Have you ever had a day that was so hectic that you were running around like a chicken with your head cut off? Sometimes, when all the dust clears, you find that in the chaos you fulfilled that picture by doing something mindless. I have found some things in pretty odd places because I absentmindedly put down what I was holding in a crazy place. I know when I was younger I accidentally put ice cream in the refrigerator and when I later saw the pools of melted gummy ingredients, I didn’t think I could ever eat ice cream again. Wish I could say that resolve lasted.
Anyway, a few months ago I was having one of those mornings of insanity. I was leading a staff meeting that day which was likely to be taken as confrontational. I decided that a home cooked luncheon might “tame the savage beast”. As part of a meal, I threw together a simple lettuce and tomato salad. Food in hand, I rushed off to work. Continue reading