The Grapefruit Story

Grandchild behavior can be interesting to say the least and sometimes makes me wonder what awaits them if they continue down this path. A few years ago, for example, when the family was over one day, I didn’t think much of it when I saw 8-year-old Maria cutting up a grapefruit in the kitchen. After everyone left, I sat down to read, and a few hours later headed for bed. I went upstairs, turned on the bedroom light and found hanging there a chunk of pink grapefruit stuck on the wall with a hat pin. Which probably wouldn’t have been a big deal except that I had just been reading The Killing Floor by Lee Child, which is exactly what it sounds like, and at first glance the piece of grapefruit looked remarkably like a piece of human flesh to me and it took about ten minutes for the hysteria to subside. I ask you, what would possess a child to pin grapefruit to her grandmother’s bedroom wall? Truly, it is troubling to me.

 

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4 Responses to The Grapefruit Story

  1. Gina (daughter #3) says:

    This is awesome Mom. I’m so glad you did it!

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  2. Kim says:

    Yay! I so look forward to the stories, Judy. Good for you for starting your blog. I’ve signed up and will anxiously await new adventures of Judy’s world. 🙂

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  3. Nancy says:

    Love it! So glad you are doing this.

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  4. Jessica (daughter #1) says:

    Your talents are many Mom. Glad you found an enjoyable way to express them.

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