I was looking at some pretzel recipes online. Doesn't look too bad. Take this one, for example:
Can that really be all there is to it? It's just bread and salt. What gives it the pretzel flavour?
I made bread a couple of times. Not for it's own sake, but as part of a recipe. What was the recipe...I had meat and some other stuff inside of them. So they were "pies", I guess, in the British sense. Meat pies. They didn't turn out amazing but they were alright. I ate them. The flavour was fine but they just didn't stay together. They opened at the top during the cooking process. Just an aesetical thing.
I wouldn't mind making some bread again. It's a chore but not the impossible feat that some people believe. And it would be good to eat some non-fajitas for a change. Speaking of which, I better go warm up a fajita. Heven't eaten today.
What I tried when making these fajitas was cutting the chicken while it was cooking. It sort of made things easier. It was less slimy, cut a bit easier, but you had to deal with the heat.
Oh man. I wrote the above a couple hours ago. Now I'm back and just took a great big diarhea dump.
But the main reason I returned is I was playing Crusader Kings 2, there are bishops in that game, and it reminded me of the elderly woman who taught me how to drive at some driving school. Her surname was Bishop.
So let's Google her up. See if she's still alive or what. Had kind of an unusual first name. Mmm...she's probably not this girl on Twitter. Adding "obituary" doesn't help.
According to Google, the driving school still exists. But on Google Maps, the building has bars on the windows, suggesting it's closed. Maybe it just always has bars on the windows. It was in a crappy area. Undoubtedly worse now.
No Google reviews of this school. I can't believe that it still exists. All you did was read a chapter in some old, old, old decrepit old book and then take a test. If you fail the test, you take it again. And there were like six hours of driving instruction. Total waste of time and money.
I'll be damned. Here's a review from 2011 that mentions her name.
Here's an article from 1998 saying that she's moved the business a few blocks down. Also mentions that she's been working there for 25 years. So she must be...I don't know...in her 80s at least.
The Better Business Bureau lists their number as "disconnected". And it appears that they had a website in 2011 but by 2013, it was gone.
Aha. Here's an article from 2003 about her where it says she's a native of Alabama. And many of the obituaries were for Alabama. But this shows a black woman. The dates check out, though. 1926 to 2012.
I don't know. This woman has to be gone by now as well as the driving school. I couldn't even believe that that shitty little driving school was a viable business in 1995.
Let's see if this stoner I went to school with is still dead. Yeah. He had nothing going on. Passionate about bonsai trees. 34 years old. They mention his beloved dog. Dude wasted his life.
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