Would you prefer snowy winters, or not, and why? 

Do I HAVE to answer?????  No snow. None. Nada. At all. Not even on Christmas.  I don’t like the cold of it and I really dislike very very much how it can delay and stop plans.  I do not like it on the roads. I don’t like that it can make any travel dangerous.  Snow means cold and I don’t like being cold at all! I prefer to be able to just run out the door.  So why do I live in Iowa, you may ask? I ask myself that sometimes, too.  Mostly only during the winter!  It is beautiful here, otherwise!

So, you’re on your way out and it’s raining. Do you know where your umbrella is or do you frantically search for it all over your apartment/house?

Probably not. Yes, I know that was an either/or question.  My answer remains the same.  I probably don’t know where it is and I probably won’t take the time to find it. I am surprised I even own one!

Do you prefer your food separated or mixed together?

This just came up a bit during Christmas dinner!  I mix!  Absolutely! My sister was surprised though I would mix something like green bean casserole and coleslaw together. The reason was that one was hot and one was cold.  I don’t mind.  Yum.

What is set as the background on your computer?

My background changes a lot.  Today it is this


This was taken on a trip to NYC this year.  It was the second time I visited this.  It is the memorial to John Lennon, located at Strawberry Fields in Central Park. This time there was a man with a guitar singing John Lennon and Beatles songs.  He was very good.  It is a neat place to visit.  I hope to return again!

Bonus question:  What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up?

I am grateful we had good weather on Christmas day and got to spend it with some family.  I am most looking forward to a new year and the possibilities it brings.