Thursday, May 19, 2005

YennieT versus Durian

So I had a bit of a run in with a giant piece of fruit at the grocery store a few days. Now, this was not an piece of fruit, but a durian. For those of you unfamiliar with the durian , it's one big fruit. Now, I tend to think of fruit as rather wimpy, soft, and not very big or scary and if you think the same, then you have never encountered the durian.

Now, enough about the fruit and more about the fight. I was minding my own business in the grocery store, going about my own business when one of my swinging hands (swinging because my basket was heavy and I had to swing to counteract the basket) hit a box of durian. Now, if it hit a box of oranges, no big deal - bruised oranges. But, it was a box of durian - big deal. My fingers had holes in them and then they started to bleed, really bleed. Luckily, being the accident-prone person that I am, I carry bandages in my wallet and bandaged myself up and went on my way. Upon arriving at home, I had to change my bandages and ended up with three on one finger and one on another, freaking out several of my friends when I saw them later.

So, in the end, I lost and the durian won. I still have the scabs to prove it.


Andy said...

awesome job Yen ...try avoiding extreme shopping next time.

Eric said...

Durian? Don't they teach you anything in medical school? Now, I'm sure we can all see situations in which you would want -- in which it would even be beneficial -- to pick a fight with, say, a grapefruit.

But a durian?