Friday, August 21, 2009

Friday Five

1. Sen. Barney Frank KICKS ASS and says it straight.



2. I have worn my contacts for four days in a row. I feel like a superhero or something.

3. I am returning 13 books to the library, all related to The Thesis. I am not renewing them.

4. Buster shakes and gets nervous about EVERYTHING since being put on Doggy Prozac. We are starting behavior training with him, too. I don't quite know what to do with this dog.

5. In the cookbook I am designing, under the snack section, there is a recipe for a blueberry smoothie. It is called the "Purple Cow." (This cookbook is aimed at low-income folks with kids.) It explains how you can mix a smoothie together in a ziploc bag, then snip the end to pour it in a cup. It says, you can "milk the purple cow."

Milk the purple cow.

I cannot get over this. I am very, very tempted to delete that before it goes to press.

Happy Friday to you!

7 comments:

  1. I have the perfect illustration for that purple cow smoothie. I once read about a polar bear that turned purple temporarily due to a medication that it was taking. I'm pretty sure you should add a photo of it to the cookbook. Here's a good one: http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x314/ikbenshagadelic/purple_polar_bear.jpg

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  2. Follow your instincts: delete.

    It just sounds a little too emphemistic.

    Also #3: I LOVE that feeling. Even when the books I am returning have nothing to do with work.

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  3. Yay on returning books! I love the feeling at the end of each term when I return the piles of books from the various papers I had to write.

    And, please, please, please leave in the line about milking the purple cow. It's just too awesome to delete.

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  4. P.S. Love the Daily Puppy widget. Except that it is sending my puppy want into overdrive.

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  5. I'm reminded of the phrase "one-eyed yogurt slinger" for some reason

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