Scenes from a weekend out of the city…

Scrabble tiles from a game with an absolutely stalled board…

Fresh pineapple was consumed in large quantities thanks to its general ripeness and ability to get on fine with a pint of Smuttynose summer…

I made some really delicious sandwiches for the group…there’s nothing like the entrance of summer. Tomatoes with taste!

And of course, there was the obligatory first beer marinated hot dog with spicy mustard and ‘kraut of the summer…

With, of course, some progress on those mustard colored socks I’m knitting…

Scenes from Providence…

This past Sunday was certainly a funday. I went to Providence for the afternoon to visit my good friends Mackenzie and Jon.

While there, I not only spent an arm and a leg on gorgeous yarns at the beautious yarn shop Fresh Purls (go there! seriously), but we got down to the business of shopping around for kitsch and, of course, the one thing we always do during our visits: eat.

This time around, the dos took me to this amazing sandwich hole called Geoff’s on Benefit with a giant bucket of pickles. Um, perfect for me? Check.

Of course, there were thousands of options with cheeky names and it was hard to decide, but I settled on some sandwich or other that I can’t remember the name of now which featured turkey, cranberry sauce and some delicious special sauce akin to spicy meets honey meets dijon mustard. Double yum.

If you’re ever in the area, do check it out.

On a strict diet of seafood? Yes, when I see food, I consume it. I just consume actually food that comes from the sea a bit more voraciously…

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Tonight I od’ed on a family special–my old man’s most favorite restaurant, a little no frills seafood joint called The Clam King. Ere Pa adored himself the scallop plate, said they made the best around, and so tonight, I stuffed my face with various fried seafoods (it being my favorite food group), and yum, delish, food coma induced.

I thought it was my New Year resolution to stick to a strict green tea and melba toast diet? Welp, day 2 and I’ve already failed….but can you blame me? The haddock nuggets, lobster roll, and clamettes were calling to me…screaming for my mouth to consume them and my belly to groan…

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It’d be swell if my blog turned into a recount of all the fried seafoods I consume. Perhaps it could be called “Land Blubber”, you know, a play on land lubber….?

The onion nuggets….currently barking, swell going down. And because Clam King must serve breakfast (though I’ve never tried it), there were those brilliant little packages of individual servings of Smucker’s jelly on the table–you know apple, grape, marmalade, and strawberry. Shh, don’t tell anyone I stole a whole bunch for my weekend morning toast.

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