Shrek’s Ears


Christopher Robin loves fresh peas with a passion he usually reserves for milk chocolate.  He will eat a solid pound of them, steamed and salted and buttered.  I enjoy the meditative aspect of shelling them, sliding open the pod, pulling a string, skimming out the contents of the cold jackets.  He also added them to store-bought chicken soup.  I ate a lot of them before they even made it to the steamer.

What I noticed this time is that the peas look very like Shrek’s ears. Do you suppose they might have provided inspiration for the artist who conceived the ogre?


One thought on “Shrek’s Ears

  1. That’s a funny thought about Shrek’s ears.
    I haven’t had freshly shelled peas in years. Time to reintroduce them into my diet me thinks.

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