Author Archives: KeenEye

Ebola

And here I am, irritated that my clothes are still in the washing machine and I have to walk downstairs to put them in the dryer…http://www.nytimes.com/video/world/africa/100000003071418/burial-boys-of-ebola.html $6 dollars a day to bury deadly corpses. I’m in awe.

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Excuses

WordPress sent me a link to see my blog stats for 2013. I have been blogging since 2003, and yet only published two blog posts in the previous 365 days. My friend Kristen says that I never broadcast bad news. I … Continue reading

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Free Food

It irritates me to no end. Someone gets their pizza and asks for something to add to it, and gets upset when they get charged. Just because you paid for your meal in advance doesn’t mean that you can order … Continue reading

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Being Rich

Jake has been on his 10-day vacation, so Whitey and I have been working his full-time schedule. This means we have to actually work instead of just sit around and count money all day while planning our next vacation. /sarcasm … Continue reading

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Grumpy Old Man

Kris handed the phone over to Ash, basically telling her ‘it’s that old grumpy guy’. When I heard this, I had to ask what was up. Kristen told me “Remember that old man that used to come in and talk … Continue reading

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Festival of Trees

Due to lack of blogging, you may not be aware that we decorated a tree for the Festival again this year. The annual event is to raise money for our local hospital; this year, it was to purchase a new … Continue reading

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Love you. But not you…

Thank you for your emails, text messages, even the surprise phone call from Missy who I may or may not have ever talked to on the phone before. 🙂 I dropped off the face of the earth to battle some … Continue reading

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Helllllooooo?

Is anyone still out there? 🙂 After almost a year of seclusion and not wanting to be so transparent, I’m back. Last July, I found out some scary news about my health, and decided to keep things close to my … Continue reading

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I am not my hair; I am not my breasts.

This makes me smile. http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/kellie-pickler-shaves-head-support-cancer-stricken-best-friend-summer-holt-miller-article-1.1152412 Why do health insurance companies not cover mammograms until a woman turns 40? Why is that the “magic” number? When I win the big bucks, when I’m wealthy beyond my means, I’m going to purchase … Continue reading

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Same mistakes, only different.

Here’s a photo of our chalk board menu, which hangs on the wall at our restaurant: And here’s a photo of the menu at our local brew pub, Barley Brown’s: I pointed out to Whitey that I found a typo … Continue reading

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You Get What You Pay For

The proof is in the popcorn: I’ll never buy cheap popcorn again.

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Throwing gas on the fire. Brrrr. That’s cold.

Thank you for stopping in with words of encouragement and a hug and a what-the-heck comment. And thanks for the emails and words of support. And… please don’t stop patronizing a business because of one person’s mistake. If you already … Continue reading

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Bravo, Pavo! Not. / UPDATED

It’s taken me a long time to settle down and write this blog post so that I wouldn’t sound like a lunatic.  I’ve since come to terms with how to address the situation that got me so riled up, and … Continue reading

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Vegas: Competition Day

…. continued ——– WEDNESDAY ——- We were up until 1 a.m. cooking our sauce, prepping our veggies, and making to-do lists over and over, trying our best to not forget anything. Making a pizza outside of your own kitchen is … Continue reading

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Meh. It’s just a job.

Had one of our kitchen guys give me the courtesy of a 3-hour notice that he would be leaving to work as a wildland firefighter the very next day. Never mind that he was scheduled the next day (and the … Continue reading

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Foodie Makeup

So strange. Would be a cool addition to a Halloween costume if you were dressed as “FAST FOOD”. I wonder what Pizza eye makeup would look like?

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Pizza Cook Makeover

Luke showed up to work wearing dark blue socks, wanna-be bermuda shorts, and a Robotron t-shirt with bleach stains. His St. Louis Cardinals ballcap was the most fashionable thing he wore. I couldn’t help but poke fun at his outfit, … Continue reading

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Three Days Ago

Friday, we woke up to 6″ of snow on the ground. Saturday, we ended up having a girls’ pedicure day the DAY AFTER this photo was taken, and all wore open-toed shoes home. And then yesterday, on Easter Sunday, there … Continue reading

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A very late update: Vegas, Monday & Tuesday

—————————————– MONDAY —————————————– We left Baker City on Monday morning before dawn, and had an uneventful drive to Boise for our departure to Vegas. Jake brought only a carry-on bag. I brought a cooler full of pizza dough and cheese, … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

Jake and I leave for Vegas tomorrow. Our itinerary is set, bags are packed, and we made two rehearsal pizzas tonight to test our final product that we’ll be entering in the competition. They were fantastic! Our schedule is very … Continue reading

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