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This week’s questions come from FoxyDanish...

01. What is something that you have lost recently?: My sanity! Lol… No, I lost that a long time ago. I did lose a bottle of medication recently. Nobody’s been here so I know it’s in this house somewhere. I’m sure I’ll find it as soon as I give in and purchase more.

02. Do you own any self-help books?: I own many, almost a shelf full. Actually very few I purchased for myself, the rest are from college. I studied to be a natural health practitioner, although I don’t currently work in that field. There was a lot of self help books in the curriculum.

03. Do you live near the sea or ocean?: No, I am land locked in Ontario. There is Lake Ontario just south of me though, about a 20-25 minute drive, and although it is just a lake. it will suffice in a pinch. I grew up next to the ocean and the mountains, two of the few things I miss from there.

04. Have you ever spent ages making/writing something on your computer when it suddenly crashed and you lost it all?: I have! It’s the worst feeling having poured out all those words and then having them just disappear.

05. Do you enjoy food shopping?: It’s the only kind of shopping I enjoy. Not your typical girl that’s for sure. I could spend a whole afternoon in a good supermarket but can barely stand an hour at a shopping mall.

06. What are you having for lunch?: An egg sandwich today. My son ate cheesies. Lol…

07. Are you one of those people who can sleep through anything?: I used to be but not since having my son. Now I wake at most any sound. I sometimes even wake up because it’s too quiet!

08. Do you like love letters?: Absolutely! I haven’t had one in ages though. I remember one of my exes, he used to travel for work, he would send me letters and postcards when he was travelling. We used to have monstrous telephone bills as well, but I just loved those hand written notes.

09. Have you ever received or written one?: Oops, I guess I answered this one on the last question.

10. How far does your nearest relative live?: I have a relative in this city that I don’t ever see. The closest to me that I do see and gather with often is about a 45 mins drive west. They are cousins. I don’t have any immediate relatives near me though. The closest would be my sister and she’s on an island about 2500 kms away.

11. Do you like velvet?: I’ve never thought about it. I don’t know.

12. What kind of art do you like?: There isn’t one specific type I like, it just needs to speak to me, touch me in some way. My favorite known artists include James Lumbers (local Canadian boy), Vincent van Gogh, and Claude Monet.

13. If you went to London, where would you go first?: I’m a nerd, I’d probably take an afternoon tea then go to the British Library, or the library first followed by afternoon tea. Either way, tea and books. ūüôā

14. If you had to pick one friend who is the most interesting, who would you pick?: Oh gee, that’s a difficult one. I’d have to say Laura. She’s been through a lot of things that would have been the end for some people. Plus, she’s just a hoot to be around. A few years ago I would have said Jim hands down. Unfortunately he passed away in the 2010 Haiti earthquake. I still think about him and all the stories left untold.

15. Can you think of the meanest thing you have ever done/said to someone?: I told somebody once that if I had a gun I would shoot him. I also punched that man in the face. He’s really the only person I have been purposefully mean to.

16. What magazines do you read?: Whatever is in the waiting room at the doctor’s office. I rarely buy magazines. It isn’t worth the money when I can just read much of them online.

17. What/who has been on your mind today?: Have been thinking about my brothers today. I miss them now that we all live so far apart. It’s difficult with my family so far away.

18. Would you be interested in ghost-hunting?: It might be cool to do with the right group of people. I wouldn’t be into doing it with a bunch of pranksters. I’d want to be with people who were genuinely interested.



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This week’s questions come from Cinematic Symphony.


