Friday, February 22, 2008

Friday Fill-in #17

1. Learning something new about the place, the people or the culture ... is the best thing about traveling.
2. I love a good ... mug of hot tea ... when I'm cold.
3. I often use ... my microwaveable wheat pillows to keep my feet warm.
4. I'm reading ... The Great Gatsby... right now; I ... only just started it so I don't know yet know what I think about ... it.
5. Politics... is something I dislike talking about.
6. When I visited ... Shirakawa-go over New Year's ... I most looked forward to seeing ... snow.
7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to ... picking up my book, tomorrow my plans include ... continuing my project to reorganize a couple of rooms and the closets which are very messy indeed! ... and Sunday, I want to ... read but I'll probably still be working on the reorganizing!

And I finally got a rating. I'd tried a couple times before but it always came back with some comment about not being able to assess my blog. Anyway, saw this again and thought I'd try once more and this is what it came back with today, for what it's worth.
blog readability test


  1. I wish I had thought of that response for #1. That is so true!

    Politics can sure be a heated topic, can't it?

    Have a great weekend!

  2. Look at all that snow! I need to do some organizing of the bookshelves but I keep getting caught up reading news online and of course blogs. So much for fun than organizing though :)

  3. Literary Feline- But your answer, exploring new sights, is also one of the best things about travelling.
    I'm just not terribly interested in politics or rehashing debates over and over, although I do know it's important.

    Iliana- Playing on the computer is definitely much more fun than organizing but it has reached a point where the mess and clutter are driving me crazy. Better get back to it.

  4. I agree with 1, and I an fond of a nice hot mug of tea myself :)

  5. What a beautiful little house, thank-you for this picture. I have a Japanese friend who just returned from Tokyo and will go back for a cousin's wedding......I would so much like to see this country.

  6. I said almost the same thing for #1! And, I also use my little microwave pillows as feet warmers, but mine has oatmeal in it.

    Have a great weekend!

  7. Cool answers to the fill in the blank Friday. I've not seen this before. I learn so much visiting new blogs.

    And congrats about your post-college graduate level rating for your blog.

  8. Nymeth- There are lots of things I enjoy about travelling but learning something new is always great.
    I don't drink much coffee lately but I could never give up tea!

    Madeleine- I really enjoyed seeing these old traditional farm houses. It certainly was a nice contrast to the neon and hectic pace of Tokyo.

    Nyssaneala- I love my little wheat pillows! :)
    Hope you're having a good weekend yourself.

    Ashley Ladd- Blog hopping is very addictive, I always find new blogs I must read. Glad you found your way here.

  9. Thanks for visiting my blog, too. I had my blog readability rated after seeing yours. Mine is only at a junior high school reading level. I'll have to work at that. Then again, I think 8th grade reading level is what authors are supposed to shoot for. I'll have to post more about my kitties. I'll try to get some pics for my "Cats on Tuesday" feature I just began on my blog.

  10. Ashley- Who knows how they come up with the rating!? I look forward to seeing some pics of your cats. :)

    quintarantino- I can't imagine living in those old farmhouses but they are very pretty to see in the snow.

  11. I love your answer to #1 :-) AND I very much enjoyed that picture! Thank you!

  12. I've probably told you that I killed my microwavable booties, right? I set them on fire. Ahem.

  13. Janet- Really? Even though I know you're sick of snow! :P

    Nancy- Now that you mention it I do seem to remember you talking about that before. That must've been a bit shocking at the time though. I've had my little pillows for years. I'd hate to have something happen to them.


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