Last week I hung out with Elise for a bit and bought a new poster for my wall and a couple books for my end table. So now if you get bored at my house you will have something to read. We also had burgers at this tasty holeinthewall place by her house. Quite good.
I believe I decided what I am going to be for halloween.
And really I hope Cory did too. He was in a soapbox derby at work (at which he met Sir Mixalot. who is apparently from here.) They made theirs space themed and the drivers wore Astronaut suits. How cool is that?!
(grey one. (this is a young women service project.))
Cory and I spent all day yesterday watching the first season of Downton Abbey. Cory loves it.
Cory and I went to two of the best restaurants I have ever been to! (aside, I learned how to spell restaurant this week.)
The first one is called Tropea and it is maybe half a mile from our house in a stripmall squeezed between an insurance agency and a shipping store and it is Italian food. Cory loves italian, but when I purchase it from a restaurant I am ALWAYS disappointed. For me every piece of restaurant american italian food (I'm looking at you olive garden.) feels like a rip off because a) I could make this at home and b) my homemade version would taste better because this tastes like it was poured out of a can. Tropea however knocked my socks off. The place was dark and the walls lined with wine bottles, our waiter was actually italian and Cory talked to him in Italian and the food was actually delicious. I got four cheese pasta, you know how I feel about cheese, and Cory got some sort of tortellini with meat inside covered in a white sauce with prosciutto on it.
The second one is called Blazing Bagels. I know compared to the last one you are like "bagels? restaurants dont sell bagels. This sounds like crap." Yeah, well you are wrong. This place was out in one of those neighborhoods that is all low office buildings on one side and garage doors on the other. The restaurant took up two garage doors and spilled out into the parking lot. Cory ordered a sausage, egg and swiss breakfast sandwich on a cheddar, bacon, chive bagel and I ordered berry cream cheese on a snickerdoodle bagel. We are going back every first saturday of every month until we move at least two hundred miles away or die.
We also went to a thrift store and bought a great mirror. It is oval and baroque looking. I dont know if you have noticed but Baroque stuff is super popular in the fashion and design worlds. If Rococo comes back soon you 1%ers had better watch your necks.
(I am making a witty allusion to the french revolution.)