harry potter Tag

 

As the Time-Turner Turns…

20 Jul 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in food

:::Potter Log, 5:00 PM, July 20th, 2007::: Midnight approaches. As the clock ticks softly, I assemble the pieces of my Severus Snape costume. I have not forgotten the wand. Two miniature Harry Potters prepare themselves to appear at my side. One refuses to wear the lightning scar. The other has broken his glasses. They must nap. First to New Paltz, where we shall quaff butterbeer and partake of several chocolate frogs. Perhaps a vomit-flavored Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Bean. As the clock strikes twelve, we shall return to the Mothership, where the bounty of Potter treasure awaits…and the twins get…

The Final Countdown

18 Jul 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in food

Yes, the time is nigh. Less than 3 days remain until we learn the fate of someone who, for many of us, has been a decade-long companion. I’m speaking, of course, of my dear Harry Potter (or, in the words of my favorite black-haired, sneering professor, “Poh-TAH!”). After summers of endless speculation, re-reading and discussion, some note-taking, and even questions about the food at Hogwarts, mere hours remain until we get to the end. The END. I have cleared my calendar from midnight, July 20th through noon, July 21st, and woe unto the person who attempts to disturb me in…