One Day, They Will Grow Up to be Marinara Sauce

Small tomato plant

A portrait of the tomato plant as a young man.

The Hungry Pelican is proud to announce the utterly astonishing birth of two tomatoes on her scraggly but apparently scrappy tomato plant. This is big news, given that I am a notorious “black thumb.” Green plants typically go black the minute I so much as look at them. Or the minute I so much as, you know, leave them out in a blizzard (someone light a votive for that poor aloe plant).

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