Share Your World—March 20th, 2017

Today, the first day of spring, happens to be a winter-y storm day where I live.  In protest, I refuse to go outside. To entertain myself at home, I’ve decided to do something I’ve never done before—I’m going to take part in “Share Your World“.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with “Share Your World”, it’s a weekly feature on Cee Neuner’s blog, in which, she asks her readers to respond to 4 questions.

Cee’s questions and my answers.

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? 

The first age that popped into my head was 27. That’s how old I tell my nephew I am. He stopped believing my fake age after I turned “25”, but I continue to stick to that story.

Truth be told, I don’t feel like I’m 27. I feel a like I’m 32. Coincidentally, I often feel as if my life has been one step forward two steps back since I was that age—12 years ago. If I could choose any age to go back to and start over from, it would be 32.

So, you’re on your way out and it’s raining. Do you know where your umbrella is or do you frantically search for it all over your apartment/house?

I don’t often use an umbrella. I drive everywhere, and I can easily sprint to and from the car without getting too wet. On rare occasions when I decide to use one, I know exactly where to find it. In fact, I know exactly where to find everything I own. I’m the most organized person I know.

Do you recharge your energy by going out with friends for a good time or by spending with quiet time alone?

I recharge my energy by spending quiet time alone.

Name three things you and your spouse, partner or best friend  to have in common.

I don’t have a spouse, or a partner, and can’t claim to have a best friend either. I have “friends”, but as I’ve written about somewhat recently, I’m not super close with any of them, and it’s, in large part, because we have so little in common.

Optional Bonus question:  What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up? 

I’m grateful that the first of this year’s garden seeds have sprouted (indoors) last week, and I’m looking forward to caring for my new plants and watching them grow bigger this week.

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7 thoughts on “Share Your World—March 20th, 2017

  1. Your line about friends, because we have so little in common, resonates with me. I understand how that makes it difficult to find an answer to that question. Ain’t it the way?

    [I found you via Cee’s challenge– in case you were wondering why I’m here. “Hi!”]

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    • Hi, Ally! I think that line about friends resonates with a lot of us bloggers. I have a hunch that a lot of us hang out online because it’s relatively easy to find a like-minded community here. I can’t speak for everyone, but for me, I feel as if I have more in common with my “online friends” than my “real-life friends”. I’m curious, do you feel that way too?

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      • I agree. Online friends seem to focus more on the details of me, while in real life friends kind of flit around who I am, what I do. Different types of relationships, entirely. Both are good, just require different expectations.

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