Thursday, July 07, 2016

Happy World Chocolate Day

How quickly a year can fly by! Once again, it's World Chocolate Day! Although some people say the day is in September. I say the more days to celebrate chocolate, the better.

And nothing says chocolate holiday as a list of reasons to eat chocolate. So, here are 11 Reasons to Love Chocolate.


Variety of Chocolates


Monday, July 04, 2016

American Independence

Happy July 4th to my fellow Americans!

Happy Independence Day from Sam, Murray, and Steve
"Sam Wilson," "Murray the Invisible Man," and "Steve Rogers" wish everyone a happy Independence Day

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Afternoon at the Ballpark

I went to the Mets game yesterday, and between this

Mets Lineup at Citi Field

And this

Mets Celebrate Victory on the Field

Final Score on Scoreboard: Kansas City Royals 3, Mets 4
I got hit by a foul ball that caught the back of my head on the rebound. We get quite a few foul balls where our seats are, but it's been a few years since one has come directly at me. I ducked and it went over my head, but the row behind me was empty, so the ball caught either the concrete floor or the seat and bounced right up to the base of my head. It hurt a little, but not too much. I heard some kid shout that he got the ball, but I figure as the injured party, I should've gotten to keep it. I honestly have no idea where it ended up, though somewhere behind me for sure, and I doubt anyone knew I'd been hit. Ah well. At least the Mets managed to win despite two players leaving with injuries. Nothing is ever easy with the Mets.


Tuesday, June 21, 2016

In Pursuit of Perfect Chocolate

Haven't we all wanted chocolate that was less fattening? Science is trying to help! A new production method reduces fat and makes the chocolate taste better. Sounds ideal!


Chocolate Mousse

Went to a wedding this past weekend and this was the dessert: chocolate mousse cake. It wasn't quite as good as it looked. I wish the mousse had been thicker, too, but the chocolate top layer was fairly tasty.

Slice of Chocolate Mousse Cake with Whipped Cream and Strawberries on the Side


Friday, June 10, 2016

Latest Links

This year pretty much has sucked, health-wise. Been fighting off what probably is a cold the last few weeks. And been on a strict diet to try to combat IBS symptoms which excludes chocolate, so you can imagine how well that's going. Plus, it means no new chocolate to review. :(

I haven't seen too many movies this year, but I have been watching a lot of TV (Orphan Black has been awesome and so intense this season, which is saying a lot for a show that's always awesome and intense) and baseball and now that the weather is nice, getting out now and then to take photos. But mostly, I'm playing around online. Here are some links I enjoyed from the last couple of weeks.

The perfect gift for a Game of Thrones fan who's caught up with the show.
Superman will appear in season 2 of Supergirl, which makes me very happy. I can't wait to find out who gets cast in the role.
This behind-the-scenes video of how a recent Google Doodle was made is charming.


Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Monthly Links

Nothing like celebrating the onset of spring weather, finally, like an old-fashioned sore throat and cold. After a week of coughing, I think I've perfected it. ugh.

Anyway, here are some fun links from the previous month.