Wednesday, December 31, 2008

My friend Daryn

My friend Daryn made his annual holiday pilgrimage to Prescott, and I had the pleasure of getting to spend some time with him (he is a surprisingly busy guy while on vacation). Him and Becky (his lovely other half) came out to our house for dinner (a big mexican spread) the night before we left for Mexico.

 

We also managed to fit in a long lunch at Rooster's Cafe, a dinner at Thai House Cafe (a yearly tradition) and some coffee at the Wild Iris Cafe:

 

When Daryn is around conversations are always fierce, full of speculation, and wildly random.

This time around conversation topics included

- the moral implications of genocide

- stopping busy life to enjoy all the small things around you (including an awesome garage band practicing in an upstairs apartment with the window open)

- the creation and execution of fantasies

- the correlation between manliness and the ability to eat spicy food

- the source of addiction

- the proper time to drink coffee

- animal cruelty

- the possibility of attaining happiness

 

Thanks for some great food for thought Daryn, and hope you guys had a safe flight home!

3 comments:

melissa said...

Oh is that a manly quality? ;)

I love friends like these, the ones you can get really deep with, no reservations. Glad you got to spend some time together.

Happy New Year Tom!

sheoflittlebrain said...

Old friends are the best!
Looks like you had a lovely vacation! I've always longed to live by the ocean..just to see it every day..

May you and yours have a most Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year, Tombo!

TomboCheck said...

Melissa - He contends that it is. I say otherwise. But he eats spicy food and I don't (hence the little thai waitress post yesterday), so that would make sense.

And yeah, no reservations doesn't even begin to cover it. Me and him are to the point where it is impossible to shock one another... which means the talk often shocks the people around us.


SOLB - Old friends are indeed the best. And the vacation was lovely, although it had its speedbumps. :)

Living by the ocean would be awesome, though I have to admit that I would never accomplish anything if I did.

Happy holidays to you as well!!