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Old 07-14-2011
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Originally Posted by TQA View Post
Bit of nostalgia. I cruised for a while in the 90s on a boat without refrigeration. I was in the Eastern Caribbean most of the time and the ingredients for a salad esp. fresh lettuce were just not available.

I lusted after a fresh crisp bowl of salad and it was high on the agenda when I hit the Publix supermarket in Palm Beach.

I hit the fresh produce section and had an immediate anxiety attack. Why well I had fantasized about being able to get crisp lettuce but had not thought about which kind. Laid out in rows were 20 or more different types all crisp and dewey.

I came close to a breakdown trying to choose.
This kind of reaction to the abundance of choices, it seems, is weirdly common -when we came back to the US after 3 months in the Bahamas, I was paralyzed by over 50 varieties of mustard in the store. Mustard! And blogged about it here:
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