Share Your World 2016 – Week 10


…..it’s Thursday and I’m home trying to get over a cold

I don’t like waiting so long to get to Cee’s challenge but it seems like I’ve taken on more than I can manage at the moment so something had to be put aside temporarily. That something just happened to be writing for my blog. I’m trying to rest today so that I’m not sick over my March Break. Plans include drawing, reading and answering the following questions.

What would you ask for if a genie granted you three wishes?

I would ask for good health for me and my family. My second wish would be enough money to live comfortably for the rest of my life and take two or three trips a year.  My last wish would be for on going happiness for my children. If they’re happy and I’m healthy what more could I ask for?

What experiences are most meaningful to you?

The experiences that are most meaningful to me are those that involve my husband and my family. They would include getting married, buying a house, having my children, going on vacation, having a great job and watching my children grow up and sharing their happy moments.

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

When I was very young I wanted to be a nurse. At the age of 12 I knew that I wanted to be a teacher and not just any teacher but a family studies teacher. I held on to that dream all through school, occasionally contemplating about going into medicine but my first choice was teaching. Well I did become a family studies teacher and did that for 15 years and then switched to become a guidance counsellor for two years and then a grade 5 homeroom teacher for 14 years and for the last 4 years I’ve been the librarian and art teacher.

Complete this sentence: The best day of my life was….

I can’t pick just one. My wedding day, the days my children were born, the day we bought our house, the day I got my first teaching job, the days when my daughters got married, the day my son got engaged and the day my granddaughter was born.

Bonus question: What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up?

I’m grateful for spending the day babysitting my granddaughter last Sunday. My husband had a lot of medical tests done this week and I’m grateful that everything looks good and that his cancers are still in remission. We have the green light to proceed making plans for our trip to Italy this summer. We’ve had warming temperatures all week and the rain that we were suppose to get didn’t arrive until today so we’ve experienced very pleasant days.

After tomorrow our March Break begins and I’m looking forward to a week of rest and relaxation. We haven’t made any plans other than seeing our children. Maybe we’ll take in the museum or the art gallery and I’m sure we’ll be doing a lot of walking.

11 thoughts on “Share Your World 2016 – Week 10

  1. Beautiful photos, Carol! What a sweet face on that granddaughter of yours! 🙂 Happy to hear your husband is doing well so that you can go on a trip to Italy. What a fun trip that will be! I’m excited for you. 🙂

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      • Thanks Carol. I just started to write about it on my blog. I found out about it from the Year of the Spark. I really wanted to meet Lynn and Carla in person. It was a wonderful experience! 🙂

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    • Thank you Alexandria. My husband’s news was the best news of the week. We’ve had his illnesses hanging over our heads for the last six years. The first cancer has been remission almost four years and the second one for a year now.

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    • Thanks Cee. Our grandchild is a girl but I know that at this age it’s hard to tell, especially since she’s not dressed in frilly pink things. Our oldest daughter was always mistaken for a boy. She looked great in blue and she had no hair for over two years. I took the picture of the ice because I was so surprised to see it. All that snow melted a few days after writing this post and I’m sure the ice is gone as well.

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