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Today in My History
We Get Gassed
2001: Celibate Old Men
2002: I Hate Steve Schalchlin
2003: Healing Signs?
2004: What's in a Name?
2005: On Our Toes
2006: I Don't Understand People
2007: I Remember--A Father's Day Memoir
2008: I've Been to a Wedding!
2010: How Did You
celebrate YOUR Anniversary?
2011: China Revisited
Books Read in 2013
"The Cat Who Saw
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Weekend of Bri's Graduation
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17 June 2013
This week's questions come from Do These Shoes
Match This Purse? Maggie doesn't say where she got it, but it was probably stolen
there as well.
The Weird Question Meme, Part Two
What is your ring size?
It used to be 7. Now I don't have a clue. I haven't worn a ring in years.
How often do you wear jewelry?
I wear a pair of jade earrings I bought in China and a necklace from the
granddaughters which says "A grandma's love is forever." I don't take them
When was the last time you consumed alcohol?
We had vodka and tonics 3 weeks ago when my mother moved into her new apartment
Any big plans for the summer?
You betcha! Going to Ukraine and Istanbul (assuming it's not on fire by then)
What is your favorite comfort food?
bread and butter
Do you prefer broccoli or asparagus?
It's a tossup, with the edge going to asparagus (which, like artichokes, is God's
message that it's OK to eat mayonnaise)
What color are your bedroom walls?
I don't sleep in a bedroom, but my living room walls are a very light yellow. Kind of
With whom do you live?
A husband and 3 dogs
Which Star Wars movie is your favorite?
Can't remember one from another. (My favorite StarTREK movie was the
one with the whales)
How about Harry Potter?
It's been so long since I've seen a Harry Potter, I can't remember.
What was the last movie you saw in theaters?
Star Trek: Into Darkness. Saw it today, thanks to Ned & Marta.
Did you get the popcorn or candy?
Difficult as it may be to believe, I am capable of going 2 hours without something to
eat...especially at theater prices.
What is the most romantic text in your inbox?
There is no romantic text in my inbox
Have you ever played miniature golf on a date?
Whats a phrase you overuse?
"No problem." I'm trying to break myself of the habit.
Do you always use good grammar?
Do you have an accent or a speech impediment?
Everybody has some kind of accent. I have no speech impediment, other
than foot in mouth syndrome
What did you eat today?
Went to a big buffet at Covell today: eggs benedict, steak (special for
Father's Day), sausage, fruit cup and coffee.
What do you do at work?
I don't go to work; when I work at home, mostly I sit and stare off into space.
Do you know the rules to any sports?
I now the basic rules of several sports, but don't ask me to explain the infield fly
Do you prefer to watch or play sports?
That should be a no brainer. Watch, of course. Playing means...like...moving,
What is your favorite kind of hat to wear?
I HATE hats. I look terrible in hats. And my head is too big to wear
almost all hats. "One size fits all" does not fit me. (Apparently
Oprah has the same problem. I'm not sure if that is a comfort or not.)
Do you pray?
Not in the traditional sense.
To whom do you pray?
Usually Paul, David, Gilbert and, if S/he's not too busy, God (but I don't want to
bother him/her; S/he's got enough on his/her plate these days!)
What is the closest mountain to your house?
Mount Diablo in the San Francisco Bay Area
What size engine is in your vehicle?
V6 (I think)
What do you need to do tomorrow?
Go to something called "brain gymnasium" with my mother.