Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Random Dozen: August 11th

The Random Dozen is back, so here goes with some random summery-ness:
1. When was the last time you laughed until you cried?  
Last Saturday, when I went shopping with Angel and decided to try on a truly hideous outsized plastic ring (why? what possessed me?) and got it stuck. Angel didn't know whether to laugh or pretend she was nothing to do with the embarrassing woman tugging at her finger. I laughed until I cried. And tugged until my eyes watered. We eventually managed to get it off with soap Angel had in her bag.
2. If you found $10 today, what would you do with it?
Find a bank and change it into pounds.
3. Do you volunteer anywhere?
Since last week, at the county record office for one day a week. I've also been teaching a First Communion class at Church for the last two years, and will carry on with that next year.

4. What is your favorite summertime veggie or fruit, and how do you eat it?
Cherries. Raspberries. Strawberries. Watermelon. You mean I have to pick just one? Can't be done!
5. Is your social sphere (circle of friends) small, medium or large? 
Gosh, I haven't a clue! How many friends and social acquaintances counts as small, medium or large? I would guess medium.
6. When was the last time you attended a family or school reunion? How did that go?
I've never been to a school reunion, and neither of us have enough family members to have a real "family reunion". Does it count that we met up with Tevye's sister and her family for a BBQ last Sunday? Now that her three children are all adults it is rare for all of us to get together. On Sunday we had the full set, including Tevye's eldest nephew's new fiancee.

7. When you're feeling blue, what is the best way someone can cheer you up?
8. Have you taken a vacation this summer?
Yes. A week in Cornwall at the end of July.
9. What is the most unnecessary item you carry with you all the time?
Probably odd store cards that have accumulated in my purse and never get used.

10. What is the best summer flick you have seen so far?
Twilight Eclipse, which is the only thing I've seen this summer, so both the best and the worst.
11. Describe a perfect summer day.
Sunny, high 70s, with just the occasional fluffy white cloud and a slight breeze. Spent partly on a sandy beach , and partly sitting in the shade with a good book drinking Pimms and lemonade.
12. Please a share a favorite photo from the summer so far!
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Jill said...

Great answers. Chocolate is always a wonderful way to perk up my day!

SusanD said...

Love your answer to the perfect summer day! Thanks for sharing. Blessings, SusanD

Melli said...

When I read your answer to number 2, I couldn't help thinking I would find a Starbucks and change it to pounds! (we MIGHT be talking different kinds of pounds...)

I LOVE your perfect summer day!

samurai said...

#2 - it's a shame you'd only get... what... like 5 pounds for it. 8)

#12 - very nice.

SouthLakesMom said...

Chocolate is a good cure for MOST things!

Thena said...

A summer day in the 70's. We wouldnt know how to react. It's been in the upper 90's since about Memorial day with heat indexes reaching as high as 120.

Patrice said...

If I say it once I will say it a thousand times...chocolate makes everything better!! :o)

Mocha with Linda said...

I couldn't pick one summer fruit either!

Your unnecessary item answer was great - I need to clean out my wallet of all those old cards.

And amen to chocolate!

Katie :o) said...

Oh... I embarrass my kiddos like that all the time! Sounds like a great laugh, though!

Joyce said...

I love your perfect day : ) And I couldn't pick just one fruit/veg either...I love all the summertime produce.

Enjoy your day!

2nd Cup of Coffee said...

#1 is great! I haven't done it with jewelry, but I have done it with clothing. Try it on, laugh hysterically, can't get it off! #7 is awesome, too! Thanks for playing.