I admit, it made me look.

 

I walked by my window the other day and had to do a double take.

Across the road on our neighbor’s organic vegetable farm, the seasonal workers were weeding a garden patch. Most summers there are Mexican field hands, but because of the new immigration policies of He Who Will Remain Nameless… this year the workers are Jamaican.

 

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Now, I’ve never been to Jamaica.

 

 

But I’m going to go out on a limb here…

 

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And say this isn’t their new fashion trend.

 

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Yes, that is what you think it is.

 

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Cardboard.

 

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With a hole in the middle for your head.

 

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I particularly like the fact that he flipped up the cut out hole section.. and left it there. Like a pot lid.

 

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Jamaican cardboard hats.

Coming to a mall near you?

 

 

Remember… you saw it here first.

30 thoughts on “I admit, it made me look.”

  1. Now all they need are some vegetable (get it? Farmer & vegetables?) coloring to make them a bright red (tomatoes) orange (carrots), etc.
    Hey, people use to wear straw hats for protection from the sun, why not cardboard hats!?

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  2. Hmm. I guess that’s got purpose. Or craziness. Hard to tell sometimes.

    Last week, these two fellas stopped in our work lot and were there for a long, long time. I went out and one approached me, asked if he could rummage our garbage bin for a funnel. One of the ladies had a funnel in her car. No worries, the fella said, and he took a cardboard box from our trash, fashioned a funnel, poured in Gatorade colored liquid and drove away. I would never think…

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