Today’s questions are from Sunday Stealing, hosted by Bev Sykes who publishes the blog Funny the World.
1. If you could live in a house shaped like anything what would it be?
Round. When I was younger I liked the idea of living in a yurt.
2. What do you think is in outer space?
I trust what NASA and scientists say is out there.
3. Where is the most wonderful place you’ve ever been?
Here, at home, with the Husband.
4. If you were invisible for a day, what would you do?
In a way I’ve been invisible all my life. I’m female, dark-skinned, with Asian eyes, obese, and now an old person. But if I were like the Invisible Man, I probably would spook some dishonest politicians to fly right.
5. What is the worst smell in the world?
Greed, closely followed by fear.
6. If you could, what animal would you be?
A whale who’s having a whale of a time.
7. What is the greatest thing ever invented?
The thing (a modem?) that allowed the public to access the Internet.
8. What is your favorite word? Why?
Joy. The word speaks for itself.
9. Who is someone in history that you’d like to be friends with? Why?
I’d like to get to know Gabriela Silang who led a group of Filipino rebels against the Spanish colonizers in the Ilocos Sur region in the 1760s.
Our Missy Molly would’ve said, “What are you doing now?”
11. Were there dinosaurs on Noah’s ark?
I believe the dinosaurs were extinct way before the 40-Day Flood.
12. What makes you cry?
13. Have you ever played a joke on someone? What was it?
Early in our living together, I asked the Husband to-be to explain short sheeting and how you go about doing it. He did. Guess what I did before he came to bed that night.
14. What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do?
Accepting the fact that once-close family members do not want me in their lives.
15. What is the most important appliance in your house?
The toaster oven. It toasts, roasts, and warms. Set the pan in the oven. Spin the timer. Walk away. Ding! Done, and nothing is burned, most times.
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Your commentary on invisibility is absolutely spot on. I'm a white woman and felt invisible all of my life; I can only imagine what women of other cultures feel.ReplyDelete
I don’t believe non-white women are more invisible, simply more layers of discrimination.Delete
Feeling invisible seems to be something a lot of women experience. That makes me so sad. We are all beautiful and wonderful creations, walking miracles, each one of us...we should not feel invisible. I never thought of greed having a smell. Joy is a spectacular word! And #14...so sorry you have to feel that. I've had to accept it with my son. It's hard, but wounds heal, at least somewhat, and life goes on.ReplyDelete
I hope that with each new generation, more women feel not invisible. Thanks for the positive and kind words, Stacy.Delete
I guess your short sheeting is what I've known since my mid teens as an apple pie bed although I don't know where the name comes from. It only works with two sheets the same though - you fold the top sheet over from the bottom so it looks like both top and bottom sheets then when the person gets into bed their feet won't go down to the bottom. I played that trick on more than one person when I was young and also had it done to me - a bit frustrating if you're the one on the receiving end and all you want to do is go to sleep but it's still funny :)ReplyDelete
Cool, I have a new term, the apple pie bed. The Husband didn’t suspect a thing. hahaha.Delete
When I was a kid, I wanted to be invisible. I'm glad I grew out of that.ReplyDelete
Me, too, Liz.Delete
I haven't thought about short sheeting in years! Good joke!ReplyDelete
There are lots of ways to feel invisible. As a blavck man, it's happened, and also the opposite, when that's ALL that's seen.ReplyDelete
I know what you mean. There were times where I was center stage because I was the only minority, whether among Whites or other minorities, and expected to speak for Filipinos from the Philippines. How was I supposed to do that when I’m American? Even the native Filipinos considered me an anomaly.Delete