Posts Tagged ‘Shrimp and corn cakes’

 Do you want to know a Jen fact? I love to peel and devein shrimp.  Is that gross?

Sorry.  I can’t pin point what exactly it is I enjoy about it, all I know is that when the task is complete I have a joyous feeling of a job well done.

Maybe it goes with one of my life goals to be an old timey lobster boat captain.  You know, not one of these new fangled ones with a crew and such.  Just me, my boat, some traps, a book for down time and my trusty dog who I always imagine to be an old english sheep dog, working on the water.  I’m not sure if this is an accurate portrayal of how lobster folk worked but I’m going to say it is.

Anyway I have lots of life goals like these and I’m pretty sure they are attainable.  Why can’t I be Patricia Neal’s character in the movie Hud? Her voice and laugh, her perspective, Paul Newman.  Or work the auto factory lines in the forty’s to help our boys overseas.  My gosh the clothes alone and the hair styles.  But I think I’m getting side tracked.


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