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Wednesday, May 14, 2014


Thank you Joyce for coming up with the questions and thank you Hubby for copying them for me.  It's been a long week and I'm tired.

1. It's still May, right? When were you last in the middle of something that might be described as mayhem?
We had our granddaughters over on Tuesday and played and played.  Ever see two girls 5 and 3 years old and not see mayhem as well?  Me neither.

2. When did you last feel dismayed?
I can't think of a time recently when I felt dismayed, I guess it would have to be when my doctor told us I had a incurable cancer. That was pretty dismaying.

3. What's a food combination you like, but other people may find strange?
Moxie tonic and vanilla ice cream.  I love Moxie but most people don't know what it is as it's a New England thing.

4. "It is never too late to be what you might have been." Do you think that's true? Why or why not?
I guess that depends on what you might have been.  I might have been a research scientist but at my current age, do I want to do all that school work? No.  So for me that is too late, however, I do research the drugs I'm on and research items I am thinking of buying so in a way I am what I might have been  just not the same way.  See, it's all in what you might have been.

5. US News and World Report listed the best historic destinations in the US as follows-Washington D.C, Philadelphia PA, Williamsburg VA, Charleston SC, Boston MA, Richmnd VA, Savannah, GA, Santa Fe NM, Yellowstone, San Antonio TX, San Francisco CA, New Orleans LA, and Charlottesville VA.
Of those listed how many have you seen in person? Which two sites on the list would you most like to see in person?
I've been to Washington D.C., Philadelphia PA, Charleston SC, Boston MA Santa Fe NM, and New Orleans LA. I would like to see Yellowstone and San Antonio TX.

6. May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. If you had to participate in a single fitness activity for the next half hour, which activity would you choose?
Playing with a 5 and 3 year old! Best work out anyone can ever have.

7. What did you like best about the city, town, or neighborhood where you grew up?
I grew up right across the street from a ball field.  It was a huge field where in the winter time there was an ice skating rink, in the summer you could play baseball, football, and soccer all at the same time!  It was bordered on 2 sides by woods where the best ghost stories were told and many forts were built.  It was elevated so in the winter we would use our "flying saucers" and slide down the side of it and across the street and end up in our driveway.  It was a blast!

8.  Insert your own random thought here.
New Hampshire has lost another police officer this week. He was called to a home and was shot shortly after her got there.  He leaves behind a wife and 2 teen aged girls.  It's a sad day around here.  Our police officers run into danger all the time knowing full well that they may not go home.  If you see a police officer today, thank them and say a prayer for them to be able to go home today.  


  1. I think I need to try that Moxie. They sell it on Amazon. So do you drink it like a black cow? Hope you get to visit Yellowstone someday. So sorry about the police officer, I will be praying for his family.

  2. Yellowstone is gorgeous!! You should go in the springtime if you do, the summer was beautiful too but much too hot.

  3. How sad about the police officer. I find it so difficult to get my head around the wide use of guns in the USA - in the UK, it's so rare for police to be killed with guns. Praying for his family.

  4. Last night we were at our annual HOA meeting followed by our neighborhood's potluck dinner.

    A friend sitting next to me thought my plate looked funny with a big chocolate brownie on it alongside cold shrimp in a pool of cocktail sauce.

    It was wonderful!

  5. Yellowstone is really neat, so I do hope you get to see it sometime. That is sad about the police officer; you are right they do take their lives in their hands whenever they stop anyone or enter into any situation. Although I am not fond of the city's actions with what they have police do (run speed traps to increase revenue), I do realize it is the city directing them and am kind to the police who invade our street when they are running such speed trap, and hubby even took water out to them today in the 100 plus heat, only to find someone had already done so.


  6. I'm stopping by to catch up with you. So glad you got a chance to play with your granddaughters. You're right, that's a workout!!! (and mayhem)
    That's terrible about the police officer being killed. They give so much and receive so little in return. Sending prayers for his family...

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