Ramen with vegetables
Pizza Pie with crimini, squash, shallots and onions
Where exactly do you draw the line? And how much of life is 'almost' and 'not quite'? And what will the philosophy of mediocrity, the perspective of 'never as bad as it could be but never as good as it could be', let you achieve? Is there a choice between playing the best hand you are dealt and choosing the game you want to play? Is perfect success worth the risk of failure or is 'maintaining' the actual goal? Why does life always come down to a question of settling, like some enormous game of The Price Is Right?
And, furthermore, why do New England spring temperatures have to fluctuate between 80 and 40 over a 24-hour period for two straight weeks? We get it already!