Saturday, September 06, 2014
What would I buy H.P. Lovecraft for breakfast at Waffle House?
Went out to breakfast at Waffle House this morning. I took along volume II of S.T. Joshi's biography of H.P. Lovecraft, I AM PROVIDENCE because I'm doing some research. Sitting there, listening to what passes for Country Music these days, I suddenly wondered what Lovecraft would have ordered if he'd been with me. Reportedly his usual breakfast was donuts and cheese, and he had a notorious sweet tooth, so I figure he'd have been good with a waffle and maybe some eggs with cheese in them. Yes, there are the sorts of things writers think about at 7:00 on a Saturday morning. What would I buy H.P. Lovecraft for breakfast at Waffle House?