Monday, July 11, 2011

it's watermelon season!


Anonymous said...

Although known for its high concentration of vitamin C, the 6%sugar content is what usually drives watermelon eaters seen here; as Zach clutches tightly to the exocarp, they both busily consume the sweet mesocarp. Although the only readily available variety nowadays is the seedless melon, it should be noted that the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamen (King Tut to his friends) reportedly contained a large number of watermelon seeds. Back then ,apparently, spitting for distance was a favorite pasttime even for royal lineage.

hub of the house said...

we really did go nuts for the watermelon!