Max Is Wrong.

August 16th, 2011 § 0 comments

The great English caricaturist, theater critic, wit and prose master, Max Beerbohm (known as The Incomparable Max) once made this cynical observation: “Why do strawberries picked in a fresh, dewy meadow never taste as good as strawberries purchased at a greengrocer?”

Funny stuff, Mr.Incomparable. But, not true. HG thought about the English dandy as he strolled to HG’s beachfront on a path lined with raspberry bushes. HG’s progress was slow due to many nibbles of drenchingly sweet, juicy berries plucked off the bushes. Delight.

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