Here are my answers to Cee’s Share Your World questions for this week.
When writing by hand do you prefer to use a pencil or pen?
It depends: In the workshop a good ole fashioned carpenter’s pencil works best for me. It’s easier to erase when I invariably change my mind on the design or dimensions of a wood project. And since my ears are too floppy to work as an effective pencil holder, the fact that these pencils are flat means they can’t roll off the workbench, so they’re always right where I leave them; and yes there is a special sharpener made just for this type of pencil.
Everywhere else I prefer pens. I have a number of nice wooden pens turned on a lathe by various friends in the the woodworking industry – the rosewood one in the middle is one of my faves.
However, my all-time favorite pen is this fancy pants Mont Blanc that I was given many years ago by an employer.
It writes soooo darn smooth. I used to carry it with me everywhere. Then a few years ago at someone’s suggestion I went online and found out how much it was worth – holy crap! I have suits that are worth less than this thing.
Now I’m so terrified of losing it I only use it for special occasions.
What’s your choice: jigsaw, word, maze or numeric puzzles?
I’m not a big puzzle fan. I used to do a lot of jigsaw puzzles as a kid and I did get into crosswords as a young adult, but now I just don’t have the patience for them. Mind you I can sit around patiently waiting for perfect lighting conditions for a photograph; so priorities I guess.
Do you prefer long hair or short hair for yourself?
This one should be easy enough. My tastes have changed dramatically over the years but perhaps it’s best if I just show you:
Me thirty-odd years ago
Your Honour, I rest my case 😉
List some of your favorite blogs.
Oh this one is tough. I could tell you to just click on any of the links over on the right hand side of my page to discover some of the amazing, creative, funny, and talented people I follow but that would be a bit of a cop-out wouldn’t it?
Okay then since you twisted my arm Cee, here are some of my faves in no particular order:
Bonus question: What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up?
Mom’s brother was in from out of town last week so we all got together for a nice family supper. A good time was had by all and it was nice to see Mom having fun while catching up with her bro.
Next weekend Honey and I will be marking the twenty-second anniversary of our very first date with a day-long outing involving museums and a romantic dinner for two 😉
Many thanks to Cee for her tireless work maintaining these challenges – it goes without saying that hers is one of my favorite blogs as well.
Thank you all for reading 🙂