Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Hodgepodge Wednesday





1.  Tell us about a time you found yourself 'in the middle of nowhere'. Was this deliberate? 
When I was recovering from a major surgery, I went Up North (this is a Michigan term for pretty much anything North of mid-Michigan) to recover.  It was in the middle of winter and we got hit by a pretty bad snow storm.  The transmission on my car went out and it got towed to impound.  Then I started getting feverish and became really sick.  We called an ambulance, but between the bad weather and us being far out in the woods - they said they couldn't get emergency help to us.  I definitely felt alone, scared and out in the middle of nowhere! 

2. What's something you're in the middle of today or this week? 
I am in the middle of setting up my new A2 planner!  I am geeky excited about it! 

3. At what age do you think 'middle age' begins? What does it mean to be 'middle aged'? 
Well, I don't look at it as the middle of life, because for some people that would be under 40.  And that just seems wrong.  I'd say the 50s are "middle aged" - which means I only have a few years left! 

4. Ravioli, stuffed peppers, samosas, deviled eggs, steamed dumplings, peirogis, or a jelly donut...your favorite food (from this list!) with something yummy in the middle. Your favorite not on the list? 
Ravioli - hands down! My two faves are spaghetti and pizza.  

5. Albert Einstein is quoted as saying,"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." Would you agree? Have you found this to be true in your own life? Feel free to elaborate. 
Yes, I believe this to be true.  You are shaped by difficulty and your response to it.  We grow through hard times and learn lessons that we would otherwise be unable to. 

6. What's a song you remember loving from your middle school years? Do you love it still? 
One song?  Ugh, this is too hard.  Anything Journey.  And yes.  Still love. 

7. May 18th is National Visit Your Relatives Day. Will you celebrate? Which relative would you visit if time, distance, and expense were not considered? 
Well we are going to visit my parents a mile away - does that count?  If I could, I would go and visit my "sister" in New Hampshire - though not sister by blood.  

8. Insert your own random thought here. 
I am so excited that we have warmer weather and sunshine in the forecast for the next week!  I have more flowers to plant, a wreath to update and bird feeders to fill!  

6 comments:

  1. Welcome to the Wednesday Hodgepodge! Your middle of nowhere story sounds scary!! Journey makes me think of college because we played it to death then. I still love it although Don't Stop Believin has been in a few too many campaigns/tv shows/advertisements : )

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    1. I agree about Don't Stop Believin' - but the rest of their stuff I still love! :)

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  2. Welcome to the crazy group! I am a newbie planner addict too. I get so geeky when its time to "plan" and decorate for the upcoming month. All this time I could have been playing with stickers and all kinds of fun pens! LOL. Hope you join us again.

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    1. I started about six months ago with a Happy Planner. I love it, but from carrying it around, both the front and back covers fell off and won't stay attached. So now I have a smaller color crush in a cover that I can carry in my purse!

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  3. Welcome to the crazy group! I am a newbie planner addict too. I get so geeky when its time to "plan" and decorate for the upcoming month. All this time I could have been playing with stickers and all kinds of fun pens! LOL. Hope you join us again.

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  4. Welcome to the Hodgepodge. There are a lot of fine people who are Hodgepodgers. Thanks for visiting my blog page and leaving a comment and again, welcome!

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