Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Sliding In For The Hodgepodge...

It is Wednesday, so that means it is time for Hodgepodge, that fun time where we share our answers to Joyce's Questions.  Hop on over or should I say slide over to Joyce's space at From This Side Of The Pond and get the questions then remember to link up so we can all enjoy your answers.

Here Is My Version:

1. What is more important-doing what you love or loving what you do?

Is this a trick question Joyce?  I think loving what you do is more important.  There are better results when you are loving what you do.  I would add more comments but I was confusing myself, so I decided not to go there.  lol

2. Do you like bleu cheese?

I cannot answer this question truthfully considering I have never tried it.  The name just kinda turns me off.

3. What is the most difficult emotion for you to handle?

Probably sadness.  I hate the down blues feeling, you know when you can't stop crying. I hate that feeling of not being in control, not being able to stop the tears.  I believe in brushing yourself off and picking yourself up and trying again.

4. Fresh flowers or a box of chocolate?

Fresh flowers - roses are beautiful but daisies are my favorite!

5. What's a song you love that has the word 'love' in its title? It doesn't have to be a 'love song'.

You really didn't think I could stop at just one did you? I love this song by Reba - Forever Love.

And this one by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill - It's Your Love

I couldn't forget I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton John.  High School Memories!

But I think one of my all time favorites is "I Love To Tell The Story."  I love the way Alan Jackson does it.  A beautiful old hymn and something we probably all should do more than we do.

6. Are you the person you wanted to be when you grew up?

I think so, I wanted to be someone that enjoyed life to it's fullest and love my kids more than life itself. I wanted to be happy and loved.
7. Any special Valentines Day plans?

We are planning on going out for a nice dinner and then perhaps grab a show.

8. Insert your own random thought here.

Have any of you watched the show "Who Do You Think You Are?"  It is on NBC on Friday nights 7 Central time.  It is sponsored through  This week Tim McGraw will be on, last week it was Vanessa Williams.  It is a very interesting show and gives you hints and ideas on working with Genealogy.  I know I just lost part of you, but it really is interesting.  Try watching it this week and see what you think, who knows it might light that spark for you to start researching your family. If anyone has any questions, if you do not want to leave a comment here just email me and I will try to answer them.

until next time... nel


  1. "Who Do You Think You Are" originated over here in the UK and it's hugely popular. I'm a bit of a genealogist myself but I love the programme because it's so interesting finding out about other people's family. It's a great leveller too - they might be celebrities in our time but their ancestors were tradesmen, manual workers, clerks and merchants just the same as mine were. I love it!!

  2. Love Tim McGraw. =) I'm with you on most of your answers 'cept for the chocolate or flowers one. ...I love both ;) Have a blessed week! =)

  3. I haven't seen it but they had a similar show like it in the UK and we watched is interesting!

    I love Tim of my favorites...Happy Valentine's Day!

  4. Great answers. I haven't seen that show but I need to check it out. A few years ago I spent quite a bit of time looking up my family tree. I need to get back to that one of these days soon. Our family is just so big, it really get's confusing.

  5. Nel, I am completely with you on the flowers. There is nothing like fresh flowers to brighten up a room!

  6. I watched "Who Do You Think You Are" all last season and was really excited to see it come back. I love genealogy and I guess I don't understand people who aren't!!

    Totally with you on the bleu cheese - yuck!

  7. I haven't tried bleu cheese either, so I'm glad I'm not alone.
    I loved your other answers, too! Have a great Valentine's Day! (Kathy)

  8. I never heard of that show, but it sounds interesting.

    I love the song, "I Honestly Love You"! I haven't thought of that one in years!

    Have a wonderful day!

  9. Loved visiting you. I love Tim McGraw so I will probably check this out.

  10. I am deeply into my family history research and try not to mess any episodes of "Who do you think you are?" I just wish I had their travel budgets because there are several places I'd like to visit in order to do first-hand research!

  11. You picked some great songs.
    I'm glad you didn't stop at just one.
    Alan Jackson does have a great voice.

    I've always liked the song `I Honestly Love You`

  12. I also said sadness, it's a hard one for me. I always loved the Olivia Newton John song. I have watched that show and it is very good. Hope the rest of your week is a good one.

  13. Geesh, I should have contacted you for advice for songs. I'm clueless. I would have been on American Bandstand years ago saying, "I like the beat." Can never remember the lyrics.

  14. I've watched "Who Do You Think You Are" a couple of times and really like it. It is so interesting to discover where we came from!
    Oh, I'd have to agree with you about the sadness/blues feeling! Kinda been feeling this way during the bleak months of winter but thankfully, the sun is brightly shining today!!!