One of my favoritest people in the whole blogging world whom I’ve never met is Cee Neuner. Why, you ask? Because she actually takes an interest in me. Every week she asks me questions and waits with bated breath for my answers.
OK, other people answer, too.
And her breath is probably equally as bated.
But let me live with my fantasies.
So, this week…
What was one of your first moneymaking jobs (other than babysitting or newspaper delivery)? You mean besides the gigolo gig that only lasted one night because…, well, it’s a bit embarrassing? ((Let’s just blame it on too much to drink.) But my real first job was in the fast food industry. For libel considerations, let’s just say it was a fast food chicken place. Fast fried chicken. You had to wear clothes and shoes that you didn’t care much about because after the first day, you could not get rid of the smell, nor of the grease that would splatter everywhere. I remember one time placing the frozen chicken pieces into the frying basket when one breast fell on the floor. I was instructed to still put it in the basket as the heat of the oil would kill any germs. And though this may be true, I still do not eat fast food- even though I’m sure worse things can and do happen in regular restaurants. And the smell of fried chicken can still make me gag.
What is your favorite month of the year? I don’t really have a favorite month. I have a least favorite month and that would be June, July, and August. Better known as summer. This year, the month of summer began on May 31, with an outdoor temperature well over 100 degrees. Today is forecast for 107, tomorrow is 109. But there’s good news. Saturday and Sunday might not make it to 100. A veritable cold spell.
What three things in nature do you find most beautiful? My wife, clouds, and everything else. I love everything about nature- except in the month of summer.
List at least five of your favorite spices? (excluding salt and pepper) Cee, you can’t exclude salt. It’s the spice of the gods, or something. I’ve got nothing if I can’t talk salt. OK, wait. I like cayenne. I sprinkle a little on almost everything- pizza, pasta, egg dishes. I’ve seen a chocolate bar seasoned with cayenne but I can’t do it. That seems sacrilegious to both chocolate and cayenne. Other spices? There’s also parsley, oregano, bay leaves, and basil. All great Italian spices. Can’t make a good sauce/gravy without them.
Bonus question: What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up? What happened last week? I don’t remember. Oh, yeah, we went into Utah to visit family and friends and turned the 5 hour trip into 12 hours by stopping at almost every exit to explore for photo opportunities. And what am I looking forward to in the week coming up? Well, we are supposed to have a cold spell this weekend (Saturday, 97 and Sunday, 95) so maybe time for more photos. Speaking of which, the photo above was taken last weekend but I don’t remember exactly which exit it was.
Now go visit Cee’s Share Your World challenge to read more interesting answers to the above questions.
No, I’m not saying my responses were necessarily interesting. But if you made it all the way down here, then something must have caught your attention. Now go.
That’s all I’ve got.
My last word?