Ok, we know that life has been a bit hectic outside these hallowed halls and what with WhatsApp, Viber, Discord, Cell Phones, Smoke Signals being a means of communication, things can get a bit quiet around here.
It was the best of Summers, it was the worst of Summers. But now it’s almost gone.
Here’s to resurrecting the BAO for today. If you don’t know what this is, it’s a place where we can bitch about something trivial or important without fear of unsolicited advice, sympathy or judgment. If you want those things, sure you can get them here too but you can just drop that bit of information or that pet…
TAY certainly has a cast of characters and there is no better place to begin than with one of the largest characters around these parts.
There’s a theme this week and it’s supposed to be love. I’m not an expert or anything. It took me 7 years before I could think about being married and yeah, I’m married now and life is all great there. However, I’m not an expressive person when it comes to declarations of love. Sure, I believe in telling the people…
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Are you a happy person?
After all the complaining earlier in the week by Zarnyx about how I denied all the attempts at pumpkin pie, I went on a mission to the farm that sells the really good apple pies and got this:
I usually take a break from absolute bullshit on Sundays but since it's a special Sunday, I've been thinking:
Hey, Swan here.
I went to a new place today, on fellow NYC Tayer Unimplied's recommendation, for lunch and got this:
EDIT: inside of Dai bao.
I was having a mini BAO about how I didn't need any more Jersey peeps in mah plaza yesterday. I might have offended one or two. Unintentional and Unimplied. (Whew, I'm witty.) I was simply stating that as far as people in my plaza go I have my fair share of Jerseyites. New Yorkers too but I work and play in NYC so…
I know I know! It's Wednesday. We don't usually BAO on a Wednesday but sometimes you just have to bitch no matter what day of the week.
I had a great evening. Went to NYC, had a great dinner at a French bistro where I had Crème Andalouse soup with flan and chocolate mousse for dessert. Went to see La Bayadère at Lincoln Center and then hopped on a train to get home and what happens to a Swan?
One day I will get to Baohaus but not today. Today I passed by my go to breakfast bao place and got my breakfast. I ate half. Those guys are huge, yo.
Life is all about ups and downs. I always say that my life is punctuated by moments of happiness. The best one can hope for is more ups than downs, right?