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This past weekend, I was invited to a pig roast.
The pig was put in a giant custom-made roasting rig the night before and slow-roasted for about 20 hours.
While it was being carved, bits of the crispy roasted skin were passed around.
This was my first plate of food (and a cup of horchata — yummers).
There is a carrot-radicchio slaw (very tasty), kale-persimmon salad, sauerkraut, and thin slices of grilled jalapeno.
This is my second plate of food.
I was asked, “fat or lean?” Of course I said FAT. This is all delicious shreds of pork belly.
|After all the fooding, my friends and I needed to justify more calories (there were cookies, pies, and pozole on the way, we were told).|
|We poked around the area and decided to climb one of the surrounding hills. After crossing the Metrolink tracks, we began the ascent.|
|One of the many plants along the way.|
The view from the top of the hill behind our pignic.
Then, we ran back down and ate some more.
I keep trying to figure out how to do a gradient, but I’m not always successful. In any case, this mug turned out more or less all right.
This particular mug is spoken for, but I will have another one soon (I get obsessed with mastering things). Everybody who ordered mugs, thank you very much and I’m working on your stuff…
thanks a lot
Some social media thing going ’round has people posting one thing they are thankful for each day in November. Okay, fine. Let’s see if I can actually finish this bit of foofaraw.
|4. Cat poop|
|I don’t have a paper shredder so I tear up those credit card offer letters and put them in with the cat poop. If a thief is willing to sort through cat poop to get a $100 line of credit — he probably deserves the $100.|