One Word Meme

This originated here. I came by it via Ravenhawks’ Magazine who reblogged it from here. It sounded like something fun and a bit of a brain puzzle (thinking of one word for some of these) so I decided to give it a try.

use only one word:

1. Where is your cell phone? nonexistent
2. Your hair? blonde
3. Your dad? amazing
4. Your other half? estranged
5. Your favorite food? chocolate
6. Your dream last night? bizarre
7. Your favorite drink? coffee
8. Your dream/goal? writing
9. What room you are in? bedroom
10. Your hobby? art
11. Your fear? Alzheimer’s
12. Your home away from home? beach
13. Where were you last night? bed
14. Something that you aren’t? wealthy
15. Muffins? blueberry
16. Wish list item? books
17. Where you grew up? here
18. Last thing you did? smoke
19. What are you wearing now? pjs
20. Your TV? laptop
21. Your pets? none
22. Friends? few
23. Your life? boring
25. Missing someone? maybe
26. Favorite breakfast food? bacon
27. Something you’re not wearing? bra
28. Your favorite movie w/one word title? Chicago
29. Your favorite color? Black
30. When is the last time you laughed? today
31. Cried lately? Yes
32. Who will repost this? clueless
33. One place that you go to over and over? porch
34. One person who messages me regularly? ex
35. My favorite place to eat? kitchen

That was fun! If you want to join in, just snag the questions and link back to me and the originator

Share Your World – 2016 Week 49


For Cee’s Share Your World

What do you value most in a friendship? I am very picky about friendships. I’ve been burned more times than I care to mention by so-called friends. It’s usually because I am quiet and a people-pleaser so people tend to take advantage of me. What I really value in friendship is for the person to get to know me and my quirky ways. That is vitally important because they need to learn a few things about me – I am quiet, not shy. I prefer silence or small intimate gatherings. I don’t do extreme noise well, large crowds, nor can I stand to be around someone who is overly chatty. I prefer in-person contact, emails or online chat devices to the telephone. I hate telephones with a passion. And if someone makes a promise to me, I expect them to keep it. Too often ‘friends’ in the past would promise a visit or an outing and break it for something they deem more important. If I am not important enough to keep a date with, then we are not friends. I do allow exceptions like personal illness or family emergencies. I am not a total bitch. 

Do you prefer eating the frosting of the cake or the cupcake first?  Do you prefer a specific flavor? I prefer the cake first and save the icing for last, so I usually eat the cupcake from the bottom up. I like chocolate or lemon cupcakes and icing.

Have you ever been in a submarine?  If you haven’t, would you want to? No, I’ve never been in a submarine, nor would I want to be. I am claustrophobic and don’t do tight spaces well. I would need lots of space and a way to get outdoor air far too often. 

If 100 people your age were chosen at random, how many do you think you’d find leading a more satisfying life than yours? So, people who are 50, hmmm. Probably 75% of them. Not to say that my life isn’t satisfying for me. Sure, there are things I wish I could and would be doing right now in my life, but with my health, it’s just not possible. But if those 75% have healthier lifestyles and are in good health, I am sure they are still doing the things they love to do. I cannot even go on long walks these days. The neuropathy in my feet prevents it.

Optional Bonus question:  What are you grateful for from last week? That I listened to the advice of the doctors and took some time to get over pneumonia – time away from the computer and my writing schedule.

and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up? To finally finish my paranormal story, Seeing You and start planning writing projects for 2017.

The Daily Me (Journal) Wishes – 12/05/2016

Today’s prompt comes from 100 Inspirational Journal Prompts by Melissa Bolton @ The Mogul Mom

I secretly wish I ___…

I secretly wish I were a photo journalist. I’ve always wanted to travel the world and take photos of interesting places and people. I’d have to overcome my fear of flying and take photography lessons, but that was always one of my alternate career choices.

I’ve been passionate about photography since childhood – other people’s photography. I never thought I had a good eye, but then, I rarely had an opportunity to take many photos. We only owned one of those instant cameras and it was only used on special occasions. I did try to take the family photos, but most of the time, my sister complained and she got the camera.

I remember going to the bookstore and sifting through Time and National Geographic to see what photographers were shooting. I’d study their angles and try to figure out what filters they used. Black and Whites became my favorite because I could always find shadows and interesting details, things that seemed to be missing in color photos.

In college, I wanted to take a photography class, but couldn’t afford a proper camera. Now, I have a proper camera, but no real understanding of photography to help me become a decent photographer. Ah well, like most of my dream careers, this one was never to come to fruition.