Since we are approaching the hottest part of our summer in the northern hemisphere, what’s your favorite ice-cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet flavor? (Those of you who live down under I’m sure you remember what it is like in the hot summer months).
Cee, you are right! It’s hard to forget ice cream where I live as often we get lovely hot days in the middle of winter – although right now I’m sitting warming my toes in front of a wood burning stove!
Ice Cream is my granddaughter’s favourite snack – She will kill for ice cream even if the mercury is plunging below zero! ” Give me ice cream and Give me sleep is her mantra!”
Now my favourite ice cream is of course chocolate. I am, after all, a chocoholic. But in Thailand in 2017 I kinda liked coconut ice cream. No -still chocolate – preferably with mint. Anything choc-mint is for me!
How often do you people watch?
I am an avid people watcher. But I don’t just watch them – I actually engage with them. I’m not too shy to approach a perfect stranger and start a conversation. And it’s not to make friends. I have enough friends. I’m just interested in people in the moment that I meet them. This can be embarrassing to my children and grandchildren – but hey who cares -it’s my life and I’ve had many interesting experiences because I wasn’t too shy to chat to somebody!
If you had a choice which would be your preference salt water beaches, fresh water lakes, ocean cruise, hot tub, ski resort or desert?
Omiword – what a question. Reading this I realise that some people just don’t live near any of these places. I am one of the fortunates that grew up on a beach! So of course I love salt water and beaches. I lived over the railway line from the most beautiful beaches in the entire world. Right now I live five minutes walk from the longest white sand beach in South Africa! What’s not to love!
Deserts are fabulous but not to live in! I have visited the Namib, flown over it and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Would’t like to live there though – too hot – too dry.
Fresh water lakes? Absolutely fabulous. I love lakes and dams. The Earl enjoys fresh water fishing – but deep sea still wins. Our daughter has fresh water dams and lakes on her farm! How lucky are we to have the opportunity to visit regularly! Get the picture here? We love water and have the privilege of being near it a lot!
Now although I’ve grown up near the sea, ocean cruises were never a huge draw card for me. I’ve been on two and enjoyed them. The Earl loved them ‘cos he just loves being on boats. But flying and sailing are not the type of adventures I crave. However, now that I’m older the cruise option is becoming more attractive to me and Yes – I plan to take a few cruises before I die!
Ski resort! Yes! Did that once and absolutely loved it. But unfortunately we just live too far away from snow to repeat that too frequently! And it’s doubtful at our age to go skiing ever again! Hey – you can’t have everything. I think I’m living a fabulous life – I live by the sea for Goodness sake. I travel in my own country and abroad. I’m definitely not complaining!
What’s not mentioned in this question is The Bush! I love the beach, the lakes, the desert and the snow but The Bush – That’s my favourite place to be!
What did you appreciate or what made you smile this past week? Feel free to use a quote, a photo, a story, or even a combination.
We visited our kids in Plettenberg Bay last week. That really made me smile!