Let Me Give Your Heart A Break Meme

Do you prefer a lot of ice in your drinks or just a little bit of ice? usually no ice at all, very little if any
Which condiment (ketchup, mustard, etc.) do you use the most of? mayo, ketchup is disgusting
Does war scare you? not really, it’s almost always been a part of my life, being in the middle of one would
Do you know any songs that are older than you are? of course, some of the best are older than me
Are you comfortable sharing drinks with your friends? yes
What season were you born in? spring
Have you ever spent over $100.00 on an article of clothing? What was it? yes, many times, dresses usually but I have one pair of heels I paid almost $200 for
Do you think you’re too hard on yourself sometimes? of course, we are our own worst enemy
What pizza place do you usually order from? Joe’s, it’s a local place nearby
Honestly, have you ever mooned or flashed somebody? yes, both
Do you have a least favorite color? chartreuse
Honestly, have you ever written something on a bathroom stall? no, I’ve crossed a few things out though
Who do you consider to be the king of pop? that is Michael Jackson isn’t it?
Do you know all of the words to any children’s song? I have a three year old, so I know all the words to too many children’s songs!
Can you name 3 purple foods? eggplant, grapes, peppers
When was the last time you made a pinky promise? I have never made a pinky promise
What celebrity do you wish would have a big comeback? John Cusack, I do so enjoy seeing him on screen
Do you think your parents know things about you that you don’t want them to? I am certain they do
Have you ever walked into a spider web? yes, and I do that crazy arm waving dance when I do
What grocery store do you usually get your food from? Sobey’s
What would be your happily ever after? love and contentment in a home by the sea
When was the last time you spoke in front of a large group of people? my brother’s wedding in May
Who is the worst driver you know? haha… my twin brother, he was almost on that show Canada’s Worse Drivers
How about the best driver? my other brother, he’s a very good driver
Are you shorter or taller than most of your friends? shorter than most everyone!
Do you know anybody who was born on a holiday? several who were born on Christmas Day, and April 1st is a holiday too, no?
What is one thing you really don‚Äôt like sharing? I can’t think of anything specific
Have you ever been hit on through text message? yes
What was the last junk food you ate? nacho chips
Do you prefer sweet or sour candy? sour
What was the last alcoholic beverage you consumed? orange tangerine vodka
Currently waiting on something/someone? several things.. my stepdad to arrive, a friend to return from vacation, and still waiting on some interviews I have this week
What was the last thing you watched on television? again, I have a three year old… Team Umizoomi
How old will you be in 12 months? a year older! ūüėČ
Do you sleep naked? always
Have you ever held hands with someone in a car? I have done more than just hold hands
Could you go the rest of your life without smoking a cigarette? absolutely
What do you say during awkward silences? nothing, hence the silence
When will you next see the last person you texted? I don’t know, not too long I hope
Honestly, when is the last time you have been to Texas? July 2006 for a friend’s wedding




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This week we continue Stealing Sunday with questions come from the now defunct blog called Tense Teacher.


Massive Alphabet Meme, part two

The Letter N 
Do you have a nickname? In real life I have a few.
What is your favorite number? Eight
Do you prefer night or day? Night. I am very much a night owl.

The Letter O
What is your one wish? For my son to grow up healthy and happy.
Are you an only child? Definitely not. I have a half sister, twin brother, baby brother, two step-brothers and a step-sister.
Do you wish this year was over? Not at all. I wouldn’t want to miss any time with my playful little three year old. Next year he will be in school. I am certainly not ready for that yet.

The Letter P 
What is one fear that you are most paranoid about? My child getting hit by a car. I have nightmares about it and everything.
What personality trait would you look for in someone you wanted to date? Confidence without cockiness.

The Letter Q 
Are you quick to judge people? If anything I am too slow at judging people.

The Letter R
Do you think you are always right?¬†Depends on what we are talking about.¬†ūüėČ
Do you watch reality T.V.? I like the cooking competitions like Master Chef. I don’t watch much reality beyond that.
What is a good reason to cry? Any reason is a good reason if that is how you feel.

The Letter S 
Do you prefer sun or rain? I prefer sun when it is not accompanied by suffocating heat and humidity. There is something to be said about being caught in the rain though.
Do you like snow? I love snow, I just hate driving in it.
What is your favorite season? Autumn

The Letter T 
What time is it? 3:53 pm
What time did you wake up? 7:14 am
When was the last time you slept in a tent? The weekend before I got pregnant with my son. Four years ago.

The Letter U
Are you wearing underwear? I am, I usually do.
Do you open your eyes when under water?¬†I don’t these days because I wear contacts and can’t see anything without them. If I can’t see there’s not point in looking.

