The Friday Fives

1. What was your favorite magazine to read as a teenager?

Omni magazine. a monhtly sci fi compendium published by Penthouse magaize. You actully read it for the articles.

2. What’s a great song with misunderstood/unintelligible lyrics?

“Louie, Louie” The world’s most recorded rock song.

3. What’s a now “obsolete” technology you miss?

I miss my old Nextel phone and the push to talk radio feature. What a great simple technology. Squwack and then talk. More efficient than a phone call or a text message. It’s bandwidth was picked away at by other industries and could no longer be sustainable as a money making venture, the technology still exists and is great.

4. What makes people age the most?

Smoking cigarettes.

5. Who is your favorite Lee?


The Friday Fives

1. What’s a terrible song to play at a funeral?

Living on a Prayer by Bon Jov.

2. What’s a terrible song to play at a child’s birthday party?

Smoking in the Boys Room – Brownsville Station

3. What’s a normal amount of money to keep in your checking account?

I have about two paychecks in reserve, usually.

4. What’s the best compliment you’ve ever received?

“You are the best boss I ever had ” said to me right ater I terminated his employment.

5. If you could go back and tell your teenage self one thing, what would it be?

Pay attention to your laundry and your money.

The Friday Fives

First apologies: I was traveling back from Greenville, NC, all day on Friday and literally forgot about posting the Fives.

1. What memory from your childhood always brings a smile to your face when you think about it?

Riding the passenger train from Craig to Hayden to see my grand parents back in the day when that line was running.

2. What was a sad moment from your child that pulled you into real life?

Death of my grand father and going to the funeral when I was five years old.

3. What will you never buy cheap?

Coffee. Don’t but the cheap stuff. Live is short. And shoes

4. What do you usually buy the cheapest version of?

Most generic or store brands of basic kitchen pantry staples (canned tommatoes, peanut butter, baking goods. )

5. What’s your favorite childhood TV show or cartoon?

I was a pretty huge fan of “Jonny Quest” but watchng old episodes on YouTube – wow, show did not hold up.

The Friday Fives

1. What would be the worst Buzzfeed list

“15 ways to make your Nazi concentration camp death showers more efficient.”

2. What is one thing that Amazon absolutely should sell?

George Jetson’s flying car

3. What is the weirdest thing you have found for sale on line?

A full size reproduction civil war cannon

4. What’s the worst thing about the Nextdoor website ?

The passive racism. I live in Southeast Denver where all the money is and some of these homeowners are just down right racist Trumpist pigs.

5. Hit the random button on Wikipedia and what comes up?

Cool – Flanders!

The Friday Fives

If you won the $1.3 billion Powerball this weekend what are the first five things you would you do?

1. That would be such an overwhelming amount. I would give myself an annual allowance of $10 or $20 million

2. I’d set up a family trust

3. Then set up a charitible trust

4. Sure a couple of nice houses and cars

5. It would be such a life changing event – I think I would have work with an attorney to disappear of the grid – probably create an LLC to hide all the assets in order to be as close to anonimity as possible.