Cranks My Tractor

Published: Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 12:15 PM.

Finding some instant spiced cider mix and sugar around the coffee pot area at the office, I mixed them in with the can of pumpkin.  The result was not pumpkin pie, but it was tolerable.

Studying the orange mixture in the can, I started researching pumpkins and how good they are for you and your diet and such.  I had to think about something positive, because the pumpkin concoction just still wasn’t that good.

After finding out that pumpkin and pumpkin seeds can make look younger, lose weight, boost your “bedroom life,” improve your health and treat intestinal worms – I felt better.  I worried about the intestinal worms, but I felt better.

After eating about three quarters of the pumpkin, spiced cider and sugar mixture, I decided I had had enough.  I ate my three or four Malcolm Merriweather tea biscuits and my banana and decided to do something more productive.

They say when life gives you lemons – make lemonade.  I say, “When you are stupid enough to take a can of pumpkin for lunch – make the best of it and pray you don’t need to worry about intestinal worms.”

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