Dallas' Dream Café isn't as fanciful as the name suggests, but it was ok. They have plenty of menu items with vegetarian and vegan options, and they'll even let you order off of the brunch menu at night. They have a hummus spread that is good, but stay away from "the salty dog"--a watery disappointment of weak grapefruit juice and organic vodka.
Natalie was late because of an evil mockingbird, and Matthew abandoned us to watch a play.
Megan and Natalie found this book gross, clumsy, and entirely unrealistic--a melodrama in which nothing happens. For the rest of us, Tender was intelligent, relatable, and even hyper-real--the kind of book which dissects internal struggles, where nothing yet everything happens.
"So wet," muttered James, one morning, and he sounded like someone stepping in out of the rain.
"I know," Catherine said. "But really, I'm interested in the poems rather than in the lives." Julia smiled that same strange smile again. "I believe you," she said, after a long moment. "Thousands wouldn't."