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Wednesday Hodgepodge

June 23rd is National Pink Day. What's your favorite something pink?

Honestly, not a fan of pink. So I guess I would say the pink shade of the sky at sunset. Or the pink in this wedding bouquet at Kyndal's wedding in Cozumel last month. It sure was pretty!

What did you enjoy most about gym class when you were in school? How about the least?

In high school girls only took gym class one year, and usually freshman year to get it done. We had a very strange high school gym teacher. She always took our jewelry from us to keep locked in her office during class, then she would come out with it all hanging from her fingers and say, "Jewelry, ladies???" She looked at us all creepy like. We swore she took our jewelry just so she could look at us changing clothes when she brought it back out to us after class. But in elementary school, gym class was fun! I loved when we played line tag and dodge ball.

What memory is brought to mind by the smell of roses?

Unfortunately, not a good one. My first marriage ruined my extreme love of yellow roses.

Do you prefer to read or write?

I love doing a little of both.

Sam Keen is quoted as saying, "Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability." Would you agree? Is laziness ever respectable? How will you be lazy this summer?

The definition of respectable is "proper, correct, socially acceptable". The lazy days of summer. They are so important. These are days when it is important for us to recharge and rejuvenate for the busy days that begin in August and continue through the months of spring. Laziness for us really comes in the form of sleeping in more often, watching more t.v., taking more naps, and reading more.

The Florida Keys, Disney World, or a resort somewhere on the Gulf Coast ... which Florida destination would you choose (and why) if the trip were today?

If I could leave today I would pack up the kids and head to my parents' house in Pensacola, Florida. That is all the resort I need or desire. It's pure relaxing heaven.

What question do you hate to answer?

When are you going to do some laundry? Ha! I do keep it caught up for the most part, but occasionally I am asked this question.

Insert your own random thought here.

For those of you who have followed the child support saga for the past couple of years, I can now say that it is finally over! All arrearages and judgments have been paid and now it is just a matter of receiving the regular monthly amount for Dawson until he gets out of college. Free at last!


  1. I too love the pink in a sunset and probably have hundreds of photos of the sunsets from my home. Kyndal must be your daughter. She is beautiful and her color choice of flowers is like our daughter-in-law chose for her wedding.
    I am over here from your friend at Say What?

  2. Oh my...your gym teacher certainly does sound strange!! I'm surprised someone didn't complain!!! My students would have had plenty to say!!!

  3. Oh.... ugh .... the dreaded laundry question.

  4. CONGRATULATIONS! Free at last, indeed. Happy for you.

  5. The flowers were really pretty - like the bride. No idea about the financial drama but glad it is sorted. Dropping by from the Hodgepodge.


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