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Weekend Bits

I caught some of the comedy stylings of Hannibal Buress.  According to him, “foodie” is just a euphemism for fat people sht, lol.  He proceeded to make references to such people and I couldn’t stop laughing at myself.  Why yes, I do have more pictures of food in my phone than of people or things.  I actually had to clear some out because my phone had already reached the maximum limit for images.

I also crossed off another restaurant from my list, an edible delicious to-eat list to work through, if you will.

photo 4 This spot specializes in tapas and they had excellent ahi tuna and crostinis.

photo 5

Earlier in the day, I made myself a quick breakfast,

photo 1 (2) 382970_156184387813811_1974236451_n a pumpkin pie milk shake (in my defense, it was noon and it was a gorgeous 70 degrees–in the middle of Winter).

Had lunch

photo 3 Shrimp Pad Thai at my favorite place with one of my favorite people!

photo 2(1) and a late night snack to keep me company with The Walking Dead (returns February 10th, you best bet I have my calenders marked)

photo 1 I also went to visit our family friend who is recovering from a successful knee operation.  Much like me, nothing knocks her down nor impacts her love for food and we were greeted with the sight of her taming her voracious appetite with a healthy portion of everything since it was the first time she’d eaten in a day and a half.  It warmed my heart to see her sip her juice in between bites of this and that and offering, a though weak, but bright smile.

IMG_6627 However, the high point of my weekend had to be my baby brothers first real stab at cooking.  He asked me to help him make an entire meal from scratch and I kept my fussing to a minimum and watched as he stirred flour and butter into a glossy, ivory béchamel and tossed and flavored tomatoes for a bruschetta.  Oh, I can’t even tell you how proud I was.  Let’s suffice it to say that I couldn’t stop smiling.

I hope that everyone else enjoyed their weekend and there were lots of happy moments and delicious food to go around.  I have a very special video to share withe everyone tomorrow.


Your Squishy Monster ^.~

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