Stop the Presses

Big news in the world of fried chicken everybody: Chick-Fil-A has come to town. That’s right, you heard me, Chick-Fil-A and all its glorious golden fried chickeness has landed just minutes from me and my life is finally, officially, complete. There are exactly two Chick-Fil-A’s in the great state of Massachusetts {which is clearly an atrocity} and one of them, as of today, is near me…be still my soul.

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Also, there are fries…crisp heavenly little bites of all that is good in the world.

And there is sweet tea. Do you have any idea how hard it is to find a proper cup of sweet tea in New England? Hard my friends.

And there are biscuits. Biscuits! Flaky, buttery biscuits drizzled with honey…I can’t even take it…my mind is blown.

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The baby is pretty exited too. Actually, he won’t stop talking about this glorious manna with which he is now being fed and has humbly asked that I please feed him fried chicken every day; I wanting to be a good mother see no other way forward. I like Martin Luther must plant my feet and say, “Here I stand; I can do no other.” I’m almost certain Martin Luther liked sweet tea and fried chicken. It just makes sense, you know?

21 thoughts on “Stop the Presses

  1. You know, I usually love your posts, but, today, being Sunday and reading this I am not sure now… NOW, I want a chick fil a sandwich and they are closed…. hmmm… I know, I guess I have to wait until tomorrow. Our ladies at church used to have a book club that met at a local chik fil a… it was heaven… oh yeh, the books were interesting too! 😉

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    • Chick-Fil-A {and fried chicken in general} are mostly only found in the south here in the US so I was very excited when they decided to put one in just a few minutes from where I work :] I hope you get to try it someday :]

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      • Bigotry—no, I am never okay with bigotry. Religious freedom, freedom of speech, a free market economy, love and respect for all people including those with whom I disagree {shown by not calling people bigots or using any other form of cheap hate language}, and eating excellent fried chicken…these are the things I’m okay with.

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        • The last time I checked the word “Bigotry” wasn’t considered “cheap hate language”. I would consider it an accurate way to describe intolerance of a human being’s civil liberties.

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          • I just think it’s ironic that in trying to stand up for “human being’s civil liberties” you resort to calling anyone who disagrees with your perspective a bigot. I believe in treating all people with love and respect. I also believe in religious freedom. If I believed Chick-Fil-A were discriminating or disrespecting people’s human rights, I wouldn’t eat there. The owner of Chick-Fil-A believes certain things and I still eat there. The owner of Chipotle across the street believes certain things and I eat there as well. While the two founders have drastically different beliefs, I feel both have balanced their values and their businesses well and I enjoy giving my business to both. I do not expect to change your mind and you will not likely change mine either and I do not want this blog to be a place where people come to fight. Though we disagree with each other, I hope we can do so respectfully. All the best to you. –Kari

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  2. Well, I now know where I am going for lunch today. I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and Chick-fil-A was foreign to us until last year. Now one is near work and yep, I agree with everything you say.
    Thanks for the inspiration today – Michael

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