Happy Birthday Emery!
Emery turned 21 today! We celebrated by making a trip to Monk’s Cafe in Center City with Fritz, Taki, Emily, and Matt. I’m sure you’ve heard me (or perhaps ) extol the virtues of said Belgian Beer Emporium. Tonight our waiter suggested that we mix Young’s Double Chocolate Stout with Lindeman’s Framboise, which was interesting. The lambic still makes it too sweet for my tastes. I also had a Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout (although I wanted a Hercule Stout with flip-top bottle, but they were out), and an apple ale from Quebec called Ephémèré, which was quite good. As always, the fries and burgers were amazing.
We returned to the room, cleaned up a bit, and some people came over to wish Emery a happy birthday. I gave him a fishing cat clock (complete with swinging tail and fishing rod) that I bought at this little woodcarving shop near Augustinerkirche in Vienna.
Emery and I finished off the night by depressing ourselves with another episode of Enterprise.
Now, I sleep.
“A New Ending” from Star Trek – Nemesis by Jerry Goldsmith