Wednesday Hodgepodge












1. When were you last 'on a mountaintop'?  You may answer in the literal or figurative sense.
Literal-last year-too scary for me.  Charlie decided to take a scenic route-NEVER, NEVER  AGAIN.  I swear I will get out and walk the next time.
Figurative sense-I am drowning in paperwork!


2.  Do you establish and maintain a strict budget in your household?  What is one piece of financial advice you would offer someone just starting out on their own? 

Maintain a budget-yeah, but not a strict one.  I have always tried to live within my means.  I will use credit card but shortly right after-deduct the amount-never paying payments.  A piece of advice: save for a rainy day because you never know what expenses might come up unexpectedly, and: don't live a champagne life on a beer income!

3.  Cherries-yay or nay?  Cherry pie, cherry cola, black forest cake, or a scoop ofBen and Jerry's Cherries Garcia...pick one. 

Easy one for me-NONE!  I can't stand cheeries!


4.  Should you ever discuss religion or politics with people you don't know? 
Personally, I don't reason being-we all have our opinion because we are all entitled to one.


5.  When you take a road trip do you prefer to be the driver or the passenger?  Where were you headed on your last road trip? 

Both-this doesn't make the trip seem so long.  When I am the passenger, I read and eat!  Last weekend I headed to Harrisonburg, Virginia-for the weekend.  I need to write a post about this-an interesting purchase at Parks-Belk-only me.


6. If we peeked inside your closet, what color would we say is most prevalent?

Mostly browns, blacks, and orange.  I don't know about you but I am ready for the spring colors-bright pinks, greens, and yellows.

7. Who's your favorite senior citizen and why are they special?
Don't really hang out with the older generation-LOL!

8.  Insert your own random thought here.
It has been a very busy couple of weeks around here.  I feel like I am in a whirl wind.  Yesterday, I found out our health insurance is going up 18.4%-:(

Comments

  1. Everybody's health insurance is going up. Taxes too. Welcome to 2013-ugh! We passed Harrisonburg driving to/from TN...do you remember back when we were in college there used to be a buffalo farm on the side of 81 close to Harrisonburg? I used to love passing that on my way home for breaks.

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  2. That's a huge increase on your insurance, but I think we're all right there with you. It's the pits! I'm not a fan of cherries, either! BLECH!

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  3. I feel your pain with the insurance increase! We had two last year alone, and are expecting a third any time :(

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  4. I do like the mountains but I have been on some scary roads on the edge of a cliff that I could do without! Then I'll be your favorite senior :) I'm afraid that a lot of insurance is going to be raised forcing people to go with the Obama plan at some point.

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  5. Browns, blacks, and orange...I can see this in my mind, and I LIKE the combination just reading the colors. Oh, and where was the 'scenic trip' where you'd get out and walk next time?

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