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Quiche In the Oven

The crust is awful and patchwork, because I can't roll out a crust to save my soul, especially when it's recently thawed pie dough, but the quiche itself is going to be pretty decent, I think. And I managed to clean up the kitchen (more or less; I'm going to get BB to clean the frying pan in which I tried the bacon), and I'll be setting the table soon. This is all good. especially since I spent a lot of the day driving to get groceries, or laying low because of a headache that seems to want to become something more. 

Poor BB is fighting some ailment of his own, and I very much hope to at least cosset him with dinner. And then, I'll settle down with a new drink I learned how to make yesterday; gin in a martini glass that's been coated with four dashes of bitters. Last night I made it with orange bitters, although it's supposed to be made with angostura. Tonight, I'm going to try two mini-drinks, one with the proper recipe and one with the orange bitters, to see which I think is better. 

I had one of my acrylic nails peel off today. It's the first time that has ever happened, and my finger looks naked without a nail. I'm calling the nail salon tomorrow (they're open on Sundays) to see if I can get in. 

Also in the "First World Pampering" category, we've made an appointment with a new groomer for Vincent. He doesn't know it yet. but he's going to get a bath, de-matted properly, and be gifted with at least a modified lion cut to prevent more matting. I'm sure he'll be very excited. 

Yesterday, there was a mass shooting in Aurora, IL, not far from Chicago. A man who'd just been fired from his job, and who had a history of violence, domestic and otherwise, who'd had his FOID card revoked, but who still had a gun, left the building and came back and killed five people. He's dead. too. Six sets of parents and kids, six mothers, sisters, wives. all with gaping. bleeding holes in their souls. Because someone had easy access to guns. Another day in America. 

Fuck the NRA and fuck the culture it has nurtured.

Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019 09:04 am (UTC)
thisbluespirit: (hugs)
From: [personal profile] thisbluespirit
Well, I hoped the quiche turned out well. (And also you didn't lose the nail in it as one of my friends once did on a pizza...)

<3

Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019 06:10 pm (UTC)
thisbluespirit: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thisbluespirit
0_o

Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019 04:29 pm (UTC)
dewline: (Default)
From: [personal profile] dewline
The United States can probably do better without the NRA.

Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019 11:15 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lokifan
Ugh, god. I'm sorry.

Date: Monday, 18 February 2019 01:59 am (UTC)
sallymn: from a poster for Alice by Jan Svankmajer (alice)
From: [personal profile] sallymn
It's horrible seeing from the outside... I am forever grateful that a prime Minister I otherwise have neither time nor respect for, a couple of decades ago brought in pur own gun laws in the teeth of opposition.

On a happier note, hope the quiche was good!

Date: Monday, 25 February 2019 09:24 am (UTC)
sallymn: from a poster for Alice by Jan Svankmajer (Default)
From: [personal profile] sallymn
Exactly, he was by Australian standards ultra-conservative.

Mind you, the Australian public was and still is for the most part (apart from a loud minority) very much on side. For which I am thankful.

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