It has been several weeks since I’ve taken the time to play along with Cee, so this week I promised myself I would get back in the groove. Sometimes I think life has too many grooves into which we must fit ourselves, don’t you?
1. Do you believe in ghosts? Yes and no. I don’t believe in Casper the Ghost type ghosts, but I do believe that a person’s spirit can remain behind sometimes. In a house I lived in in the mid-Hudson Valley of New York several years ago, I would hear cupboard doors downstairs opening and closing quite often at night. When we bought a square piano for our living room, sometimes our “ghost” would play a little music at night. Many years later, when our too-young grandson had died of cancer and a few days later our cat died, the musical night light that I used to put in grandson’s crib when he stayed with us suddenly started playing in the wee hours of the night. I believe that was our grandson telling us he and the cat were together.
2. Irregardless of your physical fitness, coordination or agility: If you could play any sport professionally what would it be? Or if you can’t picture yourself playing sports, what is your favorite sport? I think that would have to be swimming or archery. I view myself at less than optimally coordinated and balls and I have a habit of unfortunate contact, but I love swimming and would have loved to practice archery more than the bit I got in phys ed in school.
3. Do you prefer long hair or short hair for yourself? Definitely short. Although since chemo I don’t have a lot of choice, even if I had hair like I used to it was and would be short.
4. If you were on an small island, who would you want to be with? And where is it? How big is it? Ohhh – I would want to be with my kids, and can I take my neighborhood with me too? I think an island off the Pacific Coast – the Caribbean is nice, but so humid.
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 for sunny days and blue skies. I am grateful for cuddles with my cat and dogs. I am grateful for an easy day in our bigger town down the road yesterday. I am looking forward to getting some yard work done outside during this coming week – oh wait! that week is almost over already – so I’m looking forward to getting some yard work done during the next couple of days. And maybe a little road trip on Sunday.
And now, because a blog isn’t a blog (for me) without some photos: