Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Time to Smell The Hodgepodge

Visit Joyce and join the fun!

1. What would you say is your strongest sense?

My strongest sense is the sense of smell.  I often will say "Does anyone smell that?" Many times no one else does. Last night I brought a plastic shopping bag home and it smelled like cheap scented laundry detergent- yuck!  They must have stacked the bags next to something that stunk. 

2. Do you believe in the idea of a 'sixth sense'? Why or why not?

I like to think of it as the promptings of The Holy Spirit.  We can be deceived by our feelings so I think we have to be careful with intuition.  Pay attention to it but don't be ruled by it. 

3. When do you most feel like a slave to time? Explain.

At dinner time.  I try to have dinner ready at a decent time but lately it seems like everything is taking longer than I expected. 

4. Have you ever worked in a restaurant? How would you rate the experience? If you could own a restaurant what kind would it be?

No, I've never worked in a restaurant.  The closest thing would be a bagel store that I worked in when I was in high school.  That was a cool job because I worked with my best friend and the owners trusted us enough to go home and leave us there until closing.  If I could own a restaurant it would be waterfront with an amazing NY dessert menu. 

5. Ever traced your family tree? Share something interesting you learned there.

I haven't done it myself but my great aunt did.  I always find it interesting how many children there were born into the different families and where the family settled when they came to America.  My grandparents parents came from Ireland, Germany, and Poland. 

6. What did your childhood bedroom look like?

When I was a little girl I had a Raggedy Ann and Andy theme.  I remember the toy box, plaques on the wall and metal box that held my hair ties and barrettes.  I think the walls were painted yellow. 

7. Anyone who knows me knows I love_______________________?

being organized and things being done decently and in order. 

8. Insert your own random thought here.

Sunday morning on the way to church we saw a message flashing stating that the Causeway that led to the ocean beaches was closed.  My husband asked me if I knew anything about it but I didn't.  I thought maybe there was a marathon or something.  Today I saw the reason why and it was so nice to see a happy police story.  Two police officers scaled a 287 foot bridge to save a suicidal man.  They were up there for over 2 hours convincing the man to come down.  Thankful for those who serve so selflessly. 



  1. My oldest daughter was in love with Raggedy Ann and Andy. She still has the Ann doll that her grandma hand made for her

  2. What a great theme - I had a special Raggedy Ann and Andy that my aunt made me. They just make me smile! Have a great day! Fun reading your Hodgepodge today, thank you!

  3. I enjoyed reading your answers today, especially your random thought. I love happy endings :)
    Kathy (Reflections)

  4. I love your random thought. We don't hear enough of that sort of reporting when it comes to law enforcement. My hubs has a very keen sense of smell too. Hope you have a great week!

  5. Amen! and God bless our civil servants!

    You are so right. We need to be so careful about following our feelings. They can be so misleading.

  6. Your room sounds so sweet! I love your random, too. People don't realize all the thousands of good things our civil servants do every day. I'm so glad they rescued the person.

  7. I just loved the memory of your room.
    Sweet! xx oo
    I also enjoyed your random.
    Thank You for sharing!!

  8. I went with smell too! You know your answer about dinner and being a slave to time reminds me of Thanksgiving. Trying to get everything to the table at the same time and still warm. When you get that restaurant I would love to visit it! Your random brought tears to my eyes.....


Thank you for visiting. Please let me know you stopped by so I can be sure to come visit you. ~Theresa