Monday, January 19, 2009

Wish Me Luck!

Today was Martin Luther King day, so we had no school! To me this translates as another day to study for and stress over my two most difficult exams. Tomorrow morning I have my Business Law final, I can't wait for it to be over. It's a "spill your guts" essay type exam, and we're allowed to use notes. I spent all day yesterday writing pages of hopefully-useful notes. In the afternoon I have my French midterm. This is the one I am most worried about. I know what to expect, but I never do well on French tests no matter how much I study. Wish me luck!

I didn't spend all day yesterday writing notes; I had to give myself a break sometimes! On one of those breaks I made some delicious almond cookie dough. So today after lunch I pulled out a frozen log of cookie dough and baked yummy cookies. No matter how many times I make and eat them, it always amazes me how good they taste fresh out of the oven. I think this batch was my best yet.

Yoga is working out great for me! Some of the stretches are harder for me, but that's because I am really not all that flexible. Doing them every day, though, will hopefully change that!

All in all it has been a good day. My cousin came over after work and we made her "Tastes Like Happy" chicken. I would love to share the recipe with you, but of course she won't let me. I've never understood why people don't like to share recipes... I have to go along with it though. I also felt like trying out a pizza dough recipe I found, but make it into garlic bread. It wasn't quite garlicky enough, but it was still good! I will find the recipe and upload a picture later, right now I feel like just going to bed.


  1. GOOD LUCK!! We'll be thinking about you - know you'll do great!
    The cookies sound yummy - I'm with you on sharing recipes - why not?? There's a great little restaurant in town that's served the same soup & bread for ~ 20 years, & my dau recently got a copy of their OLD cookbook from a friend -
    My granddaughters had the day off sch, too, & when we talked about lunch, that's where they wanted to go! THey love the creamy broccoli soup - I need to try making it - but the recipe is for 5 gallons!! I sug we make it & FREEZE some :)

  2. What a yummy and productive day you had my friend! You are like a fount of prolific!

    Best of luck in your exams! I know you will ROCK them! :)

    Thank you for your kind and supportive comments on my blog yesterday. They were comforting like your delicious cookies and tasty chicken! Hugs!

  3. Oh man! I'm always looking for chicken recipes (I get so bored) and I've never had happy chicken before. Oh well. That almond cookie dough looks fantastic and yes, there is nothing better than freshly baked cookies. I'm so glad that yoga is working out for you! Power Yoga is very intense, maybe that is something you can work towards later. It's a real workout. I can't do it but wish I could!

  4. Hi Tori,

    It's been great catching up with your blog today. Would you believe I haven't even heard Obama's speech yet?! I feel very positive about this man as President of America though.

    I'm with you re. recipe sharing too. I can never understand why some people are so protective of their recipes. It's like they guard them with their life...maybe they see them as their work just as an artist would claim copyright on their art.

    I hope you are happy with your exam results. As long as you did your best, that's the main thing.

    love, light and peace,