Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Did you know that pineapples grow on bushes?

Because I didn't know that for a very long time.  I just assumed they grew on trees.  I have never encountered an actual pineapple still on the tree bush.  I found out in a quite embarrassing way - Farmville.  I played Farmville for a total of two days before I got annoyed with people constantly asking me to "fertilize their crops".  I noticed on Farmville that pineapples were growing from bushes.  I had to google this right away and to my horror Farmville was right.  Pineapples do not grow on trees.

I had yet to see a real live pineapple bush until the mall that my office building is attached to decided to plant some inside the mall.  Because pineapple bushes in a mall in Boston makes total sense. 

After lunch with Melissa I decided I needed to show her the pineapples.

"Hey do you want to see something!"

"What?"

"Pineapples!"

It's fun being my friend.

So I dragged Melissa to the pineapple bushes and took a photo.


I feel like I accomplished something in my life.  Seeing the pineapple in the wild - sort of.  In the wilds of the mall!

My question is, will anyone attempt to steal a pineapple and eat it? I feel like it's going to happen (and no I won't be stealing any pineapples, I know you must think I'm crazy because I just wrote a whole post about pineapples but I'm not that crazy).

Other recent discoveries - hood rat does not mean "someone who wears hoodies a lot".

And I also have to thank everyone who voted for me for featured blogger on 20sb.  I know it was like the pity Susan Lucci vote but I don't care.  Thank you!

8 comments:

  1. My quest to annoy you has finally come to an end. GIN FTW! Featured Blogger Forever!!!!

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  2. HAHAHA YESSSS! This is exactly how I learned the same thing. I was rather horrified and yet oddly fascinated by the fact a lame Facebook game taught me something....

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  3. I AM SO EXCITED YOU GOT FEATURED BLOGGER. =)

    I think I was the person who nominated you in the first place.

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  4. We had a pineapple bushtree in our backyard! It gave us one pineapple and then was all, "eff that noise," and never grew anything again. Lame.

    Congrats Gin!

    Lor

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  5. Ha nice Susan Lucci shout-out! Don't be so self-deprecating, you earned it, ho! And yeah, no judgements about dedicating a whole post to pineapples. I've done it, as well, namely to complain how I have to drink pineapple juice and avoid asparagus cause of the err fun side effects.

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  6. I found you through 20sb and I love your blog! I am also a single blogger in the Boston area. Keep up the good work!

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  7. I had never really given much thought to where pineapples came from but I guess I also assumed that they grew on trees. IT'S A LOGICAL ASSUMPTION.

    Thank you for the enlightenment. I am going to use this as a conversation piece at a cocktail party. Assuming I were the type of person to go to a cocktail party. It just seems like the type of occasion that this sort of knowledge would be useful for.

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  8. Thanks guys! I'm glad you decided to stop on by and see what this blog is all about.

    Sassy - you were the one that nominated me so thank you!!

    Kelly - thank God I'm not alone ha ha.

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