The Letter V 
What is the worst veggie? Eggplant. Yuck!
Where do you want to go on vacation? Paris, France
What was your last family vacation together? We went to Newfoundland to my brother’s wedding.

The Letter W 
What is your worst habit?¬†I am a procrastinator. It’s terrible.
Where do you live? Earth, North America, Canada, Ontario, GTA, on a street, in a house

The Letter X 
Have you ever had an X-ray? Yes, lots.
Have you ever seen the X-Games? No
Do you own or have you ever played a xylophone? My child has one, does that count?

The Letter Y
Do you like the color yellow? I do, but I don’t like wearing yellow clothes.
What year were you born in? 1972
What do you yearn for most? Freedom

The Letter Z
What is your Zodiac Sign? Pisces, or Rat in the Chinese Zodiac
Do you believe in the Zodiac?¬†I do believe that I have the traits shown for my zodiacs but I don’t look at it¬†to guide me every¬†day. I am still an individual with free will and¬†make decisions based on my feeling and experience rather than what the “stars” say I should do.
What is your favorite zoo animal? Elephants



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You know how much I like a meme. Some I just follow and others I participate in. I have followed Sunday Stealing for a while and thought I would finally join in. This weeks questions come from the now defunct blog called Tense Teacher.


Massive Alphabet Meme, part one

The Letter A 
Are you agnostic? Let’s say this, I do believe in something beyond my current existence. I do not believe that it is some omnipotent being that created us and is now punishing us because someone ate¬†fruit off a tree¬†when he was told not to.
What is your age? I thought you never asked a lady that question. Hmm.. ok, I’m 41
What annoys you? I am currently annoyed at guys who believe that being submissive means you will submit to anyone and do anything. Doesn’t work that way.

The Letter B
Do you like bacon? But of course
When is your birthday? March. I’m a Pisces.
Who is your best friend? I have a few

The Letter C 
What is your favorite candy? chocolate covered caramels, yummo!
Who is your crush? I’m on¬†Twitter,¬†there are a few rugged men with a knack for¬†beautiful words I would like to enjoy in person
When was the last time you cried? Friday

The Letter D
Do you daydream? absolutely
What is your favorite kind of dog? the kind that belongs to someone else!
What day of the week is it? Sunday

The Letter E
How do you like your eggs? poached, medium
Have you ever been in the emergency room? several times, that one time they just opened the doors and ushered me back to the doctor without asking any questions or requesting my health card was rather worrisome
What’s the easiest thing to ever do? breathe,

The Letter F
Have you ever flown in a plane? yes, many times
Do you use fly swatters? I have one, somewhere, can’t recall the last time I’ve used it
Have you ever used a foghorn? I have!

The Letter G
Do you chew gum? every day at the office, not so much on the weekends
Ever tried gazpacho? not yet
Are you a giver or taker? I’d like to be an even amount of both but would say I am more of a giver most days

The Letter H
How are you? very well this morning, you?
What’s your height? taller than a smurf, shorter than a basketball player
What color is your hair? brown

The Letter I
What is your favorite ice-cream? orange-pineapple from Chapman’s
Have you ever ice-skated? yes, I used to take lessons as a child
Do you play an instrument? yes, the piano

The Letter J 
What is your favorite jelly bean? toasted marshmallow is delish
Do you wear jewelry? yes
Have you heard a really hilarious joke? my step-father tells jokes all the time, usually I laugh more at him trying to get it out than at the joke itself

The Letter K 
Whom do you want to kill? nobody, though there are a few I’d like to smack across the back of the head
Do you want kids? I have one, I do not want any more
Where did you go to kindergarten? Irishtown, Newfoundland

The Letter L
Are you laid-back?  very much so
Do you lie? don’t we all at times?
Do you love anyone? I do, I love several people, still trying not to love one in particular

The Letter M
What is your favorite movie? Orca. Seriously. I know, an old campy horror
Do you still watch Disney movies? have not watched one in ages, though that may change now that I have a three year old
Do you like mangoes? not at all


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