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Week of 8-14-17

Week of 8-14-17

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Share Your World 36

Share Your World 36

What calms you down? Drawing and sketching. I found myself on many occasions at my doctor’s visits or radiation therapy,  sketching on my Moleskine. This had helped me a lot through some scary moments. Drawing is very relaxing to me. Whats your favorite fantasy sandwich? Italian (crunchy) bread with Genoa salami =[panino al salame]. No sauces, no … Continue reading

Share Your World 34

Share Your World 34

If you were or are a writer do you prefer writing short stories, poems or novels? I think I would write children books. If you had only one book you could write what would it be about?  Assume it is a top 10 seller of any genre. It would be a fantastic story involving animals, … Continue reading

Share Your World 33

Share Your World 33

What type of pets do you have or want? I have two dogs: Trigger the chihuahua and Loki the coyote. There is also the cat Caesar, he rules the house. Would you rather take pictures or be in pictures? I love taking pictures, I hate being photographed, always did. I have very few photos of … Continue reading

Share Your World 32

Share Your World 32

Which would you prefer:  a wild, turbulent life filled with joy, sorrow, passion, and adventure–intoxicating successes and stunning setbacks; or a contented bordering on happy, secure, predictable life surrounded by friends and family without such wide swings of fortune and mood? How about both? I lived an adventurous, passionate life filled with joy and passion … Continue reading

Share Your World 31

Share Your World 31

Do you plan out things usually or do you do them more spontaneously (for example if you are visiting a big city you don’t know?) I prefer the spontaneous approach when dealing with leisure activities. I do plan tasks that are related to work or home, though. If you could live in any OTHER time, … Continue reading

Share Your World 29

Share Your World 29

What sound or sounds do you love? I love the sound of my pets breathing while they sleep. I love the sound of cicadas in the summer, and the ocean waves. I like the purr sound my computer makes when I get an email. Love the sound of the rain on the awning outside my … Continue reading

Share Your World 28

Share Your World 28

Apple juice, orange juice or prune juice? Orange juice! I love anything citrusy. What is your favorite animal? Hard question, hard question…. because I like so many animals. I like dogs for their loyalty and affections, cats because of their character; I am fascinated by birds in general… I guess I’ll say “the seagull is … Continue reading

Share Your World 27

Share Your World 27

If 100 people your age were chosen at random, how many do you think you’d find leading a more satisfying and joyful life than yours? Very few. Of course most of them may have another opinion especially if they base it on the amount of money and things they own. But I must say I … Continue reading

Share Your World 26

Share Your World 26

What made you smile today? Have any hidden talents? I have a strong olfaction, I can smell things when others seem not to be able to. I also know Latin, which helps me a lot when I cannot recognize a new word, if its origin is from Latin, I can manage to figure out its … Continue reading

Share Your World 25

Share Your World 25

What’s my favorite holiday and why? I am not a big fan of holidays. I do enjoy the day off from work, but I do not go all out to decorate for any specific holiday. If I have to pick one, though, I must say that Christmas is my favorite holiday for everything it entails. From … Continue reading

Share Your World 24

Share Your World 24

Cee’s 4 questions of the week: Are you left or right-handed? I am right-handed       What is one thing you love about being an adult? being able to like and enjoy childlike things and laugh, laugh, laugh….    What do I need to unlearn?  To let my facial expressions show what I actually … Continue reading

Share Your World 23

Share Your World 23

Are you comfortable doing nothing? For long stretches of time? Very comfortable! I work hard all week, so on my days off I enjoy doing the opposite. The lounging time is never enough, though…. If you could inherit a vacation home anywhere in the world in which you could spend two months a year, where would … Continue reading

Best Mother’s Day Gift?

Best Mother’s Day Gift?

Today my daughter gave me the best mother’s day gift ever! It is not an expensive gift, but it has sooooo much value to  me…. [click photo to view] It is obviously precious to me because it expresses her love for me. But I also appreciate all the thoughts and time put into it. And humor, too…. … Continue reading

Share Your World 21

Share Your World 21

If you were having difficulty on an important test and could safely cheat by looking at someone else’s paper, would you do so? Yes, I would. Since adolescence, in what three-year period do you feel you experienced the most personal growth and change? While answering this question in my mind I realized that the most challenging experiences … Continue reading

Share Your World 20

Share Your World 20

This is how it works: Cee posts 4 questions every week, we answer and share by linking to her blog That’s it!. 1. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?   Most of the time “I’m” 22, less than half my actual age, (until I catch a glimpse of my … Continue reading

Share Your World 19

Share Your World 19

This is how it works: Cee posts 4 questions every week, we answer and share by linking to her blog That’s it!. Do you believe in ghosts? I believe in spiritual presences, that sometimes may be sensed. What is your best recipe? Spaghetti alla Carbonara. This recipe combines cream, eggs, cheese and bacon on spaghetti. Serves 4 1 … Continue reading

Share Your World 18

Share Your World 18

This is how it works: Cee posts 4 questions every week, we answer and share by linking to her blog That’s it!. Do you play video/computer games?  Yes! I enjoy several computer games and I play them every day. It’s a way for me to wind down at the end of the day. I can only … Continue reading

Share Your World – week 9

Share Your World – week 9

This week question from “Share Your World” is: . What are your 3 favorite photos? . So here are 3 photo that I really like. . The first one was taken in Bellagio, Italy [on lake Como]. I like it because it reminds me of home. I also enjoy the fact that I did not put a … Continue reading

Share Your World

Share Your World

I just discovered a weekly meme over at Cee’s blog, it’s called Share Your World: every Sunday she invites you to answer and share 4 questions. Since this was the 8th week, I thought to answer all the previous questions too.

The Wind Cries Mary

I used to have a super crush on Jimi Hendrix when I was a teen ager. I even named my female dog Jimi after him. Here is one of his songs: After all the jacks are in their boxes And the clowns have all gone to bed You can hear happiness staggering on down the … Continue reading

non gioco piu`

This is me around the time the song posted below was released. The photo was taken in Rome during a high school field trip. Notice the bell bottom pants. 🙂 1974. Mina is the singer and the artist playing the harmonica is Toots Thielemans. “Non Gioco Piu`” means “I Am Not Playing Anymore” Non gioco … Continue reading

Getting An Education.

I attended elementary school a long time ago. In my hometown in Italy. Back then girls had to wear a white smock and boys a black one. I am the one with braids in this photo [first grade class]. Amazingly I actually remember all the first and last names of my elementary school mates. Maybe … Continue reading