Today in My History
Books Read in 2019
December 7, 2019
Saturday 9: The
1) This song is about doing what it takes to win. What's the most recent competition you won? (Yes, online solitaire counts.)
I play Scrabble on
Bug Cafe with
Ilyse Johnson. She
usually wins, but I won a week or so ago. (yay me!)
Never. I am extremely unlucky and it's
just a waste of money for me.
In Olympics, I most enjoy equestrian events
and diving events. I sorta enjoy football if I watch with someone like son
Tom, who is so passionate about it. The sport I most enjoy playing is the
walk from my office to the kitchen and back again.
I was a sophomore in high school. I
had won 5th place in an essay contest and won a cruise from San Francisco to Los
Angeles, and then we (my mother, my sister and I) flew home. My father was
73 when he died in 1987 and was never on an airplane.
Anticipating the publication of Diana
Gabaldon's 8th book next year, I have been trying to catch up on the previous 7.
Right now I'm nearly finished with "An Echo in the Bone" and about to start
"Written in My Own Heart's Blood." And because I always read at least
two books at once, I am also reading Bill Bryson's "The Body."
A toss up between NCIS, NCIS-LA and
I haven't, but my cousin traced our family
on my mother's side back to Robert the Bruce in Scotland. Our family motto
(I mak sikker [I make sure]) came from our relative, Roger de
Kirkpatrick, was a 3rd cousin of Robert the Bruce. Apparently after a
battle, where Robert thought he might have killed John Comyn, a competitor for
the crown of Scotland. Roger said he would return to the site of the
battle and "make sure."
Actually, the last thing I googled was
information on Robert the Bruce!
With the "flu" I can't imagine staying immobile for 5 days, but since I sleep in a recliner, it's not as difficult as it would be if I had to stay in bed for five days.
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