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Answer Me This ... August 24th

Welcome to this week's edition of Answer Me This ... thanks Kendra for hosting!  It's been fun this past few weeks, I'm sad we won't be getting together regularly for this cocktail party!

1. What is your favorite picture book?

I don't have an answer to this question - since I don't read to children on a regular basis, I don't really have any opportunities to read picture books on a regular basis to get a favorite.

2. Are you a boycotter?

I can be, but only one company right now.  Johnson & Johnson because I think they are crazy if they think that they can make money from babies AND from selling contraceptives.  I know that there are many other companies who sell products that I disagree with, have stands that are opposite of mine, and who are vocal about it - but well, I, personally, cannot boycott the world.

3. How do you feel about cheese?

Um, what kind of question is this? I love cheese, maybe too much!  The smellier and stranger the better!  Would love to go on a cheese tour of France ... does that exist? I'll be right back ... let me check google ... well, I'm back - and yes, yes it does!

4. How many pairs of sunglasses do you own?

Three - but I never wear them since they aren't prescription and I get a small, slight headache when I'm reading without my glasses on the entire time.

5. How long has it been since you went to the dentist?

About 3 months - and I was there three times within a month to have a crown, a filling replaced, and my cleaning ... staying away until 2015!!!

6. If you could visit any religious site in the world, where would you go? 

The Basílica de la Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Spain!  AMAZING!!!

Head on over to Kendra's for more cocktails, I mean, answers!


  1. I hope you make it to Sagrada Familia someday - it really is amazing!


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