Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Wednesday Hodgepodge

1.  Do you like your name? Were you named after someone? If you have children how did you settle on their names?
       As an adult, I like my given name (Katherine), but I didn't like it as a child.  I do like being able to choose if I go by a nickname or not.  Do not, however, call me Kathy.

2. How do you define success?

     I think that if you feel a level of satisfaction with what you are doing, then you are successful.  It's not about who gathers the most stuff, but who is getting the most out of life.

3. Wheel of Fortune or Jeopardy?

      JEOPARDY!!  It was a full-out competition when I still lived at home.  Still is when I happen by at the right time.   

4. If you could own any single object that you don't have now, what would that object be?

     I'd have to go with a new car.  Not even brand new, just new to me.  But I am thankful for what I have and will hopefully have a new one this fall.

5. What is something that inspires you?

     People who are out there in the world really making a difference inspire me.  Hearing a friend talk about a good idea for a lesson, seeing a beautiful photograph, a really good song, or any number of other things can too.  I think there's as much inspiration around us as we choose to recognize.

6. Meatloaf-yea or nay? If its a yay how do you make yours?

    Nay.  I will eat it if someone cooks it, but it's totally not one of my favorites.

7. Which is more admirable-the ability to organize and be methodical or the ability to adapt and make do?

     I'm of the adapt and make do mindset, but I really wish I could be an organizer.  I always tease our guidance counselor that if I could have one day at her level of organization and effectiveness, I could revolutionize my life.

8. Insert your own random thought here.

     Snow days rock!  As long as they don't happen during Homecoming Week.  (Which is my fear currently, as next week is our basketball homecoming, and it has been snowed out before.)


  1. Hope you're not getting this did something crazy when I typed it the first time. We were iced in yesterday and more is called for today. I'd rather have two feet of snow than ice on top of snow!

    Hope your homecoming happens!

  2. I'm glad you would eat the meatloaf if it was set before you...that's what I want of my own kids...not that they love everything but that they politely eat it! Where He leads me I will follow, What He feeds me I will swallow!

  3. What does homecoming mean?
    I'm not a meatloaf fan either! :)

  4. Joyce - We are getting 3 to 5 inches tomorrow, so I'm hoping that's it until after next weekend, but we'll see. I agree about the ice!

    Bobbi - I love that saying! Thanks for stopping by!

    Rebecca - Homecoming is basically a big celebration of school spirit. We have a basketball game, crown a queen. It's just a good excuse to act silly for a week, but it requires a lot of planning. Most schools here have it in the fall during football season, but we don't have a team for that, so we do basketball instead.

  5. I love snow when it is first falling and freshly lain.
    But when it starts to get dirty I've had enough.

  6. Enjoyed all your answers! Hope homecoming happens!
    until next time...nel

  7. Great answers, hope you can get that car in the fall!

    Snow days DO rock :D


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