Sunday, August 5, 2012
HAVING A BALL ... AT 7TH AND MONTANA!
Something's been missing lately at 7th and Montana, and I don't mean just the lack of blogworthy news. Louis, everyone's favorite Maltipoo pup, has been "fixed." "Snip, snip," said Kerry, emphasizing her point with a simple scissors gesture. At first, I didn't believe her. Louis' post operative behavior, if anything, suggests he hasn't quite gotten over the hump. But then I got a look at the free samples Starbucks was giving out today, two small 'dollops' of a mystery substance in a plastic cup, and had some second thoughts. "What's that?," I asked one of the Baristas. She paused, cleared her throat and mumbled, "Almond Balls, I think." This, from the company whose last ballsy move was to substitute crushed up beetle extract for berries in its Strawberries & Creme Frappuccinos, Strawberry Banana Smoothies, Raspberry Swirl Cakes, Mini-Doughnuts with Pink Icing and Red Velvet Whoopie Pie. "No thanks," I said, "I think I'll just fix myself a snack at home ...!"