i don't know if you can see the little green caterpillar crawling in the broccoli in the picture above. we sure didn't. we got much of our vegetables last summer from a farm co-op, which provided us all kinds of fresh, locally grown vegetables in exchange for our financial support of their farm. it was a great arrangement, that put all kinds of good food on our table. we were very blessed by this. but the kids weren't quite as enthused when we discovered that a green caterpillar or two had been cooked, along with the broccoli. they were even more disgusted when i showed them that it wasn't a big deal by eating one right in front of them. they thought that i had ascended to the very peak of mount disgusting, and it was quite the topic of conversation in our home for a few days. the next time they helped shannon to prepare some broccoli for dinner, they closely examined it before cooking it, and sure enough they found another little green caterpillar. i came
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