One of the wonderful things about going to La Pulga (the flea market), in addition to what I have previously written (archives March 1st) is
the produce and the food.
I was amazed at the beauty of these
Which prompted me to eat this.
I was uncertain about these, but I learned they are called chayote.
I also saw something I never thought I would see in this area.
Hydrangeas in South Texas?
This is more like it.
They even had white, which is rare. I should have bought this plant. The white is so beautiful. I really really regret not buying it.
I also wish I had a fresh mango right about now.
This is just another thing which soothes my soul. Laughing out loud with a full heart does that too- especially when a young boy at La Pulga asked me in Spanish if I was
una turista (a tourist).
I know I looked like one. I had on my baseball cap, my small, red money pouch hanging around my neck, my camera in one hand- all balanced with my cup of red, juicy watermelon.
I laughed and said yes.
Note: A special thanks to all of you who offered menu suggestions for the engagement party. I was overwhelmed at your generosity. Thank you.