Here are the fun questions for this week's Wednesday Hodgepodge.
1. April showers bring May flowers or so the saying goes. Has your April been filled with showers? Do you carry an umbrella, wear a slicker, or make a run for it? Besides rain, what else has filled your April?
We have had plenty of April showers, enough to flood behind our back yard. We've also had hail with the showers, although not as bad as some of the surrounding cities. I'm very t hankful. Hail the past two years has been brutal, busting car windshields and windows of people's homes and roofs.
I buy umbrellas and keep them in the car and somehow they always end up in the trunk so that I have to get out in the rain to grab one. I always kept a big umbrella on the patio for use when I would take my dog Trudy out and stand over her holding the umbrella to keep her dry in the rain. Spoiled doggie. And I also have a little rain jacket.
April has been filled with fun, company, Bible studies, time with family and friends, and MOST important of all,
my DH's surgery for the abdominal aorta aneurysm! Had the follow-up visit today (Tuesday) and doctor says he looks good. He will do a CT scan in a couple of weeks to see what it looks like and he said the aneurysm should begin to shrink. And now DH is free from that ever present possibility of rupture. Thanks be to God, this makes April a very happy month! Showers of blessings!
2. What's something you could you give a 30-minute presentation on at a moment's notice and with zero preparation?
I don't know about it being a presentation, but I think I could speak for at least 30 minutes about God's love for us and His grace.
3. Share with us a favorite food memory from childhood.
Pinto beans, fried potatoes and cornbread were an all time favorite (and still is), and another was pot roast with all the vegetables and loads of gravy. My mom used to make homemade rolls and I could easily eat half a dozen of those with the pot roast meal.
4. What's a song you thought you knew the lyrics to, but later discovered you were wrong?
5. According to one travel website
, the most overrated tourist attractions in America are-
Niagara Falls (NY), Hollywood Walk of Fame (California), Times Square (NYC), Epcot (FL), Seattle Space Needle (WA), and Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market (Boston). How many of these have you seen in person?
Niagara Falls, Times Square, and Quincy Market.
Did you feel like a tourist? Yes. Did you care? No.
Tell us about a place (not on the list) you've visited that might be considered a tourist trap, but you love it anyway.
Jerusalem - there were all kinds of vendors trying to sell jewelry and items made of olive wood.
6. Your signature clothing item?
Tee shirt and jeans.
7. What's an experience you've had you think everyone should experience at least once? Why?
I loved visiting Israel and seeing the places I'd read about in the Bible all my life. In fact, I enjoyed it so much, we went back a second time and, given the opportunity, would go back again. When asked in a job interview what my dream job would be, I said I would love to be a tourist guide in Israel.
If you love our Lord and the Bible, you would love visiting Israel. Even if you aren't a believer, it is an ancient place with loads of interesting things to see and history to learn.
8. Insert your own random thought here.
The storm has passed. We've been flooded with showers of blessings. Thank You, Father.