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Cake vs. Pie

15 Jul

I know it’s hard to believe, but I do have other friends besides Molly and Mazall.  Sometimes, I go on vacation with those friends. Sometimes, those friends and I get drunk and spend several hours arguing the merits of cake versus pie.

That’s right.  I said Cake vs. Pie.  It’s one of life’s all-important questions, right up there with the existence of God. I mean, what are we doing here anyway? Are we the result of a highly improbable collision of atoms floating through space with no real purpose? Are we the divine work of a spiritual maker? Or are we simply someone’s weekend craft project?

I don’t know, but I do know one thing: I love pie.

But I also love cake. And thus man’s eternal struggle begins….

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This Week in Janice: The Birthday Cake

7 Sep

cakeI know, I know. We haven’t been updating the blog. The problems is that we have lives work too much and when we’re not working we’re writing our first novels training for a marathon watching TV in pajamas. It’s hard being unproductive, but somebody’s gotta do it. Unfortunately, the dearth of blog posts means that you’ve missed a number of great Janice moments, such as the birthday cake episode.

I visited my mom in mid-August, right around my birthday. My mom bought me a delicious hazelnut mousse cake because she’s nice like that. I had a slice of cake on the first night of my visit, but I’m not a big cake person so I didn’t eat it again. I returned to New York and one day later—about four days after the initial cake purchase—I received this email: Continue reading