A Day in the Life – my life 8.25.10

A great Wednesday I had! Started off the day by getting Big Orange inspected for my tag renewal. This occurs every year in Memphis at a rate of $144. for the tag renewal – the inspection is free. Inside tip, 10:30am an a Wednesday is a great time to get your car inspected – only 2 cars in front of me.

Memphis Vehicle Inspection

Next stop was PetCo. Elvis and Cilla were getting tired of eating cereal because I was too lazy to get them dog food. Actually, they probably weren’t tired of the cereal. I think they enjoyed it, but their dog food is better for them. It’s good to change up their diet every once in a while though.

Petco on Poplar

Then it was lunch at Fuel Cafe. I have been wanting to try Fuel Cafe for a while now because they have vegan dishes! They have a vegan dip plate, vegan burgers, vegan chili, vegan stir fry and others. My server Gary couldn’t have been friendlier or more accommodating. It is such a great place, like an old diner on route 66. I felt right at home.  

Fuel Cafe

Fuel Cafe patio

Although it was a lot cooler than it has been, I still ate inside – in the room off of the diner part. I decided on the vegan dip plate, which today was red pepper hummus. It was fantastic – and only $7.

Red Pepper Hummus

After my yummy lunch, I went to Studio on the Square to see Eat Pray Love, even though I haven’t finished the book yet.

Studio on the Square

Eat Pray Love

I really enjoyed Eat Pray Love. It pretty much followed the book, although it couldn’t include everything that is in the book. I love the book and really identify with Liz. Although, I’m not a writer, I aspire to be. And although I didn’t leave a husband and travel to 3 countries for a year, I did take the road less traveled. First when I moved to Memphis, leaving all of my comforts and support system as Liz did, then not working for a year and traveling around the US.

My dinner plans were cancelled, so inspired by Eat Pray Love I decided to have wine and pizza – all vegan of course. So I went to Joe’s Wines, bought some pinot grigio and put a Rosinni’s pizza in the oven.

Joe's Wines

my vino!

my pizza!

Now I’m going to sit back with a cold glass of pinot grigio, a few slices of hot, gooey pizza and watch my shows on the dvr – and maybe do some writing later. Happy Wednesday!

Please watch my video of today http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtbJpkc7_QI

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About Deena 'On the Road with U2' Dietrich (542 Articles)
My name is Deena Dietrich. I live in Ellicott City, Maryland with my 2 dogs Elvis and Cilla. I am making my way as a Social Media Manager, Blogger and now Author. I have written my U2 memoir 'On the Road with U2: my musical journey' (available on amazon) about the 75 (now 90 and soon to be 100) U2 shows I have been to ZooTv to 360 and the places I’ve seen and the people I’ve met along the way. My motto is “It is better to regret something you have done, than something you haven’t.” So follow me on my journey as I pursue my passions in music and sports: U2, Broncos, Elvis, Grizzlies, LMP, Orioles, NKOTB. Please connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Google+ or you can email me at deenadietrich@gmail.com.

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