Random Dozen…March 31

 Lid, I love chickens, too….real ones or fake ones…I still remember those live colored Easter chicks from when I was a little girl, but I don’t remember ever having one of them…Actually, now, it seems kind of cruel to dye those poor chicks… I wonder if they still do that…

1. How do you feel about the marshmallow Easter Peeps?  I like them, but they are not something that I like to eat a lot of.  I usually buy and eat one package every Easter…sort of like a tradition!  I am partial to the yellow ones…

2. Chickens are notoriously nervous creatures. When you are nervous, what is the best way to calm down?   A nerve pill???  No, seriously, I don’t take those… I don’t have a “best way“…I am nervous by nature, so it’s tough to calm down…taking a deep breath and saying a prayer is sometimes helpful.  At night when I am too wound up to sleep, soothing music helps to calm me…I like guitar music best.

3. People say, “April showers bring May flowers.” Do you enjoy Spring rains?  Yes, I do enjoy spring rains, because they settle the pollen.  I have been suffering with allergies for the past few years–pine pollen!  I also love flowers, and nothing makes them grow like rain water does.

4. When I was randomly flipping through TV channels this week, I saw a show in which tattoo parlor employees received tattoos of a co-worker’s face on their bodies. I can’t imagine having a portrait of a colleague tattooed on me. But if someone forced you to receive a portrait tattoo (face only) of anyone, who would it be? Why?  If I was forced to have a face tattooed on me, I would hope it would be my husband’s face…but even that doesn’t appeal to me….  I can’t imagine having a co-worker’s face on my body–that’s just crazy!

5. Would you rather have a tattoo (any kind) or a nose ring?  Am I allowed to say NEITHER?  If I HAD to pick one, it would have to be a tattoo…nose rings make me cringe–along with any piercings other than earrings.  I don’t care for tattoos either–sorry, I’m just old-fashioned.  I hate to think of all of those wrinkled bodies in a few years–with wrinkled tattoos on them…UGH

6. Do you have any special plans for Easter? Yes, I am baking a turkey, and having our family over for lunch.  I also plan to have an egg hunt for our two grandchildren–and our grown children/spouses after lunch.  I plan to stuff the eggs with money, candy, and funny insults (for fun), and my hubby and I will hide them–just like the good old days!

7. Cadbury Eggs or Reese Eggs? Man, I will seem like a fuddy-duddy today, but I don’t really care for either…if I have to choose, I’d pick Reese’s Eggs.  My favorite Easter candies are jelly beans and chocolate covered marshmallow bunnies.

8. What was the last thing/person you took a picture of?  My little 15 month old grandson, while he spent the afternoon with me yesterday.  I got a precious picture of him while he was napping.  He makes such a cute model to photograph…but difficult to capture ’cause he’s always moving…
9. What book are you reading now, or what was the last one? I just finished reading “A Walk To Remember” by Nicholas Sparks  For some reason, I am “on a roll” reading Nicholas Sparks novels…I’m about to begin “The Last Song”…anyone out there have any kleenex???  By the way, this is totally random, but the movie The Last Song was filmed on nearby Tybee Island beach… here in Georgia!

10. What do you think is the most difficult task when it comes to Spring cleaning?  For me, it’s cleaning windows, ceiling fans, and wiping down walls–that’s why it doesn’t get done every spring!  All of these things are waiting to be done…any volunteers out there???

11. How many pairs of flip-flops do you own?  Probably three.  I prefer regular Crocs over flip-flops, but I do have some Croc flip-flops.  My last favorite pair of flip-flops(not Crocs) caused me to trip and fall down the steps–I landed right out in the yard–not a pretty sight–and my daughter witnessed the whole thing!  Luckily, the only thing bruised was my pride…  I threw those shoes away after that! 

12. Which color makes you happiest? I don’t know if it makes me happy or not, but I love the color red!

I wonder what kind of Easter these chicks are having...

Thanks to Lid at http://www.2nd-cup-of-coffee.blogspot.com for hosting this fun meme.  Cut and paste the questions, answer them, then hop over to Lid’s place to join in the fun.  She hosts Random Dozen every Wednesday!  Thanks for stopping by….Kathy

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  1. I’m with you on the windows. Love that picture of the colored chicks. Enjoy your Easter dinner.

  2. What a cute picture! And your comment about wrinkly skin with tattoos cracked me up! Have a great Easter weekend.

  3. love your answers!! that is such a cute picture of all those Easter chicks 🙂

  4. Another Georgian. I lived in the Savannah area until two years ago when we moved near Statesboro. Got out of the big city and into the country and LOVE it. Have read all of Nicholas Sparks books other than The Last Song. He is an awesome writer.

  5. We had pretty similar answers. Your Easter gathering sounds like it will be a lot of fun!
    Happy Easter!

  6. Yeah wrinkly tattoos just don’t sound so appealing, but nose rings…never have I understood that one. I love adults who still like to hunt for eggs. As long as I have family around for Easter I will do Easter baskets and hunt for eggs…at any age!!

  7. I love Croc Flip Flops!

  8. We had almost the same answers for flip flops and windows. I have never tired Crocs but I usually only wear Birkenstock.
    The only book by N. Sparks that I have seen is the Notebook. I have not read any of his, however, I own several, just haven’t gotten around to them.
    Have a happy Easter Kathy.

    • Trudy! Congratulations, the comment that you left for Random Dozen was my 1000th comment! I’ve been watching and waiting for 1000 to come up! I would like to send you a small prize for being the lucky one to make the 1000th post. Could you please send me your address to my email at baconkathy@yahoo.com? In the meantime, there is a trophy for you on my blog post tonight! LOL

      In answer to your comment, you’ve gotta’ try crocs. They are sooo comfy! Also, you’ve gotta’ read those Nicholas Sparks novels…guaranteed to make you cry at least once…Blessings, Kathy


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