Alright.  I’m in full script mode.  It usually takes me a few days of procrastinating and general agonizing before I hit my stride, but I’ve hit the ground running on this one.  I figure two weeks to complete a first draft breaks down to roughly four pages a day.  As tonight, I am three and half days ahead of schedule.   Of course, at some point, I’ll hit that wall – that point in the script where I’ll realize I’ve contradicted myself, overlooked a crucial plot point, or written my way into a hole out of which I shall never climb – but until then, it’s smooooooth sailing! Exploration and wonder abound, Harper’s on to everyone, and we’re barreling towards our Holy Shit act out.  What more could you ask for?

I am on a creative high.  OR it could be that roasted Buffalo Cauliflower Akemi made for dinner.

Though a more appropriate name for the dish would be Amazonian Cauliflower since, instead of using Frank’s Red Hot, Akemi instead basted the cauliflower with an entire bottle of Crazy Jerry’s Brain Damage Mind Blowin (habanero-based) Hot Sauce.  Ten pieces later and I was suffering symptoms of hypoxia.  Fortunately, we had the antidote on hand…

Yes.  When in doubt, ice-cream it out.

Provided I make it through the night (And, at this point, it’s looking touch and go), I’ll power into the script’s third act tomorrow – and finalize my takes on both the Korean drama and anime series in advance of my call on Tuesday.

Well, off to bed…so that I can stay up and think about the next three scenes.

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Ponytail
Ponytail

What I noticed the most in that food picture above was the big glass of milk. Hot food or not, milk’s the best. Yum-mee!

Thogar

We’ve made Buffalo Cauliflower several times, but ours never had a half-life. Incredibly tasty stuff, though. Especially for something that’s supposed to be good for you.

arcticgoddess

I’m going to have to try that, minus the glowing sauce on top.

Drea

Well, dip that cauliflower in a sesame or honey barque sauce instead and wrap it in bacon and I’m in. grin mmmmmm grin

Drea

Random thought of the day:

I miss cookie monster.

gforce

The cauliflower looks great, but my stomach hurts just thinking about it.

I’m anxious to hear more about this script! Hopefully, it will go forward.

jimfromjersey

That cauliflower looks delicious! Although too hot for me. And that ice cream is not going to help you today, if you know what I mean.

PBMom

I was going to say “Hey I’d love the recipe for that cauliflower dish until I read it contained hot sauce. I can’t even do Taco Bell mild sauce. Such a lightweight in that respect. It’s better nothing versus an emergency room to get a tracheostomy in my throat to breathe. And thousands of dollars.

Congratulations on your explosion of creativity. I can’t wait to see which one is going to get picked up so we can enjoy it.

Ice cream helps EVERYTHING. Ben & Jerry’s has a new flavor out that I’m hoping I’ll be able to find locally.

Tammy Dixon
Tammy Dixon

I would have been up all night with indigestion. You must have a cast iron stomach. In my youth, I used to love (regular) hot wings with blue cheese dip. Yum!

Sorry to hear about your back problems PBmom! You are at a big disadvantage by not being able to use steroids. I’m sure you know that though. Do you have people giving you advice all the time about your back pain? I know people mean well but it’s annoying to listen to “my sister had back surgery and she’s doing great now”. I have to point out that their sister had a completely different problem than mine. I pray for patience. wink
How’s Patrick doing today? I read that you think there’s a seizure coming on. {{{Hugs}}} I wish they would pass universal medical marijuana.

MaggieL80: I love Key West! My bff and I went years ago (before kids) and hubby/son/me are going in June during a cruise. I can’t wait to get back to those conch fritters. I hope you have a wonderful time!

maggiemayday

Mmmm, Nuclear Option Cauliflower. Killer AND healthy!

When we were at Santa Rampage, we went to The Cheesecake Factory, something we only do in Vegas. One of their “small plates” is Korean BBQ Cauliflower. Oh, yum. We only order small plates and a cheesecake to split because TCF has huge portions which are simply too much food for normal humans. We liked the cauliflower so much I have looked up how to make it, and we briefly contemplated driving down to Salt Lake City to find the TCF for lunch one weekend. Nah, I’m going to cook some delicious cruciferous veggie very soon. Yum! I will definitely need to try the buffalo variation. Note to self: buy ice cream.

shinyhula
shinyhula

Gotta try that cauliflower recipe. I’m all about squash at the moment tho. Spent the weekend in jammies watching season 2 of Northern Exposure. Part of the fun is trying to remember how to use a DVD player. It doesn’t turn off or doesn’t start playing automatically, and it doesn’t work when you hold the remote upside down.

Bailey
Bailey

The cauliflower looks delicious! Is it harder to write scripts before you know who the actors are going to be? Or do you have a picture in your mind of who you think would fit the character while writing?

TheOtherOne
TheOtherOne

Oo. This Harper person … goody or baddie?

KathyC
KathyC

We love cauliflower! I make a yummy baked with asian sauce, so good!