Because I have a small window of time where I’m waiting for someone else to finish their work before I can do more of mine, I thought I would share two things with you.Â One of them is WAY more exciting than the other, but my life is not ALL glamour, you know.
The first thing is that I learned from Zoot that today is Stop Cyberbullying Day.Â I have mixed feelings about this.Â As someone who was entrenched in a horrible and childish online “feud” (and GOD, was it stupid), I’m a fan of stopping it.Â At the same time, I think people cannot be left to their own devices to stop it, and more tools should be made available to ease cyberbullying.Â “Spam” filters are great about blocking obscene or unwelcome commenters, and I love the IP Block feature afforded by my server host.Â But the truth of it is.. it becomes an addiction.Â It takes an immense amount of support and self-restraint to stop. (Or, in some cases, a great bout of Lent.) So I guess the article’s author was right when they said that “the most constructive response is to talk about it.”Â Thoughts on Cyberbullying?
The second, and FAR more exciting, thing is that yesterday I had a dream realized: I was invited to attend a tasting.Â Yes.Â You know I’m doing a happy dance right now.Â I got to sample a buffet of a potential contract caterer.Â
The company is called Express Food Guys, and their stuff was OHMYGOD good.Â I freaked them out by following them around and asking them odd questions about the food. (“Why did you use low-fat feta in the fondue?” made them respond, “How in the world could you tell it was low-fat?”) Needless to say, it was a blessed way to spend an afternoon, and I cannot praise their food and service highly enough.Â The most awesome part about their services is that they offer in-home meal delivery, and the prices are INCREDIBLY reasonable. (Especially if you’ve checked out Dinners By Design or places of that ilk.)
Some of my FAVORITE menu items we tried yesterday?
- Pot-Stickers filled with two cheeses, sausage, and a ranch sauce
- The afore-mentioned fondue, which rivaled Sazio’s (but they served it on fresh bread, and I prefer the honey-toast)
- Pesto and sundried tomato bruscetta, topped with feta
- Homemade crab and lobster dip
- Smoked chicken salad served in minature pastry cups
- And these molten chocolate bite-sized brownie things.
So I’m sending everyone their way.. they’re good enough to open a full-fledged restaurant.Â (At present, they only do catering.. which is sad, because they’re located downtown, and I would walk there every night if they served food there.)
And that’s all I’ve got.Â TGIF!!