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i drank 16 doubles for the price of one

June 29, 2009

Well, not quite that many, I’m maybe the worlds biggest drinking lightweight. I did however indulge a few times this weekend – first at the local “Bier Garden,” which I LOVE because they have a HUGE deck outside, lots of beer choices, and great food. It’s also tucked behind the busiest street in the Old Port and so it feels like you’re in a totally different place, surrounded by tall buildings but….quiet and in your own space. This is what joy looks like at NR.
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That would be banh mi (on very few menus even at Vietnamese restaurants around here, but perhaps my favorite sandwich,) served with some chips, a gorgozola cheese plate w/ Marcona almonds with a balsamic glaze. Beverage = Brooklyn lager. MMMM. And, the company was delightful as well. Even better than the drinks and eats.

The next night found me at E and J’s house with a bunch of friends and my sister enjoying the following food/drink plate –
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If you’ll recall-that’s my new favorite beer served with baguette w/ Taleggio and strawberries and balsamic. So freaking good I can’t even tell you. I think that if I could survive (and be healthy) eating only bread, cheeses, and fruits – I would totally do it.

This weekend also found me watching a movie about paraplegic wannabes (I so get to choose next time,) sharing two other lovely meals with great company, and going to see, “my sister’s keeper.”

I also found a little bit of time to do this…..(totally sober, promise:)) and prove to my sister that theres not a chance that she will ever beat my car…and please do not besiege with tips on auto safety and speed limits. There is no point in having a sports car if you can’t do this every so often – and it was on a mostly empty highway, so. yeah. I’m a little sensitive about this because of the whole it’s illegal and probably somewhat unsafe thing and I’m probably over-thinking it all but…damn is it fun to drive fast and I wish we had autobahn rules in the US. Just sayin’.

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A non emotional/emotive/emo post from me. Don’t get all excited, I’m sure I’ll pump one out later in the week. For now? I’m enjoying things. I fit into my all time favorite pair of jeans that I’ve been moving around with me for 7 years. I’m going to a baseball game this week. I’ve got a great event to go to later in the week, and because July 4 is a Saturday? Two. Day. Weekend. Bliss.

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June 29, 2009

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