Monthly Archives: December 2011

Hand-Made Gifts

What was the best hand-made gift that you ever gave? When I was a young mother and my husband had just left me the moth before Christmas and I didn’t have the inclination to figure out what to buy people … Continue reading

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What’s Your Sign?

I am a Sagittarius, born on the cusp of Scorpio. Wikipedia defines the characteristics of Sagittarius this way: Sagittarius is seasonally associated with the transition from autumnal moisture to mid-winter dryness. Because its period indicates a change of season, it … Continue reading

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The Most Important Gift

What was the most important gift you ever received? One Christmas, my daughter gave me the gift of a piece of land in Ireland. For a certain amount of money she bought a square foot (or meter) of land in … Continue reading

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When to Give Gifts

Do you give a gift when you buy it for somebody, or do you wait for their birthday or Christmas? It depends. It depends on what the gift is and how close I buy the gift to the holiday. I … Continue reading

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Night-Time Routine

What is the last thing you do before you go to bed? I have a routine that doesn’t vary. (If it did, I wouldn’t know what I was doing.) I take the dogs out for their late night walk. Then … Continue reading

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Five Question Saturday Instead of Friday

1. What’s the best Christmas present you’ve ever received? A book called All About Archaeology. It opened up a whole new world for me that I have been in love with to this day. I wrote a post about it … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday

The Christmas Shopping is now finished. I finished up the Christmas shopping on Thursday (or was it Friday when I decided to get one more thing?). Nevermind. It’s all done. Now for the wrapping which is no big deal except … Continue reading

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Alone or with Others?

Do you enjoy being alone? Would you rather be around other people? Being a true introvert, I actually enjoy being alone. I get anxious when I have to be around other people or in social situations. I’m okay if I … Continue reading

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Winter Sports

Do you enjoy winter sports like skiing or snowboarding? Those are a bit too extreme for me. Besides I live in south Texas where it’s cold if the temperature gets in the 40s. However, I am an upstate New York … Continue reading

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Wednesday Hodgepodge

1. Do you put Christmas decorations in every room of your house? If not, what rooms do you decorate? I only decorate my living room. I have a very small apartment. 2. If you could visit one of the Nordic … Continue reading

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