Sunday, March 17, 2019

Sunday Stealing: Cookies!

Sunday Stealing

1. Do you eat Oreos?

A. Not often. I can't recall the last time I had any.

2. If you eat Oreos, which are your favorite – original, double stuff, golden original, golden double stuff, Oreo brownies, Oreo ice cream?

A. I would guess the double stuff, since that is what I like about an Oreo.

3.  Do you twist your Oreos apart?

A. Yes, and then I eat the inside and throw away the rest.

4.  Are you able to pass by a plate of cookies and not take one or are you a bit of a 'Cookie Monster'?

A. I can pass, usually.

5. Tell us about your favorite cookie. Crunchy, soft, chewy, crumbly, other?

A. Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip cookie is my favorite, slightly chewy, a little crumbly and uncommonly good.

6. Have your tastes changed since you were a kid?

A. Apparently I still have the palate of a five year old child.

7. Enquiring minds want to know if you are a dunker and, if so, do you dunk in milk, coffee, or tea?

A. Not a dunker.

8. It is that time of year and they are selling them on every corner and in front of every store!  Do you buy Girl Scout cookies and if you do, which is your favorite? 

A. I do not generally buy them. No one ever offers to sell me any.

9. Raw cookie dough.  Yay or Nay?

A. Yay, if I'm making it myself. I don't (generally) eat the raw cookie dough that is from the store. 

10. Do you like cookies with filling?

A. So long as someone else has made them, yes.

11. Do you prefer organic cookies?

A. I have no preference, although I can't say I've actually eaten an "organic" cookie that tastes good.

12.  Large cookies, or small cookies?

A. Small cookies.

13. Do you like familiar flavours in cookies?

A. Yes.

14. Do you make your own cookies, or buy them?

A. Both.

15. Please tell us something random about your week!!

A. Monday I had a meeting with local officials because I was unhappy with the way they were conducting the public's business. I was pleasantly surprised when they took my concerns seriously. We had a 45-minute discussion about various issues relating to FOIA and the wording of motions and closed-session meeting requirements, and in addressing my concerns I have been assured there will be a few policy changes and the officials will be more cognizant of how the public perceives what they do and when and why they do it. It was very stressful and quite difficult to speak out even though I've done it before when I was a news reporter. This time I had no news media standing behind me; it was just me, a citizen. It is hard to speak out against the system and I know why people simply go along and allow things to happen, because it is hard to say something. Sometimes, though, one must examine the conscious and take action. I could not in good conscious not say anything about issues that I felt were, if not actually a violation of the law, at least actions that looked suspect. I want my county government to be a bright shining star of virtuous governmental goodness amongst the stench that surrounds us at the state and federal level, and that will only happen when people such as myself raise their hands and speak up if they have concerns. It's part of being a good citizen and being an adult.

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8 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for taking a stand for better government... yes, we are seeing a huge decline in ethics and justice at state and national levels

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  2. I am glad you took a stand. I can be very outspoken and usually will say something about things like that. I am a dunker when it comes to Oreo cookies though. A good cookie with a glass of cold milk is such a treat!

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  3. Good for you for being a good citizen.

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  4. Good for you for speaking up! You are right, that needs to happen. Loved your answers! Have a Happy St. Patrick's Day!

    https://lorisbusylife.blogspot.com/

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  5. Just imagine all your ancestors standing beside you when you speak out against a Wrong. Speaking Truth to Power is exactly why were are still a free people.
    And Toll House cookies are a close second to Oatmeal/raisin. Especially the soft and chewy sort.
    Again, thanks for speaking out! Virginians are well known for that sort of behavior and the "Town Father's" obviously know that they are dealing with a Patriot.

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  6. I applaud you for publicly taking a stand. Brava!

    There is nothing about Tollhouse cookies that I do not like.

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  7. Yes! Another woman who recognizes the best cookie in the world when she tastes it!
    Woohoo! You go, girl! I'm proud of you for holding those officials accountable. We all need to take a stand like that or nothing is ever going to change.

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  8. You go girl! There is never anything wrong with being heard in government or life. It shows you care and are passionate about something or someone.

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