Friday, April 18, 2003


Unexpected penitential side-effects of Good Friday penance:

Marketing on Good Friday is more difficult than usual: the free-sample booths. Those little sausages being grilled at the end of the aisle never smell so good as they do on Good Friday. Except maybe, Ash Wednesday.

It's only on Good Friday that I realize that I sample everything as I go when cooking. It is really difficult not to .