Goodbye Starbucks in West Village (and hello Gold Card).
Goodbye lady who wrote “Honey” on my iced coffee cup instead of “Hannah.”
Goodbye low-talking barista who has to say everything 3 times…to everyone…followed by, “Sorry, I know I talk softly.” THEN TALK LOUDER.
I just finished watching this week’s Parenthood.
This means that, currently, I’m in a very fragile place emotionally. (I dare you to watch an episode without crying. At least once).
I guess that’s not all that noteworthy. Except… I kind of do this to myself intentionally. Like, it’s not even that I know it will destroy me emotionally. It’s that I want it to completely break me.
Normal people do that, right?
No? Is it just me? Am I the only emotional-masochist out there?
The August 2011 Daring Bakers’ Challenge was hosted by Lisa of Parsley, Sage, Desserts and Line Drive and Mandy of What the Fruitcake?!. These two sugar mavens challenged us to make sinfully delicious candies! This was a special challenge for the Daring Bakers because the good folks at http://www.chocoley.com offered an amazing prize for the winner of the most creative and delicious candy!
This week I
1. studied for approximately 87,493 hours.
2. gloved up, scrubbed up, and scalpel-ed up for the first time. (more…)