A fun way to get to know eachother a little....
Answer a question ..........Then leave a new question for the next person to answer...
" Would you say you were a morning person or an evening one"
I am a morning person , I am at my best then... its my favourite time of day ...love to see the sunrise....
What is your favourite breakfast food?
I have 2:
"Emancipate yourselves from mental salvery,none but ourselves can free our minds".(BOB MARLEY)
"Greater love has no man than this,that He would lay down His life for His friends."(Jesus Christ)
Very nice quotes Holly,I too like Redemption song by Bob Marley
Who would you most like to meet?
Where in the world would you like to be right now?
Jamaica(AT LEAST IT'S WARM THERE.)
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE COFFEE?
What is your favorite coffee?
What is your favourite flower?
lilac,because of their scent.
Do you grow a garden?
Yes,I love growing things in my garden.
What do you consider to be your best feature ?
What is your favourite book?
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Do you have any pets?
I have one cat.
What is your favorite color?
My favourite colour is purple
What leisure activity do you most enjoy ?
Music/art/poetry(all tied for first-lol!)
Do you have a favorite musician or artist?If so,who is it?
Oh.... so many...a list to long...but heres a few.... Neil Young... Leonard Cohen...Bob Marley....Queen....Bad Company.... I could go on & on .
What is your favourite vacation destination?
Anywhere my loved ones are.
You have good taste,Kay.
What is your favorite food for dinner?,
All kinds as long as its vegetarian...
Do you like crafts , making things?
I love making cards and colages....have quite a few
my loved ones always expect a hand made card
What is your favorite cartoon,? ( I am a real toon head, one of my favorite past times)
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What was your 1st job?
How old were you when you fall in love?
I was 18 and he became my first husband
How many children do you have?
4 , 3 sons 1 daughter.....6 grandchildren... 1 girl... 5 boys!
What is your favourite way to spend Sunday?
Creating art,a song,or a poem.Listening to music.Prayer/meditation.When it is nice,I like to sit outside,especially near the water,with coffee at sunrise or sunset to watch it-maybe even paint it.I live near Cornell University,one of these sundays I want to go to the place they have the flowers they grow up there,I think that it is called Cornell Plantations. Sometimes I like to read a book-I live right by the house Where Alex Haley,the writer of "ROOTS" was born.
Do you have a favorite relative?
Hello Holly. you okay ?
My favourite relative is my brother,we don't meet up very often but when we do it's nice.
What is your best time of year and why ?
To me, early autumn is the best time of year... Comfortable weather, fruits, bright foliage - I've always loved September and October!
What is your favorite Holiday?
I honestly have a tough time deciding what my favorite holiday is but I think I would have to say that it is Christmas. Mostly because many seem to at least almost get that we should extend kindness and love to all of our brothers and sisters.
Do you enjoy taking strolls along the beach or would you rather take a hike on a mountain trail?
I love both,Les-it is hard to say my favorite.I think I would say the beach if there is solotude there,as I prefer to do my prayers and meditation near the water,especiallly at sunrise.Love both,but I think that I would pick that one.
(LOL! Iam ok ,Chrissie,just wondering where was everyone.
Do you enjoy coffee,tea,or cocoa tea the best?
Glad you're okay Holly,none of us should leave it so long another time .x.
I enjoy tea best (preferably Yorkshire tea,nice and strong )
What is your most favourite film of all time ?
Ohh boy, Chrissie that is surely a tough one! There are many, many films that I like but I guess that I will have to admit that I must watch "It's a Womderful Life" every Christmas season and I have been around for more than a couple. ----Holly, I feel the same as I can just it when I am near water.
Do you use herbs for their healing energy and power?
I use several.I prefer them,prayer,and meditation to the garbage and side affects of the pharmacutical company.
Do you have neighbors close by?Do you like them?
I have many very close neighbours , its crowded here in London , some are nice & friendly , I have a lovely Somali family next door , very polite , always say hello , and a guy called Jim lives across the street who has become a real friend
Do you have a garden ? do you grow food or flowers?
I like to grow flowers AND food in my garden.Grow in pots indoors when it is cold.
Where would you go if you could fly?
I can fly (lol) and my favourite place to go back to would be Greece with its beautiful bluey green seas, warm sun,friendly people and many places of interest. Fabulous !
What is your biggest personal worry in the world today ?
My biggest worry is how the gov't is getting into our personal business and restricting our freedoms more and more.
How do you help yourself when you are worried?
When I have something that is worrying me,I discuss it with friends or family which I find often helps by getting a different perspective on it. A trouble shared and all that and I am there for them too.
Which four famous people (dead or alive) would you like as guests at a party ?
Bob marley,peter tosh,jesus christ,mahatma ghandi
Do you like rainbows?What do they make you think about?
