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Why is Houston the coolest place in the US?

Ok… maybe not the entire United States, but it is by far the coolest place in Texas. Obviously not by temperature, but in awesomeness. Also obviously this is just my opinion, so take it for what it’s worth. The latest Tinderfella says he wouldn’t move to Houston on a bet because of the humidity.

But you get used to that. Continue reading Why is Houston the coolest place in the US?

Day 30: My Favorite Comfort Food.

It’s the final day of my #30DayChallenge! I’m a little sad to see it end. It’s been a lot of fun writing every single day, but I don’t know if I can keep it up without some set list to work off of.

It makes me a little sad, actually…. Wait a minute!

Is that why whoever came up with this challenge picked Comfort Food as the final post? They knew the writer would be saddened by the end of the challenge and wanted them to be prepared for such a thing, with their favorite comfort food handy and ready to go?

How very thoughtful!

Unfortunately, I’m not sure it will work for me. My absolute favorite comfort food is simply potato chips. Specifically Lay’s Original potato chips. Continue reading Day 30: My Favorite Comfort Food.

Day 7: Favorite Foods

As a bit of a foodie, this is kind of a hard question for me. I have a lot of things I like and yet there are a ton of things I haven’t even tried yet.

It might be easier to list the things I don’t like. Haggis, for one. The first (and only) time I ate it, it actually put me in the hospital. My body reacted so violently to it, I threw up for 12 hours…

And Pho.

It looks so good! Too bad it smells so awful!
It looks so good! Too bad it smells so awful!

Star Anise is one of the key ingredients; it smells and tastes like black licorice. I hate black licorice. The Boy took me for Pho on our first date. I told him to order for me because I didn’t know anything about it. I think maybe he thought that he picked wrong for me, but he couldn’t know my aversion to licorice. And I didn’t know enough about Pho to warn him.

Superman told me that there’s a whole method to trying Pho for the first time. I had been willing to give it a second try… Continue reading Day 7: Favorite Foods