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Filling in the blanks and blog hopping…

October 9, 2014
Feeling Beachie
It’s few and far between that I have time to join Hilary for her blog hop on time. Lately, I’ve been posting on Saturdays, if at all. But tonight, I happened to think of it and instead of getting lost on Facebook for an hour I clicked right over.
Here are this week’s statements:
Today is ___
  1. _____ is little ____ about____
  2. To have a friend you must____
  3. I wish I had____ in high school and not____

My answers:

  1. Today is Thursday, October 9, 2014!
  2. There is little that I know about many places out there in this big world.
  3. To have a friend you must open up and show them your real self.
  4. I wish I had better English language skills in high school and not the heavy, self-conscious making accent I did have.

Wishing you all a wonderful, relaxing and fun weekend!

xo, Susi

morning sky

finn the cat

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  • Maureen October 9, 2014 at 11:09 pm

    Love the pictures, Susie.
    That’s a fun fill in things. I never see them before ๐Ÿ™‚
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    • Susi October 11, 2014 at 4:21 pm

      Thanks Maureen! Hilary has been hosting the fill ins for years. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Judy October 10, 2014 at 6:02 am

    Great pictures! It is a big world out there.
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    • Susi October 11, 2014 at 4:19 pm

      Thanks Judy! Yes, yes it sure is a big world.

  • Hilary October 10, 2014 at 7:48 am

    I don’t know about the accent you had then but I hardly hear it nowโ€ฆ
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    • Susi October 11, 2014 at 4:18 pm

      From what people tell me it was definitely a lot thicker back then, not so much now. I don’t hear it when I speak but others still pick it up. It’s diluted enough now that people often ask me where I’m from… I often hear, they think England, Australia, South Africa and one or two have even said NY (must be Corey coming through ๐Ÿ™‚ ).

      • Claudia October 14, 2014 at 7:07 pm

        Hahaha – that’s so funny! I love it when people cannot pick my accent. These days my English is getting way more americanized, but I will always have an accent. However, when I came to the US back when.. from 3 years in Australia, people were really baffled about my accent – LOL
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        • Susi October 14, 2014 at 9:38 pm

          Claudia, that must have been truly interesting. The Australian accent combined with the German – yeah, I can imagine how people were confused. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Janice October 10, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    Oh I wish I could hear your accent. Must be so cool in an exotic way!
    And I like your answer for the friend – so true!
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    • Susi October 11, 2014 at 4:15 pm

      I always say I will do a vlog one day but I just don’t like to hear the sound of my own voice! :)But never say never!!!

  • Rorybore October 10, 2014 at 11:40 pm

    I wish I had kept up with the other languages I took in high school. My French is so so – I read better than I speak. But my Spanish is pretty much gone.
    Nice sky!
    And I love that kitty! I saw a black kitten when we got Cashew — I wanted him sooo bad. But we were just getting one for now.
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    • Susi October 11, 2014 at 4:13 pm

      I feel the same way about keeping up with all the different languages I learned. The one that I wish I had kept up with the most is definitely French – it’s such a pretty language and I loved learning it. Than there’s the Russian I can still decipher a bit, Spanish is so so – it’s good enough that I can make myself understood and you hear it all the time down here.
      I’ve always wanted an orange tabby and may get one down the road a bit. Our Finn found us so to speak – she was a tiny kitten and crying in the neighbors backyard…

  • Jennifer Farwell October 11, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Love the sky photo! Have a GREAT weekend! ๐Ÿ™‚
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    • Susi October 11, 2014 at 4:09 pm

      Thanks Jennifer! I always love to see the difference in the morning and evening sky. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • McGuffy Ann Morris October 11, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    Your kitty looks a lot like our Chloe Jo. Cute!
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    • Susi October 11, 2014 at 4:08 pm

      Gotta love a black kitty! I hope Chloe Jo feels better soon!

  • Kimberly October 12, 2014 at 7:37 am

    You sure do have to open up and be real about yourself. I think that’s why me and my girlfriend who just passed got a long so well and so quickly.
    Accents are awesome girl!!!
    xoxo
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    • Susi October 13, 2014 at 9:47 am

      I’m sorry about your girlfriend’s passing. These kind of things are always so hard to deal with. But I do think that when you open up and let people in the friendship is more real but also more painful.
      I like having an accent now… Not so much back then.

  • Elizabeth (Silver's Reviews) October 12, 2014 at 6:10 pm

    I love your #1 answer. ๐Ÿ™‚

    I think an accent is great.

    Have a wonderful week.

    Elizabeth
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    • Susi October 13, 2014 at 9:44 am

      Thanks, Elizabeth. I will try. Wishing you the same.

  • Alison October 13, 2014 at 2:48 am

    #2 is so true!
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    • Susi October 13, 2014 at 9:45 am

      The world is a great big place and I think, we’ll never know all there is to know.

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