Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Why Do Croissants Make Me Sad?
I know. Until now, you've thought I was a very rational human being. Nothing too quirky. No real psychoses to deal with. Sadly, this may change.
I told my students that croissants make me sad and they thought that was hysterical. I don't know why they make me sad. I bite into one and immediately, I just want to cry. I get that ache in the back of my throat like I'm just going to cry at any second.
It's not that I don't like the taste. I enjoy the buttery flavor. It's not that I had a bad experience when I ate a croissant. They just make me sad. It doesn't matter where I eat them: France, England, Belgium, Quebec, my kitchen, my classroom. I've had them everywhere. And they make me sad.
Hmm there are people at my door wearing white coats and carrying a straightjacket. How did they hear about this already??