My sister’s dog is high:
Aspen apparently feeling uber-relaxed following his latest chemo treatment. Fingers crossed it helps!
It never fails. Every night, Akemi and I work out while watching one of the food shows, be it Hell’s Kitchen, Master Chef, Top Chef, Top Chef Masters, Chuck’s Day Off, Chef Academy, or Around the World in 80 Plates. And, every night, we go to bed craving whatever dish happened to be featured on that evening’s show. The other day, it was souffle. Akemi had a hankering for a nice, airy, chocolate version of the dessert. I hopped online and was surprised to discover that Joeys, a casual eatery in the downtown area, offered a chocolate lava souffle. A chocolate lava souffle? At Joey’s? It sounded too good to be true. And, alas, it was. Good, but also too good to be true.
I was expecting something like this –
The search continues.
As usual, I cast a wide dessert net. In addition to the
souffle chocolate lava cake, we had –
Joining us on this outing were my friend Marsha who was visiting from out of town with her friend Brett –
Afterwards, we walked back to my car where I discovered some douchebag had parked his motorcycle mere inches from my front bumper. I felt the urge to put my car in drive, knock it over, then drive over it, back over it, and drive over it again – but restrained myself because I knew that, if I did, I would be the one held responsible! It’s like these namby pamby laws that prevent me from installing that in-car security system that delivers a 50 000 volt jolt to any car thieves foolish enough to attempt to hotwire my SUV. I need me one of those after-market add-ons they sell in South Africa, built in flame throwers to discourage car jackers and squeejee kids.
Anyway, I was somewhat hearted because, the next day, Marsha sent me an email explaining that, after seeing us to our car, she and Brett stopped by the market. On their way back, they came across this little scene –
The offending motorcycle being ticketed. In retrospect, not running it over was the right choice.
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