My daughter Jen posted an A to Z list following another blog she follows. Why not?
A. Age: 62
B. Bed size: Queen, old and kind of worn out (like me). We are coveting a California King (soon).
C. Chore that you hate: Picking up dog pooh…that’s why Loretta does it.
D. Dogs: Two…a rotten, spoiled Black & Tan Silver Dapple Mini Doxie and midget Pomeranian (4 pounds). See “C”.
E. Essential start to your day: Getting out of bed. Oh, and coffee with some sort of starch, fat, and sugar thing. I used to add “and a smoke” but those days are over.
F. Favorite color: Green, used to be blue.
G. Gold or Silver: Gold…not a big thing in my life.
H. Height: 6 feet zero
I. Instruments you play: guitars, drums, some keyboard, air guitar (I’m really good at that!)
J. Job Title: Photo guy (technician and photographer).
K. Kids: One daughter, 32…one son, 30…that I know of.
L: Live: in Modesto, if you could call living in Modesto “living”. It just made Forbes number 19 Worst Cities to live in. eee-ha!
M: Mother’s name: Betty Jean
N. Nicknames: Skip, given name James Raymond…long story why.
O. Overnight hospital stays: I would need an entire blog page.
P. Pet Peeves: Ignorant, inconsiderate people, non-signaling drivers, red light runners…ignorant, inconsiderate drivers.
Q. Quote from a movie: “It ain’t the years honey…it’s the mileage” – Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark.
R. Right or Left Handed: Right for the most part.
S. Siblings: Sister, Kris…sister, Kim
T. Tried and didn’t like: the real estate business a few years ago.
U. Underwear: Colored boxer briefs.
V. Vegetables you hate: This list is bigger than ones I like, but…eggplant, just don’t like it, don’t get it.
W. What makes you run late: Nothing, I’m never late. Getting hit by a bus?
X. X-Rays you’ve had: See “O”.
Y. Yummy food that you make: What do you like? I can cook it. OK, pastas and reduction sauces. I can’t bake worth a shit!
Z. Zoo animal: Cheetah, though it shouldn’t be in a zoo. A cheetah doing 70 mph.