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40 questions..... and answers

Monday, March 27, 2017

Borrowed from MISSDORKNESS, ONEKIDSMOM, POLSKARENIA, ADAKARA, et. al.:

Learn 40 things about your friends and let them learn 40 things about you.

1. Do you like blue cheese? No, no, no!

2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? Yes, but quit that habit 40 years ago!

3. Do you own a gun? No.... does a super soaker count as a gun?


4. What is your favorite sweet drink? Coke Zero I know its bad for me but it is still my fav.


5. Do you hold any diploma(s), degree(s) or certification(s)? The ol' high school diploma

6. At a BBQ - what's your favourite food? Some smokey sweet tangy bbq'd meat... ribs/chicken.....


7. What is your favorite movie? This is tough.... I'm going with the Wizard of Oz

8. What do you prefer to drink in the morning: Water

9. Can you do a push-up? Yes... but not many more than one right now!

10. What's your favorite color? Yellow

11. Do you have a hobby? I am a wanderer, love to wander and take photos.

12. Do you have A.D.D? Yes

13. Do you wear glasses? Yes

14. Who were your teen crushes? Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton..... any rock n roller!

15. Name three goals you have for this year? to lose weight, to decrease my debt, to remodel my kitchen

16. Name three drinks you drink regularly. Water, Coke Zero..... an occasional glass of milk


17. Current worries? Health, my kids, finances

18. Name three things (not people) you enjoy/love.
being outdoors in nature (walking in the woods, on the beach, etc), wandering different places and taking pictures, the beach (any time, any weather, any season)!

19. Favorite place to be
the beach

20. How did you bring in the new year?
watching Rockin New Years Eve!

21. Where would you like to go?
Poland, Africa, Ireland

22. Name two worst diets you've been on. All of them.

23. Do you own slippers? Yes.

24. Name three favorite books. Bird by Bird (Anne Lamott), A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith), To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee).... I also love some of Jodi Picoult's books.

25. Do you like sleeping in satin sheets or flannel sheets? No. I'm a cotton girl!

26. What are 3 of your "go to" meals? Egg scrambles (quick and healthy), a steak on the grill (or chicken) with a baked potato or packet of veggies (again quick and healthy), chicken tacos - the kids love em...

27. Where are you now? In my office at work...shhhh

28. If you could do anything for an occupation, no holds barred, what would it be?
I would own a little shop that sold local art, crafts and other unique wares! Preferably in a town near a beach!

29. What is your favorite outfit? yoga pants and a baggy shirt

30. What's on your playlist right now? Respect Yourself (Temptations), TubThumping (ChumbaWumba)Vertigo (U2), Gimme Shelter (Rolling Stones), When Love Comes to Town (U2/BB King), Bennie and the Jets (Elton John), Walk This Way (Aerosmith), Baba O'Riley (The Who), R E S P E CT (Aretha Franklin), Seven Nation Army (The White Stripes), Love on the Brain (Rihanna), I'm Gonna Be -500 Miles (The Proclaimers), Blister in the Sun (Violent Femmes), Beautiful Day (U2), What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)

31. Favorite foods? pizza, dark chocolate

32. What's on your mind lately? retirement!

33. Last time you belly laughed? St Paddy's Day - a friend and I went to a comedy show and I couldn't stop laughing - my face hurt!

34. What's your favorite animal? Dogs

35. What's your worst injury? Tibia Plateau fracture after getting hit by a car while riding my bike. Ended up with artificial knee - way too soon!

36. How many TVs in your house? 3

37. Silliest (truly silly, non-life threatening) action you've done to lose weight. Take those pills that made you lose weight while you slept. (Ya, right)


38. Do you like to dance? Yes - but my feet don't always cooperate!

39. Share about an awesome trip you've taken or place you've visited.
A trip to Europe with two dear girlfriends. We had the time of our lives! My favorite spot was Malta, followed by the Vatican.

