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How to pick the perfect watermelon (and other important life lessons).

My biggest disappointment this week was a watermelon. In the Grand Scheme, it could certainly be worse, especially when other purchases from the Farmer's Market lived up to their good looks. The tomatoes, cucumbers, okra and green beans were perfect. Only the watermelon let me down. It looked good on the outside, but turned out to be tasteless, watery and entirely ho-hum. That's a good life lesson. Or, as my family might say, "That'll preach." We're knee-deep in preachers (father, son, brother, sister-in-law, one cousin, three uncles) and life lessons often become sermon illustrations. This was sometimes embarrassing for me and my four younger siblings, but that's a story for another day.
 

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