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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Waiting for Pizza
Waiting for Pizza
We had a
snow storm last Thursday.Mrs. Cranky
did not have work and did not feel like going out or cooking.We ordered takeout pizza for dinner. Mmmm pizza! Jersey pizza! Made by a real
Italian named Sal, not some mid-west cardboard crap pizza that is guaranteed
delivered in 20 minutes, and not just pizza, but pizza with sausage and
the pizza at 6:00 and I was hungry.It
generally takes about 30 minutes for delivery.At 6:30 I was starving…hey, I’m old.At 6:45 I suggested we call.I
was told to give it 10 more minutes.Ten
minutes later Mrs. C was as hungry as I was and she called. She was told “You’re the next one out.”
we were not the only ones who did not want to go out in the snow or stay in and
cook.Should be only 15 more minutes.
minutes later I was ready to chew on my arm.
“What was that, the front door?”
“It’s just the wind.”
“This is torture, I’m starving.”
“Just hang on, I’m sure you’ll
is, waiting for food doubles your hunger.Waiting for pizza, pizza with sausage and mushrooms doubles the normal
already doubled hunger.This was fourple
hunger (double squared.)
threw myself to the front door, paid the delivery dude and floated back to the
table on pizza fumes.I poured myself a
glass or red wine and grabbed my first slice.
the delivery guy got lost and that is why it took so long.The pizza was cold and the normally soft
crust was now crisp.Thirty seconds in
the microwave and it was warm and the crust was soft again, but re-heated pizza
is never as good as right out of the oven pizza.
was Jersey pizza with sausage and mushrooms, and I was fourply hungry.It was warmed over, but still good…all four