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How old was he?

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Comment by DIVA70 on April 1, 2020 at 5:47pm

1. WYR lose the ability to read or lose your ability to speak?

      Lose the ability to speak....I can stand the thought of not being able to speak but not being able to read is unimaginable!
2. WYR have a golden voice or a silver tongue?

      A golden voice....seems like everyone in my family was born with a golden voice except me!
3. WYR be covered in fur, feathers or scales?

      Fur, I live in the Midwest where the winters can be brutal!
4. WYR be in jail for a year or lose a year of your life?

      lose a year especially if I could pick the year. It would definitely be 2018 !
5. WYR be 10 minutes late or 20 minutes early?

      20 minutes early......I hate being late...its like you suddenly become the center of attention....I loved my mom but she was late to just about everything!
6. WYR spend the rest of your life in a sailboat or in an RV?

         Sailboat....so calming
7. WYR travel the world on a shoestring for a year or live a year in one country in the lap of luxury?

           live a year in one country in the lap of luxury....I already know what its like to live on a shoestring
8. WYR wear formal clothing or a bathing suit every single day?

            Formal clothing......picturing myself in a bathing suit every day would be cruel and unusual punishment
9. WYR live in a cave or in a treehouse?

              Definitely treehouse
10. WYR be able to teleport anywhere or be able to read minds?

              Teleport anywhere....I'm already good at reading people's faces so I definitely don't want to know what's on their minds


 Virtual hugs to you and everyone....thank you!

Comment by Barzan on April 1, 2020 at 5:47pm

1. WYR lose the ability to read or lose your ability to speak?  Speak - love to read!

2. WYR have a golden voice or a silver tongue?  Silver tongue - bad singer on a good day.


3. WYR be covered in fur, feathers or scales?  Fur - a dog or cat would be nice.

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4. WYR be in jail for a year or lose a year of your life?  year of life - I hate confined spaces and can't fight.


5. WYR be 10 minutes late or 20 minutes early?  Always early.  I carry my book with me if I have to wait.


6. WYR spend the rest of your life in a sailboat or in an RV?  Neither, rather do a chalet.


7. WYR travel the world on a shoestring for a year or live a year in one country in the lap of luxury? Travel the world.  I'm always on a shoestring.

8. WYR wear formal clothing or a bathing suit every single day?  bathing suit if it can be from the 1920s.


9. WYR live in a cave or in a treehouse?  Treehouse - I'm claustrophobic.


10. WYR be able to teleport anywhere or be able to read minds?  I'd like to teleport to New Zealand.

I hope you are enjoying these diversions.  

Hugs, Suzan

Comment by Barzan on April 1, 2020 at 5:41pm

Okay Everyone,  I've got it up again.  Hope I keep my fingers off the delete button.  

1. WYR lose the ability to read or lose your ability to speak?

2. WYR have a golden voice or a silver tongue?


3. WYR be covered in fur, feathers or scales?

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4. WYR be in jail for a year or lose a year of your life?


5. WYR be 10 minutes late or 20 minutes early?


6. WYR spend the rest of your life in a sailboat or in an RV?


7. WYR travel the world on a shoestring for a year or live a year in one country in the lap of luxury? 

8. WYR wear formal clothing or a bathing suit every single day?


9. WYR live in a cave or in a treehouse?


10. WYR be able to teleport anywhere or be able to read minds?

Comment by Barzan on April 1, 2020 at 5:32pm

I accidentally deleted the quiz.  Please use Tess’s.  Long day.

Suzan

Comment by Tess on April 1, 2020 at 4:32pm

Going out of my mind Barzan, so thank you. I’ve been spending my days sewing face masks for responders. Not as protective as the professional ones but I sew and I’ve been asked to help, so I’m doing it. 

1. WYR lose the ability to read or lose your ability to speak?

Speak definitely. I’m not a big talker anyway, but love to read. 

2. WYR have a golden voice or a silver tongue?

Golden voice for sure, see above ; )


3. WYR be covered in fur, feathers or scales?

I think feathers. Maybe I would be a cardinal and could reunite with my husband.


4. WYR be in jail for a year or lose a year of your life?

Lose a year of my life definitely. Things are not going that grand anyway so I don’t think I would miss it. 


5. WYR be 10 minutes late or 20 minutes early?

20 minutes early. It stresses me to be late. 


6. WYR spend the rest of your life in a sailboat or in an RV?

Sailboat. 


7. WYR travel the world on a shoestring for a year or live a year in one country in the lap of luxury?

Shoestring for a year. I am embarrassed by luxury. 

8. WYR wear formal clothing or a bathing suit every single day?

Can I say neither!?


9. WYR live in a cave or in a treehouse?

Treehouse. Always was one of my dreams.  Some of them are awesome!


10. WYR be able to teleport anywhere or be able to read minds?

Teleport anywhere. It’s none of my business what people think anyway. 

Good thought-provoking questions!

Comment by laurajay on April 1, 2020 at 4:28pm

Barzan.  Thank  you for  the distraction.  Being  older , alone  and  still  a  survivor  I  believe life  is  more  about  fifty  shades  of  gray  rather  than  black or  white,  either  or,  rather  this or  that...but  your  list  gives  food  for  thought in  this  history  making  time  we  are  living  in  right  now.  Peace  and  comfort  be  yours.  Hugs-  lj

Comment by sadderbytheday on April 1, 2020 at 11:31am

LP

it is wonderful what you do......I had hospice for my husband in our home the last three weeks.  They were unbelievable .  I'm sooo grateful for everyone who had a part in taking care of him.  I'm sooo grateful for my husband's courage, grace, strength and a sense of humor til the end.. He helped myself, children and grandchildren deal with this heartbreaking loss.

Comment by Melissa on April 1, 2020 at 10:21am

I trained for hospice work years before Gilbert died because being with my father during his passing was actually a very gentle experience.

I wanted to go back to that after Gilbert died, but our hospice wouldn't allow anyone who had lost someone very close to work for two years after the passing. It's been two years and four months now. Maybe I'll try again when daily life gets back to "normal".

LP, you are doing a beautiful thing. I still remember how the hospice volunteers were so gentle with my sister and me, explaining everything that was happening with my dad in his last few days. They were angels. So are you.

Comment by Sander on April 1, 2020 at 7:54am

LP, you are a true angel to be able to do that.....I know I wouldn't be able to....my cousin volunteers at the Hospice where my husband passed.....he was there the night before and it was a comfort to me...after my son was killed I had often thought about volunteering at our local hospital to comfort & rock babies etc. It will be 19yrs. this coming August that he was taken from me.....maybe its time now...

Comment by Ultra2015 on April 1, 2020 at 7:53am

LP. The hospice staff and volunteers that came to our home to help me with Sandis care were wonderful caring people. Your understanding of what they are facing and going through I am sure is so comforting. 
peace

 

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