40. Do you enjoy camping? I want to, but my body struggles with it!

Feel free to play along in your own blog, and let me know you have so I can come read YOUR 40 things!
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  • MAYIE53
    I really enjoyed getting to know you better.
    1544 days ago
  • L*I*T*A*
    great fun.............thanks
    1545 days ago
  • ERIN_POSCH
    thanks for the share
    1545 days ago
  • AQUAGIRL08
    What fun!
    1545 days ago
  • MINNIEUK
    Fun to read! I love your playlist. emoticon
    1545 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    wonderful!
    1546 days ago
  • LSIG14
    Fun way to get to know someone better.

    1. Do you like blue cheese? No way, no how!!

    2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? Yes, ruined my lungs. Quit in 2008.

    3. Do you own a gun? No - have no desire to.

    4. What is your favourite sweet drink? Diet soda about once a month..

    5. Do you hold any diploma(s), degree(s) or certification(s)? AA in Accounting, BS in Human Services

    6. At a BBQ - what's your favourite food? Potato Salad.

    7. What is your favourite movie: Ben Hur, Greatest Story Ever Told, West Side Story

    8. What do you prefer to drink in the morning: Black Coffee

    9. Can you do a push-up? No.

    10. What's your favourite color? Yellow.

    11. Do you have a hobby? Crocheting, reading, computer games

    12. Do you have A.D.D? No

    13. Do you wear glasses? Yes

    14. Who were your teen crushes? Frankie Avalon, Tommy Sands, Pat Boone

    15. Name three goals you have for this year? To walk 12,000 steps per day consistently, to lose back to my goal weight, and to hike to Bash Bish Falls.

    16. Name three drinks you drink regularly. Water, Coffee, and tea

    17. Current worries? Heart health of both Hubby and myself.

    18. Name three things (not people) you enjoy/love. Church, Family outings, Books

    19. Favourite place to be? On the beach!

    20. How did you bring in the new year? Quietly at home

    21. Where would you like to go? Back to Guam, Reno, and South Dakota

    22. Name two worst diets you've been on. 3-Day Lose it All, and Egg and Banana Diet

    23. Do you own slippers? Yes

    24. Name three favourite books: The Bible, A Man Called Peter, The Hardy Boys (Mysteries)

    25. Do you like sleeping in satin sheets or flannel sheets? No. Just cotton.

    26. What are 3 of your "go to" meals. South Beach Grab and Go Muffins, Baked Chicken with steamed vegetables and tossed salad, and Foil packs of fish and vegetables.

    27. Where are you now? In the computer room at home.

    28. If you could do anything for an occupation, no holds barred, what would it be? Child Care.

    29. What is your favourite outfit? Dresses and heels on Sunday, Sweat Suits in winter, Shorts sets in summer, Sneakers most of the time.

    30. What's on your playlist right now? Golden Oldies

    31. Favorite foods? Cake, Cookies

    32. What's on your mind lately? Health, Family, Our Country, and World problems.

    33. Last time you belly laughed? This morning - a Facebook post of baby goats playing.

    34. What's your favourite animal? Parakeets

    35. What's your worst injury? Serious car accident - many broken bones and very long recovery.

    36. How many TVs in your house? About 8 but only 2 in use.

    37. Silliest (truly silly, non-life threatening) action you've done to lose weight: This might even have been life threatening - I used Slim Fast for all 3 meals every day for nearly 2 weeks (no actual food) and ended up in the hospital with an irregular heart-beat.

    38. Do you like to dance? No! Hubby is an expert but I am a total Klutz.

    39. Share about an awesome trip you've taken or place you've visited. Lived on Guam for 6 years and Germany for 6, cruised to Bermuda with daughter and sister. I have been blessed with many travel opportunities that others only dream of.

    40. Do you enjoy camping? Camped for years and had a ball - now prefer sleeping in a bed with a few more amenities than the campground.
    1546 days ago
  • BJAEGER307
    Great Blog! I'm going to do this later on. emoticon
    1546 days ago
  • SURVIVOR61
    I was happy to take you questions and post them as a blog...we had a couple of the same answers I think.
    1546 days ago
  • BLUEJAY1969
    Wonderful! I really liked it a lot.....getting to know you is fun. I'm going to do mine in a couple of days I think!
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    1546 days ago
  • SURVIVOR61
    I loved it....Thank you for the Giggles!!
    1546 days ago
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