Monday, June 13, 2011

NOT a Food Blogger

Wow, I guess time got away from me and suddenly two months have gone by since I last blogged.  Here's the quick update:  we are now down to 3 months or so before Norm comes home from the Middle East, it's a week and a half until my trip to NYC, and I've lost about 10 pounds.  It's not the 20 I was hoping for, but I still have a few days and at least I've lost some.  I feel good about it!

So as I mentioned, I go to New York City in a little over a week, and I'm so excited!!  My plans, or most of them anyway, seem to involve eating my way through the city.  I will be eating dinner one night at Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill.  I've eated at a Bobby Flay restaurant before and it was fantastic!  Norm and I went to Bar Americain last time we were in NY and I loved the steak I had.  I'm going to be a little more adventurous this time, though, with the food I eat.  I'm ready to try some new stuff. 

I normally don't really mind doing stuff alone.  I go to movies alone and eat at a diner alone.  But there's something about being in the city and eating on my own in a fancy celebrity chef restaurant that is intimidating to me.  My friend Maggie said I should take a notebook with me and take notes as well as pictures as I eat.  Maybe people will think I'm a food critic or food blogger, and they'll treat me extra-special!!  It's a silly idea, but I may do it anyway.

On another note, a friend of mine, Janie, is writing a book.  And she asked me to edit it for her.  I was surprised when she asked, and I didn't think I was qualified.  I've read the book three times now, and we met last week to discuss my thoughts.  It's really good, and I had so much fun editing!  I think I may have found a new passion.  How fun would it be to be an editor??