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1. Tell us about one fun thing on your June calendar.
My birthday. Although I haven’t made any plans yet – towards the end of the month so there’s still time.
2. How careful are you in the sun? Do you tan or burn? Do you make it a point to see the dermatologist every year?
I’m usually pretty careful as I tend to burn. I’m also not really a sun worshipper so I’m quite happy to keep in the shade. I don’t see a dermatologist as I don’t feel the need.
3. Describe a time when you wanted to 'throw in the towel'?
Well I did throw in the towel when I quit work last year. I had tried very hard to adapt to various changes going on and to work with very difficult people. But when it began to affect my health I walked away.
4. What's a song you love that has a day of the week in the title or lyrics?
I’m rubbish at remembering music so I started by thinking of the day of the week and coming up with a song. But I do like this song.
5. Are you a fan of berries? Which one's your favorite? What's the most recent berry dish you've eaten? Which blueberry breakfast food appeals to you most-blueberry pancakes, blueberry yogurt, or a blueberry muffin?
I’m not a great eater of berries but we probably have strawberries and blueberries most often. Of the above I’d chose a blueberry muffin.
6. What's something you want to do before your next birthday?
I’d like to be fully recovered so that I can enjoy my birthday. Before next year I want to get back on track with things in the house.
7. June 1st is National Say Something Nice Day, so let's all say something nice here.
I love this blogging community.
8. Insert your own random thought here.
I’m really appreciative of the prayers and good wishes for our niece’s baby. They have identified a rare genetic disorder which they can now start treating but she’s still very poorly and has a lot of recovering to do. The parents have been amazing at coping with all this and it’s great to be part of a large family that are all so supportive.