She left a vast pile of rich chocolate brownies on the kitchen table. He made up his mind not to touch them but even as he did so, he found that he had one in his hand.
– Paula Fox, ONE-EYED CAT
It’s always nice when you can really identify with a character… of course, Ned’s dilemma in this scene is gluttony vs. spite, whereas glut vs. laze is the defining quandary of my life.
Speaking of my piggishness: I am learning to cook (more on that soon), which is immensely exciting to me, and I’m overcome with the urge to throw dinner parties. I wanted to have an Eat Pig Like a Pig party before deciding that pork, etc are too expensive to buy for a lot of people. My boyfriend said I was the only person in the world who would think of throwing a party like that. Inexplicably, he did not appear to mean this as a compliment.