Two more weeks until I join the ranks of the unemployed again. I am a bit worried because the local economy seems to be following the national economy into the toilet. Thanks, Republicans. You took a balanced budget and turned it into something worse than the “tax and spend Democrats” could have done under Tip O’Neil. I have a new term: Don’t tax but spend anyway Republicans.
Hey! This wasn’t supposed to be a political rant. Let’s eat something. I think I’d like a fried Republican.
- Appetizer: Do you consider yourself to be an optimist or a pessimist?
- Like Suna, I prefer to think of myself as a realist. At the same time, I choose to be upbeat about most things that happen in my life. Every life has good and bad events that work together to shape who we become. Take away anything and we are someone else. Not that I like the icky parts. But I know they are inevitable. So why not cherish the growth that results from them?
- Soup: What is your favorite color of ink to write with?
- Salad: How often do you get a manicure or pedicure? Do you do them yourself or go to a salon and pay for them?
- Uh…Never. I’m a guy.
- Main Course: Have you ever won anything online? If so, what was it?
- Dessert: In which room in your house do you keep your home computer?
- My work computer is in the office. My home computer is in the entertainment center in the media room. There is an old laptop in the guestroom—mainly because the keyboard died and it can’t be used as a portable anymore.