I have been craving chocolate dipped blueberries for weeks.
I blame Louise Penny and her story, The Beautiful Mystery (or as I like to think of it – The Mystery of the Murderous Monk). Her description of the chocolate dipped delights, like all of her food-related descriptions, had me searching the aisles at the local markets. I was finally successful a few days ago, but the package remains on the counter, unopened.
I think it’s unlikely that they will taste as delicious as what Penny described, but as long as they are in the package, I can believe they will. Once the package is open, reality will kick in. Sure, they might be even better than I’m expecting, but then again they may not. So for now, I’ve got a good book in hand and potential deliciousness awaiting.
To take my mind of chocolate dipped blueberries, flaky croissants, baguettes, cafe au lait, and all of the other delicious-sounding food Penny includes in her stories, I’m going to spend some time trying to put some non-food-related words on the page. I have a story in progress, but I think I’ll start things off with an attempt at today’s random words/prompt.
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