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Monday, February 11, 2013
The label read, “chopped turnip greens with diced white turnips.”
The tab was pulled. What’s that smell? Spinach!
What a surprise! It wasn’t what I’d planned for dinner, but at least we had a green vegetable.
I was reminded of a friend who bought inexpensive canned goods without labels. Her daughter thought it fun to be surprised with, “What’s for dinner? ” “Let’s open a can and see!”
We often put labels on people and are pleasantly surprised when we “open up” and get to know them.
A lesson remembered from a can of spinach. Don’t judge a book by its cover — or maybe it should be don’t count on the label revealing the contents.
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