Welcome to the first day of polar vortexmageddon everyone! Apparently we need more government interruptions to keep the news people who keep us “informed” from wetting their pants over outrageous events like winter weather occurring during the month of January. Lucky for you, The Nest doesn’t resort to such wild dramatizations of the world around us (unless it involves me putting together a hilarious critter play). Let’s play along with Melanie again and share my world with you! Don’t worry, I’ve had my cooties vaccine. Bring on the Four Planets!
Are you thin or thick skinned? Are you easily offended or tend to let it just roll off your back like a duck does with water?
Thick. Very thick. I don’t get thin skinned people at all. I’m as fucked up as they come, and yet I can laugh and make fun of just about any part of my physical or mental being you please, and enjoy when others get a clever rib in at me. Being someone whose humor sweet spot is in the widely beloved field of mockery, me and thin skinned people tend not to mix very well. I don’t take myself seriously, and I don’t expect you to take yourself seriously too. Get over yourself already!
How important are morals in a healthy society? What are the most important morals for citizens to have?
I’m one of those weird people who think morals are kind of a personal thing. One of the reasons you won’t ever see me in the middle of a dreaded political discussion is because I’d be the guy who’d push the two parties apart while telling them they’re both beautiful… and both full of shit. We all have our own reasons for believing in our own sense of right and wrong, and we’ve mostly gotten along OK for the past hundred thousand years. I just don’t put a lot of faith in universal morals… whether they come from ye olde religion that is pounded by the right, or from the modern social norms that are bestowed upon us by the left…
What will your epitaph be?
French toast, pancakes or waffles?
I remember making french toast as a kid… which was only edible if it was smothered in so much powdered sugar that it would take the rest of the day to work off the sugar high. I still occasionally make store brand waffles… and just like my toast, I want them looking just like this:
What were you grateful for this past week?
I am quite grateful to Melanie for spreading the word about this year’s Contest of Whatever, as well as anyone else who shared the good news with your peeps! The little Facebook box on that post has a blue circled 13 in it, which I guess means there’s been a lot of sharing going on. Thanks everyone! I can’t wait to see all the great entries this year’s CoW yields…