Showing posts from July 21, 2013

Blog Challenge #27: A problem/Friends

#27:  A problem you have or have had in the past What kind of question is this?  Anyone who knows me knows that I don’t have any trouble sharing my problems . . . and there are numerous posts where I have written about my problems.  Honestly, today I do not want to start thinking about my problems – because once I start listing them, the list just seems to grown exponentially. 
Therefore, I have made an executive decision and I am going to address another subject.
Who was your best friend growing up?
My first best friend was Colleen Hirschi.  We lived next door to her for first, second, and third grades.  I always thought that it was so cool that our birthdays were only two days apart!  It seemed to me that we played together every day.  We loved to swing and climb on jungle gyms.  One time we took our sisters (who were also the same ages) to a pond and caught a whole bunch of little, tiny frogs and then tried to sell them!  Next to Colleen lived another friend, Julie Stevens.  Julie …

Blog Challenge #26: If you had $1,000,000 to spend, how would you spend it?

I have pondered this question many times over the course of my life, and I always seem to come up with the same answer. 
I think that I would like to purchase a nice house, not very big or expensive, but one that is designed to be very functional surrounded by a nice yard with lots of shade trees and a deck.

Blog Challenge #25: Someone who fascinates you and why

Someone who fascinates you and why
This topic has been very difficult for me, many people fascinate me in many different ways.   I think I have finally narrowed down the topic, not to one specific person but to a group of people. 
Because I was born with a serious gap where my creative gene should be, I am totally fascinated and enthralled with people who are creative, those who can see or hear or imagine something that the rest of us do not see and turn it into a work of art.  Included in that group are crafters, decorators, writers, as well as performers.
I see people take literal pieces of garbage or household items and turn them into wonderful additions to their homes - and I totally amazed!

One person who I have been particularly fascinated by recently is T.J. Davis.   He is the creator and writer of a fantastic character named Juanito Bandito which plays at the Pickleville Playhouse at Bear Lake.   Not only has he created the character he also composed all of the music and in a…

Blog Challenge #24: Your favorite movie and what it is about