An enterprising coffee shop with a patio put out a chalkboard for the kids.
This is a winner.
Had a dream (some of them are good, and may even portend something which is about to happen or gives advice which it would serve well to follow). Anyway, in the dream, I was standing in a long line which wasn’t moving. Asked why and got the answer that they had no change to give out on the purchases, and were waiting to receive it. So, I went over to the manager who was sitting on the outside and suggested that instead of waiting for someone from headquarters to rush over change through city traffic, at least half of the line could be served if they had the exact change. Whereupon he walked back into the shop (hopefully a good sign), and I woke up. And then I thought of all of the other possibilities: the customers can make the exact change between themselves, or there is someone with change who can make a loan and be given a percentage in return, or exchange their coins for larger notes, or the change received from those with exact amount will give the change needed for all the others who are waiting in line. Or, at the very least, go next door to the nickel and dime place and trade. Some things are simple if one has the right frame of mind. The solution is usually right infront of us. Or take Haks’ advice column which is really rather simple at base. It’s different forms of: dump the guy, tell everyone to mind their own business, get married anyway, cut the connection, ignore the in-laws, call the authorities, move to another city, adopt a kid, or grow your own (talking about a garden here). Of course, she has a better way of putting it, but in the end it’s all quite simple – until you actually try to do one of the above, which usually means that advice given is usually not taken and people follow their own path wherever it may lead. But, at least they have the feeling they have tried (which is very important). I’m still waiting to see if my dream is a sign of some sort to me.
– – – – – – – – – – – – – an indication of time passed
Nope, not yet.
Two Egg Omelet
I surpassed myself with this
Started off with something else which rapidly changed into something different when I decided to use the last of the tempeh, which wasn’t that much.
But it’s the end of the month and I figure that I could survive another 6 days with what I have in my refrigerator and cupboard – which is basically nothing. Pickles made by my daughter, pickled cabbage (whatever that’s called), 7 eggs – 4 of which will go to the guy living on the street, the other half of the summer squash, some frozen hummus, some butter, and … well, that’s the refrigerator. Outside are some nuts and sunflower seeds, 2 tomatoes, an onion, oatmeal, spinach spaghetti, and some non-wheat flour, rice (which is really in the refrigerator for some reason), and that’s about it. At least I have cat food (no, for the cats), $10 and some change.
So, back to the dish which was great, unlike its predecessor (only eatable). Includes fried in olive oil spinach noodles (after soaking in boiling water for a while), onion, garlic, summer squash, the last of the tempeh fried in a separate part of the frying pan, and the spices oregano, turmeric, black pepper, salt, coriander. Try it sometime, but hopefully with more in the refrigerator as backup.
I’m Going Down
I have been going down in my views per month. More recently had 3,000 views per month, which by ‘going viral’ standards is a drop in the bucket – in fact, not even noticeable except under a microscope. And now I’m down from that so must be doing something wrong. Perhaps I should stop eating, or taking photos of what I do eat, or get a better camera, or retire from the blogging business entirely. Any other suggestions? Trying to get comments switched back on so I can register the complaints, or advice which I clearly need.