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Friday, October 30, 2015

I am on a short work trip - drove in this afternoon, will leave tomorrow afternoon, and am staying in a cozy bed and breakfast for one night.

My hosts took me out for dinner tonight, at a microbrewery/restaurant. They had an order of nachos covered in goop, a burger with fries, and a pizza covered in paraphernalia and something called "beer cheese". And beer. Pumpkin beer.

I had grilled lamb chops and veggies, with an extra order of veggies, and an unsweetened ice tea. It was seriously yum, and I don't care if lamb counts as red meat or this week's news about the cancer linkage.

Because at least I didn't have a grease bomb for dinner, like my colleagues did. I wasn't even tempted - once in a while, this food thing isn't all that hard.
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    And you will definitely feel better in the morning than your colleagues will!

    Pumpkin beer?! Now, that's going too far into boutique-ism for my taste! When my brother and sister-in-law took me out to eat in the D.C. area, I was served "basil" beer and did not like it. Beer should not taste like other stuff.

    Good for you, Bemused! But you are awfully busy with all this traveling!
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    1999 days ago
    Hey, that's great! I'll wager you felt better than they did the next morning, too.
    1999 days ago
    Your meal sounds yummy although I don't eat red meat any more! Safe travels! Pumpkin beer!?! I wonder if it tastes as good as it sounds? Probably not, I am usually disappointed in the flavors of beverages!
    1999 days ago
    Sounds like you had a wonderful dinner. Glad that you found food items that worked with your eating plan. I would have gone for the pumpkin beer however. emoticon

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    1999 days ago
    You made a wise choice. Great on the extra veggies which are very yummy. A word on your colleagues meal, a grease pit of an artery clogging meal. Glad you didn't getcaught up in the insanity of unhealthy eating.

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  • JIBBIE49
    I hate grease.
    1999 days ago
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