Saturday, January 26, 2013

Sticking With Jordan, As Expected

Saturday 9: Stormy Weather

1) Do noisy storms scare you? Quite the opposite. I find thunder and lightning exhilarating.

2) Mother Winters tells us Lena Horne was considered one of the great beauties of the 1940s. Whom do you consider one of today's most beautiful women? I’ll stick with Jill Hennessy. While I freely admit that it’s not Jill that I find so damn attractive, rather it was the character that she played on Crossing Jordan.

3) Crazy Sam admits it -- there's a big bag of recycling she really should take out to the bin. Yet she's composing this meme. What should you be doing, instead of answering her questions? Not anything. My back's out and I’ve got neck and leg pain. When I finish this I will watch TV. Damn exciting, no?

4) Sam may be crazy, but she's not stupid and will never waste her money on Cialis, no matter how many unsolicited emails she receives! What's the most recent addition to your spam folder? Facebook told me that I won a $10,000 contest. They didn’t hide the scam part very well. I contacted Facebook. Now where’s the fucking cash?

5) What was the last thing you cooked?

6) Do you remember the lyrics to your either your high school or college fight song? If so, please share a bit.
I remember my junior high song because we ere forced to memorize it. While I’m sure my college had a song, but I wasn’t into sports at that time, which s funny. I was raised on sports and it plays a big part of my life since college. I think dropping sports for four years was part of the rebellion thang. Here’s the words:

Onward Sedgwick, onward Sedgwick March on down the field.
We are going to win today, for we will never yield FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT
Onward Sedgwick, onward Sedgwick on to victory!
Score Sedgwick win today blah blah blah blah.

7) "Samantha" is the feminine of "Samuel" and means "Listener." What's the derivation of your first name?
Bud is a derivative of Budweiser, the patron saint of beer.

8) Are you following the NBA or NHL this year? If so, which team are you rooting for? I became a huge Hartford Whaler fan when they were in town. (As opposed to a hockey fan.) When our governor allowed them to be moved and Gary Bettman supported it, I never forgave either and have not seen a second of hockey since. I follow the NBA, but don’t watch much. I grew up a Knicks fan, but when my 12 year old son (Now 35 with a family of his own) latched onto the Larry Bird Celtics in the 80s, I switched. Which would not have happened if I really was a fan of either. Now I follow, but I don’t root for anyone.

9) Gloves, umbrellas, sunglasses, keys -- which of these do you misplace most often? I lost so many umbrellas that in the 90s I just stopped bothering with them. It’s not listed, but it’s my iPhone that alludes me.

I know I’m not around much. But I really didn’t expect to post at all. I really think the job Gal does with this meme is remarkable. Hope you have a terrific weekend. We may return. Peace…

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Bringing on The Heat

Sunday Stealing: The Back 15 Meme 

15) How do you vent out your anger? The last time I was angry I threw pillows at the wall. That was at least a year and a half ago.

16) Favourite toy as a child? My tape recorder. There was a film of me talking into it when I was about 4.

17) Favourite season? Summer. Bring on the heat!

18) Do you ever get letters delivered by the post office? Just bills and perhaps one of those of those yearly Xmas letters.

19) When was the last time you laughed hard? With Kathy, we laugh long and hard everyday about something.

20) What is on the floor of your closet? Jimmy Hoffa.

21) Are you any good at drawing? Not if you expect it to look like something.

22) What did you do last night? I took Kathy out to dinner for the first time in a long time.

23) What are you most afraid of?  Growing old.

24) Plain,cheese or spicy hamburger? Spice it up!

25) Favourite dog breed? None. But wolves fascinate me.

26) Favorite day of the week? Saturday. There’s no work for a whole day plus.

27) How many states / provinces / countries have you lived in? I have lived in Connecticut most of my life. I currently live in Connecticut and work in Massachusetts. I went to school in Boston’s Back Bay at Emerson. In 1995, my wife of the time and I moved to Boston because I got what I thought was a great job there. We were there a little over a year.

