BLOGGING GRANDMOTHERS SERIES 2 WITH PAT FROM MILLE FIORI FAVORITI
The 9th blogging grandmother to be featured for the Blogging Grandmothers Series 2 is Pat.
NAME OF YOUR BLOG: MILLE FIORI FAVORITI
WHAT IS YOUR FAV SAYING: The longer I live, the more my mind dwells upon the beauty and the wonder of the world. ~John Burroughs
WHAT IS THE MOST UNUSUAL THING IN YOUR WALLET OR PURSE: An eyeglass repair kit. I had an experience with of one my eyeglass arms popping out while I was driving and the screw that held it in was lost I had to drive balancing the eyeglasses on my nose until I saw a store where I could stop to buy the kit. I’ve carried the kit with me ever since.
DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF: No.
DOES WISDOM COME WITH AGE: Yes.
WHAT IS ONE THING THAT DRIVES YOU CRAZY: Littering!
WHEN YOU WERE A CHILD, WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GREW UP: A nurse.
WHAT IS ONE THING YOU REALLY LIKE ABOUT YOURSELF: I’m friendly and not a gossip.
DO YOU HAVE A GREEN THUMB: Yes, but the deer here eat everything!
HAVE YOU GONE THRU MENOPAUSE? IF SO, WAS IT HARD TO DEAL WITH: Yes, and no, not really.
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ANYTHING ABOUT YOURSELF, WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE: I’d like to lose weight.
WHO IS THE ONE PERSON WHO HAS HAD THE GREATEST IMPACT ON YOUR LIFE AND WHY: My husband. We have been married 43 years.
COULD YOU TAKE A VACATION AWAY FROM ALL TECHNOLOGY AND IF SO FOR HOW LONG: Yes, I’d do fine.
DO YOU KNIT, CROCHET, OR QUILT: Sadly no.
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A TROPICAL ISLAND, WHAT 3 ITEMS WOULD YOU WANT TO HAVE WITH YOU: Fishing paraphernalia, a tent, lifetime supply of matches.
ARE YOU EMBRACING OR FIGHTING GRAY HAIR: Right now fighting it.
IF YOU HAD A TIME MACHINE AND COULD USE IT ONLY ONCE, WOULD YOU VISIT THE FUTURE OR THE PAST AND WHY: I would like to go back in time to see both my grandmothers again. They were both widowed young and worked so hard to raise their families. I was too young when they passed to really know them well. I’d love to able to talk to them again with myself being an adult. I admire them so much!
DO YOU BELIEVE IN EXTRATERRESTRIALS: No.
IF A MOVIE WAS MADE OF YOUR LIFE, WHAT ACTRESS WOULD YOU WANT TO PLAY YOU? WOULD THE MOVIE BE AN ACTION FILM, COMEDY, DRAMA, HORROR, ROMANCE, OR SCI-FI: Diane Keaton in a Comedy and Romance.
HOW OLD DO YOU FEEL: My present age! I love it!
WHAT ADVICE WILL YOU OR HAVE YOU GIVEN TO YOUR 18 YEAR OLD GRANDCHILD/GRANDCHILDREN WHEN THEY GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL: Learn all you can and never stop learning. Careers can change and you must be prepared. Travel and see the world, but also save for retirement as soon as you can.