1. “Summer is like childhood. It’s full of warm memories and gone too soon.”~Kellie Elmore Agree or disagree? Share something you loved about the summers of your childhood.
Around these parts, summer is definitely gone too soon.
I guess it depends on your childhood as to whether it’s full of warm memories. Some have more than others, I’m sure. I wish children didn’t have to deal with situations like abuse, poverty, hunger and family dysfunction. I think everyone finds a little spot of sunshine somewhere though. Or at least I hope.
My favorite childhood summer memories are just hanging out with friends in the neighborhood, running around playing games and making our own fun. I don’t really remember any specific things we played with, just making up our fun as we went along.
2. Are you a fan of auto racing-NASCAR, Indy, Stock, Grand Prix, etc? Ever been to a race in person? Any desire to do this? Do you know a lot about cars? Do you notice particular makes and models when you’re out and about?
I am not a fan of auto racing probably because I was never really exposed to it. I did go to one local race once and it was kind of fun. But I think I could take it or leave it.
I used to love old cars and I’d attend the Back to the 50′s car show a lot. I like the cars with the big fins on them. My favorite is a 1956-57 Chev Bel-Air. I used to dream of having one to restore.
Growing up, I was interested in watching my dad would work on our cars and my first husband was an auto mechanic. I also took auto shop in high school so at one time I knew how to do some of the basic maintenance. Cars are much more complicated today.
3. What’s something you think is too serious to be joked about? Or do you think anything and everything is fair game?
There are a lot of things that I think are too serious to joke about. Recently, I heard that a comedian made some joke about something serious that had happened recently and it wasn’t taken very well. He then apologized and said that sometimes humor is how he deals with things and that it was in poor taste to joke about it. I remember it being a sincere sounding apology and I kind of understand his need for humor with a serious situation.
I sometimes laugh at inappropriate times because I get nervous or I don’t know how to deal with it.
4. July 29th is National Lasagna Day. Are you a fan? Do you have a great recipe, and if so where did it come from? If given a choice would you choose a plate of lasagna or a plate of spaghetti?
I heard that it was National Lasagna Day. I do like lasagna and spaghetti. I just kind of make up my own lasagna recipe as I go along, throwing in whatever veggies I have on hand. I’d probably choose spaghetti if given a choice just because I don’t always like everyone’s lasagna.
5. What’s a simple pleasure you’d miss if it were not a regular part of your life?
Reading. I really enjoy a good book and love to sit around and just read for as long as I can while immersing myself into another world..
6. If you could be the CEO of any company, which would you choose?
I have no desire to be the CEO of another company. I wouldn’t mind being the CEO of my own company. I pretty much am the CEO of our household!
7. August is just around the bend…bid farewell to July in exactly seven words.
Goodbye July, you went way too fast.
8. Insert your own random thought here.
I’ve been out in the garden doing a lot of weeding. I couldn’t even see the veggies the weeds were so high! We’re starting to get Cherry tomatoes and I pulled two Roma tomatoes today. Also kohlrabi, banana peppers, beans, beets, broccoli and lots of kale.
I never know when to pull the broccoli because I’m never sure how big it will get before it begins to flower. Sometimes there will just be a little bunch and it will start to flower and other times there’s a bigger bunch. Does anyone know how you’re supposed to know?
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What’s your favorite, meat or veggie lasagna? Who makes your favorite lasagna?
Thank you, Great Spirit.