Can a pragmatist remember how to dream?

On Sunday morning I took a quiz I found on Facebook. Yes, I know – they are often inaccurate, rarely insightful, and almost always inane. But I had a little time to burn before I Skyped with my granddaughters, and figured what the heck.

This quiz was designed to reveal what your political leanings say about you. I answered as honestly as I could, within the confines of the questions, but many of my answers didn’t fall neatly into any of the limited responses offered. The results returned said that I was a political centrist. (Something I’ve been trying to tell my more conservative relatives for years, but that’s another blog post.) It also said I am a rather hardheaded realist, egalitarian, and strongly pragmatic.

Not the stuff whimsy is made of. Continue reading