How Can a Volcano Affect a Blog?
--My parents' trip to Europe is extended an extra week because they can't fly home due to volcanic ash spewing all across the continent.
--My house/dogsitting gig is thus extended another week.
--I get bored and discover secret candy in the basement freezer.
--After eating most of the food in the house I realize I am mostly out of options so on a whim I decide to buy frozen waffles and try those with sugar-free jam in the morning. Not bad.
--I discover that the AT&T U-verse is superior to RCN DVR.
--I learn that walking two dogs at a time is challenging especially when one likes to bark at and chase cars.
--I try famous Edzo's in Evanston. I am especially a fan of the garlic fries and am happy to know that it wasn't a big mistake to get the Nutella shake even though Oreo is my favorite.
--I realize I have to start eating better because my neck hurts and I'm getting fat sweats.
--My Dad gets this dessert (or claims that my mom did and he just ate some of it):
I get jealous. I upload the picture. It becomes an internet sensation. My father informs me that the dessert is actually called the Böögg which is part of a festival called Sechseläuten which I learned about here.
--I sleep less because my parents' dog barks at night and then in the morning he and the big dog like to wake us up by a combination of click-click-clicking around on the hardwood floor, wrassling, and more barking.
--Hence you are reading about this today instead of something more creative.