So I tried to make my own frappe thing based from ingredients in the store. I have caramel syrup in the coffee, then topped it off with whipped creamed and caramel drizzle. It didn’t taste too bad, but I found that the caramel syrup didn’t taste at all like the caramel in the drizzle, and the whipped cream did leave a bit of a miss. Overall not a bad concoction.
This was the first WritingPrompts I had done in 2019 on Reddit. I definitely fell in line, hook and sinker for the plot; write a story about being polite to the dragon, rather than defeating it for the goal. I decided to use an idea I ad from something I was writing in 2009, with a sort of OC based on me and a girl called Jennifer (whom you might’ve seen art for here in the past), going together through various settings like time travelers. I used the Reddit prompt to formulate a sort of “intro” story to that idea, which I’ll be springboarding off with in the future.
This is the second part of a two-part post, which the first part was posted a few weeks ago.
This version is also slightly edited, as I didn’t like how rough the first part was written on-demand when posting. This was done as my on-the-fly typing for the prompt had plot holes, and things wouldn’t match up from the edits I did for the first entry.
Done in April 21, 2019.
Note: My writing for Reddit writing prompts is different for brevity. While this is a good example of my writing, I often omit backstory and several details to create a concise post. Please look at my other works if you’re looking for my more regular style of writing.
For me loving Queens, I had no idea this cafe existed. It was closer to the residential block near Merrick, and was strangely upkept in comparison to the older and rundown establishments on the same block. Why it wasn’t covered in graffiti or looked like it was a cheap knock-off smartphone shop was beyond me. It was set apart from the others, its clean red brick exterior clashing with the violet and gray painted shops around.
This was a nice piece I got to do for u/thorbeck15, with him and his girlfriend in their living room for Valentines. They absolutely loved it and it was fun to work on as well! Before I started on this, I had no idea what Spot-it was; sue homeschool life for me.
When I set my coffee down this evening, the lid looked like some happy face that was wanting something from me. So for you guy’s amusement, I snapped a photo to share my new friend with you.
When crunch comes to shove and I need something to hit the spot, egg drop soup and gas station coffee from Weigels will get me back on track. I’ve not perfected how to make restaurant-grade stuff as yet, so buying it from China Buffet will have to suffice. And while I do have my own coffee at home, I get a big cup for $1 and get to dump hazelnut cream and whatnot in it.
Breakfast in Queens is always simple. It’s quite a different change when you’re on the road scrounging McDonalds biscuit and eggs; sometimes my aunt does give something more Guyanese when we arrive, but often breakfast is very simple, composing of bread and cereal.
This was the case here, especially since we were trying to get back home in time for July 4th. Breakfast was very simple; regular bran flakes, milk and coffee. Honestly, I actually enjoyed this before heading out, especially considering this was eaten at 7:30AM. Though I got hungry pretty quickly afterwards.
Another good and quick breakfast one easygoing morning. Raspberry yogurt, cherry toaster strudel (Pillsbury), fresh blueberries and strawberries, along with coffee.
While traveling with my Dad back home to Tennessee, we stopped in at a Waffle House near Lake Park, Georgia I think. I got some eggs and hash with mushrooms and cheese, along with their trademark coffee. It was quite enjoyable, and not bad for a first meal there (yes, that’s the first time I ate there!)
This was a pretty spiffy meal, working out great for a cold December morning back when I was home at ETSU. Cream of mushroom soup, fried red kidney beans, coffee and toast. With the stuff I’m eating while at school, this was a welcome change.