Wednesday, December 18, 2013


Volume 155
Join in on Joyce's Wednesday Hodgepodge

1. Do you believe in miracles?
Yes I definitely do!

2. What's a recent fad you admit to trying?
I went and searched to see what was current and I only knew about two of them on one list. Then I found a list that had the "Keep Calm" stuff on it which I thought was funny. So the only thing from the two lists that is pretty relevant for me is buying DVD's. The say that within 5 years everything will be streamed and I believe it but I will still be watching my DVD's for many years. Maybe I need to stock up on some DVD players :)

3. Peppermint-are you a fan? If so, what's your favorite food or beverage containing peppermint?
I am not a big fan of peppermint but will eat it if it's around.......

4. Break the ice, on thin ice, as cold as ice (emotionally, not literally)...which phrase have you run into most recently? Explain.
As cold as ice because the people in my house are on thin ice in my opinion! Explain? much time do you have?

5. Have you ever broken or spilled something in someone else's home? Still friends?
Not that I can remember.

6.  'Tis the week before Christmas...are you feeling more like Buddy the Elf or theGrinch before his heart grew?
I would have to say Buddy the Elf. Packages and cards were taken to the P.O. on Monday. All my shopping is done. Meet with a friend on Monday for a fun visit with her and her children, then we went out for dinner.

Had a party at bowling yesterday (which I made green bean casserole for) so basically I am all cleared for enjoying my time until Christmas which means I will decorate a little more, do some baking, wrap presents, find a church for Christmas Eve and watch all my favorite holiday movies. I do have to run out once more for some fresh groceries but that's it!

7. Share a favorite quote relating to Christmas.
I'm going to go with Zuzu Bailey from It's a Wonderful Life "Teacher says, every time a bell rings and angel gets his wings"

8.  Insert your own random thought here.
I am feeling better, rested a lot and didn't turn on my computer. Thank you all for the well wishes. I am going to continue to take a break but hope to visit with each of you over the next few days. Because of my COPD most colds/flu will end up in my lungs which is where it is right now but I've had many, many years of experience with that so it pretty much just has to run its course.  



April said...

Sending lots of get well wishes your way, Debby! Doesn't it feel good to have all your shopping done? Like you, I need to make a quick run to the grocery store, but that should be it! Yay, me! :))

Little Penpen said...

Hey girl! Sorry you've been sick! I just bought a new Dell computer with NO DVD,Disc spot on it. I had heard that DVD's would be out of 'style' before long.... wow, times are changing fast! I def. have a memory of spilling something at a friend's house. When we were kids, my best friend's parents had just put new carpet in their house. I accidentally spilled water on the carpet and I was so afraid that I would get in trouble... I just knew I had ruined it. My friend saw how upset I was, and went to the kitchen, got a small 'pot' of water, and came back and poured it all over the carpet!!! What a friend! A memory I'll never forget!

Sandra said...

Have a wonderful holiday and glad you are feeling better. and I am thinking you should buy a couple of extra DVD players...

Tami said...

I'm glad to hear you are feeling better.
I love Zuzu from It's a Wonderful Life. I watch that movie every year while wrapping christmas presents.
Have a good holiday season! xo

Trish said...

Happy to find you are feeling better Debby. Our scheduled showing of It's a wonderful life, was cancelled, for a replay of The Sound Of Music with Carrie Underwood! So upsetting...I need to buy the DVD. Merry Christmas Debby.

Anonymous said...

hope you are feeling better and can enjoy a happy holiday season. i am thinking of you. xo

Happy holidays

Sharon said...

Feel better soon, Debby! I was really sick a couple of weeks ago, and it's not fun!

Quick answers to join in your fun:

1. Me too!
2. I finally got a new phone, with touchscreen and apps!
3. Yes, I love peppermint-flavored coffee.
4. Hmm - maybe on thin ice. I feel like that's how I operate lately, need to be mindful of my words.
5. Can't remember - but I'm sure I was forgiven if I did.
6. I feel like Santa - behind schedule, and a bit harried!
7. OK, love that one.
8. Get better, stay warm, and Merry Christmas to you and yours!


Joyce said...

I"m nearly done with the shopping, but have to tackle the grocery list still. We've had a couple of snow days, so I've enjoyed some quieter calmer days at home. Hope you're all better for Christmas...wishing you a happy happy day!

Unknown said...

oh no! Hopefully you get well before Christmas! I've had a horrible cold flu a few years back during Christmas plus cramps, it was NOT fun. ;/ But i managed to make it fun anyway. :) Have a merry Christmas!

Chatty Crone said...

I am glad that you are feeling a bit better - I know you have to be careful of your lungs.


I would buy a couple DVD players. I think they will be streamed in. We have a lot of DVD's too.

Feel better.

Empty Nester said...

The people in my house are on thin ice as well. And not doing one darn thing to get on sturdier ground. Sigh. I hope this thing runs its course quickly and leaves you feeling, Holly Jolly! :)

Rebecca Jo said...

Hope you recover 100% by Christmas!!! :)

Alexis AKA MOM said...

OH man I love the DVD's also, I don't think I could switch to just streaming.

Oh girl you know that is my fav saying and movie!!

Feel better my friend!

Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas! Hoping you feel better soon. Take care and God bless.

TexWisGirl said...

i do hope you continue to feel better. laughed at the ice response.

StarTraci said...

First, I am glad that you are feeling better. My MIL has COPD so I know susceptible that makes you to any kind of cold.
I definitely believe in miracles and love peppermint.
Merry Christmas!

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

I believe in miracles too!

kc bob said...

I am with you on #1 Debby and I love your response to #7. ツ

Glad you are feeling better!

betty said...

Glad you are feeling better, Debby, and WTG for having accomplished all you had to do to get ready for Christmas!!


Becca said...

I hope you continue to get better! I had no idea DVDs were a fad. I thought they were just a normal part of life. I do think streaming might be better though since streaming can't get scratched haha

Secret Agent Woman said...

If what my son calls "your Satanic apple product" counts - I did jump on the iPhone bandwagon. Which goes with this iMac I'm on, my iPad, and my Macbook Air. Definitely a fad I went with!

LynnMarie said...

Sending lots of heeling prayers to you I had a hard time with the fad question. I didn't know DVD's were a fad.

Claudya Martinez said...

I've been so absent lately, I didn't even know you weren't feeling well. I'm glad to know you are feeling better.

Theresa said...

Glad you are feeling better. We love "It's A Wonderful Life" here and look forward to seeing it. It must feel good to know you have everything done and can relax and enjoy it all. Merry Christmas!

Cyndy @ Back in the Bush said...

I like the quote =)
Glad you are feeling better!

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