May 27th, 2014

Mr. Pants Says

why?

Why is McDonald's coffee so damned hot? Like, do they not realize my tongue would prefer *not* knowing "So THAT'S what burning teeth tastes like."

They aren't the only ones guilty of serving coffee brewed on the surface of the sun, they're just the one I stopped at this morning.


Dk/dc: morning person, or night owl?
Ruben

Silly kitty

My cat swallowed a hairband. He saw me reaching to get it away from him, gulped it down, then ran and hid under the dining table. When I managed to extricate the little guy, I checked his throat and ... nothing. Gone.

What is the likelihood of it passing in his poop? What is the likelihood I will be parting with many dollars for feline abdominal surgery?
stock::moon hug

(no subject)

How do you deal with the death of someone close to you?
Is it better or worse if you kind of new that it would happen relatively soon but thought you'd have more time, or that they would be able to get better for a while? (i.e. they're pretty sick all the time with one thing after another, or have something like cancer.)

My Aunt has three different life-threatening/basically terminal things wrong with her right now, and two days ago she decided to stop all treatment and let nature take its course. On the one hand, I'm totally supportive of dying with dignity and when you want to, rather than clinging on, miserably, until the last possible second, but the idea of not getting another email from her has had me in tears for days.

dk/dc/i am a robot and emotions are weird concepts to me: What are some great video games you're excited for?
PS4 or XBOX1?
My boyfriend bought me the Kingdom Hearts Final Mix compilation with the two DS games and the remix of the first. I've been distracting myself with it this weekend. We also picked up Watchdogs for him today. We're both pretty excited for some of the survival/horror games coming out, as well as the pre-sequel toe Borderlands.

Have you ever worked at/interviewed for a GameStop position? any general advice for a sales driven retail job?
Chandler & The Drill

Siblings

Do you have any brothers or sisters?

Do you get on with them?

Do your relationship/s with your siblings, if any, live up to your expectations, or to what your expectations once were?

My answers:
One sister, one brother.
With my sister, yes. With my brother, no.
No. But my relationship with my sister is better than I might've hoped for.
butterflies

Sumac?

I found a recipe I'd like to try, it is as follows:

2 large pita breads
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 ½ tsp. ground sumac
½ head romaine lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces
½ cup coarsely chopped parsley
4 scallions, sliced, white parts only
½ cup chopped or torn fresh mint
2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 green pepper, diced, optional

Preheat oven to 375°F.
Place bread on cookie sheet, and bake about 15 minutes, or until golden and crisp. Remove bread from oven, and set aside to cool. When cool enough to handle, break into 1/2-inch pieces.
Mix together salt, pepper, lemon juice, olive oil and 1 teaspoon sumac. Toss lettuce, parsley, scallions, mint, cucumbers, tomatoes and green pepper, if using, in separate bowl. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 teaspoon sumac over salad, add toasted pita pieces and dress salad, tossing to coat well. Serve immediately.

(from Vegetarian Times)

This sounds really good, has anyone had sumac? As far as I can tell, it's a spice but I have no idea what it tastes like or where to find it.