Minted Melon Salad

Serves 12-14.
1 cup Water
3/4 cup Sugar
3 Tbsp. Lime juice
1-1/2 tsp. Chopped fresh Mint
3/4 tsp. Anise seed
pinch of Salt
5 cups cubed Watermelon (1/2 med)
3 cups cubed Cantaloupe (1 med)
3 cups cubed Honeydew (1 med)
2 cups Peaches sliced (2 peaches)
1 cup fresh Blueberries

In a small saucepan, bring the first 6 ingredients to a boil. Boil for
2 minutes, remove from heat, cover and cool syrup completely.
Combine the fruit in a large bowl, add syrup and stir to coat.
Cover and chill for at least 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Drain
before serving.