CICADA INVASION 2004: What you NEED to know!

This may be the most important single post I have ever made for the citizens of Cincinnati.

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23rd Post

I was instructed (by Bethany‘s journal by way of Taliendo‘s journal) to do the following:

1. Go into your archives.
2. Find your 23rd post (or closest to).
3. Find the fifth sentence (or closest to).
4. Post the text of the sentence in your blog along with these instructions

So, here’s mine:

Sometimes, TZO’s servers can be a tad slow, which is the reason for the occasional slowdown in hitting this system the first time in a session.

Why do this? I don’t know.

Jacques Pepin in Cincinnati — May 27, 2004

Jacques Pepin discussed THE APPRENTICE: MY LIFE IN THE KITCHEN at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Cincinnati on May 27, 2004.

I arrived about 30 minutes early and was able to get a seat in the front row. I spent the time before the event talking with a charming 73-years-young lady and her adult daughter about cooking, fresh produce, cookbooks, and Alton Brown (she’d never heard of him, but after looking at my just-purchased copy of GEAR FOR YOUR KITCHEN, she was headed back to get I’M JUST HERE FOR THE FOOD).

Promptly at 7:00, Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel, chef at an excellent local restaurant stepped to the podium. Jean-Robert (“JR”) recounted an experience from “when [he] was a shy younger chef” when Jacques Pepin came into the restaurant where JR was working, and JR was too nervous to go out to meet him. JR introduced Chef Pepin (in the course of the discussion, Chef Pepin revealed that he would dine this evening at JR’s restaurant).
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