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Share Your World – Week 14

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Credit:  Cee's Photography

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Here we are Share Your World – Week 14 already!  Although I have only been doing these for a few weeks, it feels like part of my regular posts already!

If you had to describe your day as a traffic sign, what would it be?

I think my sign would be Yield.  Most often it feels like I am making way for some extrovert to get their way because they open their mouth first or speak the loudest.

credit:  Province of Alberta Road Signs

credit: Province of Alberta Road Signs

 

Is your hair short (total neck and ear showing), medium (covering ears and neck), long (below shoulders), extra long (at least halfway down your back) or bald?

My hair is long.  Although I have very fine hair, I have a lot of it.  I like to play with my hair – tuck it behind my ears, put it in a ponytail, pile it on top of my head with a clip or wear it in a bun (which I do most days now).  I dislike going to the hairdressers so much, I let my hair grow really long & only get it cut once every 2 years or so (if not longer).  Hence, long hair is the style for me.

When you are with your friends, do your interactions include much touching—for example, hugging, kissing, rough housing, rubbing backs? Would you like to have more of this? (Note: the answers may vary depending on where you live on this wonderful planet.)

I like to hug, coming & going.  Sometimes I will rub a friend’s back or give them a one-handed hug as I walk by.  Otherwise I don’t do much touching, unless it’s one of my kids & then sometimes I touch a lot more.  If you’re sad, I’m the first one to open my arms if you want a hug – but I also respect if you don’t want one.

What do you feel is the most enjoyable way to spend $100?

Isn’t this sad, it’s been so long since I spent any money on myself – I don’t know what I would want for myself.  I dislike restaurants because they are noisy & the servers are always bothering you.  I don’t enjoy any meal in a restaurant unless it’s eaten in my own vehicle.  I don’t like shopping period.  If I have to buy new clothes – I get in & get out as fast as I can.

Got it, got it – browse through Kobo & buy myself a lot of e-books!  And maybe a little bit of chocolate (Easter chocolate is always my favorite).

Bonus question: What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up?

I am grateful my hubby & I still care enough to fight.  As we both get used to the role of me being disabled, we have struggled from time to time.  We are both trying, but it’s really hard.  I have always been so independent & now I have to depend on him for so much.  I would be grateful if someone would gave my hubby a job.

Leaflet tells Jews to register in East Ukraine

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benzeknees:

Is our world going backwards?

Originally posted on shaunynews:

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Not again! Please

This is all too familiar isn’t it? And it cost’s £50 to register, by force, this scares me, this happened before very slowly. IF you know history, you will see and feel the actions that were taken pre-WWII almost ghost those of today, they are the damn same. I got mocked by some Idiot called “T” over this, the fool can hardly tie his laces. History repeats and we do not notice, only the educated can and will see WWIII is coming, these events happened pre-WWII. If you think I am wrong, prove me wrong. I know WWII inside out, this is how it started, do you know this? Or is Shaun making up stories and placing them on 200 websites again?

WAKE UP, PLEASE!! This is just the start! 

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IBQ – Week 2?

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credit:  61 Musings

credit: 61 Musings

This week’s prompt is:

Focus

 

Like most introverts I am no stranger to focus.  When I am really involved in a project (usually my writing or my course work), Kelvin sometimes has to wave my dinner plate under my nose for me to realize it’s dinner time!  He finds this extremely irritating, (he thinks I should notice when he’s in the kitchen & preparing food), but really it’s just background noise to me when I’m really involved.  He has now taken to giving me a 10 minute warning when the food is almost ready, so I can wrap up what I am doing & pay attention when it’s dinner time.

While I would find it extremely difficult to write my novel in a crowded cafe (like J.K. Rowling), I can write in a room with the TV going & really have no idea what is playing on the screen.  When picking a program to watch, Kelvin has found the secret – he asks if I will be paying attention to the TV before choosing a program.  He has some programs he only watches (like TMZ or The Soup) which he will watch if I’m not paying attention, there are some programs I only watch (like Grey’s Anatomy, The Following & Game of Thrones – I tend to prefer programs which make me think too like Elementary or the British version Sherlock) which I watch when he’s away or napping & then there are the programs we watch together.

I prefer to write in the quiet – no TV or music playing.  If Kelvin is napping or out of the apartment – so much the better!  Sometimes Kelvin accuses me of making excuses for him to leave home (like ordering a prescription to be picked up) so I can have time to myself – (sshh, he’s not wrong).

credit:  focus stock photos

credit: focus stock photos

 

Prayingforoneday is now ShaunyNews – Shaun Gibson – PLEASE REBLOG!

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Originally posted on shaunynews:

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Since I had to delete my old blog and start a new one I am asking PLEASE if people can give this a quick reblog?

I lost a ton of friends I liked talking to. I am getting about 5/10 a day added back but I would really like to hook back up with a few people.

I ask as the best friend you have to PLEASE RE-Blog this so I can find some friends like you again

I would be grateful WordPress if you could do this for me

More love, less hate

Shaun

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Tickle Me Tuesday – 041514

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Courtesy Microsoft Clip Arts

Courtesy Microsoft Clip Arts

As we get older and visit the doctor more often, this could come in handy.

An older gentleman had an appointment to see his urologist, who shared offices with several other doctors. The waiting room was filled with patients. As he approached the receptionist’s desk, he noticed that the receptionist was a large, unfriendly woman who looked like a Sumo wrestler. He gave her his name.

 

In a very loud voice, the receptionist shouted, “YES, I HAVE YOUR NAME HERE; YOU WANT TO SEE THE DOCTOR ABOUT IMPOTENCE, RIGHT?” Angry Receptionist

 

All the patients in the waiting room snapped their heads around to look at the very embarrassed man.

 

He recovered quickly, and in an equally loud voice yelled,  ‘NO, I’VE COME TO INQUIRE ABOUT A SEX CHANGE  OPERATION, BUT I DON’T WANT THE SAME DOCTOR THAT DID YOURS.’

The room erupted in applause and laughter.

 

Don’t mess with old folks!

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Benze on Books – April 14/14

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credit:  Net Galley

credit: Net Galley

The Midnight Side
by Natasha Mostert

Synopsis:  A phone call from the dead. Lucid dreaming. A ghost manipulating the London stock exchange. And a truly frightening story of love gone wrong.

THE MIDNIGHT SIDE is a chilling tale of a seductive woman who, even from the grave, is able to manipulate events to her satisfaction. A haunting story of obsession and revenge, Natasha Mostert’s novel is an intricate psychological thriller with an ending that will leave you breathless.

Isa receives a call from her cousin but finds out later her cousin was dead when the call came through.  As Isa works to close up her cousin’s estate, she finds Alette has left detailed & bizarre instructions on how she wants things handled.  Isa is torn between her desire to fulfill her cousin’s wishes & her own sense of right & wrong.  She begins to wonder how well she really knew her beloved cousin.

I was happy to read yet a third book by Natasha Mostert & found The Midnight Side to be just as fascinating as the first ones I read.  Again, there are a number of twists & turns in this book as well as great suspense.

I would give this book 4 stars out of 5.  Definitely a worthwhile read!

 

Tickle Me Tuesday – 040814

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Courtesy Microsoft Clip Arts

Courtesy Microsoft Clip Arts

This weekend a simple action reminded me once again (by smacking me in the face) that we are all aging. Hence this week’s post:

You Know You Are Getting Old Fall DownWith Age Comes MultitaskingWhat is this Tube of Toothpaste Prep HSenior Centre Fire AlarmReady to Stand Up NowMenopause in Progress

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