It occurred to me this morning that Elizabeth is in New York for the next few days and she took our laptop with her - the one with all my photos on it. But I have a few photos on our Netbook. Unfortunately, the Netbook is one of the three worst purchases I have ever made - behind a fried shrimp dinner on the Montana Hi-Line that left me sick for days and a DVD of Karate Kid Part III. When I was 18 I had a laptop with a 28.8k modem, and I believe that was faster than this Netbook. If our regular MacBook is Usain Bolt, this Netbook is John Candy.
So I'm not going to write a whole lot this morning. But I do have some pictures of my last trip to Pasadena Sandwich Company from a month ago. I wrote about PSC a little more than a year ago. I speculated that, while the sandwiches were good, the popularity of the place probably owes more to the prices and portions than the quality of the food or the service. This trip confirmed that.
I was helping out an acquaintance at his work for the afternoon and he said he would buy me lunch. I said we should get sandwiches from PSC. I called to order them at 12:40. "The cooks are getting a little backed up," the girl told me, "so why don't you come in 30 minutes and that way they'll definitely be ready."
I got there in 30 minutes, paid and waited around. For another 35 minutes. Finally, at 1:45, she handed me the two sandwiches.
We decided to share our sandwiches.
But at least it was big. Here is a picture next to my sunglasses for perspective.
This was my last time at Pasadena Sandwich Co. If they had been friendly or apologized for making me wait twice as long as I was quoted, maybe I could handle it. If both sandwiches were delicious, maybe then, too. Their service has always been slow, but this time was just too much: 65 minutes for two sandwiches, only one of which was good? Not worth it.