Mrs. B and Mrs. Wilt both posted this fun meme. Here are my answers -- some are different today than they were yesterday, when I actually answered the questions but didn't have time to post them.
1) FIRST NAME? Mrs. (Also Honey, Sweetie, Mom, and Grammy.)
2) WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? My great-aunt.
QUESTION NUMBER 3 DISAPPEARED AND WE DON'T KNOW WHERE TO FIND IT!
4) WHEN DID YOU LAST CRY? I get a bit teary-eyed whenever I’m missing my faraway daughter. So, a day or two ago.
5) DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Yes, but most of the time I’m in too much of a hurry to write my best.
6) WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCHMEAT? Smoked turkey.
7) KIDS? One boy, two girls, all grown up and out of the nest. Three granddaughters, one grandson, and another grandchild on the way .
8) WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU? Absolutely, but (as Mrs. Wilt put it so nicely) I’d probably drive myself crazy.
9) DO YOU HAVE A JOURNAL? Yes, as well as a blog.
10) DO YOU USE SARCASM A LOT? Probably more than I should.
11) DO YOU STILL HAVE YOUR TONSILS? No.
12) WOULD YOU BUNGEE JUMP? No.
13) WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL? Homemade apple oatmeal or homemade granola.
14) DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF? Not usually.
15) DO YOU THINK YOU ARE STRONG? I do OK with firewood, but I can’t heave 50-lb. hay bales around any more. Emotionally -- not too bad. Spiritually -- fairly strong.
16) WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR? Some of the Girl Scout cookie flavors by Edy’s.
17) SHOE SIZE? 8 1⁄2.
18) RED OR PINK? Red!
19) WHAT IS THE LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOURSELF? My tendency speak before I think.
20) WHO DO YOU MISS MOST? My youngest daughter.
21) DO YOU WANT EVERYONE TO SEND THIS BACK TO YOU? I would love to know how others answer these.
22) WHAT COLOR PANTS AND SHOES ARE YOU WEARING? Jeans in a sage green color. Brown Mary Janes with no backs.
23) LAST THING YOU ATE? A meat loaf sandwich and marinated vegetables.
24) WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW? ”Music for the Royal Fireworks.”
25) IF YOU WERE A CRAYON WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE? Aquamarine.
26) FAVORITE SMELL? Right now, Yankee Candle’s Cranberry Chutney.
27) WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE? One of my Sunday School students (I teach ladies).
28) THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE YOU ARE ATTRACTED TO? Eyes and smile.
29) DO YOU LIKE THE PERSON WHO SENT THIS TO YOU? I found this on Mrs. B's and Mrs.Wilt’s blogs, so yes!
30) FAVORITE DRINK? Hot drink: tea. Cold drink: iced tea.
31) FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH? Basketball.
32) HAIR COLOR? Brown/silver.
33) EYE COLOR? Blue.
34) DO YOU WEAR CONTACTS? No.
35) FAVORITE FOOD? Anything Italian. Chocolate. Chinese food.
36) SCARY MOVIES OR HAPPY ENDINGS? Happy endings.
37) WHAT COLOR SHIRT ARE YOU WEARING? A dark green turtleneck and a lavender print flannel shirt. It’s cold up here!
38) HUGS OR KISSES? Hugs.
39) WHO IS MOST LIKELY TO RESPOND? Well, I’m not actually sending this to anyone, so no one, I guess. Unfortunately, all my friends are so busy I wouldn’t expect a response from anyone if I did send it out.
40) WHO IS LEAST LIKELY TO RESPOND?
41) WHAT BOOKS ARE YOU READING? "The Hidden Art of Homemaking", “The Secret of Guidance” by F.B. Meyer, and the Bible.
42) WHAT'S ON YOUR MOUSE PAD? A picture of blue water spots.
43) WHAT DID YOU WATCH LAST NIGHT ON TV? Nothing -- we don’t own a TV.
44) FAVORITE SOUNDS? The white-throated sparrow’s song. The song of the wood thrush. Waves on the seashore. Water cascading over rocks.
45) ROLLING STONES OR BEATLES? Neither one.
46) THE FURTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME? Nevada.
47) DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL TALENT? Occasionally I’ve been able to read my children’s minds.
48) WHEN AND WHERE WERE YOU BORN? 56 years ago in New England.