August 18, 2009

Crumbly days

Blueberry Crumb Cake from Agnes & Eva's

The Adore's financier, in mini-loaf form

I realized two things today.
  • Loaf cakes never fail to satisfy my sweet tooth.
  • I would not want to die in a Starbucks and be left, slumped there, for two hours before a worker realized I was dead.
"She was calm and quiet now with knowing what she had always known, what neither her parents nor Aunt Claire nor Frank nor anyone else had ever had to teach her: that if you wanted to do something absolutely honest, something true, it always turned out to be a thing that had to be done alone."
--Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road