I ate breakfast at Perkins with Dick Warlock, the actor who played Michael Myers in Halloween 2.
I want to somehow "grow" as a person every day: whether it's lifting a wee-bit more weight or running a little faster at the gym, learning a new word or skill, being more efficient at work, or just being there for someone, I want to be a better person everyday.
What Gives Me Hope
More people seem to be finding purpose/focus without clinging to religion.
The election of Barack Obama
Little children who are more caring than most adults.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Place a "sin tax" of sorts on all processed foods and drinks. I fail to understand why we can tax alcohol and tobacco, but not fast food/soft drinks/etc. Obesity is a huge cost in health care and is completely avoidable.
What/who changed my life and why
My mother gets a lot of the credit for who I am.
Going to a Christian school and becoming more of an atheist while being there offered a very unique perspective.
Seeing Barack Obama speak during the campaign: something I will be telling my grandchildren about someday.