My grandmother insisted on treating my mom to dinner, but as I documented elsewhither, I'm buried under a traskload of work ATM, so my dad and his mom went to Royal Thai Cuisine and picked up:
- Red curry - normal heat
- Paad Zee-U (wide, flat rice noodles, much wider than fettucine) with pork - no chili
- Shrimp fried rice
Now, here's a question...
Yowie, perhaps you can answer this (if it isn't an Americanism):
Why is it that, when you ask Thai restaurants for hot pepper on the side, they give you minced garlic in oil along with chopped chili peppers?
Computer problems: Every electronic trask and its brother have been visited upon me this week. Both Vingilot and Numerramar are now developing intermittently bad LCD panels, and I had a close scare with Tulkas, whose monitor color is still off because of bad leads in the irreplaceable power cable. If there are two things I do hate about computers, they are: intermittent (and hence hard-to-reproduce) problems and parts that are "attached" to displays and peripherals, so that you are up Poo River without a paddle if a little $5 bit breaks after it's out of warranty.
Welcome to 7 new friends who added me in the last week:
19 Feb 2004 1: gweneth_syeira
17 Feb 2004 1: vajrahridaya
16 Feb 2004 1: tatykey
15 Feb 2004 2: havocthecat, praxes
14 Feb 2004 1: chriszhong
13 Feb 2004 1: hermes_imagod
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