BLOGGING GRANDMOTHERS SERIES WITH PAM FROM EMPTY NEST
The second blogging grandmother to be
featured for this series is Pam from Empty Nest.
QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR BLOG
NAME OF YOUR BLOG: EMPTY NEST – DOIN’ MIDDLE AGE LIKE A BOSS
WHERE DO YOU LIVE: Charleston, South Carolina
WHAT DO YOU WRITE ABOUT: Mostly, about my family, living in an empty nest, the whole middle age thing.
HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH THE NAME FOR YOUR BLOG: I’m not very creative and my nest was about to be empty so…
WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START BLOGGING: The fact I had to face an empty nest.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN BLOGGING: 7 years
WHAT DO YOU FIND MOST CHALLENGING OR FRUSTRATING ABOUT BLOGGING: Coming up with interesting posts.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU BLOG: On average, three days/week.
DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN LINK PARTIES: I do.
THE BEST THING ABOUT BLOGGING: The people! I’ve made so many amazing friends through blogging!
QUESTIONS ABOUT YOU AS A GRANDMOTHER
WHAT DOES YOUR GRANDCHILD CALL YOU: I don’t know yet. My granddaughter is only one-year-old and she hasn’t called me anything yet. Whatever comes out when she says, Grandma, that’s what I’ll be called.
HOW MANY GRANDCHILDREN DO YOU HAVE: One here and one on the way. Any day now.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET TO SEE YOUR GRANDCHILD: At the very least 3 days/week.
WHAT IS THE BEST THING ABOUT BEING A GRANDMOTHER: The grandchildren.
QUESTIONS ABOUT YOU
MARRIED, SINGLE, DIVORCED, WIDOWED: Married
HOW MANY CHILDREN DO YOU HAVE: 4 daughters
DO YOU WORK OR ARE YOU RETIRED, WHAT IS OR WAS YOUR PROFESSION: I was a SAHM for 20 years and I taught elementary school after that for 10 years. I only stopped teaching to help take care of my granddaughter while her parents work.
WHAT IS THE BEST AND WORST THING ABOUT GETTING OLDER: The best thing is the attitude the worst thing is facing physical limitations.
WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY: My granddaughter, my pup. and my alone time.
WHAT 3 WORDS BEST DESCRIBE YOU: Stubborn, sensitive, encouraging.
HOBBIES: Photography, reading, crafting… nothing exciting.
PETS: My sweet pup, Tucker.
FAV ICE CREAM: Cherry Vanilla
FAV COLD DRINK: Water
FAV FOOD: Favorite? I love nearly all food. Sweets and carbs are my go-tos.
FAV AROMA: Homemade bread baking
FAV PERFUME: NONE. I am super sensitive in all my senses and cannot tolerate any odors containing chemicals.
FAV AUTHOR: Sooo many. I’m going to say Stephen King here just because I’ve read more of his than any other but my list of favorites has about 10 tying for first.
FAV MUSIC: Anything that isn’t rap, metal, country… I love most genres and my favorite of the day depends on my mood of the day.
FAV TV SHOW: No favorite but I do prefer sitcoms and detective shows. I spend most of my TV time watching reruns of my favorites on Netflix and Hulu.
FAV TV SHOW WHEN YOU WERE A CHILD: I didn’t watch much TV when I was growing up but I loved watching Walt Disney on Sunday nights when a Kurt Russell movie was on. He was my crush.
WERE YOU A GIRLY GIRL OR A TOMBOY AS A CHILD: Tomboy all the way.
SPRING, SUMMER, FALL, OR WINTER: Fall and winter.
DO YOU HAVE A TALENT: Not really.
WHAT TALENT WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO HAVE: I’d love to be able to play the cello, write, and paint/draw.
EARLY BIRD OR NIGHT OWL: Early bird
HOW DO YOU RELAX: I go off by myself in nature. I do take the dog, though.
MOVIES OR BOOKS: Books
CELL PHONE – APPLE OR ANDROID: Android
CALLING OR TEXTING: Texting
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE YOU’D LIKE TO TELL US: I can’t really think of anything right now. My brain is not fully cooperating. LOL. Since I wrote the answers to these questions our brand new grandbaby has arrived! I now have a granddaughter AND a grandson!