Share Your World – October 23, 2017


 

 

Share Your World – October 23, 2017

Share Your World – October 23, 2017

 

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I combined the last three Share Your World questions as work has been very hectic and there was an incident on my job that was disturbing to say the least. One of the employees Snapped.  Therefore even though I’ve been acting normal and trying to keep my emotions and feelings under control the altercation I witnessed has affected every aspect of my life.

I apologize to my readers.

 

Was school easy or difficult for you? How so?

Both. Fairly easy concerning academics except math. I hate math and I suck at math. I Love English and History. Then and now.

Difficult because I was bullied in school. The summer before I graduated High School and went into the Army I was pushed down a flight of steps. Children can be and are cruel. Very cruel.

 

List some of your favorite types of animals.

Cats. Dogs. When I was a teenager gerbils.

What is your favorite large city you have been to? What is the one thing you remember most?

The city I live in New York City aka The Big Apple. All parts of the city are memorable. Most tourists concentrate on Manhattan where the majority of tourist attractions reside but the outer boroughs have their own special charm and elegance.

 

What do you consider is the most perfect food for you? (It can be your favorite food to something extremely healthy.)

To be honest chocolate.  Dark Chocolate! LOL!!   🙂   😀

Are you focused on today or tomorrow?

Both. My mind is all over the place. I am rarely in the moment.  I have anxiety and panic attacks plus what took place at my workplace a few weeks ago turned my life upside down in a bad way.  More triggers. More worries. Crying. Tears. Insomnia.

The only place that I’ve found peace and solace in these upsetting nerve wracking weeks was a couple of Saturdays ago while walking through a local neighborhood historic cemetery near my home. Cemeteries are calm, quiet, restful, peaceful places great for introspection and deep thought.

If you could interview one of your great-great-great grandparents, who would it be (if you know their name) and what would you ask?

 

My Great, Great Grandfather William Henry Halstead who fought in the Civil War plus his wife. I want to know more about my Great, Great Grandmother and her life after her husband’s death.

What is your favorite outdoor activity?

Walking and taking photos.

In a car would you rather drive or be a passenger?

Passenger. I can’t drive.

If you could have three wishes granted for you alone, what would they be?

Health, Wealth, More time with my brother Stephen.

 

What inspired you or what did you appreciate this past week?  Feel free to use a quote, a photo, a story, or even a combination. 

 

 

Share Your World – October 2, 2017


 

 

Share Your World – October 2, 2017

Share Your World – October 2, 2017

 

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Share Your World – October 2, 2017

If you were given the opportunity to ride in a helicopter would go?

No. Absolutely Not! I already had that experience Thanks to Uncle Sam and the U.S. Army I experienced riding in a helicopter. Throwing up is not my idea of a good time. The pilot attempt to see how close he could get to the German mountains.  I did not appreciate the Aeronautics show at my expense. Also helicopters are subject to the weather. For me the helicopter ride was the Vomitus Express.

What are some of your favorite type of proteins to eat? (meat, seafood, eggs, soy, cheese, nuts)

Seafood, eggs and nuts.

I have high blood pressure so too much cheese is bad for my health. So is the consumption of meat.

My digestive system no longer works properly which is why I’m sick every month. 

What would be your preference, awake before dawn, at dawn, or awake before noon?

I work evening and nights. I’m a graveyard shift worker so I try to sleep during the day. Yes I chose the late shift for more money and for my chronic insomnia.

What inspired you or what did you appreciate this past week?  Feel free to use a quote, a photo, a story, or even a combination. 

 

 

Share Your World – September 25, 2017


 

 

Share Your World – September 25, 2017

Share Your World – September 25, 2017

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What is your favorite outdoor activity?

Walking and taking photos.

In a car would you rather drive or be a passenger?

Since I can no longer drive my only choice is to be a passenger

If you could have three wishes granted for you alone, what would they be?

Better Health

Money

Free Time for Myself

What inspired you or what did you appreciate this past week?  Feel free to use a quote, a photo, a story, or even a combination. 

Wayside Baptist Church

 

 

 

 

 

 

Share Your World – September 18, 2017


 

 

Share Your World – September 18, 2017

Share Your World – September 18, 2017

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Complete this sentence: I want to learn more about …

Photography

On a vacation what you would require in any place that you sleep?

