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1 )Where would you retire to?
Technically, you have to be employed to retire, I think. However, Hubs retired last year from the Navy, and we moved here to Miami. Furthermore, we're looking at houseboating in 2½ years' time, if not sooner. It's our dream to sail around the world, schooling the children as we go in various exotic ports of call, and having an amazing adventure. We shall see how it goes!
2) What are your best physical features?
My face, except for my teeth, is passably acceptable. Anything below that is a lumpy, bumpy catastrophe.
3) What are your best characteristics?
I'm a daydream believer. Cheer up!
4) What kind of books do you like to read?
I'm a fan of most kinds of novels, not too much a non-fiction fan unless it's amusing in some way. I did like Ellen deGeneres' autobiography, My Point, and I Do Have One... way back 20-some years ago. That was a hoot!
5) What are you reading now?
I haven't read a book in quite some time. Hopefully a year hasn't passed. I get dozens upon dozens of free magazines each week, and it's all I can do to keep up with the ones I have an interest in reading. I'm looking to the latest issue of Family Fun, which came today.
6) Where would you want to retire to?
Pretty sure we answered this one at the jump...
7) What is your favorite time of the day?
Anytime I feel like that ^^^ is a good time! I try to get a little of that every day. Lively music helps!
8) Where did you grow up?
In Zone 4, CNY, outside of Syracuse.
9) How far away from your birthplace do you live now?
It depends on how you want to measure - time elapsed while driving or walking, or distance in kilometres or inches or...? Anyway, from outside New York City to Miami, however you count it.
10) Are you a morning person or a night owl?
I don't understand you morning people. Honestly. Right up there with people who run for fun.
11) What inspires you?
I find inspiration everywhere. I like lots of bright, eye-popping colors. That always gets my juices flowing.
12) Can you close your eyes and raise your eyebrows?
Is that a thing? Because who can't do it?!
Do you have pets?
We have our beloved Maine Coon kitty, Pepper, and another cat of my son's, Muffin, who is not a fan of mine. It's mostly mutual.
14)How many rings before you answer the phone?
I usually let it go to voicemail... I hate answering the phone. Or the door. I think it's my social anxiety working there.
15) What are some of the different jobs that you have had in your life?
I was a fisheries biology intern here, in Sarasota, Florida;
I scooped ice cream and made delicious treats here, in St. Pete Beach, Florida;
I worked in the dive shop, Diver's Paradise of Key Biscayne, Florida, where I was PADI certified back in 1998... amongst others.
16) Any new and exciting things that you would like to share?
I've been channeling Carmen Miranda?!
17) What is most important in life?
Family, to me, is the most important thing in the world.
18) Did you dream last night?
I always have the most vivid dreams.
19) Do you remember your dreams?
Fairly routinely, I do, but the one that stuck with me from last night is not repeatable in a public forum!
Welp, that's it for me. I have a $5 Starbucks gift card that needs spending, and the clock's ticking.
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