Our catalytic converter was stolen from Brian’s truck last night, whilst we slumbered. When I called to report it stolen, the officer asked if we own a Toyota Tacoma...
Me (happily): “Yes!!! Did you find our converter???”
Police Officer: “No maam [I swear I could hear him roll his eyes]. There’s been a rash of catalytic converter thefts lately, all aimed at Toyota Tacomas.”
Me (feeling entirely stupid): “Oh. Yeah.”
I’m pretty sure I was the laughing stock of the police station. And he was right -- evidently, CC theft is the latest and greatest trend around here amongst the thief set. The whole thing just makes me sigh (and feel a little silly for thinking our car part would be recoverable).
So to keep my mind off insurance claims this afternoon, we baked a resounding success of a Chocolate Beet Cake using this recipe. I’m not sure how it survived, considering the fact that I only came up with 1 cup of pureed beets and misread the baking soda for baking powder. Either way, it was a nice surprise ending to our anti-catalytic day!
Posted by melissa s. at 7:47 PM