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Comment by Nursie on Sunday

Rather cook or wash dishes: Cook
* Favorite Pie: Key lime
* Steak or Seafood: seafood
* Italian or Chinese: Italian
* Pepsi or coke: Diet Pepsi
* Favorite ice cream: Rum raisin
* How many tattoos: 0
* Scariest insect: Black Widow Spider. 
* Shoe size: 7.5
* Netflix or Hulu: Netflix
* Favorite Meal: Dinner
* Favorite season: Summer
* Broken Bones: yes, 9
* Been in a helicopter: no
* Fastest you’ve ever drove: 120
* Ever shot a gun: Yes
* How many languages you speak: one
*Favorite color: Violet/purple
* iPhone or Android: iPhone
* Sunrise or Sunset: Sunset
* Mountains or Beach: beach
* Dogs or cats: Neither
* Early morning person: Yes
* Summer or Winter: Summer
* Can you play Chess: No
* Spades or Bid Whist: I assume these are card games - only spades many years ago
* How many children: 3; 2 grand-daughters in the Philippines 
* Favorite holiday: Christmas
* Mild or hot salsa: Mild
* Smooth or crunchy peanut butter: Neither
* Waffles or pancakes: Waffles
* Farthest travel: Egypt,Thailand and parts of Europe-not sure the farthest

Comment by Melissa on Sunday
* Rather cook or wash dishes: Both.
* Favorite Pie: Cherry
* Steak or Seafood: I'm a vegetarian, but black bean burgers are very good.
* Italian or Chinese: Italian
* Pepsi or coke: Classic Coke, Diet Pepsi
* Favorite ice cream: Peach
* How many tattoos: 13. I know. I was young.
* Scariest insect: Black Widow Spider. We have a lot of them in the California desert area.
* Shoe size: 7
* Netflix or Hulu: Netflix
* Favorite Meal: Dinner
* Favorite season: Summer
* Broken Bones: yes, 7
* Been in a helicopter: Yes! I love helicopters.
* Fastest you’ve ever drove: 100
* Ever shot a gun: Yes
* How many languages you speak: Two
*Favorite color: Blue
* iPhone or Android: iPhone
* Sunrise or Sunset: Sunset
* Mountains or Beach: Beach. the happiest times of my life were spent a the beach.
* Dogs or cats: Dogs. 
* Early morning person: No, unless I haven't been to bed the night before.
* Summer or Winter: Summer
* Can you play Chess: No, though I have tried to learn.
* Spades or Bid Whist: I don't even know what these are.
* How many children: Two, twin boys
* Favorite holiday: None. I've never been a big holiday person.
* Mild or hot salsa: Hot
* Smooth or crunchy peanut butter: Smooth
* Waffles or pancakes: Pancakes with powdered sugar and berries.
* Farthest travel: England
Comment by Estragon on Sunday

* Rather cook or wash dishes: cook
* Favorite Pie: Shepherd's
* Steak or Seafood: both 
* Italian or Chinese: both
* Pepsi or coke: Neither, thanks
* Favorite ice cream: Maple walnut 
* How many tattoos: 0
* Scariest insect: big ugly spiders
* Shoe size: 10
* Netflix or Hulu: Netflix
* Favorite Meal: Lunch (if out)
* Favorite season: Spring
* Broken Bones: Toe 
* Been in a helicopter: Yes
* Fastest you’ve ever drove: ~120mph
* Ever shot a gun: Yes
* How many languages you speak: 1
* Favorite color: blue, but not for lips or hands
* iPhone or Android: Android
* Sunrise or Sunset: both
* Mountains or Beach: Beach for sunrise/sets, mountains for skiing
* Dogs or cats: allergies, but both 
* Early morning person: Yes, if it involves coffee
* Summer or Winter: both
* Can you play Chess: yes
* Spades or Bid Whist:  Whist.  Would like to re-learn bridge sometime too
* How many children: 3
* Favorite holiday: 4/20, May the 4th, groundhog day, or anything else that doesn't take itself too seriously
* Mild or hot salsa: hot-ish
* Smooth or crunchy peanut butter: just peanuts, no butter thanks
* Waffles or pancakes: love both, with berries 
* Farthest travel: France, Caribbean, Cdn Arctic (all ~equidistant from here)

