butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet,
balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying,
take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations,
analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer,
cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.
Specialization is for insects. - Robert Heinlein
Change a Diaper - Check
Plan an Invasion - Well, I moved my family with small kids to Europe, close enough. Check.
Butcher a Hog - Not yet
Conn a ship - You might want to avoid being on it at the same time.
Design a building - Simple ones, check.
Write a Sonnet - Nope
Balance Accounts - Check
Build a Wall - And have it stand up? Check
Set a Bone - You might want to be real drunk, but, check.
Comfort the Dying - Check.
Take Orders - Check.
Give Orders - Check.
Cooperate - Check.
Act Alone - Check.
Solve Equations - Check.
Analyze a New Problem - Check.
Pitch Manure - Check
Program a Computer -Check.
Cook a Tasty Meal - Check
Fight Efficiently - Maybe.
Die Gallantly - Hope so when the time comes, haven't tried yet.
Finally, my life doesn't have a GPS. I frequently do not know where I
am, where I'm going, or how I'm getting there. I do have great fun
getting there, sometimes late, and, sometimes 'there' is not the planned
destination. But both getting to some destination and the destination
itself is always interesting.
I am happy, relaxed, and optimistic
Music is all over the map. The iPod has everything from Diam's to Eminem, to Superbus, to Benassi Bros, to Jay-Z, to Led Zeppelin and the Stones.
Food - Asian, African and mid-eastern. Very partial to Ethiopian and tend towards vegetarian food.
Books - Terry Pratchet, deep computer graphics books, history of societies.