Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Wednesday Hodgepodge


From this Side of the Pond

1. May 24th is National Brother's Day. Do you have a brother? Older or younger? Did you raise brothers? Tell us something about your brother or tell us something about your own children who are brothers.

I have a younger brother.  My brother, Greg, is totally different from me.

2. A great book you've read or movie you enjoy that features brothers? 

I am drawing a blank on this one.

3. Something you think is overrated? Something you think is underrated? 

Something I think, my opinion only, is overrated is all these bachelorette excursions.  I think it is okay to get together with all before the wedding but going to Peru, Aruba, etc. is just a little too much in my book.

Something I think is underrated is teachers...haha!  I had to go with this.

4. How much does your past shape you? What parts have shaped you the most? 

My past has shaped me tremendously.  I do not take the 'little things' for granted.  Dealing with huge loses has shaped me the most.

5. What's your favorite simple pleasure? 

Sitting on my patio or in my hammock reading a good book.  I might indulge drinking a cool drink.

6. Insert your own random thought here. 

My daughter and her three boys have been staying with me.  When they returned from vacation, a terrible storm and knocked down a couple of trees near their lake house. The trees barely missed their house but other damage was done.  I love having these houseguests!!

A friend is coming to visit me this weekend before moving to Richmond, and I am looking forward to her visit.

Have a great rest of the week and Enjoy Life!!


  1. Hi, I agree with your #3!!!
    Sending a hug to your daughter and her family. Storms are so scary, may the repairs go well.

  2. I agree with your #3 too. Hope you have a great time when your friend visits.

  3. Teachers are definitely underrated!! I've been amazed at some of these bachelorette weekends where they spend so much money!!!

  4. Oh yes, those over-the-top bachelorette parties are so overrated! As are huge showy (expensive) weddings, too, in my opinion. I guess if you've got the money, go ahead, but I don't think it's at all necessary. Have a wonderful time with your very special houseguests!

  5. Oh I am so with you on the bachelorette shindigs that are basically vacations, and not inexpensive ones at that. It's gotten crazy! Enjoy your houseguests and your company coming too!

  6. My daughters have been in a few weddings where the bachelorette gatherings were weekend getaways (thankfuly not far) but she commented on how expensive it was sometimes to be in weddings. I enjoyed your answers. Hope you had a nice time with family and your friend.


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