Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Tomato Collaboration

It started with this post by Steven Emery. (It's short. I'll wait right here for you to come back. Also, be sure to go back and visit Steve's gallery after you're done here. Seriously.)

On which I commented: "Hilarious! She's quite the tomato."

To which Steven replied: "Yeah - I would love to overhear a conversation between these two.  I imagine Mid-Atlantic accents (Jersey, Philly, the City).  Actually, Chicago would work, too.  He would be Vincent - but everyone calls him Vinnie.  I think she's Delores."

So I wrote: "Are you sure she's not a Darlene?"

And Steve answered: "Oh - I could definitely see that, too.  She also might be a Gloria..."

So I said: "Yes! Gloria. Gloria and Vince from the Northwest side of Chicago."

And then Steve provided the final word. The obituary, if you will. "The lifespans of vegetables off the vine is tragically short and scarcely were these love apples named but their time on earth was done.  My mother and I made sure Vince and Gloria had a proper end, laid to rest between slices of whole wheat with mayo, salt and pepper.  They were a credit to their neighborhood."

Reason #6,789 I love the internet. The people.

15 comments:

  1. Well that's certainly something to dish about!

    Lovin' the new & improved darker font-- me & my old eyes thank you so very much!

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  2. "Reason #6,789 I love the internet. The people."

    Exactly!

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  3. I love that you are one of the people who take me all kinds of places to meet other people on the internet!

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  4. That is just so funny! I mean not a little guffaw, but really funny. Sorry I'm so late to the party. Love your new digs!

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  5. Yes. And you are one of those people.

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  6. you are part of the loveliness that is the people of the internets for me... and steve as well...my life would be much smaller without these little tidbits from my friends. his tomatoes were hysterical as is this :)

    and i didn't mind seeing Beiber's face pop up in the upper left corner too much... at least, i don't think i minded ... xxx

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  7. This is hysterical, Lisa, and absolutely true.

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  8. The pair of you are freaking adorable--even cuter than those tomatoes.

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  9. This was certainly fun to see all assembled. Many thanks - and right back at you about "the people."

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  10. Hum, seems like I've came across your blog before, be safe out there.

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  11. People? You mean you're not all bots?

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  12. Mmmmm....tomato sandwich. Love 'em. And yes, the people are what make the internet great. Speaking of great people, love what you've done with your blog, I obviously have been away far too long and am happy to be catching up here.

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  13. This was delightful. Godspeed to Gloria and Vinnie.

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  14. Imagine an animated short with those two characters! You could even have a sequal and call it "Rotten Tomatoes!" :)

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