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192/366 - Mystic's Theme: Farms And More

During lunch, I looked at my desk at work and saw a little farm. I felt grateful indeed. For the food on my little farm. For the farmers everywhere who help me keep it tilled. And for friends who send me new seeds to grow.

Lesson Learned: A world without farms is like water without fish - empty.


My desk is a farm -
Much under an acre.
Only square feet...yet -
Spanning the world.

Oranges and peaches...
Coffee beans and sugar.
Don't forget the turkey -
The cows and the wheat.

The spinach - the onions...
Pepper and spices.
Oh yes - there's corn -
And other hidden things.

Today a new crop -
Fresh from the islands.
Sweet, sweet pineapples...
A yummy added treat.

djr 7/11/12
camilleauteuil your desk shows the nostalgia for the world ...
( and I like pineapples ! )
camilleauteuil · 2012-07-11: 04:56
marilynx Now I feel hungry!
marilynx · 2012-07-11: 05:05
Annbramwell Speaking as someone who has only had John's left over peanut butter toast to eat so far today... your lunch looks totally awesome! Do you wanna share!
Annbramwell · 2012-07-11: 06:27
Ryana Hmmm, yummy!!!!!
Hey, and pineappel ... hmmmm, so sweet and ... good for a man!!!
Same question from me: Wanna share?
Ryana · 2012-07-11: 07:16
DancingDolphin Indeed it's interesting how our food is from WORLD farms... nice photo!
DancingDolphin · 2012-07-11: 07:24
jeffcornish Cool shot. You might want to see if there are any old sandwiches under the stacks!!! :)
jeffcornish · 2012-07-11: 07:53
HoosierAtHeART I wish more people appreciated the farmer, I don't know anyone who worked harder than farmers like my Dad and Grandpa. Things though do not look good this year because of lack of rain.
HoosierAtHeART · 2012-07-11: 08:02
EvaLizette I love DrPepper!!
Cant buy it here tough :( ...silly Norway
so drink a lot when in Sweden :)
Great post and words Dan :)
EvaLizette · 2012-07-11: 09:56
????? that is SO true! love the angle Dan!
????? · 2012-07-11: 10:51
dreamie Looks sooo delicious and healthy!
dreamie · 2012-07-11: 14:40
helys So healthy and delicious
Thanks so much
helys · 2012-07-11: 14:56
paintbox Such a good thing to think about. Your lunch looks delicious.
paintbox · 2012-07-11: 15:16
LAZYWASP Great shot ...
LAZYWASP · 2012-07-11: 17:38
Eiram Dan, don´t tell me you drink diet soda?! Do you know how terrible is that stuff? From now on - herbal or fruit tea, please!
Eiram · 2012-07-11: 18:08
ArtBee "Farmers Feed Cities", that is what is written on every farm vehicle licence plate and is in every grocery store window around Southern Ontario....

Isn't it wonderful that we get to share our bounty with each other...

We don't grow pineapples or bananas here yet, nor do we grow oranges or lemons and limes, but we do have the most delicious everything else!

Bon Appetit! and Thank you!
ArtBee · 2012-07-11: 18:34
liveandletlive Great photo and post Dan. I hope your little farm is all organic, non GMO.
liveandletlive · 2012-07-11: 21:23
Keryl Once again, you'll illustrated your point flawlessly, but, I have a question....
Why are you eating your lunch at your desk? tsk....tsk
Keryl · 2012-07-11: 23:09
joycephotography do you get much work done while you are at work..............☺ Another unique post dan.
joycephotography · 2012-07-12: 01:18
tomie thanks to farms for such good meals!
tomie · 2012-07-12: 03:42
nasiri6283 Delicious farm Dan! ;)
nasiri6283 · 2012-07-12: 04:38
honzicek Great post Dan!
honzicek · 2012-07-12: 14:20
digitalideas That looks so yummy right about now in this awful 102 degree weather
digitalideas · 2012-07-12: 18:00
CHOSSID and for The One who makes everything grow ;-)
CHOSSID · 2012-07-15: 18:49
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