Rutabaga trend alert
Sometimes Multimedia Editor Emeritus and Biker Dude John Lindner's Shallow Thought Wednesday posts are so shallow they are like, wow, deep. EL
The babushka of the vegetable kingdom, the rutabaga can often be found drinking and playing cards with turnips and parsnips and cabbages.
The first food to be used as a "jack-o-lantern" and believed to be uncouth because of its mixed heritage and reputation as a symbol of damned souls, rutabagas are frequently turned away from polite company.
Of course, the same could once be said about lobsters.
jl's Christmas cookie haiku:
Kigo laughs: blizzard!
Milk, toilet paper: stock up