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Answer Me This ... August 3

Decided to join in the internet's favorite cocktail party with Kendra over at Catholic All Year ... I've been reading her for weeks and am loving it, so as I slide back into regular posts, this seems like a great way to dive in!  Plus her questions are great, random, and always have fabulous answers!

1. When driving, are you more likely to listen to the radio, to CDs or an iPod, or nothing at all?

In the car, I am listening to one of three things - NPR (many driveway moments for this gal), The Catholic Guy on my Sirius/XM App, or the one Mumford & Sons CD my friend Katie gave me a few years ago (which isn't on my iTunes app because I always forget to bring it in the house!).

2. Do you prefer window or aisle?

I prefer the aisle, or the window - or really no one beside me.  If I had to choose (which is the nature of this question), I'd have to say I usually go with the window.  This way I have a wall to my side to lean on and sleep if I want to and I won't get hit by the cart or people as they go up and down the aisle.

3. Do you fall asleep on your side, back, or stomach? What position are you in when you wake up?

I fall asleep in my stomach/side every night - I try to 'learn' to sleep in my back pretty frequently, but it is always a no-go.  I always wake up on my stomach.  This was not always the case, apparently as a child, I was a very violent, but sound, sleeper!

4. When is the last time you attended a zoo, circus, carnival, county fair, or parade?

Zoo - when I volunteered in Washington, DC during the summer of 2006.  Circus, um... Carnival, if SonFest at our local parish counts Summer of 2013.  Country Fair - since living in St. Marys - maybe 2003.  Parade - well I was the subject of many ... you can read about that here!

5. Do you have a favorite quote or inspirational saying?

There are many, many - but one of my favorites is "Be who God created you to be, and you'll set the world on fire." -Saint Catherine of Sienna.  I once wrote a month of great quotes ... dive into the worm hole here.

And Kendra had the same favorite quote this week and made the cutest picture ... so I'm going to put it up so I can save it! (different wording - but translations are always crazy)

6. What's the best thing about summer?

The beach!!!  (sunburns are the worst ... and I still haven't figured out how to avoid them - why can I not remember to wear sunscreen?)

Check out the rest of the bloggers and their answers over at Catholic All Year!


  1. I thought I would stop by your blog since you stopped by mine (Hi!). I avoid sunburns by avoiding outside. You should try that. Hard to bring the beach in your living room though. That gets sand everywhere. Nice to meet you, Katie with a K.

    1. Nice to meet you Catie with a C! If only there was a place to be inside and at the beach to avoid a sun burn that wasn't such a mess!


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