Friday January 23, 2004

Five Favorites for Friday

This week's Friday 5 is about "current favorites". It doesn't do much for me, but I'll take a stab at it by answering in my own perverse fashion.
At this moment, what is your favorite...
  1. ...song?
  2. ...food?
  3. ...tv show?
  4. ...scent?
  5. ...quote?

I'm more into favorite singers (e.g. Enya) than favorite songs. There are also songs that occasionally run through my mind at times — I recently bought a few of those at the iTunes Music store. I can't really say I have "a favorite song" at this (or any other) moment, however.

I have lots of favorite foods; my current favorite depends on what I'm doing, how I'm feeling, what I'm eating, what I've eaten recently. I love fresh fruit - we often decide to go to our local diner just for the fruit bowl; we decide upon arrival what to eat with it. I like a good steak (medium rare, please), a ripe avocado, a perfect tomato. I like Safeway's house brand 100% natural crunchy peanut butter. I love bacon & tomato sandwiches w/ mayo on toasted sourdough. I like real, old-fashioned, tapioca pudding (which they serve at Fresh Choice, believe it or not). I enjoy most "breakfast foods" (e.g. omelets, bacon, scrambled eggs, etc.) and will happily eat "breakfast" at any time of day.

I love Mollie Stones' in-store bakery Multi Grain bread. I love good chocolate croissants (but I'm not supposed to eat them right now). I love shrimp, spinach salad, a good caesar salad, edamame, and the "Barry Manilow of deserts" (Tiramisu). I simply adore Eggs Florentine. We also make an incredible Eggs American Cafe (a delightful variant of Eggs Benedict, with asparagus, on a toasted croissant; I make yummy hollandaise sauce :).

We don't watch TV. (That was quick ;-)

We don't use scented stuff. I love the smells of real vanilla, various spices, pine, menthol..., I wrote a more complete answer to a similar question last Sunday for Purple prompts (Spray your favorite air freshner...).

I have zillions of favorite quotes. I collect them. This one is on a plaque on my desk, printed on my checks, and was in my email signature for years. So far, no one has ever asked me what it means (although I did get a nice note once from someone who worked for Sun Microsystems, Nederlands. :-)

Ooit'n Normaal Mens Ontmoet? En..., Beviel't?
There are also the four motto quotes I wrote about earlier this month. They're certainly perennial favorites.


Isn't it amazing how much you can write when you don't have anything to say? :-)

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