Comment by CarLady on Sunday

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* Rather cook or wash dishes:  wash dishes
* Favorite Pie: Lemon meringue 
* Steak or Seafood: seafood, haven’t eaten red meat for over 20 years 
* Italian or Chinese: Love both
* Pepsi or coke: Coke
* Favorite ice cream: Mint chocolate 
* How many tattoos: 0
* Scariest insect: wasp/hornet
* Shoe size: 7.5
* Netflix or Hulu: Netflix
* Favorite Meal: dinner
* Favorite season: Autumn
* Broken Bones: yes, 1  Broke radius skating in my Backyard 
* Been in a helicopter: no
* Fastest you’ve ever drove: 140
* Ever shot a gun: No
* How many languages you speak: 1
* Favorite color: red
* iPhone or Android: Iphone
* Sunrise or Sunset: sunset
* Mountains or Beach: Beach
* Dogs or cats: No pets now, allergies 
* Early morning person: Yes
* Summer or Winter: summer 
* Can you play Chess: yes
* Spades or Bid Whist: ?? Not idea what this is, sorry 
* How many children: 2, plus 1 grand baby 
* Favorite holiday: Christmas
* Mild or hot salsa: mild
* Smooth or crunchy peanut butter: smooth
* Waffles or pancakes: love both, with blueberries 
* Farthest travel: Monaco I think. Only 2 overseas trips with DH before he became ill. 

