But first, happy SEVENTH blogiversary to both Tegan at Bloggity-Blog-Blog-Blog and Johnny Bacardi. That's like forever on the Internet.
Sunday Stealing, yet again.
A- Advocate for: mass transit; buses and light rail.
B- Best Feature: my brain. I think. (OR, my brain, I think.)
C- Could do without: the screaming that passes for political discourse.
D- Dreams and desires: for the child to thrive at whatever is her heart's content.
E- Essential items: certain reference books, or in lieu of that, certain bookmarked reference web pages.
F- Favorite past time: blogging.
G- Good at: confusing my opponents, and occasionally myself, with racquetball shots.
H- Have never tried: jumping out of an airplane.
I- If I had a million dollars: I'd contribute more to some arts organizations and food pantries.
J- Junkie for: music of many types.
K- Kindred spirit: Uthaclena.
L- Little known fact: when I was in college on the Student Government Association Financial Council, the books were audited and the accounts were off by thousands of dollars. The books for my area, education, which included the newspaper and the radio station, were off by 79 cents.
M- Memorable moment: getting a standing ovation for playing a kazoo solo at a Red Cross training camp.
N- Never again will I: take penicillin (allergic reaction).
O- Occasional indulgence: a day off from work, just for myself.
P- Profession: librarian, dammit!
Q- Quote: "I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.... People think pleasing God is all God care about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back." ~Alice Walker, The Color Purple, 1982
R- Reason to smile: The daughter's dancing.
S- Sorry about: slow to asking for forgiveness from one person, which would have had a huge effect on my relationship with a third party.
T- Things you are worrying about right now: Well, worried would overstating it, but I'd like to be around when the kid graduates college.
U- Uninterested in: 99.973% of celebrity gossip.
V- Very scared of: a loss of freedom in the country.
W- Worst habits: an unlibrarianlike level of disorder.
X- X marks my ideal vacation spot: Hawaii. Because I wanted to go, was invited to go, but couldn't.
Y- Yummiest dessert: carrot cake.
Z- Zodiac sign: Pisces.
Joe Hittorff, Jr. (Dec 2, 1916- Dec 7, 1941)
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