I always loved the character Doctor Gregory House played by Hugh Laurie in "House",I like his singing voice too.
Is there a comedian/celebrity that you would rather not see? My pet hate is Ricky Gervais.
Yeah,the Kardashians.I mean they can fart and it's news-forgive me for being so blunt.I am so sick and tired of hearing about them.Talk about useless people,and a senseless waste of air and resources!
Now that I got that out of my system,back to something positive.
What is your absolute favorite animal/pet?
My absolute favourite animals are cats,especially my cat. She was a stray but now runs the house and is spoilt rotten. Bless her!
Where is the furthest you've travelled ?
I live in London UK and I went to New Orleans & Memphis USA a few years ago..... thats my furthest so far...
Where would be your dream vacation destination?
I want to be wherever my loved ones are.I really love Jamaica,though-love the weather,music,and my people that are there.No one else understands me.
What is your favorite movie? Why?
My favourite film is a very old one called "Imitation of life "I have two mixed race grandchildren and it really gets me every time I watch it,in fact I defy anyone to watch the end without shedding a tear or two.
Do you like to dance ?
I absolutely LOVE to dance. I may not be great at it but it is almost impossible to get me to stop when I have an opportunity to move these old bones.
What is your favorite type of dance?
That is a tough question,Les.I love all dancing,whether for fun,or to express myself in worship,or just to express myself at all.
I guess,out of any dances that are named,I like Ska the best,as it is so fun.
What is your favorit kind of music?
I like a wide variety of music from the 60s up to the present day,I can't really limit it to just one favourite.
What food do you like least?
pickles....I can't even stand the smell of pickles, much less the taste.
What is your favourite memory from your childhood?
hide and seek.
Do you have weekends off from work?What do you like doing?
I live in a rural part of the U.K so enjoy the weekends seeing my family,I have 3 children and 8 grandchildren and in the summer we like to walk and spend time in the countryside.This time of year is spent more indoors,I don't like the cold at all.
Which do you prefer snow or sand ?
I do not dislike snow, but I absolutely prefer walking in the sand along a beach.
Do you like collecting shells and other treasures from the sea?
Yes, I do. When was the last time you stayed up all night and saw the sunrise?
I actually watch the sunrise often. Some native ceremonies center around this and often on the solstice and equinox I do this even when alone.
What is your favorite season?
spring and fall-tie.
Do you pray or meditate?
I just started back recently. When was the last time you just spun and spun until you got really dizzy?
I do it all the time! It makes me feel better.
Do you have a favorite form of creative expression? If so,what is it?
I really enjoy my dance classes,also creative writing when I get the time.
Do you prefer holidays at home or away?
I do not really emphasize one day over another.I guess you can say that every day is a holiday,because I find something to celebrate,even in a small way , every day.Anything we make a holiday for-Spiritual holiday,family holiday,love,such as Valentine's day,I celebrate all of the important things daily.I know that this is an unusual answer,but that is how it is with me.
What in your life would you say is most worth celebrating?
In my life I would say the things most worth celebrating are the births of my children and grandchildren.
Which fruit do you enjoy most ?
I love them,only one place to buy them though, Heaven Mountain, located in santa monica
and the only sundried gojis,much sweeter and softer than the $20 a lb. hard as a rock versions I've tried.
What is your favorite wild animal?
LION! So majestic and beautiful!
Do you like to sleep outside under the stars,providing you are in a place where you feel reasonably safe to do so?
under the stars,have crossed the atlantic by following the twins,castor and pollux
takes you straight from NY to portugal via the azores
who is your favorite author?
My favorite author is Edwidge Danticat.
What is your favorite kind of dessert?
Chocolate cake....or really anything chocolate will do
What is your favourite board game?
The Beatles trivia Board Game
I left it on my old boat ,and when it got sold I lost it....great game if you like the Beatles..
what vitamins do you take?
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I let my food be my medicine,and my medicine be my food.Only herbs,other than my food.
(Love the Beatles,Tasunka.)
What is your favorite art medium?(to create or enjoy,doesn't matter.)
I creat collages, since I cannot draw to save my life,but have good color aesthetics
so I piece together commercial art to make a statement of my own
have a few hanging in my house,usually give them as gifts.
Do you like riding horses,and if so, what kind of saddle;
english,western,australian (d rings),or bareback?
I have a phobia of horses, and haven't even tried riding one since I was a teenager.
Question: Where would you most like to go that you've never been before?
New York,just before Christmas.
Your favourite actor of all time ?
Who is your favorite musician?
I have two favourite musicians,both guitarists. Brian May from Queen and Mark Knopfler who used to be with Dire Straits.
My favourite dessert is lemon meringue pie,what is yours ?
Bourbon pecan pie. Are you having a good day?
