We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
o/t but, I have been driving a Prius this week. It is a pretty cool car. I especially like the fob that takes the place of the key. The car recognizes the fob in my pocket and allows me to unlock it with a push button and the starter is a push button too. No fumbling around for the keys, ever. The inside is pretty high tech with a push button video screen for radio, and heat, etc. All the controls are also duplicated on the steering wheel so there is no reaching. It also has a camera that shows what is behind the car when it is reverse. The car is silent when it is in park so I double check that it is really turned off before I get out. It is possible to forget to hit the power button and leave it running.