Dear diary,

Tuesday, October 31, 2028

Purple. Why is it always purple? Or blue. All the foods that taste terrible but are good for you, always seem to come from the long end of the visible spectrum. Eggplants. Prunes. Now this.

Well, no use whining. Remember what grandma always used to say. Eat your tomatoes, live forever. Or, at least until a truck hits you. She didn’t see that one coming. Literally.

I’d give ‘em to the trick-or-treaters, except they just throw them at my windows. Ungrateful brats. Don’t they know I’m trying to save their lives?

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

bistromathgirl's picture
bistromathgirl says:

Purple tomatoes scare me! Tomatoes are bad enough on their own - disgusting, watery fruit that they are. And now they're purple?!?
They are giving a bad name to the wonderful, delicious purple/blue fruits and vegetables out there, like blueberries and eggplants!

posted on Fri, 10/31/2008 - 8:56pm
tis-chick-s0-fly's picture
tis-chick-s0-fly says:

I so agree with you about what you just wrote. Purple tomatoes?? Kinda werid and never heard of it at all wow this is really crazy.... What's going on with the world??? omg..... This is crazy purple tomatoes cmon now...

posted on Tue, 11/04/2008 - 8:46am
Ahus1102's picture
Ahus1102 says:

How would you be scared of Tomatoes.
either way happy holloween every one.

posted on Sat, 11/01/2008 - 6:07pm
bryan kennedy's picture

Cabinet magazine featured a nice musing on the cultural and scientific history of the color purple, or mauve to be more precise.

posted on Mon, 11/03/2008 - 10:47am
raquel10's picture
raquel10 says:

Thats so true and i just noticed!

posted on Mon, 11/03/2008 - 5:05pm
iowaboy's picture
iowaboy says:

who says you have to give out ANYTHING on halloween, be it fruits and vegetables or candy?

and i wouldn't blame somebody for throwing them back at somebody when they're expecting candy.

what makes our country great is freedom of choice, if somebody doesn't want to eat healthy that is THEIR choice alone.

there's also a lot of truth to how you can't somebody who doesn't want help. or how you can lead a horse to water but can't make them drink.

posted on Wed, 11/12/2008 - 12:29pm
JGordon's picture
JGordon says:

If you had a long tube and some forceps, you could probably make it drink.

posted on Wed, 11/12/2008 - 12:46pm
Gene's picture
Gene says:

You are correct--nobody is under any obligation to celebrate Halloween.

posted on Wed, 11/12/2008 - 4:35pm
cmed1101's picture
cmed1101 says:

This is true!Most of the good stuff we have to eat turn out to be nasty and weird colors. I try to mix them up with things I like. For example: dressing,other fruits,granola,yogurt.

posted on Wed, 02/25/2009 - 8:59pm
carol's picture
carol says:


posted on Mon, 03/16/2009 - 9:03am

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