No. There are a lot of tragedies on care2 right now.
one member Jan Garen's house burned to the ground last night,all her rescues died.
she walked away with the shirt off her back..My friend Kaya is in the hospital, My other friend just lost her husband.....
which animal would you like to encounter in it's native habitat?
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Tasunka, I am sorry to hear about these things. If I can be a help in any way to you,or to them,I promise that I will do anything that I am capable of.Seriously,let me know,ok.What is wrong with Kaya?I do not know her,but her cousin and I used to hang out when I lived in Brooklyn,if it is the same person.
The answer to your question would be:A dolphin,as I love them,and I love the oceans,or a wild horse,just to learn what they do,where they go,ect.
Do you like to attend concerts?If so,do you have a musical preference?
Honestly, no (I can't stay still for that long just listening to music); although, I do LOVE music. I would say my prefrence is almost a bit of everything!
You forgot a question,though.(That is ok,I have done the same thing,many times.)
I will answer the previous one.
I love attending concerts whenever I can.I like most genres of music,my favorites being reggae and world music.
Do you remain friends with any of your childhood friends?
No, I moved away and we lost touch over the years.
What was the last new film you saw?
THE last one was OZ,the new one.
I saw it with my boyfriend over the weekend.Great movie,with great life lessons(.Not depedent on sex and explosions instead of a good story line to get people to go see it.)
What is you favorite movie of all time?
Yes, Bobbi Martel's cousin. ..so much tragedy
What is your favorite flavor, if vegan (still soy)?
Robina Martel?She passed away a couple of months ago.Sad,she was one of the few true friends that I had.She talked about Kaya a lot,very protective of her,I guess.What is wrong with Kaya?She ok?
My favorite flavor?I love dark chocolate.
What was the best part of 2012 for you?
The best part of 2012 for me was the Summer when we celebrated our Queen's Diamond Jubilee and also hosted the Olympics and Para Olympics.
What drink do you dislike most ?
soda,never touch the stuff
Holly,it's gotten worse,not sure what's happening but a lot of concern this morning something about convulsions,husband in tears..............
favorite type of coast, rocky and breaking waves,or a quiet sandy shoreline?
I love them all,but I would have to say quiet sandy shoreline,assuming there are no people and I can have my solitude.(I am very social,but my solitude is of utmost importance to me as well.There must be a balance of the two.)
Would you say that you are more a sociable person,a person who must have their solitude,or an equal balance of both?
Tasunka,what is wrong with her?You can message me if you would like.If that man is crying,it must be bad.
An equal balance of both.
I don't like spiders,do you have a phobia of any kind ?
Do you like The Beatles?
I love the Beatles,John Lennon (my favourite) and Paul McCartney were song writing genius'.
Are you doing anything special for Easter ?
Going to a crowded beach town
also love George Harrison,is my favorite Beatle...great songwriter,died a horrible death.
Do you like your relatives, or are they a pain in the butt,like mine?
I choose option B, they are, to put it mildly, "a pain in the butt."
What kind of garnish or toppings do you like to put on your popcorn?
I like mine salty....
Do you enjoy cooking ?
I love to cook.I just don't like to clean up afterward.
Do you like lakes,oceans,or rivers best?
I like all water and find the sound of it very soothing,especially the ocean.
Do you have a favourite family recipe ?
I know what you mean,Chrissie.I feel the same way.
Not really.I have just learned most of my dishes by trial and error.
DO you have a favorite season or holiday?
I love Christmas with my family.
Which food do you find impossible to resist ?
Anything with mangoe or cocoanut......yum!!!!!
DO you find any people hard to resist?
you,Kaya and Justice among others.I'm a pushover,lol
do you like flying?
I love to fly---I would like to go up in a hot air balloon sometime.
Have you ever done any mountain climbing?
Sadly no, I have no head for heights,
Do you like to swim ?
I love to swim in warm water, spoiled from years in the caribbean.
which would you pick to see,a double waterfall .or a double rainbow
(I've seen both)
side note,I am always saying I want to try balooning...there were quite a few fatal baloon accidents in the last week, didn't realize it was dangerous
Oh boy Tasunka---both are truly beautiful and I have also seen both but I think I will have to pick the magic of a double rainbow.
Do you prefer to swim in a pool, or a body of fresh water or might you prefer to swim in the ocean?
absolutely no question,the ocean
the only thing second to that is a super hot jacuzzi all to myself!
do you prefer to give or get a massage?
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UMMMM....EQUAL?i LOVE TO TAKE TURNS,AND I LIKE WHAT USUALLY FOLLOWS....ANYWAY.....
DO you like sunrises or sunsets better?
I like sunsets.
Do you like to go hiking?
Yes, but not too far. Do you feel that you can make a difference?