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Is there a Full Moon?
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It Changed My Life
Loss of Innocence
A Cup of Peanutbutter Cookies
The First Interview
In Search of a Slow Boat
Goodbye Forever, Goodbye
Changes Keep Coming
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A Rose is a Rose
The Big Wedding
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11 May 2019
to Saturday: 9. What we've committed to our readers is that we will post 9
questions every Saturday. Sometimes the post will have a theme, and at other
times the questions will be totally unrelated. Those weeks we do "random
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THE PERFECT FAN (1999)
Unfamiliar with this week's song? Hear it
1) In this song, a son thanks his mother for helping him
grow up strong and confident. Who is the last person you thanked? What did
they do for you?
Tom sent us a video from Lacie's classroom, which they make regularly
telling parents what they have learned this week. This week they
learned about life cycles in class and it showed an art project about the
life cycle of the butterfly. I'm always thankful that he is able to
share these videos with us.
2) Who was the last person to thank you for something?
My friend Joan's husband thanked me for putting a notice of her death on my
Facebook timeline and pointing out to him how many people had written
messages to him on it.
3) This is from the Backstreet Boys' album "Millennium," recorded and
released in 1999. Do you remember where you were and what you were doing
when 1999 turned into 2000?
According to Funny the World, January 1, 2000:
We spent New Year’s eve quietly, sort
of. We went to a party hosted by the psychiatrist that I work for. It’s
always an interesting gathering. He and his wife (a
state assemblywoman) have been giving this party for as long as we’ve
known them--which is nearly 30 years.
4) This song was written by Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell. Brian voiced
himself on an episode of PBS' Arthur. Arthur has been described as an
"animated anthropomorphic aardvark" -- which can be difficult to say. Do you
easily get tongue tied?
Well, I can say "animated anthropomorphic aardvark" without problem, but I
am often tongue tied. I was a medical transcriptionist for so many
years, I am rarely tongue tied on medical stuff or stuff like this.
5) The French word for "mother" is "mère." What other French words do you
I was a French major, so I know a lot of French words, but it struck me as
funny that one letter separates "mère"
6) Mother's Day is a big holiday for card shops. So are birthdays,
weddings, and St. Patrick's Day. Hallmark sells greetings for everything
from "Congratulations on Your New Job" to "Happy Retirement." Who received
the most recent card you bought?
Well my friend Char for her birthday, but I forgot to take it to her party
and I don't know her new address, so I have to wait to give it to her when I
next see her for lunch.
7) Have you put away your winter clothes yet? |
In this part of the country, we don't need seasonal clothes, so I pretty
much wear the same clothes year-round, the only difference being whether I
wear a jacket or not.
8) Mother Winters used to scold Sam for leaving her dirty dishes in the
sink. Sam admits it: as a grown up, she's still a bit of a slob. Do lean
toward "neat" or "messy?"
Anybody who has read this journal for any time at all will know the
answer to that question. I don't lean toward messy, I fully
9) To celebrate Mother's Day, Sam is giving away her mother's favorite:
Hershey Bars. Would you prefer classic milk chocolate, dark chocolate or
milk chocolate with almonds?
Definitely milk chocolate (though I also enjoy Hershey's with almonds.)
As for brands, it's toss up between Hershey, See's and Lindt. I will
probably get my mother a box of See's candy for Mother's day, though she
won't know what it's for and will share it with everyone in the house where