11.29.2014

saturday 9





Paint It Black

1) This song was chosen because yesterday was Black Friday, the traditional day of sales. Have you begun your Christmas shopping? I just have some little things left

2) Are there any Thanksgiving leftovers in your refrigerator right now? sadly, no

3) AAA says Thanksgiving is a big travel weekend. Did you venture far from home for your holiday dinner? about a mile

4) Keith Richards likes France but, alas, the French authorities haven't always been fond of him and his criminal record. Have you ever been to France? I have--and I would love to go back

5) Mick Jagger jokes that, to be polite to fellow hotel guests, he always finishes trashing his room by 10:00 PM. What kind of hotel/motel guest are you? Are you rockstar rambunctious, or are you quiet? Are you neat? Have you stolen any towels, bathrobes, etc.? I am a quiet, neat guest

6) Mick Jagger got his financial savvy as a student at the London School of Economics. Are you good with money? no, I'm terrible

7) In the early 1990s, a then little-known actress named Angelina Jolie appeared in a Rolling Stones video ("Anybody Seen My Baby?"). Name an Angelina Jolie movie. Maleficent

8) In the early 1960s, the Stones nearly avoided tragedy when their tour bus skidded off a bridge. Tell us about a near miss you're thankful for. my car slid into a snowbank, narrowly missing an embankment with a huge drop

9) In 1966, when this week's song was popular, CBS telecast How the Grinch Stole Christmas for the first time. What's your favorite Dr. Seuss story? I love them all!

9 comments:

Diana_CT said...

Actually, I did most of my Christmas shopping, all I have left is my brother and sister-in-law.
I got a honorarium for speaking and they gave me a UConn Co-op gift certificate so I bought all my grand nieces and nephews UConn sweatshirts.

**** April **** said...

I've had a few near misses in the snow/ice... hard when you're out of control in something you SHOULD feel "safe" in.

I would love to go to Paris... kind of scared to now... international relations scare me.

The Gal Herself said...

I didn't know you went to France. I was aware of your love affair with Ireland, of course, but I didn't know about France.

CountryDew said...

The older I get the less I want to drive in bad weather.

I am Harriet said...

I use to be much better with the car slips and slides when I was younger. Now I just want to stay home.

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend :)

Zippi Kit said...

Honestly, it's hard to imagine having to drive in such terrible weather. That accident must have been absolutely heart stopping.

Good for you having all your shopping nearly done.

Bev Sykes said...

France and I have a bad relationship. I've been there twice, both times with bad results. I was scheduled to go this year and a friend, with whom we were scheduled to travel, died, so we canceled our trip.

MissusDilis said...

I haven't been to France, my husband has. And I've been super-jealous of his stories and photos he took while he was there.


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Cynthia said...

I just went to Paris for the second time. My husband and I had their honeymoon there six years ago. And now we just spent Thanksgiving there. It is such a beautiful city!