Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Hodgepodge ~ 10/19/16



Joyce's Hodgepodgey Questions:

1. What would you say is your strongest sense?

This is a hard one.  I believe we take our senses for granted.  My strongest definitely is NOT sight.  My eye glasses will attest to that.  I guess, I'd have to say either smell or hearing.

2. Do you believe in the idea of a 'sixth sense'? Why or why not?

I honestly don't know.  What do you think?

3. When do you most feel like a slave to time? Explain.

While getting the kids up for school in the morning.  I let them sleep as long as possible but then when I say "it is time to get up" I mean it!  We allow just enough time to get out the door.

4. Have you ever worked in a restaurant? How would you rate the experience? If you could own a restaurant what kind would it be?

I can say that I have NEVER worked in a restaurant.  If I owned a restaurant it would be a bakery, no doubt about it!

5. Ever traced your family tree? Share something interesting you learned there.

My Mom is hugely into geology.  When I was young we spent many Saturday afternoons/evenings at different historical societies.  I think this is partly where I got my love of history.

Something interesting:  One of my great-greats, Honora O'Flynn, was kidnapped off the coast of Ireland and brought to America as an indentured servant.  I find that vastly interesting!

6. What did your childhood bedroom look like?

When I was a small child, I had to share a bedroom with my brother.  After my parents built my homeplace, I then had my own room.  It was (and still is) dusty rose with mint green accents :)

7. Anyone who knows me knows I love_______________________?

Douglas, Kaylee, Laken and REESE CUPS.   :)

8. Insert your own random thought here.

Speaking of childhood bedrooms....  Next spring we are building a bedroom and family room onto my parents' house.  We're going to be multi-generational home.  My old bedroom will become my youngest daughter's bedroom.  I can't wait to get started on the process.  For that reason, we'll probably have the longest winter EVER!

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3 comments:

  1. Bakeries seem to be a popular choice of restaurant. :)

    Having a building project to look forward to will make spring twice as welcome, I'm guessing.

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  2. Oh My, what an interesting family find. What is so interesting is a friend of mine was just talking to me about Irish slaves in Early America.

    Good luck with the build.

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  3. Loved the story of the Irish kidnapping. My family, also Irish, came over as indentured servants. Loved the fact that you are going to be a multi-generational home and that your daughter will be in your bedroom.

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