Comment by outwest on Sunday
* Rather cook or wash dishes: cook
* Favorite Pie: French Apple
* Steak or Seafood: seafood,
* Italian or Chinese: Chinese
* Pepsi or coke: Cherry Coke 
* Favorite ice cream: Chocolate Oreo
* How many tattoos: none
* Scariest insect: wasp
* Shoe size: 11
* Netflix or Hulu: neither 
* Favorite Meal: Dinner
* Favorite season: Autumn
* Broken bones: 0
* Been in a helicopter:  yes
* Fastest you’ve ever drove: 85+ speedometer only went to 85
* Ever shot a gun: yes
* How many languages you speak: 1
* Favorite color: blue
* iPhone or Android: iphone
* Sunrise or Sunset: sunset 
* Mountains or Beach: Mountains
* Dogs or cats: Cats but never had a dog or cat
* Early morning person: Somewhat
* Summer or Winter: Winter
* Can you play Chess: yes
* Spades or Bid Whist: Spades
* How many children: 0
* Favorite holiday: No real favorite
* Mild or hot salsa: mild
* Smooth or crunchy peanut butter: Smooth
* Waffles or pancakes: Pancakes cinnamon 
* Farthest travel: Alice Springs (hard to believe it already been mentioned)
Comment by barbee on Sunday
* Rather cook or wash dishes: bake is better than cook
* Favorite Pie: marionberry
* Steak or Seafood: seafood, specifically salmon
* Italian or Chinese: Chinese
* Pepsi or coke: Pepsi
* Favorite ice cream: Jamoca Almond Fudge (me too!)
* How many tattoos: none
* Scariest insect: big black spiders
* Shoe size: 7
* Netflix or Hulu: neither 
* Favorite Meal: all three! My go-to is a grilled Cheddar cheese and mustard sandwich anytime
* Favorite season: Autumn
* Broken bones: twice in the same left foot
* Been in a helicopter:  yes, but only to see inside while it was on the ground
* Fastest you’ve ever drove: 85 ?
* Ever shot a gun: yes
* How many languages you speak: English, but have limited Sign Language. It was the language I chose in college (because one was required for graduation) and it came in handy later when my grandson was diagnosed as profoundly hearing impaired
* Favorite color: Yellow, the soft buttermilk shade
* iPhone or Android: neither -- HATE cell phones
* Sunrise or Sunset: sunset at the beach
* Mountains or Beach: Mountains
* Dogs or cats: Cats
* Early morning person: Definitely not
* Summer or Winter: Winter
* Can you play Chess: No
* Spades or Bid Whist: are these card games?
* How many children: 3 children and 2 grandsons and 3 great-granddaughters
* Favorite holiday: Christmas, most especially the music
* Mild or hot salsa: mild but pico de gallo is better  :-)
* Smooth or crunchy peanut butter: Extra crunchy or not at all
* Waffles or pancakes: waffles -- with strawberries and cream
* Farthest travel: out of US--British Columbia and Mexico; road trip from north of Seattle to Florida, spending six months in a motor home doing and seeing new things and visiting relatives and old friends
Comment by chef (John) on Sunday
* Rather cook or wash dishes: Cook
* Favorite Pie: Apple
* Steak or Seafood: Both, depending upon my mood, but a good cheeseburger with fries will do in a pinch!
* Italian or Chinese: Italian, when cooking at home; Chinese for a restaurant meal
* Pepsi or coke: Coke
* Favorite ice cream: Strawberry
* How many tattoos: 0
* Scariest insect: yellow jacket--another vespid (wasp), but meanier/nastier
* Shoe size: 10.5
* Netflix or Hulu: Neither
* Favorite Meal: Dinner--which usually becomes leftovers for subsequent lunches.
* Favorite season: Winter
* Broken Bones: None
* Been in a helicopter: no
* Fastest you’ve ever driven: 95 - 100 (in NM)
* Ever shot a gun: Yes
* How many languages you speak: This depends upon skill level. English is my native language and I can do reasonably well with both German and French, having studied both languages for many years and having spent an academic year abroad in West Germany some forty years ago...which also gave me the opportunity to travel to France. I have studied other languages with varying degrees of success, but, as I use them less frequently--or not at all [and who speaks either Latin or Koine Greek these days? :-) ], I don't think I'll include them in the total count.
* Favorite color: Grey :-)
* iPhone or Android: Android
* Sunrise or Sunset: Sunrise
* Mountains or Beach: Mountains
* Dogs or cats: Like both, but prefer cats
* Early morning person: Definitely! :-)
* Summer or Winter: Winter
* Can you play Chess: No
* Spades or Bid Whist: Neither
* How many children: 0
* Favorite holiday: New Years Day (I love the quiet in the morning, since the late-night revelers are all sleeping in.)
* Mild or hot salsa: Hot, but I'm a bit of a chilehead, having grown my own chiles for years in the garden.
* Smooth or crunchy peanut butter: smooth
* Waffles or pancakes: pancakes
* Farthest travel: Geographically from Cleveland is Uluru/Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia (about 10,000 miles)
Comment by Barzan on Sunday
Will somebody play!!!! I want to see your answers. 😊
* Rather cook or wash dishes: Cook (bake)
* Favorite Pie: Key Lime
* Steak or Seafood: seafood
* Italian or Chinese: Italian
* Pepsi or coke: Pepsi
* Favorite ice cream: Jamoca Almond Fudge
* How many tattoos: 0
* Scariest insect: wasp
* Shoe size: 6ish
* Netflix or Hulu: Netflix
* Favorite Meal: Lunch
* Favorite season: Spring
* Broken Bones: yes, 4
* Been in a helicopter: no
* Fastest you’ve ever drove: 90
* Ever shot a gun: No
* How many languages you speak: 4
* Favorite color: green
* iPhone or Android: Iphone
* Sunrise or Sunset: sunset
* Mountains or Beach: Beach
* Dogs or cats: Both
* Early morning person: Yes
* Summer or Winter: summer
* Can you play Chess: yes
* Spades or Bid Whist: clueless
* How many children: 1
* Favorite holiday: Christmas
* Mild or hot salsa: mild
* Smooth or crunchy peanut butter: smooth
* Waffles or pancakes: waffles
* Farthest travel: Hungary, Martinique, Hawaii
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Comment by Barzan on July 6, 2020 at 5:01am

Tess,

Thank you for your kind words.  Yes, everything seems overwhelming.  Trying my best to keep busy with projects to lessen the pain.

Hugs back to you.

Suzan

Comment by Tess on July 5, 2020 at 3:38pm

Melissa, good analogy. I’m so glad your friend pulled through. We need our friends more than ever now. This COVID has created havoc in so many ways! 
Wouldn’t it be nice if our families would just understand? I am so very different from my daughter and I feel so, so lonely even living in the same house as her. I cry to myself a lot. I actually direct a lot of my tears to my husband and God. I would like to think that they are listening. I don’t know what I want but am hopeful it will be presented to me. 
Hugs to you. 

 

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