A return to basics, or at least an attempt

Bananas. What to do about the bananas was the question, because if I knew one thing, they had to go. Okay. To start at the beginning we had an infestation of fruit flies. Not that fruit flies are anything I’m not accustomed to – ask anyone who ever had a locker next to mine in…

The more miles, the merrier

“And I’ll have a chocolate brownie sundae as well please,” I said to the woman behind the cash register at Ithaca’s best known ice cream parlor, Purity. “Three in a row, wow, are you three ice cream buddies” the woman asked as my receipt was printing. “Sort of,” I¬†laughed, as a smile spread across my…

A desert of desserts

“What’s the dessert for dinner?” One of the servers asked me as I stood behind the counter prepping garden salads. “Umm…” I looked left and saw that we were running low on chocolate chip cookies, probably only 25 left and we had just served whoopie pies for lunch so those were out. I glanced right…

Monday is the New Friday

My eyes opened in a flash. Not like they had the previous four days when I dragged myself out of bed, while wanting nothing more then to curl up, snuggle back into my blankets and pretend I had nothing to do but dream. But not today. Today was Monday after all, the last day before…