A Clean Queen Size bed that is firm for my bad back. Pillows. Lots of them. The reason I added the word clean is that you’d be surprised at how many hotels/motels do not wash or change the sheets and comforters after guests leave!

What is your greatest extravagance?

Not a whole lot as I live paycheck to paycheck but getting a pedicure which is needed since my job requires standing and walking. My feet hurt after a long day at work. I would add my Vitamin treatments which I can’t really afford anymore. Those Vitamin infusions really helped me and I wish I had the money to invest in myself. A badly needed physical however the co-pay has gone up beyond my resources. Unfortunately Self-care has become an extravagance which I can barely afford so I tend to neglect my well-being. I’ve learned to ignore pain, push through it and keep it moving.

Spending more time with my brother Stephen. If I had my ‘Druthers’ as the comic Lil Abner used to say I’d spend more time with Stephen. It is not fun having to work weekends and holidays and I feel guilty for all the holidays I’ve missed spending with Stephen. That’s one reason I don’t look forward to those year end holidays because I know I’ll be at work. In the last nine years maybe I’ve spent perhaps 1 at the most 2 Christmas with Stephen. I’m not big on Christmas but it does mean something to him so I wish that I could be with Stephen on those “Family Holidays.”  Maybe once I turned 62 and my life turns around those future dreams might come true. However those dreams are years away so I deal with the here and now.  I am grateful and Thankful to have a job but you give up all your family and Me time just to survive and make ends meet.

Would you want $200,000 right now or $250,000 in a year? It’s safe to assume all money is tax free.

$200,000 right now! As we all know Tomorrow is not promised to you. I might not be alive a year from now so I want all my money Now! I really need that money for my healthcare which has gone by the wayside. Plus think of all the fun stuff and good times that Stephen and I could have if I had $200,000!!

Is it more important to love or be loved?

Both

List things that represent abundance to you.

Health. Once you start to lose your health you begin to lose everything.  Truly I wish I had my 20 year old body but with my 58 year old mature mind. I miss out on so many events because of chronic pain, stomach issues, and all the other health challenges that come with aging. I’d give almost anything to go back to the healthy functioning body I had as a young woman.

Spending time with my brother Stephen.

What inspired you this past week?  Feel free to use a quote, a photo, a story, or even a combination. 

Lord Rescue Your Child once again to a State of Grace.

Jeremiah 29:11

New International Version (NIV)

11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

 

 

 

 

Share Your World – September 4, 2017


 

 

Share Your World – September 4, 2017

 

Share Your World – September 4, 2017

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What color do you feel most comfortable wearing?

Bright Bold Vivid Colors like Red, Orange and Purples

What is your favorite type of dog? (can be anything from a specific breed, a stuffed animal or character in a movie)

Beagles. Like Snoopy. When I was a little girl I had a Beagle named Dolly to whom I told all my troubles since I was bullied in school and always getting beat up. I Loved Dolly very much.

List at least five favorite flowers or plants.

Roses (My Mom’s Favorite)

Tulips

Sunflowers

Dandelions (I suppose these are considered weeds but I like them)

Cacti

Basically any type of flower or plant my room-mate plants in the backyard or that I can find in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden!

What would constitute a “perfect” day for you?

Spending time at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden or at the Beach nearest me which is Coney Island and walking through Central Park taking in the sights and watch folks enjoying life.

Complete this sentence: My favorite place in the whole world…..

Can’t name just one. I Love the Brooklyn Museum, The Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Coney Island plus Central Park.

 

What inspired you this past week?  Feel free to use a quote, a photo, a story, or even a combination. 

I find the architecture, stores and restaurants located in the neighborhood where I work to be fascinating. Also since I get off work at 12:30 am at night I get the opportunity to explore Night Photography. I like the way the street lights reflect and glow plus the whole ambiance of taking pictures at night. A whole different vibe.

The seven yes 7 day work challenge. My motivation. That stack of bills that needs to be paid.  Ignore all Life hacks, Life Coaches and Day dreamers. Be realistic. At heart I am a practical person.

Even with working pretty much non-stop I still make time to take photos.