Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A Hodge Podge Day...

I haven't done a meme in quite a while;  thought I'd play this week; partly because I just happened to actually see the questions in time and partly because I actually kinda found myself  intrigued by the questions.

Anyway, our Hostess is Joyce over at From This Side of the Pond, so if you'd like to read up what others had to say or answer the questions yourself, head over and have a go....

1. What's one thing that's still the same about you as when you were young?

The cowlick in my bangs is just the same now as it was in those old hysterical school-picture photos.  I've tried and tried to get them to lie down nice and even, but they still clump and curl and leave a gap-toothed look on my forehead.

2. What's more important-history or science? Why?

This is a toughie; they are both important, for different reasons, so it's kinda like saying 'Which one is better for your health...spinach or apples?'  But, if you really pushed me into making a choice, I think I'd have to say 'History'...because, as a wise person once said, 'Those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it' (or some such thing).  Looking at human history, over and over again we find ourselves falling into the same old patterns.  All the advancements in Science can't seem to keep our basically selfish natures from manifesting in the worst possible ways.  We really, really, really need to learn the lessons that history can teach us.

3. Lima, kidney, string, garbanzo, black or pinto-your favorite bean?
Aaaiieeee...well, based on the one that is served at my table the most frequently, I'd say 'black'.

4. What's something people come to your town to do?
Go to Space Camp, mostly.  But there are a few folks who come to town to play disc golf; the oldest existing regulation 18 hole disc golf course happens to be here, too.

5. When was the last time you were in a meeting? Sum it up for us in five words or less.

I was in a meeting Monday morning:  'Database implementation training...inspiring participation.'

6. What special event would you like a VIP pass to attend?

Y'know, I really don't aspire to attend many big events; I'm drawing a blank at the moment....Oh!  I've got it...I'd love a VIP pass to Catalyst

7. What's one piece of advice you'd give a writer?

Don't. Stop. Writing.  (and I need to heed my own advice...)

8.  Insert your own random thought here. 
 Do you all realize it is exactly 3 months 'till Christmas?  Wow...


  1. All of the Hodgepodge entries I read today answered the science/history question almost exactly the same. We appreciate science but understand the great value of history.

    1. Do you suppose that's because, being bloggers all, we are basically wordy, liberal artsy leaning folks who would be naturally inclined to favor history?

  2. Welcome to the Hodgepodge! I'm glad you joined in today. Someone mentioned the Christmas timing in our Bible Study yesterday, and the whole room gasped. Why does it always seem to sneak up on us? My hubs would like to go to space camp : )

    1. NOT. Ready. For. Christmas... shoot, I'm not even ready for October...