One of the joys I take from my personal life is my clear domination of my dog as we watch the game show “Jeopardy!”. She rarely answers, and when she does she gets it wrong. From all the episodes I’ve seen–“woof” has never been a correct response–and she doesn’t phrase her answer in the form of a question.
A recent answer had to do with the host of “The New Yankee Workshop”. Smugly, I told the dog and Mr. Trebek it was Norm Abrams of course. In the course of my fist-pumping and victory celebrations, the judges informed me that my answer was indeed: incorrect. The host of “New Yankee Workshop” is one Mr. Norm Abram. No “s” on the end. This prompted me to re-think my self proclaimed knowledge of all things carpentry–and frankly–put me into a bit of a mild tailspin as to how I would live this down. Time to get back to basics. Restore my roots. Get my hands on some wood.Read More