The Friday Five
When was the last time you...
1. ...sent a handwritten letter?
I sent a note to my friend Lucille's son,
Erik, several weeks ago congratulating him on graduating
2. ...baked something from scratch or made something by
This one's easy! Today! I make a loaf of
bread as well as biscuits for strawberry shortcake and I'm
cutting out the pieces for another quilt top. (Yes, I have
succumbed and have started a new project.)
3. ...camped in a tent?
Hmm... when the kids were in elementary school
we had a tent out in the backyard during the summers for
them to sleep in on very hot days but I'm not sure that
counts. I did camp in a tent on the Oregon coast when I was
in high school but it poured rain, the tent leaked and all
four of us kids were bored out of our minds. My Mom
convinced my Dad to take us all to a motel. I don't like
4. ...volunteered your time to church, school, or community?
It's been a while. I used to do a great deal of
volunteer work when my kids were younger. John would
complain I lived at the school, organizing fundraisers,
attending meetings and doing room mother stuff.
5. ...helped a stranger?
In the past week I've let other drivers ahead of
me when the traffic's been heavy and I've let people with
just a few items go ahead of me in line at the grocery