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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

A Survey For You!

A Survey For You!

     Basically we would like to get to know our followers, listed or unlisted, so here are some questions. (And Mrs. S... we know you are out there reading this, and we know where you live, so if you don't comment...!)

You can copy and paste the questions into a comment and if you have any questions for us feel free to ask them! We would love to hear from you!


  1. What is your name or non de plume?
  2. Do you have a favorite Bible verse?
  3. Name three things that make you happy?
  4. Do you have a blog? If so, paste the link and tell us what it is about?
  5. Name three books that you would recommend to anyone?
  6. Do you like to cook? If so, what is your specialty?
  7. What is your favorite time period and why?
  8. Do you like to write?  What do you write?
  9. Do you have a favorite black and white movie?
  10. Are you a fan of musicals? Which one have you watched more than five times?
  11. Name a few of your favorite nonfiction books?
  12. What is your favorite saying, ie. "He's a few sandwiches short of a picnic!" ?
  13. Do you randomly break out into dance when listening to music?.....be honest now! :) 
  14. What are three of your favorite songs?
  15. What was or is your favorite subject in school?
  16. Do you have any hobbies? What are they?
  17. Name something from your bucket list?
  18. If you could go anywhere in the world for an all expense paid trip, where would you go?
  19. What is your favorite period drama?
  20. Did you tell us the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?
Here are Grace's answers:
  1. What is your name or non de plume? My non de plume is Grace Avender
  2. Do you have a favorite Bible verse? One of them is Isaiah 43: 2-3 
  3. Name three things that make you happy? Swing music, The laughter of friends and family, Ice cream
  4. Do you have a blog? If so, paste the link and tell us what it is about? I don't think I need to answer this one ;) Our blog is about... uh... weeellll... read it and decide for yourself!
  5. Name three books that you would recommend to anyone? 1. Wings of Dawn by Sigmund Brower, 2. The entire Anne of Green Gables series by L.M. Montgomery, 3. The Cay by Theodore Taylor ( note to readers... this will make you cry)
  6. Do you like to cook? If so, what is your specialty? I love to bake more than cook, but I enjoy both. I don't really have a specialty, but I was always the one to make this molasses brownie called Hermits, we always ate.
  7. What is your favorite time period and why?  I like the Medieval time simply for the whole knights and princess thing and the early 1900's, WW1 and 2, for the fashion and all the changes that affect our society today.
  8. Do you like to write?  What do you write? I very much love to write, mainly adventure, some weak attempts at romance and a smattering of fantasy.
  9. Do you have a favorite black and white movie? Yes, I just can't think of the name right now... oh yes, Casablanca!
  10. Are you a fan of musicals? Which one have you watched more than five times? Yes I absolutely adore musicals. More than five times? The King and I, Sound of Music, My Fair Lady...
  11. Name a few of your favorite nonfiction books? The Encyclopedia, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman. 
  12. What is your favorite saying, ie. "He's a few sandwiches short of a picnic!" ? 'Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back'
  13. Do you randomly break out into dance when listening to music?.....be honest now! :) Oh yes!!! Life would be so dull without dancing!
  14. What are three of your favorite songs? Beyond the Door by Hadley Fraser, Gang of Rhythm by Walk Off The Earth, Bring Him Home from Les Miserables. 
  15. What was or is your favorite subject in school? History
  16. Do you have any hobbies? What are they? I recently took up Crocheting and have been commissioned for an afghan by my 5 year old nephew! I play the piano and violin "very poorly", and dabble in acting and singing!
  17. Name something from your bucket list? See a play on Broadway
  18. If you could go anywhere in the world for an all expense paid trip, where would you go ?Scotland or France!
  19. What is your favorite Period Drama? Persuasion or the third Anne of Green Gables.
  20. Did you tell us the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? Yes... well... yes!