28) Diamond or pearl? Pearl necklace.

29) What is your wish for this new year? Not to worry about money. Operating a 4 bedroom house is very different than the two bedroom apartments that I lived in for 12 years. Kathy really helps me keep it all together.

30) New year resolutions
Close your eyes. What do you see?

Hope all's well on your planet. We'll do this again, perhaps...

Sunday, January 13, 2013

You Gotta Read the Questions

21) Whats something youve always wanted? A time machine. I’d like to go back and tell myself “Don’t do that!”

22) Do you have hairy legs? No. I played football for a lot of years and where the pads were, I lost the hair on my legs. I dont know why that is, but it is.
23) What does Semper Fidelis stand for? Who gives a fuck?
24) Would you rather swim in the ocean or a lake?  Its a lot easier to swim without waves.

25) Do you wear a lot of black? Yes. 
26) Describe your hair: Curly and dark. Just like my mind.
27) Do you have Entomophobia? You can keep at this, but Im not looking up words for a fucking meme.
28) Are you an adult? Just barely.

29) Do you own or rent? Own.

30) Do you have a tan? Its January. So a no go on tans.

31) Are you addicted to TV? Yes. I just bought Roku. I allows you to stream hundreds of stations on your TV. I can finally watch Crossing Jordan with Jill Hennessy again on Netflix. I watch all the free movies I get with Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus and movie networks Ive never heard of. Its only $75 with no monthly fee.
32) Do you enjoy spending time with your In-laws? My father and mother-in-law are deceased. I did get to meet my father-in-law (before we were married) and I liked him.

33) Are you a sugar freak? No.

34) What happened to Larry King? He retired and probably got married again.
35) What sign are you? Stop.
36) What do you wish on your birthday? Winning Powerball. If only I were given or bought a ticket. You gotta meet that shit half way.

37) Who did you copy this from? Lance, you got at least read the questions.
38) Do you eat breakfast? Only on weekends.
39) What would you name the royal baby? Squirt.
40) Do you buy a newspaper? Yes.

This was a thrill a minute. Enjoy your week.

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Smooth Sailing or Something Close

1) It's a brand new year! Do you have any resolutions for 2013? I don’t do that. I think if you waited till New Years to change elements in your life, you are doomed to fail. When you need a major change and you know it, do it then. Mostly I’m looking for calm in 2013. Buying a house and getting married were terrific, but I’m looking forward to smooth sailing in 2013.

2) Dusty Springfield sang of feeling "brand new." What leaves you feeling refreshed and/or rejuvenated? Winning Powerball might do it.

3) Dusty's given name was Mary Catherine. If you could give yourself a brand new first name, what would it be? St. Bernard of Dogshire.

4) Actor Billy Bob Thornton has dismissed antiques, saying, "I'm creeped out by old stuff." Do you ever shop at estate sales, yard sales or second-hand stores? Or do you want everything brand new?
I do new. My wife loves tag sales. She buys the cutest tags there.
5)  Are you sad to see the holiday decorations slowly disappear until next year? Or do you think they should come down on January 2? Kathy is a January 2nd person. In fact, I think a lot was gone right after Christmas. Here’s a shot of her dragging our tree into the forest behind our home. She covers it with peanut butter and seed for the animals that are our neighbors. They live in a state park of 160+ acres.
6) Do you like the picture on your photo ID? Who could?

7) Crazy Sam shudders at the very thought of a snake. Which is your least favorite member of the Animal Kingdom?
I could do without insects. Kathy sees a millipede and screams. She’s been known to point at fuzz on the carpet, thinking it’s a spider and calling for me. I’ve killed a lot of fuzz ball fuckers.

8) What's the most recent magazine you flipped through?
It could be whatever was in the doctor’s office. Probably People.
9) Do you have nice handwriting? No. I can’t even read it.
Hope the New Year has found you safe, healthy and happy. I‘ll be back to annoy you again. Peace…