This is my new friend, Emma. I am so glad I got to meet her! Today on lunch break I went down the street to this parking lot that goes by the name of “Good Food Here.” It is basically a food truck park. I went to E-Side Thai Cuisine and ordered pad Thai. All of a sudden, all these middle schoolers showed up and over ran the place. (Side note: The middle schoolers in Portland happen to be possibly the coolest/most eclectic people group on the Earth).
Emma, who was working alone, called my name and said, “Alex! Can you help me in here?!” I jumped up and said, “Absolutely! Lets get it!” I took off my sport coat, rolled up my sleeves, jumped on the line, and cooked a few Thai dishes (pad Thai, a red curry, and some pad se ew)! I had a blast! She is one of the sweetest people I’ve ever met and am pretty thankful to have made another friend. Oh, and the dude that took this picture happened to be an archaeologist who was now earning his masters degree in anthropology!