SHARING MY WORLD — THE 50TH WEEK OF 2015!

SHARE YOUR WORLD – 2015 WEEK #50

Favorite thing to photograph? Write? Or Cook?

Photography. I love taking pictures at night. It’s not the kind of photography at which I’m best, but I enjoy the challenge. Second favorite? Anything Autumn!

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On December 2, 2015 and for the next 31 nights, Boston’s Prudential Tower will beam purple to raise awareness for ALS and the research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute.

Writing. I just like to write and have as long as I have known how to form words on paper. I write about history, personal stuff, humor, technology, books and book reviews, movies, television and of course, dogs. Anything, everything.

I’ll write about pretty much anything that tickles my imagination. I think I could give you a solid 500 words about nothing.

Did you like swinging as a child? Do you still get excited when you see a swing?

I still love swings. I used to go very high and recite Robert Louis Stevenson’s poem while I did it.

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THE SWING

by Robert Louis Stevenson

How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
Ever a child can do!

Up in the air and over the wall,
Till I can see so wide,
Rivers and trees and cattle and all
Over the countryside —

Till I look down on the garden green,
Down on the roof so brown —
Up in the air I go flying again,
Up in the air and down!

What has surprised you about blogging?

The friends I have made. The sense of family. I didn’t expect that. I was just looking for someplace to show off some pictures, maybe post some of the funny little things I write. I didn’t expect to make so many friends is so many fascinating places.

List at least five favorite desserts.

  1. Crème Brûlée — From New Orleans, my all-time favorite!
  2. Apple pie
  3. Bread pudding (another New Orleans recipe that I make myself, when I’m feeling ambitious)
  4. Tapioca pudding
  5. Rice pudding.

15 thoughts on “SHARING MY WORLD — THE 50TH WEEK OF 2015!

    • I sensed we were of similar minds about desserts 🙂 And many other things, too. The only thing that saves me is that some of these require lots of preparation … or a trip to New Orleans.

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  1. Fun post to read and get to know you better. I especially love the poem and thinking about swinging as a child. Now swinging makes me feel queasy:-( unfortunately. Your desserts list is sublime.

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    • I have the Paul Prudhomme recipe. It’s enough to put anyone with blood sugar issues into a coma. It’s SO good. Maybe I’ll make it for Christmas Eve. I’m just not sure my heart will survive it 🙂 It’s amazing what bread, butter, sugar and spice can become.

      If I could make Creme Brulee, I would probably die of an overdose.

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      • I wasn’t a swinger.
        Desserts: Apple Pie, Rum Raisin Ice Cream, Mince Pie, Strawberry Ice Cream, Tapioca Pudding.
        Frozen yogurt has replaced ice cream because of lactose issues. But I still love small portions of the rum raisin ice cream.
        My “days of wine and roses” ice cream memory: The fully loaded banana boat from Mr. Softee.

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