We are oh-so-close to our move to the beach. Less than two weeks to go. Meanwhile, in our current apartment, idiot building manager “F” is showing an interest in the repair issues. Sudden professional and moral responsibility? Don’t bet on it. It’s simply panic. A soon-to-be empty, uninhabitable, and not inexpensive apartment on his hands — in a very tough market. Although the situation still gives me angst at moments, it has really become comical. Of course, we are not going to allow repair people access as we get ready to move. There are no more leaks. We waited weeks for nothing. Now, F can wait until we leave. It’s very satisfying to serve him his just desserts. And that’s all I’ll say on the subject today.
|CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH EDIBLE APRICOT ART.|
To get the bad taste of selfishness and incompetence out of my mouth, I’m thinking of some of the delicious and beautiful desserts we’ve had recently. The first two desserts were served at our favorite Mexican restaurant. The sauces were artistically presented and delicious.
|MORE DELICIOUS APRICOT ART WITH CARROT CAKE (TARTA DE ZANAHORIA).|
While out shopping one day, we couldn’t resist some pastries we saw in the window of a bakery near El Corte Inglés. Then, after an as-always incredible dinner at Catalina, came a lemon tarta dessert. It reminded us of Jerry’s mother’s lemon bread. Anything that reminds us of Alice is heavenly.
|VERY SIMILAR TO A NORWEGIAN PASTRY (KRUMKAKE) JERRY HAS MADE.
I CAN’T REMEMBER WHAT THEY WERE CALLED.
|CATALINA’S VERSION OF ALICE’S LEMON BREAD.|
More Sweetness On Its Way