1.) Ask A Dad! Write a letter asking your husband for advice regarding any issue you might have and record his answer.
(inspired by Three Bay B Chicks)
2.) Describe a situation that forced you to confront a neighbor.
(inspired by Jori-O)
3.)Tell us about Grandpa.
(inspired by Heather at The Extraordinary Ordinary)
4.) Which appliance in your home would you most miss living without if you had to live without.
(inspired by Amy at Escape Into My Thoughts)
5.) What are three things we would love to know about you!
(inspired by Live. Laugh. Pull Your Hair Out)
My answers might be short and sweet tonight since I started with the radio show this morning, traveled the 125 miles to Denver to spend the afternoon in meetings with lawyers and then traveled back just in time to spend the evening in the EMS committee meeting. It will depend on how long I can keep my eyes open how much I write.
#1 - An easy one! Since I am a Dad, I can ask myself.
Q: Why does it take longer to clean up after cooking than it takes to eat?
A: I don't know - that is why I asked! Dummy!.
#2 - Many years ago when L and I lived in a suburb of Chicago, in an apartment complex. One Saturday night there came the sound of a woman screaming desperately for help in the hall. I stepped out the door just in time to see her pulled back into the apartment across the hall followed by the distinctive sounds of someone smacking someone else hard and whimpering cries for help. I sent L to call the police and knocked on the door, The man opened the door and told me to go away, he was busy. He then slammed the door in my face. A seemingly endless amount of time later the police arrived. The woman refused to press charges, so there wasn't much they could do. Needless to say, relations were a bit strained thereafter when I saw either of that couple in the hall.
#3 - I have talked about my grandfathers before at some length. Please check out Grandfathers.
#4 - Do you mean level 1 appliances or level 2 appliances? For level 1 appliances it would be a real toss-up between the stove and the refrigerator. The stove so I can cook and the refrigerator so that I don't have to buy my food within an hour of cooking and eating it. I kind of like cooking on my schedule and being able to store and preserve food. At level 2, I have to say the microwave. The speed and convenience of preparing food, especially leftovers in a microwave cannot be beat. And of course we wouldn't want to forget such conveniences as hot tea and microwave popcorn and ...
#5 - Well, that is a tough three. How about:
- I have a gray beard and hair
- I have a farmer tan
- I sometimes wear rather eye stretching Hawaiian shirts