List three pet peeves.
Voice mail with so many selections I can’t remember the beginning of the list by the time I get to the middle.
Customer service voice mail robots designed to prevent you from ever speaking with a live human being.
Live customer service representatives who know less than I do about their product.
Junk mail faxes and texts.
People who make pronouncements when they know nothing about the subject under discussion.
Have I listed too many? Oops.
What makes you unique?
We are all unique. I’m no more unique than anyone else. Except, of course, those of you who are one of a pair (or more) of identical siblings. I suppose that would reduce your uniqueness. Otherwise? To be human is (usually) to be unique.
Would be your ideal birthday present, and why?
A surprise vacation to someplace I’ve always wanted to go. Prepaid with all the arrangements taken care of. I mean all arrangements. Nothing left for me to do but enjoy! Okay, I’ll settle for dinner out at a really great restaurant. Maybe with some good friends. I’m easy. I just want to do something fun in which I get to be the guest — not the organizer, cleanup crew, schedule manager, or any role beyond that of pampered guest.
Which way does the toilet paper roll go? Over or under?
Over. Absolutely over. And out.