February 18, 2002

missing breakfast

I miss the breakfast buffet at the hotel in Seoul. Every day, it had counting down
one side, up the other, and through the middle: an omelet station (yuck); water
dumplings; dim sum (shrimp dumplings); shrimp with noodles; bacon; mashed
potatoes; sausages; 6 kinds of juice; 4 kinds of lettuce; turnip sprouts; cucumber
salad; bean curd; salad dressings; odd salad toppings; danish; croissants; pan au
chocolat; sweet breads (not sweetbreads which are organ mea; I mean just cake sort
of things); oatmeal; oxtail soup; abalone porridge; 5 kinds of kimch'i-ish things;
several cereals; pears, peaches, grapes, pineapples, strawberries, cantaloupe, and
watermelon; yogurt. And I'm sure I'm forgetting something. I did skip the things
like oxtail soup and abalone porridge, not to mention the pale sausages, but I
loved the idea of being able to have shrimp instead of eggs for

With luck, AussieCoach will let me row a single today,
because I still don't feel well enough to row at full pressure. (I keep having to
stop to blow my nose.) If so, thanks to href="http://mousepoet.diaryland.com/020216_79.html">Mousepoet via href="http://mechaieh.diaryland.com/onlyone.html">Mechaieh, it may be one of
those mornings where I work out a poem on the water, usually to forget it soon

Posted by dichroic at February 18, 2002 07:59 AM
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