Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday Hodgepodge

From this Side of the Pond

1. April is National Jazz Appreciation Month. Are you a fan? If so what's a favorite you'd recommend to someone new to jazz listening?

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Not really a fan of jazz.

2. Mandolin, ukulele, harp, accordion or banjo...which would you be most interested in learning to play? Or do you already play one of the instruments listed?

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My choice would be the harp.

3. Do you judge a book by it's cover? Elaborate. You may answer in either/both the literal or figurative sense of the word.

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I am guilty of this.  I most definitely judge a book by it's cover.  Seeing a person dress in short dresses, short shorts, wearing jeans with holes at the top of their thighs, piercing covering their face, along with tattoos, baggy pants seeing their underwear.....I immediately predetermine the type of person he/she is.  This is a trait I most definitely need to work on....for example the last time husband had a CT scan at Duke the person doing his scan had tattoos, nose rings, eyebrow rings, and I thought "Oh No".  After talking to him, he was so nice and one of the tattoos, he showed me was a bible verse covering his arm.(sigh)

4. According to a recent study the ten most nutritious foods are-almonds, cherimoya (supposed to taste like a cross between a pineapple/banana), ocean perch, flatfish (such as flounder and halibut), chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, swiss chard, pork fat (shocking! but I don't think they mean bacon), beet greens, and red snapper. Are any of these foods a regular part of your diet? Any you've never ever tasted? Which would you be most inclined to add to your diet?

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I snack on almonds daily.

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I love beets, but have never had green beets. Cherimoya sounds tasty...pineapples and bananas I would add to my diet my neck of the woods probably never find this!

5. Besides a major holiday what is the most recent thing you've celebrated with your people? Tell us how.

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Twelve weeks ago, I celebrated the birth of my third grandson.  This one was different, because it was my daughter's son.

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Me celebrating!!!

6. Insert your own random thought here.

Hub began his new chemo treatment yesterday.....taking 8 pills a day for two weeks.  Prayers that this chemo will shrink the cancerous tumors and he can tolerate this new treatment.

I began keeping this cutie pootie a couple of weeks ago.   Oh man....the joy and the best therapy ever!

Have a Blessed Day


  1. You know, tattoos used to get me too . . . and then my daughter got three or four. I've grown accustomed to them - to the point where I'm thinking of getting two myself - meaningful ones. I just said a prayer for your husband. Hugs.

  2. Congrats on your new grandson!! Have a great week.

  3. Praying for your husband's treatments, for their effectiveness and his tolerance of them. May the Lord bless you.

  4. I will be praying for your hubs and this new treatment. So glad you have this beautiful little grandson to add a bright spot to this hard road you're walking. He's a cutie and how fortunate you are to have him nearby!


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