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June 30, 2012

David Mas Masumoto: Learning to live with imperfection

Every summer I struggle with perfection -- actually, imperfection. It begins with our peaches and nectarines. We grow heirloom peaches that are often not round. They have more of an oval shape, slightly lopsided near the suture (where the peach skin joins together). When compared to the perfectly sculptured round body of a modern peach, ours look odd, unattractive and unwanted.

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