Wednesday, March 4, 2015

WEDNESDAY HODGEPODGE

 
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1. 'In like a lion, out like a lamb'...does the first part of this saying describing March weather ring true  where you live? 

In like a lion....

2. March 4th is National Grammar Day. What common grammatical error bothers you the most? 

I'm sure I have errors all the time so I don't think I should comment on this one. 

3. William Arthur Ward says- 'The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.' Which one are you?

Truthfully I have done all three depending on the circumstances but most likely I am an optimist in expecting change.

4. What's something you need to 'march forth and conquer' this month?

Getting the Christmas boxes out of my office. I worked on it Monday and am making progress, sorting things into what I can sell, give to charity or give to a friend who asked for some decorations. Then I need to continue to move forward into closets, cabinets and drawers. 

5. An ongoing debate around here...do you dust first, then vacuum or vacuum first, then dust? Of the two routine household chores, which do you dislike the least? How's that for wording?

I always dust first because I don't want to go back and leave footprints on the carpet. Dusting is definitely harder than vacuuming because I have a lot of collectibles.  

6. According to thrilllist.com, the ten most photographed sites in the U.S.A. are-Cinderella's Castle in Orlando, Southernmost House in Key West Florida, The Space Needle in Seattle, The Site of the Boston Massacre in Boston, The Bellagio Lake/fountains in Las Vegas, The Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, Coit Tower in San Fransisco, The Art Institute of Chicago, Niagara Falls, and snagging the number one spot-The Guggenheim Museum in New York City. 

How many on this list have you photographed? Which on the list would you most like to visit and photograph?

Sadly I haven't photographed many of them and they are all on my bucket list. I have done Cinderella's Castle in Orlanda and California, The Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas and The Art Institute in Chicago. #1 on my list would be The Lincoln Memorial!

7. Fifty years ago Monday (March 2, 1965) The Sound of Music premiered at the Rivoli Theatre in NYC. Have you seen the film? Do you own a copy? On a scale of 1-10 how much do you love it (or not)? Ten=best movie ever. If you're a fan, what's your favorite scene or song from the movie? 

I do not own a copy. I probably saw it when I was younger but only remember a few sceens. I would have been a teenager doing other things in 1965. Never watched it on TV even thought it has been on numerous times over the years. I did watch the musical on TV with Carrie Underwood. I have always been a fan of the songs! 

8. Insert your own random thought here.

When I started this post I knew I didn't have anything for the random. I had just typed Carrie Underwood in the last question and went to look for the above photo which I sent from my phone but the only email I had was from US Weekly saying "Carrie Underwood delivers a baby boy!" Things like that are so strange when they happen......

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