Monday. In which I make up for poor apple-buying choices on Saturday.

I now happily have a bowl full of macouns, and another variety called gala. I got two of those.  I’m eating a macoun now.

Yes, I am keeping the doctor away bigtime. (An apple a day, everyone knows this, right?)  Went to the gym, eating apples, and feeling so healthy and virtuous.  (And courting the jinx. Watch I die of a heart attack tomorrow.)

Tonight I am meeting friends for pizza.  I will be sure to eat lots of pizza in order to neutralize the jinx.  

I have to now.  It’s a matter of life and death.

Stacy Horn

I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.

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5 thoughts on “Monday. In which I make up for poor apple-buying choices on Saturday.

  1. Organic Fuji apples are delicious, too. But mandarin oranges are the very best if you’re trying to fend off colds.
    Satsumas contain a natural substance – syneprhine, which is very effective against allergies and the common cold. I have not had a cold in 3 years and I eat lots of mandarins in season and if not available – freshly squeezed oj every morning. Try it. OK, I hope that I did not jinx myself as I’m on a plane to London this weekend and do not want to catch a cold! I will have to smuggle my juicer and a bag of oranges through customs.

  2. Apples, a complete and total revelation to me!!

    But oranges, they are my favorite fruit and I eat them pretty much every day, along with fresh squeezed orange juice. My favorite orange is the mineola. In fact, I must post about the,

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