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Toward a More Tranquil Standpoint

Based on responses by Eric McCormack in “Hot Hollywood,” US (14 July 2014) 6. His words appear in bold with statements completed as I would respond in following the setup.

  1. I’m happiest when I finish something to my satisfaction.
  2. especially if the project is a worthy one.
  3. I’ve always wanted to be able to sing on tune.
  4. My family and I have persisted in our differences.
  5. I was a terrible math student and had no business taking calculus.
  6. My first job at age 9, for which I was paid, was delivering newspapers.
  7. I could probably eat the same menu in weekly rotation.
  8. I stole a lot from reading history.
  9. I was born (2 May 1940) on the same day in history as Czarina Catherine II (1729), Manfred von Richthofen (1892), and Dr. Benjamin Spock (1903).
  10. My all-time favorite film is Slaves of New York.
  11. And I do not care for anti-heroes.
  12. I’m still mad at no one: what’s the point?
  13. I met my wife over a 4-member post theater conversation and then three years later through a mutual friend in her dramatic production class.
  14. I knew I wanted to be a historian from reading histories and historical novels.
  15. I’m not afraid to mix imagination and reality.
  16. I make the best smoothies from half a banana, applesauce, Greek yogurt, cranrasberry-orange juice, and either strawberries, a nectarine, or some kind of flavorful jam, especially if rhubarb.
  17. I have almost no athletic skills, but I bicycle in good weather and enjoy walking or other physical exercise.
  18. I never cry at the end of a book – except once, I think – and now I cannot recall the author or title.
  19. I’m a U.S. citizen who has only been out of the country to Canada.
  20. I spent five years with party politics before I realized how hard it was to get citizens to do their democratic part.
  21. I wish my folks would have lived to tell me more about their pasts.
  22. At 5, I was deeply in love with Ferdinand the Bull by Munro Leaf.
  23. I believe that if everyone had the good of others in mind, we could throw our weapons away.
  24. I can’t stand anything foolish, stupid, or derogatory, but I manage to keep on breathing.
  25. Whenever Game of Thrones is on, I’ll watch it.

This entry parallels Roger Sween Revealed and What I Learned, both linked from the MY TYPE page.

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Copyright © 2014 by Roger D. Sween

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