Anyhow, when I went down to take my new soft and comfy sheets out of the dryer, I noticed a box sitting there, so I brought it upstairs. Reader Dave P, one of my favorite dining companions, had sent a couple of nifty items from my Wish List for Christmas. (Thanks, bro!)
Inside the box were two books, one called The Rum 1000, which is a collection of rum facts, cocktails, recipes, and resources. Just thumbing through, there are seven frickin' hundred cocktail recipes to try--I guess I better get started on 'em. The other book is called Everybody Loves Pizza, which calls itself 'The deep dish on America's favorite food'. So far, so good--I've spent some quality time with it in the tiled library already, and it's quite interesting.
Of course the note in the box gave me a chuckle, too. Dave said to let you all know as soon as I learn something new about rum or pizza, and of course I will, but just like anything else, it's not all about the destination, it's the journey that counts. Perhaps I should apply for a research grant or something, because my thirst for
But all silliness aside, I *love* books, and love to read, so it was a very thoughtful gift. And all these new books I've picked up in the past six months or so are starting to stack up and cast a large shadow. Maybe it's time to put that other bookshelf together.
Did you know that 'Procrastination' is my middle name? I guess I'd rather read than assemble furniture.