Katherine's Answers
  1. What is your name or non de plume?  Katherine
  2. Do you have a favorite Bible verse?  Hmmmm.... Proverbs 19:21
  3. Name three things that make you happy?  Rain, theater, my family.
  4. Do you have a blog? If so, paste the link and tell us what it is about?  Yes, you're here!  On our blog you'l find everything from daily life escapades, to our written "works", to food!
  5. Name three books that you would recommend to anyone?  Red Sails to Capri by Ann Weil, Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, and The Fences Between Us by Kirby Larson.
  6. Do you like to cook? If so, what is your specialty?  Yes!  Baking is my specialty, I'd say.
  7. What is your favorite time period and why?  The Regency Era, the Victorian Era, WWII.... oh, was it only supposed to be one?
  8. Do you like to write?  What do you write? Yes I love to write, Grace and I will have to post some samples at a later date!
  9. Do you have a favorite black and white movie? Stalag 17
  10. Are you a fan of musicals? Which one have you watched more than five times? Oh yes! Sound of Music, Oklahoma, King and I, Newsies, ect.
  11. Name a few of your favorite nonfiction books? The New Birth Order Book, The Five Love Langueges, Love and Respect; I confess I haven't finished all these books, but I still know they are good :)
  12. What is your favorite saying, ie. "He's a few sandwiches short of a picnic!" ? 'His cornbread ain't done in the middle'
  13. Do you randomly break out into dance when listening to music?.....be honest now! :) Oh no, never (while tap dancing to music)
  14. What are three of your favorite songs? The Other Side (The Greatest Showman), Time to say goodbye, and Santa Fe (Newsies).
  15. What was or is your favorite subject in school? History/Writing
  16. Do you have any hobbies? What are they? I enjoy cake decorating, writing and cooking.
  17. Name something from your bucket list? I don't really have a bucket list :)
  18. If you could go anywhere in the world for an all expense paid trip, where would you go? England, Austria (for the Sound of Music tourist stuff!), or Prince Edward Island (to see all the Anne of Green Gables paraphernalia!)
  19. What is your favorite period drama? Sense and Sensibility, Road to Avonlea, Under the Greenwood Tree... 
  20. Did you tell us the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? Uh......do you doubt my honesty???

2 comments:

  1. What is your name or non de plume? mama
    Do you have a favorite Bible verse? Hebrews 12:1-3 Therefore since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Messiah, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before Him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider Him who endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you may not grow weary and lose heart.
    Name three things that make you happy? my children, sewing and gardening - Just 3???
    Do you have a blog? If so, paste the link and tell us what it is about? No blog
    Name three books that you would recommend to anyone? Absolutely The Cay is a favorite, but Mara, Daughter of the Nile, and John Eldrige's books - I'm reading Moving Mountains right now.
    Do you like to cook? If so, what is your specialty? Love to cook, but making low carb concoctions is my favorite although not a specialty. You tell me ;)
    What is your favorite time period and why?Colonial Days - all the simplicity just resonates with me.
    Do you like to write? What do you write? Not a writer - more of a doer.
    Do you have a favorite black and white movie?
    Are you a fan of musicals? Which one have you watched more than five times? Probably The King and I
    Name a few of your favorite nonfiction books?
    What is your favorite saying, ie. "He's a few sandwiches short of a picnic!" ? Don't have a favorite
    Do you randomly break out into dance when listening to music?.....be honest now! :)
    What are three of your favorite songs? Thy Will Be Done - can't think of others right this moment
    What was or is your favorite subject in school? Ended up loving history through the reading of Historical Fiction as we homeschooled our children. In school, I didn't have a favorite class.
    Do you have any hobbies? What are they?Gardening, soapmaking, home remedies with essential oils and herbs
    Name something from your bucket list? Don't have one
    If you could go anywhere in the world for an all expense paid trip, where would you go?
    Travel around Europe
    What is your favorite period drama? North and South
    Did you tell us the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? Now would your Mama lie??? Of course NOT!

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    1. Thank you, oh dear Mamma! I think perhaps the scrumptious Cape Cod Turkey Sandwiches are your specialty in the kitchen!

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