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nonamenumberfive:
I find myself saying “I’m too old for this shit” a lot these days
chefdaddy:
@nonamenumberfive I saw a Bourdain quote that said if you haven't started your own place by 35 you're too late and I always thought that was bullshit but at 43 I am understanding that sentiment.  It is not dissimilar to people at my age having babies. Fuck that noise I was barely functional for that at 25.
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Normally I do not participate in competitions particularly not food related ones but tonight we went to "the taste of the West" here in my town. It is a fundraiser for a group to revitalize the West side of town where we have both lived. We had been asked to participate a couple months ago and A has been waiting ever since. He loves competitive...
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chef:
Mmmmm 😋
hiptobes:
Hash brown casserole?!?! That sounds amazing!
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There are many times in my past that I would prefer not to relive but that doesn't mean I want to change them now. College didn't work out but without it I wouldn't have met my wife. Many things didn't go as planned but those things are all now part of what makes me who I am. So a couple small things I would tell...
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chefdaddy:
@littlejohn22 I had a pretty bad run in South Dakota. It is a pretty raw, rough place. That also makes it very beautiful in places. The Badlands are really amazing just in how desolate and other worldly the seem.  And Mt Rushmore is worth seeing at least once.
wizard0:
I have a friend that was a ranger on Mt Rushmore.  He tells some stories.