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Sunday, October 4, 2015

Sunday Stealing..It's bad to have fun stealing. Or maybe not...

October 3, 2015
Q & A Meme
Welcome back to Sunday Stealing which originated on WTIT: The Blog authored by Bud Weiser. Here we will steal all types of memes from every corner of the blogosphere. Our promise to you is that we will work hard to find the most interesting and intelligent memes. You may have heard the expression, “honor amongst thieves”. In that age-old tradition, we try to credit the blog that we stole it from. We also provide a link to the victim's meme in our "Previous Victims" widget. (It's our way of saying "Thanks!") Sometimes we edit the original meme, to make it more relevant to our global players, to challenge our players, to select the best questions, or simply to make it less repetitive from this new meme or recently asked questions from a previously featured meme.

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Q & A Meme

Stolen from: My Random Randomness

1. What would you pick as a major, if you could go back to college and do it again?
A. Geology, with a side of Art and Music.

2. Who is the one celebrity with whom you would most like to have an indepth conversation?
A. Tommie Lee Jones

3. If you could make a living doing ANYthing, what would that be?
A. I'd like to teach Geophysics at Berkeley as a tenured Professor.

4. What’s your all-time very favorite dessert?
A. That's easy, it's French Chocolate Silk Pie.

5. How many pairs of jeans do you own?
A.  I actually own about a three hundred pairs.  They were going to be used in quilts, purses, and hat making.  Denim is an amazing fabric.

6. What is your favorite flower, and why?
A. I love all flowers, even the ones that attract flies.  How on EARTH could I pick a favorite.  Well, ok I especially love this one, this and all it's cousins and wild and wooly aunts and uncles, both large and tiny, of every hue and on every continent on Earth.  

Taken at an Oregon Rhododendron garden last year. 
7. What book has most changed your life?
A.Two actually,  the  Tao de Ching, and a book called, Be Here Now.

8. What is your least favorite vegetable? Is there any way you can be persuaded to eat it?
A. I have never encountered a vegetable that I didn't like.  That's the long and the short of it.  Heck I like Okra.  Don't judge.

9. If you could take a nonstop first class flight to any destination, where would you pick to land?
A. Charles de Gaulle Airport, in Paris.

10. If your 15 minutes of fame included a stint on American Idol, what song would be your trademark solo?
A. I'd go back to the best years, and sing, "Evergreen", and I'd like to sing it with Tony Bennett.

11. If you could pick one former friend (who has remained elusive in this wild Facebook world) to reunite with, who would you unearth?
A. A friend of mine from High School.  His name was Steve.

12. You have been awarded the time off from work and an all-expenses paid week anywhere in the United States. The catch is that it must be somewhere you have not been before. Where do you choose to visit?
A. I would go to Olympic National Park.

13. Name three of your guilty pleasures.
A.  What are those?  Do I have to look that up?  Reading trashy novels?  Eating the center out of all the puddings?  what are they, these guilty pleasures?  Fantasies of snatching all the liars in the public trust BALD?
This is definitely one of mine then.

14. The best kind of cookie is:
A.  I've got to say it's the original Toll House chocolate chip cookie. Nummy num num!

15. What do you value most in other people?
A.  I really notice people's Kindness to others.  That's what is important to me and that's what I value.  It can made a bad day turn good really fast!

16. Have you ever looked back at your life and realized that something you thought was a bad thing was actually a blessing in disguise?
Swoon, a rant!  Time to bare a soul is it? 
Though it took years to figure it all out:  mAnswer to this question has been, and will forever be that being in the right place and time when I was 20 years old was key to meeting my hubby.  This meant that a wonderful guy didn't get ground up in the Viet Nam war machine, and spat out to a life of homelessness and despair.   Of the few things I actually KNOW, this is one of them. 

He became a husband and father instead of being imbedded in that hell.  That could have and would have happened without me going through 19 years of hell myself.  I do not think the bad things that happened in this life of mine to be blessings.  Lessons they may well be, maybe, but not blessings- especially in disguise.

17. What is the most beautiful place you’ve ever visited?
Hands down, It is Yosemite Valley.  It is Unearthly Gorgeous up there!  I wish I'd been able to see Hetch Hetchy canyon before it was drowned, too.  John Muir said it was even more beautiful.

18. Are you more of a thinker or a feeler?
A. Euripides said that life was a comedy to those who think, and a tragedy to those who feel.  I think and I feel.  And, I don't think much of what is going on these days, besides farce and satire, as actually funny.  Well, there are the cat and dog YouTubes but they are more like People's Theater.

19. Name three things you are thankful for right now.
A.I'm thankful that there is a smidgen of Democracy left in the western world, a hope still gleams for all oppressed people, thereby.  I am thankful for George Harrison's Life, and music, and I'm thankful, or Lord am I ever thankful, for color vision.  I "think about all the mud that never got the chance to sit up and look around"*, every day!

20. Have you ever participated in a three-legged race?
A. Sorry No.  I know I was a Senior Girl Scout and all, but no.

21. When you are at an event that plays the National Anthem, do you place your hand over your heart?
A.  I'm a Quaker and we don't do that.  But I do stand quietly and politely.  People probably started out thinking we were Nazis and then Separatists after that, but no, we don't do that.  


  1. Darn! I thought I'd found the perfect way to get rid of my "dirtbags." LOL

    1. Trying to get OUT of DeGaulle airport is a nightmare I hope never to have to experience again! But I agree with you on Yosemite. we used to go there often, but it's gotten too crowded and commercialized now.

  2. Good one KG. Oh my, then I actually do still think. Lol! It must be time to write the memoirs. ;+) heehee

  3. i like that euripides quote. that's quite true, huh? for those of us who get too emotionally invested, everything around you is so depressing. :( better to keep that separated and see the humor. that's hard, though!

  4. I can't believe you have 300 pairs of jeans. Daggone.

  5. The cookies have to be made with REAL butter. Not that other crud.
    You so nailed the denim answer.... :)


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