A KITCHEN-CENTRIC SHARING OF MY WORLD

Share Your World – 2014 Week 26

Is your refrigerator, organized or a mess inside? 

Our refrigerator is an organized mess. Organized loosely, mostly by the height of the shelves. Tall stuff (mostly liquid) on top. Short stuff in the middle. Tallish stuff, veggies, fish, cold-cuts, whatever on the bottom shelf and in the pullout baskets.

Sometimes, what’s in those pullout baskets has been there too long. Forgotten veggies have morphed into pulpy messes. Meanwhile, leftovers from who-knows-when lurk in the back, covered with strange fuzzy fungi and now beyond identification. Yoicks.

If you could be famous for one thing, what would it be?

It certainly wouldn’t be my housekeeping, athletic prowess, or skill with arts and crafts.

marilyn selfie

So let me suggest, as a writer and photographer, that I’d like to be known as a pretty good writer who also took some nice pictures. That would do it for me.

What one thing have you not done that you really want to do?

You mean — ever? Or recently? Because I’ve done most of the things I wanted to do. Some of them I wish I had the wherewithal to do again … but my life has been full and interesting. Looking back, I don’t feel deprived. Poor, yes. Deprived, no.

Where do you eat breakfast?

A better question would be “Do you eat breakfast?”

To which I would have to reply “Define breakfast.”

I definitely drink coffee. With fervor and great enthusiasm. I don’t drink coffee all day, but first thing in the morning, coffee makes the wheels go round. The smell of it, the taste of it. The heat of it. Ah coffee.

And I eat something with my coffee. A protein bar. A small piece of pastry or a cookie. I don’t get serious about real food until lunch. Before then, I’m in coffee mode.

Don’t even think about telling me I should cut out caffeine. Not a word.

Mr. Coffee

12 thoughts on “A KITCHEN-CENTRIC SHARING OF MY WORLD

  1. I try not to let science experiments get started in my refrigerator, because I am afraid to touch fuzzy food stuff; otherwise and organized mess is a good description. I have to cut up or blanch my vegetables the minute I get them home or they don’t make it to the plate. They wilt and end up a waste. I used to stick to strictly frozen vegetables to avoid that problem.

    Nice photo of a very good writer. There is still time for fame 🙂

    I used to have a coffee ritual. When I gave up drinking alcohol, I switched to tea. It just happened – like the two were linked together, and when one went, so did the other. I used to drink two cups of coffee before I did anything else in the morning. With tea, I drink it after I eat breakfast. It baffles me a bit.

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    • Oh, no. I’ve met some VERY clean, tidy people. My best friend is one of them, but she hardly ever mentions how disgusting she thinks my housekeeping is. That’s one of many reasons I love her so much 🙂

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