Dear Future Soul Mate, Forgive me for not using your actual name. Tell you what -- how 'bout I just refer to you as Julie?I've always liked that name and I wouldn't be surprised if you ended up having it.
Y'know, it feels strange expressing my deepest personal thoughts to a woman I haven't even seen, but I'm making an exception for you because, after all, we will eventually be together for the rest of our lives.
Plus, just because we haven't met yet, doesn't mean we can't share our feelings, right? After many years of not being able to find you, Julie -- well, two years to be exact, the frustration of the endless search started to get to me.
Next door at 176 Route 5, chef-owners Kelden Smith and John Hessler opened their 37-seat Samurai Soul Food on Friday night.
The pair met while working in the kitchen at Worthy Burger, where Hessler ran kitchen and PR cleanup after a five-case E.
Oh, sure, some of them were attracted to me and it wouldn't have been difficult to have comforted myself with a series of meaningless, superficial sexual encounters.
But that's not what I wanted; that's not me, ultimately that's not even satisfying, in case my mother is reading this. All evidence to the contrary, Julie, I informed anyone who asked about it, that it was simply a question of time and luck before I'd meet my soul mate.It's not often that the sleepy Connecticut River burg of Fairlee — year-round population 977 — witnesses the opening of two new restaurants in five days. Early in the week, locals got their first taste of the Lunchbox Deli & Café, a three-table daytime spot at 192 Route 5.On Monday, Amber Sharon and Shawn Nelson began serving simple home-style fare such as biscuits and gravy, breakfast quiche, pastries, and sandwiches from their cozy storefront.He thought I was my sister."That sounds like a great idea! SPF 120, for our delicate skin." I handed her the bottle, and two tablets."Here, take these aspirin, too, for your headache."The year my mother and father were we, my father bought his wife a very beautiful Baccarat chandelier.It weighed one ton and hung down two entire flights of stairs.