42. Humbling Hummus

Humbling Hummus The mental energy it took to plan for the following two weeks was almost as exhausting as physical energy it would take to carry out my upcoming tasks. Preparing for the fundraiser consumed almost all of my free time and what was leftover was reserved for marathon training. I had to come up…

10. Promising Polenta

The next day at work I was tortured with excitement. I wanted to see the boy who wanted to see me. I had forgotten what it was like to be so excited about someone that I got distracted at work. I was so smiley and spacey that one of my lunch ladies asked me if…

8. Heroic Hummus

I fantasized about sharing my epic pulled pork with the handsome man as I finished ringing him up. “Your total is $129.85,” I said. He handed me his card to swipe. Desperate to invite him to try my pork, but lacking the courage, I handed him a pen and his receipt to sign. For a…