It’s time for Wednesday Hodgepodge and Jo has come up with new questions for us to ponder and answer.
1. What’s one thing you learned at the ripe old age or whatever age you are now?
Not everyone who calls themselves Christian is a true believer and follower of the Lord Jesus Christ.
2. I read here a list of foods that can help you look younger-
extra virgin olive oil, green tea, fatty fish, dark chocolate, vegetables, flaxseeds, pomegranates, avocados, tomatoes, spices, bone broth
How many of the foods listed have you tried?
I’ve tried all on the list and now I avoid all green tea because it does not have a good effect on my digestive system, weird. Flaxseed only in certain breads by accident. 🙂
How many do you eat regularly?
Most regularly would be avocados, tomatoes, spices, vegetables and dark chocolate.
Your favorite from the list?
Avocado on toast, in an omelette, in a burrito, in a salad, BLTA, guacamole and chips and avocado mango salsa.
3. Something you miss from the ‘good old days’?
Traveling without security lines and other restrictions. The good old days when we could walk right up to the gate and welcome someone home or have someone walk right up to the gate and say their goodbyes. Freedom to move about freely without thinking about my safety or of being blown up.
When were the good old days anyway?
Right now I’m thinking the good old days were before COVID-19. I’m missing the abundance of choices for restaurants and the shopping with ease (no masks required). The days that we could plan a trip to Great Britain and enjoy moving about the country with no restrictions.
But…I think in every stage of life we experience good days and not such good days.
4. What are two or three of the most rewarding things to be found in growing older?
Being older afforded us the joy of grandchildren and that is a wonderful reward.
Being older and retired gives us more freedom in our days. Hectic schedules are few and far between.
5. What’s your favorite part of your life right now?
Good relationships with our adult children and our grandchildren and that our children all get along without us, too!
6. Insert your own random thought here.
We along with much of the West Coast have experienced oppressive smokey skies that have brought activity to a standstill. We are looking forward to some winds from the North instead of the South and some rain later this week in hopes that the skies clear.
Our front yard looking north. The left is from August 31st and the right is on September 12th.
On Tuesday things were looking better…
Praying for our Firefighters and First Responders and for those who have lost their homes. Also praying for the two police detectives ambushed and shot in the face in the L.A. area on Saturday.