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Another meme. This was fun. :)

I pinched this one from snailbones

1. Are you named after someone?

My dad's dogs name was Pat and he insisted on naming me that. Mom made him compromise with Patricia and the Rose is my grandma's name.

2. When was the last time you cried?

I don't cry often, but I did when I heard that my cousin Laverne died. The world will just be less happy with her gone.

3. Do you like your handwriting?

I have tremors so I hate my handwriting. I used to have gorgeous HW, but not any more.

4. What is your favourite lunch meat?

I love turkey breast. :)

5. Do you have any kids?

We have three, but now we have the fourth in the house and so far she's been a gem to have around.

6. If you were another person, would you be friends with you?

I don't even get this question.

7. Do you use sarcasm?


8. Do you still have your tonsils?

Had them taken out when I was 16.

9. Would you bungee?

I'm afraid of heights, so this is an easy answer. NOOOOOOOOOOOO!

10. What is your favourite cereal?

Golden Graham's for cold cereal and Oatmeal for hot.

11. Do you untie your shoes when you take them off?


12. Do you think you're strong?

Not physically, but emotionally, I'm pretty tough.

13. What is your favourite ice cream?

Butterfinger Ice Cream.

14. What's the first thing you notice about someone?

Their voice. I know it sounds strange, but I'm losing my hearing, so I like a nice strong voice that I can hear. If I can hear them, they are instantly beautiful. :)

15. Red or pink?

Iron Man Red.

16. What is your least favourite thing about yourself?

I'm impatient sometimes.

17. What colour pants and shoes are you wearing right now?

Black Capri's and black (bling) flip flops.

18. What was the last thing you ate?

Grapes, white cheddar cheese and almonds.

19. What are you listening to right now?

Water running in the main bathroom. Sam is having a shower. She's usually what I listen to in the evening, but not now. *grin*

20. If you were a crayon, what colour would you be?


21. What's your favourite smell?

Dinner cooking. I love food.

22. Who was the last person you talked to on the phone?

Lisa, Duncan's Twin. We talk often and long.

23. What's your favourite sport to watch?

Football. American football.

24. What's your real hair colour?

Gray, black and white. Salt and pepper is what I have and I love my hair.

25. What's your eye colour?

Boring brown.

26. Do you wear contacts?

Nope, nor do I wear glasses.

27. What's your favourite food?


28. Scary movie or happy ending?

Happy ending; scary movies scare the crap out of me.

29. Last movie you watched?

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. (Why did they have to mess with a perfect movie?)

30. What colour shirt are you wearing?

Jade green.

31. Summer or winter?

I love summer.

32. Hugs or kisses?

Hugs are wonderful.

33. What's your favourite dessert?

Cheesecake or Red Velvet Cake.

34. What book are you reading?

Flat STanley. I"m reading it with Sam.

35. What is your profile pic?

Jim and Blair made by Alyjude years ago.

36. What did you last watch on TV?

Property Brothers.

37. Favourite sound?

Laughter is the best.

38.Rolling Stones or Beatles?

I love the Beatles.

39. What is the farthest you've been from home?

Trinidad in the West Indies.

40. Do you have a special talent?

Nope, unless you count cooking. I can cook pretty well.

41. Where were you born?

Sioux City, Iowa.



( 11 comments — Leave a comment )
Aug. 26th, 2016 01:50 pm (UTC)
Cool answers. I envy your eyesight. I've had to have glasses or contacts since I was ten. I hate heights, too.
Aug. 26th, 2016 06:53 pm (UTC)
It's something with my meds. All of a sudden I could see again. It was weird. But I still need readers. Can't read close up without them.

Heights, the thought makes me shiver. Rod and I went to The Grand Canyon and I had an anxiety attack like no other and my IBS kicked in. I was a mess. I was so sick afterwards and Rod wondered what he was thinking taking me to the Grand Canyon. And no one watches their kids. EEEEEkkkk. Kids kept slipping around the edges and I just knew they were going to go over. It was horrible.
Aug. 26th, 2016 08:02 pm (UTC)
Oh, man, {{{{Hugs}}}}

I'm so with you on the Grand Canyon. I'm not interested in looking over the edge of that monster hole in the ground, thanks. And, yeah, parents let their kids way to close to the edge and don't watch. It's like when kids fall into the pits at zoos despite being warned not let the kids get up on the walls.

I live by a creek and when I first moved here, the neighborhood had a lot more young kids than they do now. The "creek" is really a river run off/reservoir, and while it's looks okay, it's obviously full of dirty water. It's got tall banks and it's very slippery and snaky back there. I'm talking water moccasin, not just harmless water or black snakes. I'd see kids, from about 3-12, going down there to not just fish, but to actually jump in and swim!!!! There are signs posted for no swimming, but parents either didn't care or didn't watch their kids enough to keep them out of it. It was nerve wracking. I just knew some kid was going to drown, get snake bitten, or get tetanus or some other deadly disease. Heavy sigh. Luckily, that seems to have stopped in the last ten years.

I'm sorry that was such a terrible experience. I know some people love it, but I'd probably have been in the same shape you were.

Aug. 27th, 2016 06:45 am (UTC)
Oh my gosh, I would have had an anxiety attack every time those kids went near the wash. How scary. People don't watch their kids much, I've noticed. Heck, I've noticed it sometimes with my kids and the grandkids. I think I"m a Nervous Nellie.

It's almost someone's birthday. Hurray. :)
Aug. 27th, 2016 12:50 pm (UTC)
Then we're both nervous Nellies. For me that comes from years of teaching and realizing that kids can damage themselves so quickly. It's a lot easier to just keep an eye out for danger first than worry about them after they've already fallen or jumped into danger. Wonder if this was how Jim felt all the time. Being a Protector constantly would be hard.

Yep, today I'm 63. I slept in and I'm going to treat myself to a lazy day.
Aug. 26th, 2016 01:51 pm (UTC)

I love the story behind your names - how cool!

We seen to have tons in common... but butterfinger ice cream I've never even heard of, but it sounds delish!

Aug. 26th, 2016 06:47 pm (UTC)
It's delicious. I wish I could ship it to you. :) We all love it.
Aug. 26th, 2016 07:33 pm (UTC)
I have no bother at all with heights, but there are two things you couldn't pay me enough to do - a) bungee jump and b) go on a roller coaster.

Oh, and I don't untie my shoes - because they fasten with velcro...
Aug. 27th, 2016 06:43 am (UTC)
Now what's really strange about me, oh shush, I know you're laughing already, is the fact that I have a fear of heights, but adore roller coasters. I can't go on them enough. The higher, the better. They scare the crap out of me, but make me laugh at the same time. I'm probably just hysterical. *grin* But Bungee jumping would not be fun to me at all.

I just read the part about I don't untie my shoes and I wondered what in the world you were talking about. LOL Then I remembered, the meme. God, I'm a spaz. I wear flip flops ten months out of the year, so I don't untie much either. :)
Sep. 3rd, 2016 05:22 pm (UTC)
Iron Man Red.

This is not a surprise. ♥
Sep. 8th, 2016 11:21 am (UTC)
Love you answers, Patt. Iron Man red made me smirk no end. :D
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