Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Wednesday Hodgepodge



It's Wednesday, which means it's time for another fun Hodgepodge, courtesy of Joyce From This Side of the Pond!

1. Will you watch the Super Bowl? If so who will you root for? If you are outside the USA what is the 'big deal sporting event' in your own country?

Nope. Our entire household is completely uninterested.

2. Is ignorance bliss?

I don't know.

And since I'm not blissfully happy, my guess is no.

3. Which of the seven dwarfs are you? (and just in case your Disney is a little bit rusty, here they are-Bashful, Doc, Dopey, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, and Sneezy)

Sleepy. I hate winter.

4. When you are riding in the car with another couple how do you organize the seating? (Men up front? Women up front? Couples sit together?) And thanks to Lori at Mountain Woman at Heart for the question! Everyone go say hi to Lori.

Generally, the men are up front.

(The women are pretty honest, also. Ba-dum!)

5. What is beauty?

Beauty is the peace and radiance on the face of one who has walked with God through life's storms and His reflection you see in his or her eyes.

6. If someone asks you to bring an appetizer or a dessert to a party in their home, which would you choose?

Dessert, always dessert.

7. What is your crowd pleasing go-to appetizer?

Did I not just say I always take dessert? Why are you asking me about appetizers?! Besides, it should be obvious that in Texas we like good ol' chips, salsa, queso, and guacamole!

(Gee, I sound almost like Jill Boyd. What a proud moment!)

8. Insert your own random thought here.

Just a bit of free advice: If you have a child who will be applying to colleges and hard copies of any documents must be sent (i.e., not submitted online), do not use the U.S. mail. Use Fed Ex, UPS (do they do envelopes?) or some other courier. Paying for delivery confirmation or even certified mail with the post office isn't worth diddly-squat. And they won't refund your money. Take it from the voice of experience.

I told my boy that when we drop him off at college in August that the jig I dance will not be because I won't miss him but because we will have successfully navigated this very aggravating process!



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14 comments:

Crystal Mary said...

This is funny. I would be HAPPY, out of the dwarfs.. Its interesting many of these questions I'd never think about.
And lastly, it is scaring posting off important documents, so always best to take the most precautions. Congrats on your son going to college. I hope he loves it. It was the best time of my life.

Maribeth said...

I like chips and salsa!

auburnchick said...

Linda,

Your jokes are about as corny as mine. LOL

The college thing...I hear you!!! What is bad is that you wonder if the school's post office will actually receive and hold your child's mail. Last week, I mailed my daughter a $200 pair of soccer cleats. Talk about freaked out! I was a nervous wreck that she wouldn't get them!

Have a great day!

Joyce said...

I think kids learning to drive and then kids actually driving is my least favorite thing about parenting. The college app process would be my second least favorite: ). Happily that is a distant memory here!

Courtney said...

i'm sleepy too!

and yes, the college application process is a nightmare, i'm re-navigating that for more grad school now. go figure. just when you think you're done with it...

Barbara H. said...

LOL at #2 and 4! Love your answer about beauty.

Michelle said...

I'm a dessert girl too.
Sometimes I make a salad, at hubby's request.

bp said...

I like to make desserts too. And eat them of course!

Jill said...

Hey, you do sound like me! I like your answer to #2 as well. : ) Thanks for the shout out.

Nel said...

Love your answer to #5 and #7. Too funny! Thanks for sharing.
until next time... nel

skoots1mom said...

loved your answers...cam relate to the college ones spcifically...still dealing with issues as we are planning for sophomore year already. Looks like she may be in an apartment about a mile off campus...can you say 'increased' concern ;\ (will have to pray up this 'releasing' process more)

sara said...

I don't like winter either, but I would have chosen grumpy! (for me) :)

chips and salsa and guacamole all the way!!

I am not only starting the college app experience for the THIRD time, but in the middle of the Grad school app experience with my daughter..ugh!!!

Cathy said...

Yes, you actually did sound like Jill there for a minute. Sleepy would be a good one for me today, but alas I'm afraid Grumpy suits me more often.

quilly said...

#4 -- you are too funny!

Random Thought: totally true! Plus, the Post Office's "over-night" mail can take up to three days. Hello?!