I Get It Now


Just blame drugs after opening mouth before engaging brain. I guess it works for Hollywood types.

Get To Know Me Questions


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Are you named after anyone?  Saint James.  That’s what Momma told me anyhow.

When was the last time you cried?  Last year when I got my Income Tax bill.

If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself?  Sure.  I’m a helluva nice guy.

Do you use sarcasm a lot?  Me???  Shaaaaaa!

What’s the first thing you notice about people?  Their smile.

What is your eye color?  Brown

Scary movie or happy endings?  National Geographic.

Favorite smells?  Pizza, fresh rain, Christmas incense.

What’s the furthest you’ve ever been from home?  From South Dakota, US of A to Muscat, Oman.

Do you have any special talents?  I consider walking normal to be a talent right now.  🙂

Where were you born?  Iowa, USof A

What are your hobbies?  Stargazing, fighting space aliens, being an international mercenary.

Do you have any pets?  Two cats.

What do you want to be when you grow up?  Retired

Who was your first best friend?  My buddy from high school.  We went to school from 1st grade on.

How tall are you?  The nurse said I was 5′ 7″ but she refused to allow me to stand on my tippy toes at the time.

How many countries have you visited?, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic, The Slovak Republic, Hungary, The UK, Spain, Turkey, The UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait.

What was your favorite/worst subject in High School?  Favorite was PE.  Worst was Geometry.

What is your Favorite drink? Animal? Perfume?  Drink = Screwdriver.  Aminal = dog. Perfume = anything Armani.

What Sports do you play/Have you played?  American football, some baseball, wrestling, some basketball, horseshoes, bowling, some softball, some volleyball.

Who are some of your favorite YouTubers?  I just listen to the posted music.

How many Girlfriends/Boyfriends have you had?  Dunno and zero boyfriends.

Favorite memory from childhood?  summer vacation

How would you describe your fashion sense?  I clean up nicely.  I have this thing for Italian wool suits.

What phone do you have? (iOS v Android?)  I have an iPhone X now

I Have Life!


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This photo is a very poor quality simply because I’m trying to focus by zooming in, hold an egg just right and do this as quickly as possible.  You’re going to sacrifice focus quality by doing this but it’s not the point.

The point is that somehow some small miracle happened and something continues to developed in each egg.  I’d like to say that I could attribute it all to some expertise that I possess versus just plain stubbornness, persistence and just plain dumb luck.  I so hope all hatches and I have four ducklings or I will feel like I failed Momma Duck somehow.

My D’Oh Moment for this Year


For our ingredients:

  • Take one brain damaged man.
  • A parking ramp in St. Paul.
  • Narrow parking spots.
  • One car  that was freshly repainted last October.
  • Front wheels pointed left when actually parked in said narrow parking spot with one semi new freshly painted car.
  • An immovable concrete pillar to the right of subject parked car.
  • Noting that the front wheels need straightened out first “BEFORE” attempting to back out.
  • Forgetting that vital piece of instruction 10 seconds after noting it.
  • Being reminded that it’s important to focus and not forget vital pieces of information when you hear metal and paint scrapping against said immovable concrete pillar when backing said car out of said narrow parking spot after work today.

 

Oh well.  I guess my auto body friend always needs work.  Sorry Petey.  😦

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