Of Butterflies and Dominoes

80b12a64-25f0-4ea4-85f8-636ce3e84fa1Sadje, over at Keep It Alive, was nominated for her third Mystery Blogger Award. She was kind enough to nominate my blog, along with ten others, for the award. So thank you, Sadje. I am honored and humbled.

Those of you who follow my blog know that I really appreciate being nominated for blog awards, but I don’t follow all the rules. That said, I’m very happy to answer the questions posed by the blogger who nominated me. So here goes.

If life offered a redo, what part of it will you want to change?

I subscribe to the butterfly effect and the domino theory, where one very small action can potentially have far-reaching and possibly unanticipated consequences. Therefore, I’d probably decline the redo offer for fear that the consequences of that redo would totally alter the course of my life. And, overall, I’m happy with my life as it is.

Can you remember what was the one thing you hated about school?

I never actually hated anything about school. There were courses I wasn’t particularly good at (math), but I honestly never hated school.

Growing up, what was your dream profession/job?

f61e6ee9-9b21-4fdf-8aeb-1c5a6359483bI wanted to be a DJ (disk jockey). I was always told I had a DJ-like voice. While in college, I even auditioned for and got a job hosting a midnight to six a.m. AM top-40 radio station. I enjoyed the job, but I had a hard time staying awake for classes after spinning records all night long. So I finally had to quit. Oh well, another dream shattered. (And no, that’s not me in the picture above.)

If you met your English teacher today, what would be her opinion about your blog?

I had a lot of English teachers in school. Some loved my writing. Others not so much. I imagine their reactions to my blog would be similar.

Would you rather be the frog prince/ princess or the ugly duckling?

Once a frog, always a frog. But an ugly duckling can evolve into a swan. So I’ll go with ugly duckling.

9 thoughts on “Of Butterflies and Dominoes

  1. Sadje January 8, 2019 / 12:04 pm

    Thanks for taking up the questions. Great answers.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Marleen January 8, 2019 / 12:21 pm

    I’m pretty sure there are things I would change. This would mostly have to do with the exhortation of Maya Angelou to believe (including looking for) someone showing who they are. (I like her wording but figured this out before I heard it put that way.)

    Liked by 1 person

    • Fandango January 8, 2019 / 2:04 pm

      Alrighty then. I’ll get to it later today.

      Like

  3. leigha66 January 14, 2019 / 9:50 am

    I tend to agree with you on do overs. There have been dark times, but they made me who I am today. Great set of answers!

    Liked by 1 person

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