>A few dear friends shared this with me, and it just seemed like the perfect thing to pass on to the blogosphere. It’s not a meme, so I won’t tag anyone. Join in if you wish!
The Bucket List
X means yes, I’ve done this.
(X) Gone on a blind date
(X) Skipped school. Shhh…teachers aren’t supposed to admit to that.
( X) Watched someone die Do pets count?
( X) Been to Canada Yes, most recently to Nova Scotia with family last June.
( X) Been to Mexico A day trip to Tijuana when I was 12, that’s all.
( ) Been to Florida
(X) Been on a plane
(X) Been lost I keep trying to convince Husband we need a GPS unit.
(X) Been on the other side of the country Well, both coasts at one time or another. I haven’t seen the Northwest; that’s on my list.
(X ) Gone to Washington , DC
(X) Swam in the ocean Does wading count? The ocean was c-c-cold in Nova Scotia in June.
(X) Cried yourself to sleep
( ) Played cops and robber
(X) Recently colored with crayons Once in a while I join the class in coloring. It’s therapeutic.
() Sang Karaoke I haven’t; Amigo has!
() Paid for a meal with coins only
(X) Done something you told yourself you wouldn’t? More likely, failed to do something I thought I would.
() Made prank phone calls
() Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose
(X ) Caught a snowflake on your tongue
(X) Danced in the rain or run through summer puddles
(X) Held a baby long after it fell asleep because it felt so good? Snuggling babies was one of the joys of working in day care!
(X) Written a letter to Santa Claus
(X) Been kissed under the mistletoe
(X) Watched the sunrise with someone
(X) Blown bubbles
(X) Gone ice-skating
() Been skinny dipping outdoors in the lake at dark
(X) Gone to the movies
Any nicknames? None that I know of.
Favorite drink? Obama Blend Coffee!
Body Piercing ? None now. Ears as a teen; they became infected and closed up.
How much do you love your job? On a scale of 1 to 10? Varies with the day!
Birthplace? Shawano, WI
Favorite Vacation? Any with my daughter; she’s growing up so fast, I want to treasure those memories.
Ever been to Africa ? No, but I could catch a glimpse of the shoreline of Morocco when I was in Spain. Hey, it worked for Sarah Palin (not)!
Ever eaten just cookies for dinner? Dinner, no. Lunch or Breakfast, yes. They go great with coffee!
Ever been on TV? I’m often called upon to speak on TV as an advocate for disabilities, especially blindness & autism.
Ever steal any traffic signs? Nope.
Ever been in a car accident? Nothing more than fender benders
Drive a 2-door or 4-door vehicle? Minivan!! 5 doors, total
Favorite pie? Key Lime: I wish I could make it myself!
Favorite number? 7
Favorite movie? Always, anything Harry Potter, almost anything featuring Tom Hanks.
Favorite holiday? Christmas, especially the music. I listen to Christmas tunes year round.
Favorite dessert? Brownies.
Favorite food? Chocolate, of course.
Favorite day of the week? Sunday: laundry is done, thick newspaper to read, time to sleep in.
Favorite brand of body wash? Anything with a subtle lilac scent.
Favorite toothpaste? No preference.
Favorite smell? Either coffee brewing or fresh-turned dirt.
Favorite sound? Silence. Really.
How do you relax? Gardening, reading, blogging
How do you see yourself in 10 yrs? The question could be paraphrased: will I have any hearing remaining? I think so. The loss has progressed slowly in the last 10-15 years.
Furthest place you will send this message? It’s on the blog, it could go anywhere!
Did you ever get a speeding ticket? Not in a long, long time.