|Best way to do this is set a pan of boiling water on the
ice. That way it just melts through the surface crust
without breaking the ice, which can hurt the fish.
|I may or may not have landed a 45-pound barbell
on my forehead during one of those 50 thrusters.
Then back to my apartment . . . and back to work.
|Said the client: "I don't expect you to work all day on Thanksgiving."
At 4:00pm I put away my contracts, called my mother as I packed up the little Mexican chocolate pots de creme that I made last night (with an extra scoop of chili powder!), and then walked over to Jeff and Paige's apartment for Thanksgiving dinner.
|There were 7 cups originally, but I had to taste one this morning.
Was it the worst Thanksgiving ever? No, that title goes to the Thanksgiving I spent by myself in Cancun. Was it the best Thanksgiving ever? Not that, either. I would rather have been with family. Or in Paris with Amanda. So it was somewhere in between. And I'm thankful for that.
I'm thankful for a healthy body and a good mind; a job that's exciting, intellectually challenging, and which I'm good at; a family whom I love and who loves me; good friends; and all the other blessings that so richly fill my life.