Wednesday, March 22, 2017

WEDNESDAY HODGEPODGE


Volume 301
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1. Setting aside the real March Madness (NCAA Basketball) describe something happening at your house this month that might earn the title 'March Madness'?

Getting names and addresses together for several different parties that Adam and Gabby are having for their engagement and wedding in November. 

2. What's a favorite made up word from your childhood or a favorite from your children's childhood? Does your family still use the word today? If there's a story behind the origin please share.

Nothing is coming to mind for me at this time. 

3. Will you be doing any spring cleaning now that the season is upon us? I read here a list of 15 quick (under one hour) spring cleaning tasks. They were-

clean out a drawer, vacuum furniture, whiten tile grout, dust the nooks and crannies you don't get to year round, degrease kitchen cabinets, wipe down walls, go behind furniture, wipe down ceiling fans, vacuum the mattress, clean the range hood, wash baseboards, shine the stainless steel, clean out vents, tackle the windows, and wipe down gadgets

Of the fifteen 'quick' tasks listed which two most need doing at your house? Will you do them?

That's the plan although that is the plan every year and I usually fail terribly. I'm going with drawers and tile grout! 

4. A favorite movie set in Paris or New York?

Midnight in Paris and One Fine Day. Of course I could name a dozen more for sure!!! 

5. What's put a spring in your step this month?

Nothing yet! Trip to Florida has been a bit of a nightmare. 

6. Did you ever want to be a teacher? Why or why not?

No I never wanted to be a teacher. I never cared for school. 

7.  What's your favorite floral scent? Do you have this somewhere in your home or maybe in a perfume? How do you feel about florals in food? How about wines with floral notes-yay or nay?

My favorite floral scent is Freesia. I do not have it in a perfume, real is the best. We have one bulb planted in our yard. I'm not crazy about floral's in my food. I'm not one to notice the floral notes in wine, just bring me the wine......

8. Insert your own random thought here.


So in case you haven't seen on Facebook I have been in the trip from hell her in Florida. Came out to help my dad and more things happen. I am here for a third week now, I will be heading home on Sunday.

All was well, dad was making great progress and on Tuesday of last week he blacked out and crashed to the kitchen floor on the same side he broke his hip on. Blood pooled around his head and I called 911. It was very traumatic for me. He needed 7 stitches and thankfully he didn't break his hip again. Just very tender from the fall. He had a slight brain bleed in his head but that is all okay. 

He is now back in rehab and will be there for several weeks. Not sure what is next for him. In the mean time I was in the ER twice with hives everywhere. It is finally controlled and it was determined it was from extreme stress from trauma. So antihistamines and anxiety pills to the rescue. 

Oh and to make matters worse we received a denial letter about my knee surgery so I don't know what is going on anymore. I guess I start from square one again. Insurance is looking into why it was approved and then denied. 

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