Dewey: The Interview

May 15, 2007 at 2:14 pm 8 comments

Yes, I have jumped on the bandwagon and have allowed Dr. Sparky to interview me!  And what thought provoking questions.   I have really enjoyed the experience.  And it gave me something to write about today!

I hope you enjoy the interview!

1. Should I visit, I will insist on treating you to dinner. Where would you

like to eat?

We would go down to the inner harbor and eat at McCormick and Schmick’s. It is a wonderful seafood restaurant with great views of the Chesapeake bay. They also make heavenly desserts. It is one of my favorite places to eat, and I don’t get to go there very often.

2. Have you and Chris ever had a commitment ceremony? If not, would you

ever consider it?

Yes, Chris and I are planning on a ceremony when we can find the time! We are thinking of going to New Jersey because you can get a civil union there. It doesn’t seem like waiting for Maryland to get on the ball is working. It would be nice if Maryland would allow us to have one here. But I am definitely committed to Chris. He is the only guy for me!

3. You are being sent into exile for being too smart for your own good. You

are allowed to bring just one book. This book will be your only source of

literary entertainment until the day you die. What book do you

bring? Why?

This is really a hard question. I rarely reread a book. Can I bring an omnibus? I would probably choose a book that had a collection of novels by Agatha Christie. She is truly one of the greatest mystery novelists of our time. And even though I know the solutions, I do find myself rereading one of hers. I even tend to watch the Marple and Poirot movies time and time again. I think if I could have only one book, that would be like having an old friend. And who knows, maybe it will work my little gray cells and I could figure out a way to escape!

4. We all know you love a good mystery. Because of this, I would imagine

you are fairly good at solving problems. However, no one is perfect. What

is the greatest unsolved mystery in your life?

My life is not all peaches and cream and roses. In fact my family has suffered more than our fair share of tragedy. I am really worried what will happen to my mother and sister in the future. I wonder what will become of my family. Life is not like a mystery novel. There are no easy answers . I think that is why I like reading mysteries so much. I like the feeling when you end a book and everything is tied up. There are no loose ends. It leaves you feeling complete. Life is not like that at all. Sometimes I wonder why my family had to suffer so much, and in the way that it did. Maybe I will never know.

5. You strike me as such a kind and loving soul. I have really enjoyed

getting to know you via your blog. Any tips you’d like to give the world on

how to be a little kinder and gentler?

Always look for the good in people. And try to focus on your similarities and not the differences. And hug as many people as you possibly can every day. It seems in this age of sexual harassment law suits we have become a nation afraid of human contact. That is a shame. Hugs are good! And one of the best things I learned I learned from my dog. Every time I come home from work, she is wagging her tail and looking at me like she is seeing me for the first time. We should never take each other for granted. Every time we meet we should feel the same joy as if it is for the first time.

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8 Comments Add your own

  • 1. tigeryogi  |  May 15, 2007 at 3:53 pm

    Fabulous answers! You are such a doll! 🙂

    Reply
  • 2. Dr. Sparky  |  May 15, 2007 at 4:16 pm

    If you invite me to the commitment ceremony, I’ll get your a gift certificate to McCormick and Schmick’s and an Agatha Christie anthology as a gift!

    And I loved that last bit. Your dog is one smart cookie.

    Reply
  • 3. Jim  |  May 15, 2007 at 4:41 pm

    Or, come up to Toronto, get married at City Hall… I’ll take the pictures and throw the confetti 🙂

    Reply
  • 4. johnmichael42003  |  May 16, 2007 at 12:40 am

    Great interview. Such great answers.
    I’ve always tried to look for the good in people. I think it helps to have a better outlook in life.

    Reply
  • 5. Debbi  |  May 16, 2007 at 6:48 am

    Those were wonderful. I hope you and Chris do that soon. Not that your not already committed to each other. Lots of pictures.

    Reply
  • 6. Tony  |  May 16, 2007 at 7:07 am

    D… Amen to #5. Spot on for looking at the best in people and the happenings aroudn us. and we really have become a nation afraid of contact, saying the wrong thing, a lack of a sense of humor, and much more in my humble opinion.

    All revealing D!!!

    Reply
  • 7. urspo  |  May 17, 2007 at 3:34 am

    I enjoyed reading these as well.

    Reply
  • 8. Doug  |  May 18, 2007 at 6:42 pm

    Awesome answers! It would be great if my Chris and I could witness the commitment of your Chris and you.

    Reply

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