Anne (netmouse) wrote,
Anne
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Nice lunch yesterday

Yesterday I had to take my car in to the shop (metal on metal != good for brakes) on South State and by the time they were done I was a little overdue for lunch so I decided to eat out instead of heading home (partly because I still had to go to the bank. Anyway....)

The cashier at the shop reminded me that The Olive Garden was really nearby, so I went there. It was *really* nice. Everybody there was super friendly (someone is managing that staff right) and the food was tasty. I had chicken and four-cheese stuffed ravioli in a garlic-cream-mushroom sauce, and salad (a new dish).

While I waited to order I watched the family of geese walk around the pond outside, and felt very peaceful. During lunch I mainly read Mary Anne Mohanraj's WisCon GoH speech, which is full of win and also includes some reflections on her pregnancies and raising babies that gave me some things to think about.

I very rarely eat out by myself, but it feels nice to have a treat once in a while. This was definitely a treat. And I had half my entree left over plus lots of breadsticks, which I packed home and gave to Brian for dinner, to share it with him. :)
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