Before I moved to Albania, I bought carrots in a bag. They always came in nice neat little bags and were very clean. They usually looked like this:
I even remember when they started selling baby carrots. These perfect, bite sized carrots that you didn’t even have to peel and cut. Like these:
If you needed something really fancy you could buy these:
I think at some point I forgot how to cut a carrot. Seriously… I had even blocked out that fact that they grow in dirt.
I did a little grocery shopping today. When I bought the carrots they looked like this.
I got started on cutting and cleaning them, I had a pile of this:
I really think I paid twice as much as I should have to. My ego-centric self cried with indignation: IN AMERICA I DON’T HAVE TO PAY FOR ALL THIS EXTRA STUFF THAT WE ARE NOT GOING TO EAT!! I WANT MY MONEY BACK!!!
How do you think you say that in Albanian??