Thursday, December 6, 2012

Blogger Linkup: 10 Things About Me

Instead of participating in today's Throwback Thursday, I’m linking up with Sunshine from Such Life in the Tropics for something a little bit different  answering a series of “getting to know you” questions she posed to her readers last Wednesday. I always love writing and reading these types of posts, and because it's been a while since I've done one, I figured this would be as good a time as any to jump back on board. 

#1 – What is your favorite part of the day, and why?

I just love the evening hours. There’s something so calming to me about the day coming to a close, the fading of the colors against the horizon, and the promise of a tasty meal alongside a refreshing glass of wine.

#2 – If you could meet anybody, dead or alive, who would that be?

Abigail Adams, wife of one former president, mother of another, and an all-around smart, inspiring woman who was far ahead of her time intellectually.

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#3  Are you a "half full" or "half empty" kind of person?

I try to be a “half full” girl, but it honestly depends upon my mood at any given time. I can start feeling pretty down pretty fast when my stars don't align as I'd hoped!

#4  If you could ask me any question, what would that be?

What was the happiest moment of your life?

#5  Have you ever been to place you feel as if you've been to before, but haven't?

Maybe I will someday, but there are none I can think of at the moment!

#6  What is the one thing you’d most like to change about the world?

Less focus on power, competition and violence, and more focus on supporting one another.

#7  What are you most grateful for?

My good health, my family, husband and friends, my beautiful kitties, and the freedom to pursue my goals and dreams.

#8  If you just won a million dollars, would you quit your job, and if so, what would you do?

I don't currently have a traditional 9-to-5 job to quit, and I definitely wouldn't give up any of my writing endeavors. I would, however, take more of an opportunity to travel, assist those in need and help support my family. 

#9  Who do you consider to be your best friend?

My mom, sister, husband and the amazing girls I’ve known since elementary and middle school.

#10  What would you like me to blog about someday?

Sunshine is a huge animal lover, and I always enjoy hearing more about her fun experiences with her own pets and other creatures! 

Have a great rest of the week, everyone! This weekend, I'll be off to spend another few days with my family out West for an early holiday celebration. Plane tickets for the actual week of Dec. 25 were astronomically high this year, so I'm saving a bundle by traveling right at the midpoint between Thanksgiving and Christmas. 

I'm hoping I'll be able to share a quick post or two while I'm there, but if not, I'll check in again as soon as I get back. As always, feel free to follow along on Instagram @heather_28 for updates. Happy holidays! 


  1. i love posts like these because your learn something about someone that you wouldn't have otherwise known!

    i try to be a half-full person too. sometimes it doesn't always turn out that way.

    loved this post! enjoy your time with your family!

  2. Have an amazing weekend with your family! Great post, I always enjoy learning more about my favorite bloggers!

  3. Enjoy the time with your family sweety...glad you are getting out there before the holiday rush and expense.

    Glad to hear even if you won a million dollars we would still be able to read your blog and hear from you!! :) I always look forward to your blog! xoxo

  4. Very nice. Really cute kitties! I'm a total cat person.

  5. This was fun to read! Have a safe trip and happy holidays! :)

  6. hooray for being half full :)

    and i'm interested in learning more about abigail adams.

  7. Have a great time with your family! I try to be a glass half-full kinda gal too, but it can be hard!

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  8. I'm always struggling to be a "half full" kind of girl. I just attended a conference for women lawyers yesterday, and several of the speakers talked about how the most successful law partners are optimists. Definitely need to work on this. Have a great time on your Christmas break!

  9. Loved reading through the answers to these questions. I am impressed that you and your sisters and mom have such a great bond among yourselves!

    Have a beautiful time celebrating with your family, Heather. I know how expensive tickets can get, so you're doing the smart thing by traveling earlier! :)

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  10. I love these; I always learn something new about you!

    I agree with loving evenings... I wait for them all day :o)

  11. Ooo Abigail Adams is the person you would like to meet? She certainly was an amazing historical woman :)

  12. Great post! I try to be half full too... I dont always succeed, but I definitely try.


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