I’ve received a couple of comments from readers pointing out that I’ve been quite opinionated lately. I’ve been critical of Rose Levy Beranbaum, critical of Michael Pollan, and now critical of Julie and Julia. I’m just too darn critical. It’s funny because that jibes perfectly with what the Marketing & Public Outreach Department here at Joe Pastry Global Headquarters has been telling me lately. Their reports show that my congeniality curve has been trending downward the last ten days or so. People want to see less of my harder, more critical side they say, and more of my softer, more nurturing side. Well who am I to argue with market research? Here’s Surprised Kitty.