Friday, June 27, 2008

Friday Fun

1. Birthdays are a nice excuse to eat cake.
2. In Japan, fall is my favorite season because it means summer is over and the maple trees turn gloriously red.
3. I feel my best when I've had enough sleep.
4. Cheese is my favorite food!
5. First impressions are sometimes hard to overcome.
6. The best piece of advice I ever received was if at first you don't succeed, try again.
7. And as for the weekend, tonight I’m looking forward to a good night's sleep, tomorrow my plans include going out somewhere with H, maybe to take pictures of hydrangeas and Sunday, I want to read!

123 meme
1. Pick up the nearest book, and open it to page 123.
2. Find the fifth sentence, and post the next three sentences.

I'm currently reading Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston.
When his bus pulled out I only knew that if anything happened to him the world would probably be coming to an end, because nothing could happen to Woody. He had always been so solid. I hugged Mama while we watched his final wave through the window, his mustache lifting above that impish smile, as if we had all just pulled a fast one on the world.


  1. Oooo I love cheese, too! And Kafka on the Shore is one of my favorite books ever! How is cheese-finding in Japan?

  2. I love that these two memes are linked together :-)

    Have fun with those hydrangeas!

  3. I think it's absolutely critical to keep trying. I had to try a few times to become a National Board certified teacher, and I'd never have quit; it was too important an endeavor and those who quit aren't holding anything at the end of their hard work. I put the same response as you to #1, with the adjective "chocolate". :)

  4. I'm another cheese fan - and a fan of sleep, too :-)!

    I'm glad you've joined in on the 123 meme.

    Enjoy your weekend!

  5. Mmmmm....cheese. My second favorite food!

  6. Yes, birthdays are a great excuse for cake--and ice cream! :-)

    I do much better when I've had enough sleep too.

    I hope you are enjoying your weekend.

  7. I completely agree with #3! Sleep is sooo important to my mood level!

    Mmm...cheese. :)

  8. Miz K- Life would be pretty boring without cheese! You can find some nice import cheeses but they can be pretty expensive.

    Janet- We did, thanks. We found a whole bunch of them still in bloom.

    Bellezza- That's wonderful that you kept at it. It's tempting to want to quit sometimes, luckily there's always chocolate for motivation! ;)

    Florinda- I love sleep but am also a night owl so sometimes the two don't go very well together.

    Heather- I'm going to have to come over and see what your favourite food is. :)

    Wendy- Cake and ice cream, of course! :)

    Nyssaneala- And I imagine that sleep is something you don't get a lot of with a baby in the house.


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