I’m joining the fun this week….
Sitting on the porch and answering random questions about everything under the sun….
Joyce asks the questions.
We answer the questions.
1. Have you ever been to and/or lived near the desert? What did you think? Travel and Leisure lists the 'coolest' American desert towns as-
Palm Springs CA, Virgina City NE, Bend OR, Winslow AZ, Marfa TX, Grand Junction CO, Silver City NM, Moab UT, Taos NM, Yakima WA, Borrego Springs CA, Terlingua TX, and St. George UT, and Tubac AZ
Have you been to any of these? Would you like to visit a desert town? Which on the list would you most like to see?
The only desert town I have visited is Tucson, Arizona. I was there touring at the university during my senior year in High School. It was a long time ago and my memories of the trip are faded. I guess I wasn't impressed with the school or location, I went to college in Indiana.
I'd like to visit Moab UT (beautiful scenery) and Taos NM (the art scene and glass studios).
2. What's a plan or project you've deserted in the past year?
We had planned to go to Sedona, AZ for a yoga retreat this month. We had to abandon the plan when life took several unplanned turns and our path to the future changed directions. Maybe next year we'll get to visit Sedona.
3. Desert-dessert? Share two or three words you find yourself having to think twice about when it comes to spelling.
Writing does not come easy to me, I have to think about all my words; these give me pause when blogging....
--Where and Were
--Effect and Affect
--Irregardless and Regardless
4. High and dry, like watching paint dry, dry run, dry as dust, not a dry eye in the house...which phrase can you relate to currently? Explain.
|We only love the memory of who you were....|
"Sucked Dry" - our adult daughter Kelly has sucked the family dry emotionally, financially, physically and spiritually. We do not love what she’s become, we only love the memory of someone else, the child that came into our hearts many years ago. We want her to come home, but not as the junkie she’s become, but as the original soul she was before addiction set in, we want to welcome back the human being who once brought such joy and love into our life. At this point she has lost so much, our trust, her husband, her children, her job, her home, family, and most recently her freedom (jailed). Yes, we are sucked dry by her lies, thievery, and abuse. Sad.....
5. How often do you frequent the dry cleaners? Starch or no starch?
Since retiring from the corporate world, I've only been to the dry cleaners once in the past six months...I don't miss the weekly trips one bit! No starch for me.
6. What's a food or beverage you enjoy that's named for a place?
Easy...Chicago Style Pizza! I grew up just south of the city and enjoyed the doughy goodness frequently. Then I moved to the south, it's impossible to get a good Chicago Style Pizza here in the North GA Mountains. I've learned to appreciate a good hand tossed from Cucina Rustica, but it's just not the same!
7. Do you need solitude?
Very much so....I spend a lot of time relaxing on our porch listening to the creek rushing over the rocks in our back yard. It's relaxing and tranquil.
8. Insert your own random thought here.
I was challenged (on facebook) to post a nature photo for seven days, below is the photo I posted today. It's the view from the balcony at my Dad's place in Bucerias, Nayarit, Mexico. Oh how I miss Bucerias...take a peek.
Lori in Blue Ridge, GA