Thank you Joyce for these questions. I have my answers, do you have yours?
1. On Thursday we pause to remember a dark day in history-9/11. Will you mark it in some special way?
I will say a prayer for those who were left behind to live forward without the love of their family member. I know for many, this is hard.
2. Do you ever/still...listen to an actual radio? Watch a videotape (VCR)? Look up a number in a phonebook? Refer to a paper map while traveling? Set an alarm on an alarm clock as opposed to your phone?
No, everything I do, I do on my phone. How strange this new life style has become.
3. Is it ever a good idea to discuss religion or politics with people you don't know?
Not for me.
4. What's a dish you haven't eaten all summer, but come September find yourself craving? Have you made it yet this month?
Lazy Man's Lobster and no, I've not made it yet this month but the month is still young.
5. What's something you know nothing about?
WOW there are lots of things I know nothing about. Like how people in Africa live, Why did we have 3 super moons this year, how to cook a snake, what does the sound of a skunk sound like, and how long does it take to walk to Boston. There are lots to still learn about this world I live in.
6. September is Classical Music Month. Do you like classical music? If so, what's your favorite piece?
I do like to listen to the Children's Classical Hour on the radio (on my phone of course) where they explain why the songs were written and how the instruments mirror the sound of water, wind, and horses walking on the cobblestone. I don't have a favorite, I like the learning about it.
7. What's the oldest thing you own?
I have a side board that belonged to my grandmother. She got it second hand so it's something like 100+ years old by now. I really love it and it goes with our dinning room set perfectly. At the moment, it's in the kitchen holding dishes and lots of things. There is a story in there someplace.
8. Insert your own random thought here.
NH had a primary election today. The turn out was light this morning but the total counts are not in yet. Here in NH at our polling place we have to show a photo ID to vote. I'm proud to do so! I think showing my ID is a privilege that so few in other country's have the right to do. So what is the big brouhaha about everyone having to show an ID? I show it to get money from my bank, to fill out a car loan application, to vote, and to pick up some medications. If we are here legally then we should be proud to show off our ID; if we are not here legally, then go home and stop using up our resources and get in line to come here legally. That's my soap box moment.