. Gads, how I love 'em !