The further and continuing adventures of the girl who sat in the back of your homeroom, reading and daydreaming.
Friday, January 02, 2015
New Year's Food
New Year's Day went without much hitch, barring a sub-optimal head of cabbage:
Good corned beef (the flash was unkind to it), excellent vegetables otherwise. I don't know what was up with the cabbage; I found it acrid. Too long in the tooth? Possible. And here I was saving back a wedge to have some to put on a hamburger. (The old Penguin Point drive-ins did that instead of lettuce and if you ask me, it's far superior; on the other hand, my lineage possesses a fondness for the brassicas that would do credit to a Pratchett character)
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Ego vadum perussi vestri prandium
"I saw to what extent the people among whom I lived could be trusted as good neighbors and friends; that their friendship was for summer weather only; that they did not greatly propose to do right; that they were a distinct race from me by their prejudices and superstitions."