Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Olives

It's lunch time and Mina places her order. A half of a ham and cheese sandwich with a glass of Sunny-D, some pickles and several green olives. Happily, I fill her order and before I finish she sneaks an olive from the plate. Popping it in her mouth she asks "Mommy, are these the olives with the bones in them?" I giggled and told her no, that those were the black olives that had the PITS!


"Except the vine, there is no plant which bears a fruit of as great importance as the olive."

-Pliny (AD 23-79)

16 Comments:

Blogger Little Miss said...

wow, "maid" to order! I like it! Sadly, I do the same for my kids, so I can't criticize!

bones? too cute!

8:58 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

Bones in her olives. Where do kids get this? I love it

9:24 PM  
Blogger bon said...

Dem bones dem bones dem oooolive bones!

Now I wanna know, what the heck bone is the olive bone connected to? Being a childhood wearer of black olives on my fingers I'm thinking the olive bone is connected to the pinky bone.

10:45 PM  
Blogger cubmommy said...

She is so cute. Where did she get that bones are in olives? Those pits do feel like bones.

5:48 AM  
Blogger Renee said...

And, if your lucky, tou get the 'puppy-toe' in there too!

6:30 AM  
Blogger Spikey1 said...

Aidan says that same thing! LOL

6:34 AM  
Blogger Suz said...

Yum olives! LOl @ bones, littleman just calls it "the hard thing"

Hugs Suz

7:16 AM  
Blogger vani said...

my kids hate anything with pits in them- which is like half of all fruits and veggies....oh well.

9:14 AM  
Blogger Lala's world said...

ooooooooooohhh I LOVE olives, all of them bone in or bone out!!LOL

we used to sneak cans of them when we were kids, go sit in our tree fort and eat them! my kids eat them just as fast as I can open the jar!

9:20 AM  
Blogger Marel Lecone said...

That is cute. The fact that she ate the olive and did not spit it out is so great. What a big girl! :)

9:35 AM  
Blogger Aisha said...

lol cute! :)

10:55 AM  
Blogger JeepGirl said...

My kids love them too. I can't stand them. Yuk !

1:25 PM  
Blogger candyfortheteacher said...

OHHH Olives... she has a very refined taste....

4:11 PM  
Blogger Meow said...

Olive bones ... now that's different. You're lucky, my Chicky wouldn't touch an olive with a ten-foot pole !! Take care, Meow

4:32 PM  
Blogger momma of 2 said...

my baby girl loves black olives.. today at the sub shop that's all she wanted on her sub - no meat... she was very disappointed when she turkey and cheese between the bread along with the olives... lol

5:08 PM  
Blogger sarahgrace said...

That's too cute, olives with bones...aaaah, the things kids say.

2:20 PM  

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