It's finally warming up here, so I went for a walk on my day off today. Some of the citrus trees in my Oakland neighborhood are covered in ripe fruit! So I
stole foraged some Meyer lemons and some oranges. (Hey, if the tree grows next to a public sidewalk, and there's fruit all over the ground, I figure the building's residents can't possibly mind.)
And then I ran across a tree with some crazy-looking fruit. Some were big, some tiny, ranging from green to orange, but all had these clumps of thick, squidlike tentacles. It smells citrusy. What the hell is it? Does anyone know? Is it a mutant orange tree of some kind?
Hmm. There's a crematorium down the street … but I'm sure the mercury fumes have nothing to do with it. Although I do always wash the grime off my booty very, very well before using it.