Unfortunately my Good Samaritan deed made me run late. I missed my leg
waxing appointment and I barely made it to my hair appointment on time.
all that was forgotten because I spent the rest of Saturday with a new friend
and her 16-month-old. We had a lot of fun. But I told her I was scared to hang out too much because I
was falling in love with her son. [damn maternal instincts]. He and I share an undying love
of bananas - or "bah" as he calls them. My friend said I could join them
anytime. I must resist. [Who am I kidding? I can hardly wait to see them again.]
nothing like an early morning beach walk and stop at the Santa Monica
Farmer's Market for a leisurely breakfast on Sunday morning. I'd forgotten how
good that feels. I just don't think I can live without fresh coconut juice on
Lately I've been a big banana freak. Before
this new 'healthy lifestyle' I could take them or leave them. Today I love
them. I can hardly get enough. When I want a snack, it's a banana. When I want
food of substance, it's a banana. Well, I was out of ripe bananas. I found out
quickly that the Farmer's Market doesn't sell bananas. It's about the only
fruit they didn't have.
My roommate bought a lot of bananas for
us this weekend. A LOT. Like, they take up an entire shelf in the kitchen.
But none are ripe. I stopped at Trader Joe's on my way home today -
specifically for ripe bananas - and they didn't have any. All of them were
greenish-yellow. Not even CLOSE to being ready to eat. How can I speed up the
riping process? Anyone know? I mean, I know to put avocados in a brown paper
bag. But, just what is it that makes a banana ripen?