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Today the sun peep out despite overcast skies & i was happy

I was back at my pseudo study table at the fort by 8am & began the day with my new addiction, the toasted multi grain bagel.

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This was automatically paired with a cafe americano which i was beginning to find a little bland.  Maybe i should start telling them not to fully dilute the espresso. I just wasnt satisfied with the kick anymore.

I was telling hubby yesterday that i didnt understand people who ordered decaf (and there are a lot f people who do this mind u, after sitting thru shouts of orders 9hrs a day, i should know!).  Hubby explained that not everyone is a caffeine fanatic like me, that it was just like my fancy for de-fizzed pop, because not everyone is a carbonated drink fan like him.  That explanation i understood!

When lunch time came i got myself a deli baguette

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and in search for tachycardia, i ordered an espresso with 1 cup steamed & 1/2 cup foamed milk with a deli baguette.

I found it!

scary feet, scary feet, scary feet…..

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January 9, 2009 Posted by | Gastronomic experience, Meandering | Leave a comment

Resisting the Weather

Yesterday we attended the beautiful wedding of our friends RL & LL. This couple, just like hubby & i, engaged in a long term relationship before marriage (14 yrs vs our 13 yrs before walking down the aisle).

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i love the details of RL’s gown

Their reception was wonderfully fun!  There was this photo booth where the guests could get their quick photos printed & copied twice, one for the guest & one for the couple’s album.

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it was coool!  as you can see we could not think of any wacky poses! we’re such an unfunny couple, its funny!  hehehe!

Waking up today was such a chore! I quickly found out why…gloomy weather!

I knew if i stayed home, i would just doodle my time away. And because i had to force myself to be productive to keep my review sched, i had my second day of residency at starbucks.

A sluggish morning calls for a cup of cafe americano with steamed milk and a multi grain bagel with cream cheese as a bribe to get started

Im not sure if i was just hungry but the toasted bagel was really good! The crust was crunchy because of the toasted grain sprinkles and the insides were soft & warm with light taste of cream cheese it was perfect!

After four hours of reading (my threshhold for keeping my bottom still), i decided to have lunch and chaced upon the  bacon & caramelized onion in french baguette

It was such a treat! The toasted baguette complemented the soft warm filling of sweet caramelized onions mixed with meaty bacon & oozing honey mustard.

Yuummmy!

if the guilty treats wont make me guilty enough to read the whole day then i dont know what will!

fortunately they did!

January 9, 2009 Posted by | Affair to remember, Meandering | Leave a comment