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Old 04-22-2016, 01:42 PM   #51
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I'm a pretty private person but I can share the following:

1. I am both OCD and ADD. So everything has to be perfect, but not for long.

2. In 2003 I had a heart attack and it took two people and a defibrillator to bring me back. Since that time, I've been in good health and enjoyed the birth and growth of my grandson. He's 9 YO now. Glad I didn't miss that.

3. People who know about my interest in food and cooking sometimes describe me as a "gourmet cook". That annoys me because I don't consider myself to be one. I don't cook gourmet dishes often.

4. I divorced in 1992 and it took me almost seven years to find a wonderful woman to share the rest of my life. I'm a lucky guy.

5. Other than cooking, I enjoy baseball, football and cars. If I hit the lottery, the first car I buy will be a Ferrari.

6. I worked in corporate accounting and still am addicted to keeping track of things with numbers. I have spreadsheets for everything.

7. I'm the Treasurer for the condo board of trustees where I live. I've been able to improve the association's financial health over the past 16 years so that we have never had a special assessment for the residents.

8. SO and I travel to Aruba every year to our timeshare. It's a great opportunity for us to unwind (from doing nothing) and enjoy some great restaurants.

9. I have never eaten quiche, quinoa or kale and don't plan to. I HATE cauliflower and rhubarb.

10. I can be pedantic at times and have to resist correcting mistakes. I'm grateful others resist correcting mine.
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Old 04-22-2016, 01:51 PM   #52
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CG, I once told a judge that while complaining about the injustices my people have suffered over the years. And "this" was just another one thrown at me. It gave him food for thought and I won my case in small claims court. When citing his ruling, he quoted me.
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Old 04-22-2016, 02:08 PM   #53
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Andy M. - that comment about OCD and ADD is also a great one liner!

I am enjoying the contributions here.
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Old 04-22-2016, 02:16 PM   #54
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Andy, regarding your #2. So are we. I for one have really enjoyed the love and attention you shower on that boy. He is one lucky kid. Cheryl is another one who gets to spend some real quality time with Her grandson.

Out of 17 grand and great grand kids, only two live near me. I have missed watching all the rest of them grow up. My oldest great granddaughter is already in college. And Heaven forbid, old enough now to make me a great, great grandmother. I will probably miss out on that also.
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Old 04-22-2016, 02:23 PM   #55
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So's family is younger overall than mine. Such that she's already a great grandmother.

Sadly, we only get to see her family once or twice a year.
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Old 04-22-2016, 09:21 PM   #56
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Addie, love the "my people were here to greet my people" line!
I love it, too!
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Old 04-22-2016, 09:31 PM   #57
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I love it, too!
Thank you. Squanto and his tribe did try to help the people, but Miles Standish and William Bradford just didn't trust him. So they ended up having a really rough winter, while my folks survived just fine. Don't look a gift Native American in the mouth.
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Old 04-22-2016, 10:03 PM   #58
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I've enjoyed reading through these, but this one from Andy wins.
1. I am both OCD and ADD. So everything has to be perfect, but not for long.

I might try to join in, if I can think of 10 things. I'm pretty boring.
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Old 04-22-2016, 10:26 PM   #59
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Here is my list ....

1. My Husband and I are both turning 50 this year.
2. I love cats.
3. I cook but I enjoy going out to dinner too.
4. I love watching the birds on the bird feeder.
5. I am working on my biggest cross stitch ever. 30 x 36 inches.
6. The Andy Griffith Show is my favorite of all time.
7. I am a sucker for a good western.
8. I love the rain.
9. I could eat pizza every day.
10. I am a happy homemaker.
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Old 04-23-2016, 12:54 AM   #60
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Here goes:

1. I was on the Champion 4-H Junior Judging Team for Baking, when I was in my teens.

2. I have been on local TV (Rocky Mountain area) 4 times.

3. I chose the Blues tune and wrote the lyrics for an Ace Hardware ad in Missoula, MT.

4. I have had Chicken Pox 5 times and Shingles twice, I have no immunity to the virus.

5. Shrek was a guy I had a dance with in the bar one night. He was/is a stupid dancer. A year later we "formally" met and I knew during our first dance together he was the idjit from the year before.

6. My Mother worked for Shrek's Mother before we (Shrek and I) ever met. My Mom and Mother-in-Law were friends.

7. I eat canned corned beef straight out of the can.

8. I never wear shoes and socks if I can help it.

9. I shampoo my hair once a week, the other days I use coconut oil on a comb.

10. I can wander the mall for 8 hours with a $20 bill and leave the mall with $15, love to window shop!
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