Remember how the other night I ate that horrid water ice? The crappy, artificially flavored frozen lemon and lime crap that would make anyone from the midatlantic states cringe? I know, it was so long ago that it was probably erased from your memory, replaced by the minutiae of life and the closing of the Olympics. But think hard, I did actually eat that stuff with reckless abandon.
After the molten lava colored cheek flush from the thousand layers of shame cooled, I became indignant. Sure, I was miles away from the place that I really like to go for water ice, but why should I have been placated with crappy artificial ice out of convenience? Its water. Frozen freaking water with sugar and stuff in it. A hairless monkey could probably make that. Read the rest of this entry »
There are some things that you eat out of desire and others eaten out of purpose. Oatmeal, your vegetables, these are all things that we begrudgingly live with. We make our peace with vitamins and minerals. However, on a night when the ambient temperature reached the same temperature of the inside of my mouth I put away all my utilitarian foodstuffs and was hit by a yen so hard, so distinct, that it was like a choir of sirens.
Cravings such as this are never a good thing.
So here’s the deal. My posts have been sucking lately.
Sure, I’m still cranking them out on a regular basis and doing all the research and whatnot, but the bottom line is that these posts are just not what they were a couple of months ago. Want to know why? Read the rest of this entry »