your favorite season of the year?
your favorite flower?
your favorite architectural style of home?
your favorite big city to visit?
your favorite state?
your favorite holiday?
your favorite vacation place?
your favorite drink?
your favorite vegetable?
your favorite beach?
your favorite sport?
your favorite form of exercise?
your favorite novel?
your favorite book of poetry?
your favorite breakfast cereal?
your favorite hobby?
Regarding any and all of these, if you feel like it, explain why so.
has never looked worse. Our row of arborvitae, planted some four years ago and thriving back in June, are dying now. We’ve tried watering them, but with a new heat wave moving in, it’s looking hopeless now. The hoses need to be moved to a couple of feet from our home’s foundation, so it doesn’t crack and break next to our expansive, baking clay-based soil.
Dead or probably soon dead:
Joe Pie weed
Red twig dogwood shrub
Flowering dogwood tree (trying mightily to save this one)
list goes on
All our annuals except for these wonderful bright orange cosmos, which are volunteers actually.
What was the best year and what was the worst year in your life thus far? What made them the best/worst?
How do you motivate yourself to do things that you ought to do but clearly don’t want to do? Do deadlines help? self-criticism? rewarding yourself for finishing, does that help you?
what the heck. This is according to Joel’s father in the 1984 film Risky Business. Will you describe a time when you said or thought, what the heck (or a variation on this) and indicate whether it worked out well or not?