It’s the Icies!
Biggest Disappointment of the Weekend: The French Connection, staring Gene Hackman and Roy from Jaws. Watched this instead of the Oscars. Supposedly, it won three Oscars in 1971. It was okay. Pleasant car chase, some icky shooting people in the face. Nothing special. Young Gene Hackman looked like a young Bill Murray, which was kind of distracting. But he had an adorable hat on
The Lifetime Achievement Award My diet. Yep, no alcohol and just diet bars. The first few days are the hardest. Then I descend into self-righteousness and martyrdom, after which it’s easy, but I’m no fun. Today is day two.
Least Appropriate What’s Playing in My Head: “Fah who for-aze! Dah who dor-aze! Welcome Christmas, Christmas Day.”
Best new recipe: Orzo with Dijon Olive Butter.
Worst new Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Torte. “Just fold in the eggs, don’t over mix, or it will deflate.” Resulted in raw brownie batter with scrambled eggs throughout. Even Fresh wouldn’t eat it.
Grossest Morning Sighting: Specimen bottle on Church Street. With what looked like Fruit Punch in it. Would you like a Hawaiian Punch? Pow!
Link of the Day: Most of you will probably find this via Davezilla, but you gotta check out THIS LINK. I throughly enjoyed “Operation Furious Meerkat”, “Operation You May Want to Stand Back From Our Wolverine” and “Operation Sexually Ambiguous Squirrel” . I think all future Girls Nights and Lounge Tours should be named using this device.
Late New Year’s Resolution: Less blogging more work.