8 Movies I like to watch:
"To Kill A Mockingbird"
"Tender Were the Vines"
"Fargo" (the 'cut' version...otherwise, the language is too rough)
"The Friendly Persuasion"
"The Family Man"
8 Favorite Places to Eat & drink:
My mother-in-law's in her younger years when she used to cook
The Original Taco House
Diane's - a little neighborhood restaurant that serves good breakfast
My sister-in-law Susi's
My sister-in-law Shari's -- Good cooking runs in my husband's family!
8 Things I Look Forward To:
Dear Hubby arriving home from work every day
A day to myself
My way-too-infrequent visits with my best friend Lizzee
Phone calls from my 'baby' brother
Opening up my email Inbox
Sitting down to blog
Walking on the beach
Browsing thru thrift/antique shops
8 Things that Happened Yesterday:
I got out of bed
I blogged a lot
I went to church
I answered a bunch of email
I read most of a book
I ate too much...one of those 'grazing' days where I keep nibbling all day long.
Dear Hubby got home safely from a weekend out of town
I had a nice chat on the phone with my mother-in-law
8 Things I Love About Winter:
Storms that blow in from the Pacific
Hunkering down under a throw on the couch with a good book
Believe it or not, I don't mind the rain we have here all that much. It's the gloom that gets me.
Just the general beauty of the season. Each one has it's own unique beauty.
The smell of wood smoke in the air when we go for walks
The first snowfall
Watching the wonder on my grandsons' faces as they gaze out the front windows at that first snowfall
8 Things I Am Passionate About:
My love for God
My love for family
8 Phrases I Use A Lot:
Oh, for pity's sake!
I feel like the wreck of the Hesperus
Is that so?
I saw it here/there
I didn't touch it
I don't know
8 Things I Learnt from the Past:
Don't judge a book by its cover
A willing heart
Sense of duty