A few days ago, my boss
/friend gave me a book entitled “Eat Your Way To Happiness” by Elizabeth Somer, because he was “concerned” about my weight.
Not sure how to feel about this. I appreciate his “concern,” though it’s a bit insulting for him to be saying so when I am continually refusing his offers for potato chips and soda when I’m working with him (not to mention the second-hand cigarette smoke I’m subjected to in his presence! I should counter by giving him a book on how to stop smoking!)
Anyway, I’ve just now cracked open the book, flipping to a random page:
Anti-Superfoods: Avoid at All Costs!
Three out of the four items the author says to “avoid at all costs!” include:
And this book is titled “Eat Your Way To Happiness”???
Observe true happiness:
This delectable little dish is an authentic French au gratin from a restaurant called Perraudin in Paris — topped with Gruyere cheese and baked to creamy, gooey, melty, delicious goodness. Probably one of the most memorable things I had eaten during my entire two weeks in France.
Healthy? No, I suppose not. But happiness-inducing? Most certainly.