Fun with Food. Okay, so I was like totally tired, overworked and mentally exhausted at lunch today. So what did I do? First I closed my eyes and willed myself to relax and take a few deep breaths. Then I started eating. It was kind of boring; a roast beef sandwhich and some grapes. I had a lot of grapes. So of course, I started playing with them.
Grape Toss. First I tried to toss a few and catch them in my mouth. Man is that hard to do! I kept missing. They were bouncing off my cheek and going down my shirt. It was hilarious. Then I noticed that I could see my reflection in the candy machine. I used my reflection to judge distance, but still couldn’t get it right. Then I practiced moving the in one smooth motion from the container into my mouth. After a few practice runs, I did it halfway and tossed it the rest of the way. Success! I stopped on that high note. (Well, it was that or have the people passing by in the hallway notice what I was up to.)
So next I put a bunch of grapes on my paper towel to see how many letters of the alphabet I could shape them into. That was fun, but not giggle-worthy like the grape toss. I squished one in my hand just to see what would happen. (It just dripped some juice and got a little messy – no squirting across the room or anything.) Finally I hit upon a great idea. Grape dodgeball! Sure – line up 2 sides of players. Use a slighter bigger grape to be the ball. Using a man from Team 1, hit it toward a player on Team 2. If it hits them, that player is eaten! Keep going until all team members have been taken out. I accidentally ate the ball and not the player on the first game. But on game 2, Team 2 was Victorious. (Which is a good thing, because I think Team 1 won game 1, but I ran out of time to play the tie-breaker game).
I think that was one of the most fun lunch times I’ve had in quite a while. I wonder what suprises tomorrow’s lunch might hold?