Thursday, July 07, 2005

Tagged-Or rather volunteered to help out my New Jersey blog friend

Helping out Jim on this meme:

What I was doing ten years ago: Recovering from trying two capital murder cases in a row by doing a lot of flyfishing in mountain streams. Living in Clemmons, N.C.

5 years ago: Contracting for and putting down a deposit on a custom designed skiff that would be finished in early November of 2000. Living in Beaufort, N.C.

1 year ago: Recovering from July Fourth visit from Vin, Brad and Katherine-same as this year- we were all overserved by an apprentice bartender.

Yesterday: All set to try a case at 9:30 A.M.-One problem, the defendant didn't show up until 10:45, had his bond revoked and was placed in custody. The trial was postponed till Friday.

5 snacks I enjoy:
1. Potato Chips-regular or Utz's Crab chips made with Chesapeake Bay Crab seasoning
2. Stoned Wheat thin crackers with cheese
3. Nachos
4. Tortilla chips with melted Jack cheese or salsa
5. Cheese-It's

5 songs I know all the words to: Everything by Reckless Kelly, Robert Earl Keen, Todd Snider, John Prine and Scearce and Ketner

5 Things I would do with $100 million:
1. Build a state of the art "no-kill" animal shelter
2. Retire
3. Build a house on the water in Beaufort, N.C. with floating dock for boat
4. Share it generously with friends
5. Buy a home in the Grand Tetons

5 locations I would like to run away to:
1. Beaufort, S.C.
2. Austin, Texas
3. Snake River in Idaho
4. Islamorada, Florida
5. Yellowstone National Park

5 bad habits I have:
1. Cursing too much
2. Drinking too much coffee
3. Drinking too much bourbon
4. Procrastination
5. Saying exactly what I think, the consequences be damned

5 things I like doing:
1. Flyfishing in saltwater or fresh
2. Designing and building fishing rods
3. Going anywhere in a motorboat
4. Fishing and drinking with friends
5. Playing the guitar

5 things I would never wear:
1. Bolo tie
2. Nipple ring
3. Speedo
4. Black socks and sandals
5. Fur

5 TV shows I like:
1. Cold Case Files
2. American Justice
3. Blind Date
4. MXC-(Most Extreme Elimination Challenge)
5. Austin City Limits

5 Biggest joys of the moment:
1. Fishing after work until dark
2. Lazy weekends at Cape Lookout
3. Getting to play guitar alongside friend Dicky Scearce at the Dockhouse when he does a solo gig
4. Seeing my friend Scott and his girlfriend Cristina so happy together
5. Good health of me, my wife and our animals

5 Favorite toys:
1. James Goodall custom acoustic guitar
2. Intruder Skiff
3. Jet Wood Lathe
4. Toshiba Digital camera
5. Clam Rake


Anonymous Jim - PRS said...

Guitar playing, bourbon, and a willingness to help an apprentice bartender who overserves learn the ropes....You're my kinda guy.

7:37 AM  

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