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 By Paul Goldfinger © April, 2014.

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Did you see the show “The Fantasticks?” We did, twice. We took our two sons when they were little and then when they became men. The show was still playing in Greenwich Village, so we went and  sat in the same seats.

Why am I telling you this? Well, today Eileen took a picture of radishes. She didn’t grow them, but being a Wegwoman, she bought them at Wegmans. And all of this intersects in this post where we have her photograph of radishes and we have a song called “Plant a Radish” from the original cast album of “The Fantasticks.” It’s about raising kids and gardens.

Radishes. Photograph by Eileen Goldfinger, food editor @Blogfinger. Taken with her iPad (yes, it has a camera)

“The Fantasticks” by Harvey Schmidt (music) and Tom Jones (lyrics) ran for 42 years at the Sullivan Street Playhouse. It has played all over the world and is currently playing in Times Square. Its themes, story and music are timeless.    —Paul Goldfinger

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