Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Looking for the Chicken

This is the type of person I am. 

I ordered Cook's Country magazine around Christmas time.  It's related to Cook's Illustrated, but it's more of an everyday food kind of thing.  And they do a lot of testing.  There's a show on PBS that coincides with it.  Great magazine, highly recommend it if you like reading about food. 

Anyway, I got an issue late last week, and then another one yesterday (this is because I forgot to pay for it; whoops!).  Well, as I was looking through the third issue that I had received, I noticed that there is a hidden picture and if you can find it, then you are entered into a drawing and can win really cool stuff.  They have a picture of it and then say that it's "tiny" in the magazine somewhere.  So I start scouring the magazine in search of this thing.  Then I get the brillant idea that I will find the previous months (because it was sitting at the end of the bed) to know exactly what it looks like.  Well, wouldn't you know, they release the winners two months after and I didn't know exactly where my issue from two months ago was. I looked for over 40 minutes trying to find this stupid rooster!  I begged Joel to find it for me (at 11 PM!) and he said no. I looked again and again.  Finally, I went to bed, determined that in the morning I would find my earliest issue and figure out exactly what I was looking for.

When I got my hands on the magazine, I searched for another ten minutes, looking at one picture mind you, trying to find this chicken drawing.  Once I found it, it took me less than ten minutes to find the other two.  I would NEVER have found them without seeing one!

That's me, in a nutshell.  I'm like a rabid dog on the hunt when I find something I want to do.  Unfortunately, it's normally silly things like looking for chickens!

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