30 New Things: Go out For Breakfast Before Work

creditNow. I will grant you that going out to eat before work isn’t quite as challenging as cycling 88 miles with no training or braving a Scientology lair, but it’s hard to resist the siren song of pancakes, yo.

So it was with visions of giant muffins dancing in our heads that my friend Jess and I braved drizzle, fog and 6 am eye goobers to dine at our local Perkins. I ordered my usual stomach torture of orange juice, coffee and hashbrowns and Jess indulged in the ubiquitous giant muffin. We chatted about dinosaurs and thrifting, eavesdropped on the people across the aisle discussing Catholicism and attempted to guess our server’s gender (the jury’s still out – those fake nails aren’t fooling anyone, dude).

I headed off to into the rain, feeling smug that it was only 7 am and I had already accomplished something fun and lovely. Recommended.

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  1. Nicole Ioma

    sounds lovely =) I didn't remember seeing this one on the list so I just looked over it again and I'm really excited to see some of the things you are going to do!

  2. Jess

    Fantastic idea! I got up three hours early this morning for work and finished faster than I expected!

    I think I will wake Mr.Ben and take us to Delux…yummmmm.

    Savoury Muffin…get in my belly!

  3. Chrissy

    i love waking up early. waking up early for breakfast is even better. well done!

  4. daddylikeyblog

    Sarah, you're awesome. I must try this soon! Although at 6AM I'm not sure I know how to eat.

  5. Erin

    Once, in junior high some friends and I had the idea that we'd meet for breakfast at IHOP before school. It was awesome/weird.

  6. Brittany Noel

    Last semester, there was one night during the last week when my boyfriend and I both didn't sleep at all. I was at school aaalllll night silkscreening (hello, tendinitis!) and I drove back home at 6am to have breakfast with him at Panera right when they opened. It made everything seem a little bit better.

  7. Lennebelle

    This sounds like a good idea! I will do this tomorrow before going to the market and have a bagel and some cofee to start the day!

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