I Made The Daily Dish!
Andrew Sullivan's The Daily Dish was the first blog I ever read with regularity, and I still read it every day.
One of the more unusual features of his blog is that he does not allow for comments. Instead, if you have a comment, you can email him, and if your comment intrigues him, he might post it himself. He doesn't publish names, just comments.
So, yesterday Andrew wrote about he could never run for president, not just because he wasn't born here, but because he had just ordered three petite vanilla scones at Starbucks, and as such, "If that doesn't make [him] an elite snooty pansy-ass un-American commie terrorist-lover, what would?"
I know exactly the scones he means. I've had my eye on those little scones for the last two weeks. Every time I walk into Starbucks, there they are. I think about them, and I pass on them, every time.
So, I was inspired to email him a comment, and he put it up, along with two others: Mine is (obviously) the last of the three:
08 May 2008 08:05 pm
Man, they're good. A reader writes:
Not that there's anything wrong that. And another:
They're totally awesome: moist, sweet, crusty, the best pastry Starbucks has come up with. And I include the toffee almond bar.
Alright, my dad was president of his local teachers union, but still.