20 February 2007

On the menu today

When I moved away from the Detroit area I thought I'd never see another pączki again. Apparently they're all over, however, even here in Northeast Ohio. Mardi Gras just wouldn't be the same without them.

Lent and AWP seem to go hand in hand, and I really hope that there are more meat-free options for folks stuck in the exhibit hall all day on Friday. A gal can only survive on diet coke and pretzels for so long.

Au sujet de AWP, I am using this President's Day (observed) to write my paper. It's going to be kind of "nonfictiony" and that's not a genre I often work with, outside this blog.

Perhaps I'll begin with an anecdote about pączki day. Nah.

How are you celebrating (or not)?


Penultimatina said...

PS--This nonfiction thing is much easier than I thought it would be! Actually kind of enjoyable.

jessica said...

I share your concern, though I only have to survive for 3 hours on pretzels and diet coke!

Penultimatina said...

The pretzel and diet coke fast...an annual tradition.

Byf said...

Eric and I marking Lent by giving up abstinence. Yes, that's right; we've been alcohol-free for a month. And my hands aren't shaking nearly hard enought to affect my typing skills. I'm rather proud of us.

(What is the proper greeting on Ash Wednesday, anyway? "Happy Ash Wednesday"? "Thou art dust"?)

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