Sunshine...


Low & Slow over at Flight Plan has nominated me for an award (thanks Scott!) - & this one is pretty easy. The instructions are that you need to link to the person who gave you the award (done!) & then answer some questions. Then you're supposed to nominate other people, but this is where I always disobey the rules - just know that you're all sunshine to me :)


OK, here are the questions:


Favorite color: Purple, unless it's red. Or maybe blue. Sometimes it's yellow. 

Favorite animal: Penguin!



Up with Penguins! Down with Bears!


Favorite number: 3/3 because that means it's my birthday.

Favorite non-alcoholic drink: Diet Sundrop.

Facebook or Twitter: Facebook. I don't have a fancy phone & don't have time to check twitter once I get home from work.

My passion: The Atlanta Braves! And my new passion is crocheting. And maybe someday I'll figure out what I'm doing.

Favorite flower: Peonies.

Favorite movie: Joe vs. the Volcano. Although lately I've been thinking about Blazing Saddles a lot.

Favorite painting: There are a lot of paintings I like, but I think that my favorite is the one that Dr. M painted for me.




Comments

  1. I love peonies, too. I remember my grandmother's house (and ours, too) surrounded by them. I'd sit and watch the ants on them for hours. I always thought the ants opened the flowers. Now, grownup botanists tell me that's not true. I don't believe them.

    Your painting's just wonderful! And look at the V of birds - geese, maybe? I especially like the fence - wouldn't it be fun to live in a place with a fence like that?

    Can you believe I've never heard of Diet Sundrop? It must be an orange drink, yes?

    Happy week!

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  3. Love the painting! And peonies, too. I have never seen Joe vs. the Volcano. (I initially typed Hoe vs. the Volcano, but I think that must be the sequel).

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  4. What?! Your favorite animal is not sheep?

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  5. Not a single cow. :-(

    Baseball and crochet don't inspire passion in me, so you have no competition (or companionship, though, either) from me for those.

    We used to have a whole row of peonies along the back fence. They met their end in a huge landscaping project and were replaced by a row of formal boxwood. I miss them, but as you know, they are terribly messy things. Also, they wreaked havoc on Rick's allergies. Loved the deep, deep burgundy ones, though.

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  6. Peonies are so beautiful.

    Love the painting. He made a painting for you. How romantic.

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  7. Dear Nance: There are cows in another painting. Yes, there is also a painting that has sheep. This one is called "Kentucky Twilight, so I thought it important to have horses, along with a donkey (can't have a Kentucky mule without a Kentucky jackass, lol). The dog is my brother's dog Roscoe, and the tractor is my father's Allis-Chalmers 1949B model, both of North Carolina, but the barn, etc., is pure Kentucky. Thanks for noticing the geese, shoreacres!!! They're subtle...
    Steve: Hoe vs. the Volcano!!! You crack me up :-)

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  8. Our peonies are just about to bloom. They smell so good...just wish they lasted longer. That is nice painting Dr M did. It looks a little bit folk to me...I like folk art.
    Congrats on the award...you are indeed Sunshine!

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  9. I suppose my burgundy peonies will be blooming before June this year. They are the very essence of the word 'bloom' aren't they? Also, I agree with Brenda, you are sunshine, Dana. Congratulations.

    I enjoy the romantic notion of painting a picture for the one you love. Beautiful.

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  10. How romantic to have a painting especially for you. I love your list, my favourite colour is purple too:)

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  11. You're so funny :) I have a bit of trouble picking "a" favorite color too. Depends on what it's on!

    That's very sweet that you picked Dr. M's painting. Maybe now he'll paint you another one :)

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