To her fair works did nature link
The human soul that through me ran;
And much it grieved my heart to think
What man has made of man.
~”Lines Written in Early Spring” by William Wordsworth.
As seen on: http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/index.php?date=2011/03/31
We've been gathering here for years,
so I believe we will go on forever.
~ from: “Why I'm Here” by Jacqueline Berger.
as seen on: http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/index.php?date=2011/04/06
Okay, I needed a diversion, saw this on another blog that I can no longer find so I can’t link to (Sorry, really!)
A – Age: [redacted].
B – Bed Size: Queen.
C – Chore you hate: Honestly, all of them.
D – Dog’s Name: none currently, though I went for 10 years of having dogs named Lisa.
E – Essential start your day item: coffee.
F – Favorite Color: Orange.
G – Gold or Silver: Silver or gold.
H – Height: really tall.
I – Instruments you play: Piano, some faint memories of the guitar and the violin and the recorder.
J – Job Title: mom.
K – Kids: yes.
L – Luxury you wish you had: a house remodeler.
M – Mom’s Name: Mama, mamacita, nana.
N – Nickname: Bee, B, Blaisy, Blair Necessities, Pupus Aegyptii, Liverwirst cheese sams, Liverin….
O – Overnight hospital stay other than birth: pneumonia like respiratory illness in high school, saving squink when I called him “dot”.
P – Pet Peeve: constant gossips who won’t tell their complaints to the persons face, people with flat affects, people who are late, and cowards.
Q – Quote from a movie: “My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die”.
R – Right or Leftie?: Ambie.
S – Siblings?: I have a younger brother as well as a half brother and a half sister.
T – Time you wake up: 5:30 AM.
U – Underwear: Of course.
V – Vegetable you dislike: liver.
W – Ways/ reasons why you run late: traffic is the only one I can imagine.
X – X-Rays you’ve had: Teeth, knee, back, chest.
Y – Yummy food you make: Lentil stew, Thai chicken pizza, ham and cheese sliders, and I make great rice (Ecuadorean style).
Z – Zoo Favorite: Orangutans, Elephants, Giraffes