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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Wednesday Hodge Podge

Happy Hump Day!  It's Wednesday and I'm joining Joyce at From This Side of the Pond for the Wednesday Hodge Podge.

1. What's the last job you did that required elbow grease?

Scrubbing the walls in the bathroom on Monday. (But it sure looks good!)

2. March Madness, aka the men's Division I basketball championship, is nearing an end. What sort of 'madness' has your house seen this month?

If you read Tell Me Tuesday, you know that my bathroom is a Zen Garden. There is no madness in our home, everything is Zen.

3. What's your favorite shop for browsing?

I like to browse online for things I need for the finish of the White Tornado. Amazon and IKEA are hot places. I have everything “stored” on my White Tornado list on Pinterest.

I’ve never ever enjoyed shopping to browse. If I need something, I buy it. Once in a great while through the years I’ve gone into stores and just looked at stuff, but that’s been when I’m shopping with someone else.

Yes, I do have breasts, but when it comes to shopping and shoes, I’m notsomuch a typical girl.  ;)

4. Is there ever a time when giving up makes sense?

Sure, when it’s not a big deal or a great loss to give up…like when you’re playing Qwirkle with your husband.

5. What's a song you love that contains the name of a city, state or country in its title?

Georgia On My Mind happened to be on the radio as I crossed the state line into Tennessee on my solo trip to Atlanta back in 1990. It made me tear up a little. (I really wanted to stay!)

6. When did you first begin using a computer?

Aside from the one that blew up on me when I entered my name at the mall, Christmas 1983, 1990 in trade school.  It was a Chyron that you entered the code and had yo render to get the graphics.

7. Did you buy girl scout cookies this year? What's your favorite?

WAH! No! David didn’t order them at work this year. No Samoas for Nani this year. I was a Girl Scout when the Samoas were new and I love them! Does anyone have a box of Samoas they’ll send me? Any thoughts on where I can get a box?

8. Insert your own random thought here.

For my project 366 this year, I’m not taking pictures, I’m journaling. I have kept it up, a few lines or a couple paragraphs every day about what’s going on in Naniland. I found trying to take a photo every day was taxing and some days there just wasn’t anything to photograph. My scrapbook layouts for the project were often heavily dependent on journaling to make them interesting anyway, so this year I’m journaling a little every day and adding photos where they add to the journaling on my pages.


Tami said...

Want to come clean my bathroom? It needs a good scrubbing. LOL

Dawn said...

No cookies for us this year either. {{hugs}} Enjoyed your post. Blessings!

Tina said...

Great choice of song. I love that song too.


#4....that answer just made me literally LOL....yep, give up when the man of the house wins at games...no use going any further or they'll sure 'nough start to boast about it even more. right? [kidding]

Oh yes, having a clean room is always so much worth the 'elbow grease'.


PS....love the "grammy's quilt" photo posted below this entry. I LOVE cats.

April said...

Great choice for the song...being that I live in Georgia! :) I've been an avid journal keeper since the 5th grade!

sterlingsop said...

I'm with you on the bathroom thing and the female-but-don't-do-the-regular-shopping-thing-like-other-girlies-do!

Mama Hen said...

I'm not a browser for most things either, especially clothes. It's the weight thing for me, tho...no fun buying tents! But put me in a bookstore, and I could browse forever.

DD said...

Enjoy your journaling. That's a good plan, I am horrible at doing that consistabtly. Usually I will get three or four weeks of keeping up and then nothing for 3 months.

LV said...

Interesting to learn more about one of my blogging friends.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

I love IKEA, I think I need to make a trip there pretty soon. Sorry you missed your cookies. I never joined one of the 365 photo challenges because I thought I would just set myself up to fail.
I think your journaling sounds wonderful.