things that are making you happy - Page 2267
It is glutinous rice that is pounded with a wooden mallet (or modern machinery) until it has a consistency ranging from chewing gum to nylon, the taste being almost exactly the same as nylon. The only good thing about it is that each year several (usually old) people choke to death trying to swallow the shit.
back to real life now, but had a superb vacation with the family this past week. the beach and boardwalk were excellent. amazing weather, water was awesome, swam every day last week with the kids. great amusement parks, fantastic rides and games. and then ended the week chilling at my brother-in-laws through the weekend, just lazing around. was a really good week. very good to get away.
In my profession, wearing a suit is not the norm at all, so I've been hesitant to take the extra step of wearing a square. But I'm enjoying it a lot, and it doesn't feel unnatural. I do need to buy more squares, though.
In a land where holidays are as plentiful as weekends, this may be my favorite. Because everyone I'm friends with is an artist or in well known bands, my weekend, especially today, consists of walking around reykjavik, drinking free booze, eating free food, seeing art and getting concerted at. This is the only Icelandic holiday that makes any sense. They should call it free shit day.