Here are my answers to Cee’s Share Your World questions for this week.
1. Do you sleep with your closet doors open or closed?
Closed because that’s how my skeletons prefer it 😉
2. Do you take the shampoo and conditioner bottles from hotels?
Look at my profile picture; I have virtually no hair on my head so…ummm, why would I do this?
3. What is your usual bedtime?
I’m usually in bed by 9:30 or 10:00 on weeknights and unless I can get in an afternoon nap beforehand it’s rare I’ll stay up after midnight even on weekends.
4. Do you like to use post-it notes?
Post-it notes are the scourge of modern civilization!
Okay well that might be a bit if an exaggeration 😀 but no I don’t use them.
I find that a big note book works better for me. Post-it notes don’t always stay stuck, and sometimes get misplaced or covered up by other stuff.
People may find me weird, but when I’m working I carry a notebook and pen around with me all day long.
As I come across things that need to be done or followed up on during my day, I write them down in the notebook and then cross them off as I gradually get them done. This way notes never get misplaced or forgotten. It’s a technique that has served me well for many years.
Of course if I ever lose my notebook I’m totally screwed 😉
5. When was the last time you wrote a letter to someone on paper?
Sadly I honestly don’t remember.
I used to write letters to my wife for special occasions i.e. birthdays, anniversaries, etc…but sadly it has been years. I should get back to making that a habit again.
Outside of that I was never much of a letter writer and really, these days except for the occasional greeting card, few of us hand write letters anymore. Everything gets typed on computer, or some electronic device.
It’s faster, more efficient, but certainly a lot less personalized – I see both good and bad in that trade-off.
6. Any phobias?
No actual phobias but because of my health condition (Congestive Heart Failure) I am hyper-aware of my body and how it reacts to everything: hot weather, cold weather, fluid intake, salt intake, fatigue, catching colds or other bugs, cuts or anything that could lead to infection…the list goes on and on. Not so much a phobia as preventative maintenance I guess 🙂
7. How tall are you?
About 5’9″ – 1.75m.
However if you judge by weight, I should be 6’1″ – at least that’s what it says on the chart in my doctor’s office 😛
Bonus question: What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up?
After two fun weeks off for the holidays, last week it was good to get back to a normal work routine. I’m still getting used to this whole working from home business, but I’m really appreciating the idea of not doing the daily commute.
This week we’re finally getting my mom online. She’s from that generation that was never really exposed to computers and had no use for them in her work life so she totally doesn’t understand tech stuff or the electronic world.
Over the past month she received a smart TV and a tablet as gifts so I’m looking forward to the barrage of “How do I?” questions once she starts trying to explore the online world.
I keep reminding myself to be patient. As they say, whenever we’re tempted to make fun of our parents for needing help with technology, just remember that there was a time when we needed their help to learn how to use a spoon.
Many thanks to Cee for running this fun weekly challenge. If you haven’t played along yet, pop on over to Cee’s blog and join in – everyone is welcome and she’s a wonderful hostess 🙂