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31 August 2019
Money for Nothing (1985)
1) Sweatbands are prominent in this very 1980s video. What's the last thing you wore on your head?
I have a very large head and 99% of the "one size fits all" hats don't fit me, so when I found that this one DID fit me, I had to buy it (I haven't really worn it yet, tho)
2) The lyrics are from the point of view of a man who delivers and installs appliances. What's the biggest purchase you've made lately? Was it big in size or expense?
succumbed to a Facebook ad and bought an "arctic air," mini air conditioner
,which promised to keep a whole room cool. It cost $60 and came from
China. It is a bunch of junk and doesn't work at all.
back and particularly my tail bone hurt constantly and my feet hurt often.
I've just learned how to live with it all.
I was working for
an attorney in town. He was very strict. There were only 4 or 5
of us working for him and he was so adamant that we never ever talked with
each other that he would treat us to lunch after someone went on vacation so
we could "get it out of our systems" and not feel moved to say anything in
the office. He also didn't give monetary bonuses, but asked you to go
buy an outfit and then come and model it for him. I reached my limit
when he asked me to go to work, pretend to be working, but keep track of
everybody who talked while he was in court. I refused and quit.
Since they are extinct, they don't terrify me. And I do find them
Since I am a journalist, I guess that's your answer. I
leave the music to my kids.
I did have hamburger in the freezer yesterday but I'm making meat loaf
today. In truth, I am eating less and less meat, especially beef.
Since I don't have any young people around and am unaware of who is popular
in which area of entertainment these days, I don't have a clue. (This
is the sort of topic I would do TERRIBLE at if I were on Jeopardy.)
mixture of both, I guess. My friends obviously knew I would not see
prices, but wouldn't choose what I thought was the most expensive, but go
make a modest selection, but not hamburger cheap.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
The apple pie I made today
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