1. Pokemon Go...your thoughts? Are you playing? Do you even know what it is?
Yes! All of us here in this house are playing. None of us are "addicted". I don't go outside searching for them. The kids do sometimes. It is sure a crazy fad that has taken over the world!! I think it will soon fade away. There will be some who will continue to hunt and play but the fad will die out.
2. What was something you collected as a child? Do you still have that collection? If you're a parent what's something your own children collected? Have you ever camped out, stood in a crazy long queue, or paid a ridiculous sum for a 'collectible'?
I can't remember collecting anything as a child. My childhood memories are spotty, at best. Neither of my kids were really into collecting anything either. I have a doll collection now. I am embarrassed to say that I have spent a crazy amount of money on some of these dolls. I don't collect anymore but I still have them. Richard collected "everything"! Miniature construction equipment. Trains. Tools. I never stood in any line for anything but Richard did the year he bought me the Cabbage Patch Kid. And we traveled all over the state of Kansas to find Justin a Transformer for Christmas. They were so popular in the 1980's.
3. "Collect moments, not things"...tell us about a moment you've added to your collection this summer.
I have not collected a moment yet this summer. But I do believe in "collecting moments, not things." I have some plans in place to collect a few "moments" before Darian leaves.
4. What's something collecting dust in your home right now? Any plans to do something about it?
Ha! Ha! Everything in my house is collecting dust at the moment. Once a year I get on the task of dusting all the dolls. And I am telling you it is a big task. It is when I talk to them. Hold them. Remember why I purchased each one. And then put it back on the shelf until next year. I do still enjoy looking at them. But sometimes all of these collections just become part of my background. Know what I mean??
5. A favorite song relating to time?
My favorite song relating to time is Kenny Rogers, Through The Years. This song was special to Richard and me. We played it at his memorial service.
6. What's been your most frightening or your most interesting encounter with wildlife?
My most frightening encounter with wildlife had to do with an incident that took place in our local park and a mother bison. We had stopped to see the newest baby bison and my boys and I was standing next to the fence watching the baby. The mother was grazing near the back. Suddenly she charged the fence. I tossed my kids out of the way and we got out of there. That is why you should only view them from the safety of your car.
7. On July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong set his foot down on the moon. If you could travel to the moon would you go? Why or why not?
No! I would never want to travel to the moon! I don't like flying across the United States. I can't even begin to imagine the fear I would have flying to the moon. Nope, you can go. I'm not.
8. Insert your own random thought here.
Summer if my favorite season. I love the sun shining. I don't mind the heat. (Unless I can't ever escape it). I like the outdoors. I love fresh fruit and vegetables that come in the summer months. We are enjoying fresh Georgia peaches right now. The best!! And the last of the fresh strawberries. Yummy! And making my own Peach Tea makes me happy! I'm sure the calories are loving my hips, too!!
Just love that Kenny Rogers song! Such sweet sentiments. <3ReplyDelete
Your bison story had me smiling. I pictured you going into Mama Bear mode, much like that mama bison, to protect your children.
That is exactly what was going on. Both of us mama's protecting our young. Thanks for stopping by!Delete
So you can find Pokemon in your house? That was definitely a scary encounter with the bison. Your tea looks yummy.ReplyDelete
Yep! I have found most of them inside my house. I think the media is blowing this all out of proportion. Just like they do everything else.Delete
I didn't realise you could find Pokemon indoors. I think you're right it will be a fad that will soon burn out. You certainly have plenty of fruit this summer.ReplyDelete
Yep. Almost all of mine were found inside! It will fade away. Yes, we have had lots of fresh fruit this summer. YummyDelete
Hubs plays PokemonGo, and I accompany him when I'm around. I haven't yet downloaded it, probably won't, just because I think it's funnier if we can play the opposite sides of the coin on facebook. It's all about doing whatever gets the best reaction!ReplyDelete
we live across the street from the park and there must be a pokemon right in front because cars are constantly driving up and then leaving.ReplyDelete
That peach tea looks delish!!
Delish it is! We live close to a couple of Poke places. But we already had a lot of traffic!Delete
We had a chat recently--we cannot wait for Ashtabula peaches. Ashtabula is the last county in Ohio along lake Erie, smack in the orchard region. Hot from the sun, juice dribbling....ReplyDelete
I have seen a few people play Pokemon Go here, you can tell they are playing since they are intently looking at their phones and then around the place, LOL. Fun game I think though I am not sure I will play it. I'm with you; I don't like to fly in a regular plane, can't imagine traveling to the moon and back :)ReplyDelete
The kids are having fun with the game anyway. But they don't do much walking around so I'm not too worried about their safety.Delete
Great song choice, Paula!ReplyDelete
I don't understand the Pokeymon Go craze, but I'm concerned about some of the ramifications. Only recently, my boss had to contact Legal to see what could be done about car loads of teens coming on property late night -- getting into the center fountain and running around on the golf course.
Richard and I loved that song!! I think the ramifications of the media is far worse than the game is actually causing. That is too bad what the teens did at your golf course. Were they playing the game??Delete
We love good old fresh peaches, too. Not the same here in Texas as they were back in South Carolina.ReplyDelete
These came from Georgia and they have been very good. We love Colorado peaches too!Delete
That is one of my favorite Kenny Rogers songs. Just beautiful. :)ReplyDelete
I love peaches, too.
How scary with that mama bison. I'm glad you all didn't get hurt.
I agree with you completely on #7.
I don't really understand this Pokemon game, how to play it, etc. How do you "find" them? Hopefully, the fad bit will die down before any more people do.
Have a blessed day!
His Suzanne....thanks for visiting me. About finding those Pokemon's I just turn on the game and move my phone around. If there is one near-by it pops on the phone screen!!Delete
The peach tea looks so good. Wisconsin is in a heat wave...I need that glass of tea. :-)ReplyDelete
I am with you about heading to the moon.
The pea teach is very good. I shared the recipe on Monday, if you are interested. Thanks for visiting me today!!Delete
Back when I worked at the toy store, I used to think about the collectable Barbies. Never succumbed. But I got to know several of those that did collect them.ReplyDelete
I don't have a single Barbie in my doll collection. Isn't that crazy!Delete
I pray that your "Cop" son stays safe and I thank and command him for his service. My beloved SWMBO is so happy that I'm retired, especially these days. Your choice of a "Time Song" is excellent. Thanks for stopping by.ReplyDelete
Thank you very much SPW! I am happy you stopped in to my placeDelete
I have several collections but I don't know if I will be bringing them into the new house. I have to wait until I get there and start setting up housekeeping.ReplyDelete
That seems like a good time to decide if you want to continue collecting!Delete