Will Do Kegels For Cheesecake

18th July 2012

Some more maybe not-so-little known facts about me:

I have a serious problem with spending money in places that don’t have accessible toilets, or  anywhere I have to move furniture to get around.  I engage Go Go (or not) Gadget Camel if the place sells books or cheesecake.  I’m weak.

Current obsessions include: Yankee Candles, escapist books, my father’s incredible shrinking tumour, episodes of Roseanne (before they won the lottery) and wedding blogs.

The highlight of my day yesterday was finding a bright orange mop you can throw in the wash.  I was immediately reminded of this.

I need a holiday.  Obviously.

I have one regret.  It is purely academic.  Really.

I want to open a bookshop and hire myself to work in it.

Popcorn is sacred.  And a food group.

I miss the days when people went down the street without texting or taking a photo.  Just live.

As I was saying, I recently took this:

On the way home from the train station.













Most of my actual writing these days happens in the green notebook Dad gave me.  While listening to Fleetwood Mac.  The notebook isn’t finished yet.  I should work on that.

Post inspired by the people behind 12 Books in 12 Months, Coffee and Chaos and The Terrain of Symmetry.  Because they kinda asked for it.

So, what would you do for cheesecake?

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  • Reply Hippie Cahier 18th July 2012 at 3:47 pm

    Totally with you on the bookshop. Will you hire me, too? Can we sell cheesecake?

    • Reply LKD 18th July 2012 at 5:04 pm

      Yes, of course! There will be lots of cheesecake.

  • Reply girlinafoodfrenzy 18th July 2012 at 4:04 pm

    I Agree, popcorn should definitely be a food group! 😉

    • Reply LKD 18th July 2012 at 5:07 pm

      And your blog is making me hungry!

  • Reply E.S. Henry 18th July 2012 at 5:01 pm

    I’ll run burlesque in the back of the bookshop and then Jon and I can move to Edinburgh?

    • Reply LKD 18th July 2012 at 5:06 pm

      Excellent plan. Seriously. 🙂

  • Reply barefoot_med_student 18th July 2012 at 5:46 pm

    Cheesecake’s too rich for me, unless it’s baked cheesecake, generally.
    I also have this dream of owning and working in a bookshop.

  • Reply mylifeisthebestlife 18th July 2012 at 6:21 pm

    I would learn to order cheesecake in 20 different languages.
    And I, too, would like to work in your bookshop.

  • Reply Lottie Nevin 18th July 2012 at 11:44 pm

    I managed and ran a bookshop in London for 6 years. It’s fun but a lot of hard work and also BACK BREAKING lifting boxes of books!
    So, because I can’t lift anything anymore, would it be ok if I sat behind the counter reading and eating cheesecake instead? I promise that I would try not to serve customers with my mouthful of cheesecake……..

  • Reply Blunt Delivery (@bluntdelivery) 19th July 2012 at 1:34 am

    1. yay for dad’s shrinking tumor

    2. i love roseanne. hate cheesecake. except from the cheesecake factory

    3. have you smelled the new lavender lemon yankee?!?! to die for

    • Reply LKD 19th July 2012 at 3:07 pm

      That one is my next splurge!

  • Reply Subtlekate 19th July 2012 at 3:18 am

    Every bookshop should have cheesecake. Make that a law.

  • Reply Heather Wright 19th July 2012 at 1:35 pm

    I definitely agree that popcorn is a food group, and frankly in my house, essential to support life. In my university days, I thoroughly believed that leftover popcorn (I know. What’s that?) and orange juice was a perfectly good breakfast. Loved the post! And thanks for dropping by my blog. 🙂

  • Reply thoughtsappear 19th July 2012 at 2:45 pm

    Is it flavored cheesecake? Cheesecake Factory has totally spoiled me.

    • Reply LKD 19th July 2012 at 2:52 pm

      We don’t have them here! But the last time I was in NY my Mom bought one of their selection boxes. As someone who loves a man who hates cheese, I may have cried a little. True story.

      This particular cheesecake was dark chocolate.

  • Reply philosophermouseofthehedge 19th July 2012 at 4:25 pm

    Summer: boring and hot. Cheesecake does sound good

  • Reply Kathy V. 19th July 2012 at 6:00 pm

    The question really becomes: What WOULDN’T I do for cheesecake?

  • Reply poetprodigy7 20th July 2012 at 12:42 am

    Love this. 🙂

    I’d do just about anything for cheesecake…as long as whoever catches me doing it doesn’t post a picture of it on Facebook. I don’t do wel with public humiliation.

  • Reply eof737 29th July 2012 at 2:29 pm

    That title caught my eye. 😆

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