...to the Converse College Low-Residency MFA session, which officially starts this evening. At lunch today, we had a sandwich bar with an array of condiments, including some pickles that looked better than the run-of-the-mill pickle. "Try me," said a tiny voice...and so I put a couple on my turkey sandwich. They were amazing--pickly and sweet, some of the best southern-style pickles I've ever had. I went back for seconds.
I also met the chef, and was able to express my pickle enthusiasm to him and to the food service director. Hopefully, those pickles will show up again!
And how nice that the food service director remembered me--yes, it helps to blog favorably about the college cafeteria, as I did a couple years ago while I was writer-in-residence: