Hello readers! I know, long time no nothing. Such are the ways of Spring Break (wooo!) even when the earlier part of this week was mostly spent hiding from positively Oregonian-winter weather, and I maybe could have been writing instead of just watching trash TV on Hulu. But no. Spring Break! Woooo!
Today, however, the weather was lovely, and I was positively energetic, which I proved by going on my first New York City bike ride of the season. How is this at all related to TracyFood? Well, I’ll tell you: I needed this bike ride as a test drive (so to speak) for a ridiculous plan.
You see, tomorrow is Macaron Day, and a bunch of NYC bakeries are giving away said delicious treats to celebrate (and do a little self-promotion, but hey: free treats!) And because I am ridiculous, and because the weather is just that lovely, I got it in my head that maybe I could ride my bike from bakery to bakery, collect macarons from all seventeen participating locations (and if I were indeed going to eat seven almond merengue sandwiches with delicious sweet filling, I would need the bike ride to prevent myself from spontaneously combusting on account of all that sugar. So here’s how I schemed. Continue reading