My kindred Blog-Sister Kay C, The Quiet Storm TAGGED ME! So if you are in the mood to share...consider yourself TAGGED!
1.) Respond: answer the questions on your blog.
2.) Replace one question that you dislike with a question of your own invention, add one more question of your own.
3.) Tag eight other people.
What's your current obsession?
Crafting. Making my own cards. Tricking out journals. Tapping into my creative self
What's your must have fashion need?
Sun dresses, long skirts, tunic tops
What are you wearing right now?
Blue sweat pants and a white men's t-shirt
What's your favorite food?
I like so many different kinds of food...too many to say a favorite
What do you do for fun?
I like roaming furniture stores, I like hunting for home things, dishes, glasses, linens
I love pouring over magazines spread across my bed
I love being outside in my bare feet
What made today special?
That I get to have the entire day to myself
What would you like to learn to do?
Learn Argentinian tango
What's the last thing you bought?
Propane tank for grill
What are you listening/watching right now?
Paris Groove, by the Rippingtons
What's your favorite weather?
Sunny, 80s, no humidity
What's your one goal in life?
To live the best possible life imaginable
What do you think of the person that tagged you?
Kay C is an amazing woman. We are on the same parallel journey. We are Sisters.
If you could have a house totally paid for, what would it look like?
I love Mediterranean style house with lots of land and trees and flowers....roses...peonies...begonias
What would you like to have in your hands right now?
Unlimited bank account
What would be your ideal job
My own foundation to support women, families and children in urban/rural areas
If you could go anywhere in the world for the next hour where would you go?
Any well kept botanical garden
What language would you like to learn?
Spanish more fluently
What do you look for in a friend?
Authenticity, kindness, loyalty and laughter
Who do you want to meet in person?
I would host a fab dinner party and would invite Ghandi, Zora Neale Hurtson, Mary McCloud Bethune, Dr. King, Coretta King, Dorothy Dandridge, Scott Joplin, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, Calvin Lockhart, Cornell West, Ida Wells, Barbara Jordan, Octavia Butler, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Golda Meir, Eleanor Roosevelt, Nikki Giovanni, June Jordan, Haki Madhubuti.
Describe your personal style?
Classic elegance. Relaxed, easy and very comfortable
What's your favorite t.v. show?
Just about anything on HGTV
The Amazing Race
What's your favorite book or author(s)
Parable of the Sower...Octavia Butler
Manchild in The Promised Land...Claude Brown
What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day....Pearl Cleage
Stength To Love...Martin Luther King
Things Fall apart...Chinua Achebe
Their Eyes Were Watching God...Zora Neale Hurston
Letters to My Daughter...Maya Angelou
Soul On Ice...Eldridge Cleaver
Sonnets from The Porteguese...Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(and countless others I could/should name if I sat still for a moment)
What's your favorite dessert?
vegan chocolate chip cookies
What's your favorite makeup brand?
Bare Esenctuals...mineral makeup...foundation
any blush on sale in the drugstore
What's your all time favorite perfume?
any rose inspired scent. I love sandalwood...earthy
What's something that you don't currently like about yourself?
I spend to much time on folks who do not deserve my time
What's your fondest childhood memory?
Every Holiday! We always had grand Christmases, Happy Thanksgivings and great cookouts in the summer
What would you do w/a major lottery winning?
I would become more philanthropic
If you had to pick a song for your funeral/memorial service, what would you choose?
So Far Away...by Carol King.
Lovely Day...Bill Withers
If you could change one regret you have in life, what would it be?
That I didn't get the chance to adopt another baby.
If you could ask God one question, what would it be?
What else could I have done to serve you