Share Your World — 09/05/2022

Share Your World

Di, at Pensitivity101, continues to serve as our host for Share Your World while Melanie, at Sparks from a Combustible Mind, continues her recuperation.

1. Do you prefer tea, coffee or juice first thing in the morning?

As I sit at my kitchen table trading my morning newspaper and enjoying my first cup of coffee of the day, the obvious answer is ☕️.

2. When it comes to food, what is your favorite smell?

I’d say bacon comes first, popcorn next, and freshly baked bread after that.

3. Do you prefer a take-out or to dine in a restaurant?

I prefer dining in, but I haven’t dined in at a restaurant since March of 2020. Well, unless you count yesterday, when my wife and I drove into relatively cool San Francisco to escape the triple digit heat where we live and met our daughter and her fiancé at a restaurant for brunch. We sat at an outdoor patio at the back of the restaurant, so I’m not sure if that’s considered dining in, but it wasn’t take-out.

4. If you are hosting a party, do you prepare the food yourself, get caterers in, or ask everyone to bring something for the table?

If we are hosting a small group, we will likely prepare most of the food ourselves, but if it’s a larger group (i.e., six or more), we will encourage others to bring something for the table.

Gratitude: What has been the highlight of your week this week?

I’m grateful, as the high temperature today is forecast to hit 113°F today, that the faulty control board on my whole house generator was replaced on Friday, so that in the event of a power outage today, which is likely, my generator will kick in and my air conditioning (and refrigerator/freezer) will continue to function.

19 thoughts on “Share Your World — 09/05/2022

  1. Sadje September 5, 2022 / 8:11 am

    I’d count dining alfresco as dining out. I hope the heat subsides as it’s September now!

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  2. JT Twissel September 5, 2022 / 9:12 am

    I hope we don’t lose power! You were brave to drive the City! I was afraid that everyone would head for the beaches and traffic would be horrible.

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  3. Marleen September 5, 2022 / 12:16 pm

    For starting the day when pregnant? Watermelon. Now? Coffee.

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  4. Marilyn Armstrong September 5, 2022 / 6:30 pm

    It is RAINING and cool though very humid. It has been raining all day and now, at 9:30, it’s still raining pretty hard. Another day and a half of this to come, so they promise. Places are (of course) flooding which figures. Mostly, though — IT’S RAINING!

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    • Fandango September 5, 2022 / 10:33 pm

      It’s 10:30 pm here and it’s still 90° outside. Five more days after today of triple digit high temperatures! 🥵


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