Friday 5 for November 25: Don’t touch that dial

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  1. What was the most recent physical book you purchased and/or read?
  2. What was the last compact disc you listened to?
  3. What did you last watch on DVD?
  4. Whom did you last speak to on a landline?
  5. What did you last purchase with cash?

Your old friend tested positive for COVID last Sunday. Again! That thing is still going around out there, so please be careful!

Thanks for participating, and have a safe weekend!

Friday 5 for November 18: Interrobang‽

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  1. What are you better at than you might have predicted?
  2. When did you last surprise someone?
  3. What has recently caught you off guard?
  4. What did you learn this week?
  5. How much attention do you pay to weather forecasts?

Thanks for participating, and have a lovely, wonderful, peaceful, restful, safe weekend!

Friday 5 for November 11: Seemingly (but not actually) unrelated questions

Last week’s title was Oops! but that should really be this week’s title since I totally forgot to post questions until nearly 1:00 in the afternoon Hawaii time. Yikes! Sorry about that.

Welcome to this week’s Friday 5! Please copy these questions to your webspace. Answer the questions there; then leave a comment below so we’ll all know where to check out your responses! Please don’t forget to link us from your website.

  1. When did you last have something custom-made to your specifications, not counting meals?
  2. In what way were you reminded this week that we’ve been experiencing a pandemic for nearly three years?
  3. Who did you recently see in person for the first time in ages?
  4. What will me-time look like for you this weekend?
  5. What songs have you been enjoying lately?

Thanks for participating, and have a lovely, wonderful, safe weekend!

PS: Ask me about NaNoWriMo some time. 🙂

Friday 5 for November 4: Oops!

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  1. When have you recently had to correct one of your errors?
  2. When did you last break something you wish you hadn’t?
  3. When have you taken a wrong turn (literally or figuratively) and found yourself in a better place?
  4. When did you most recently return a purchase to the seller?
  5. From whom do you most willingly take correction?

Thank you so much for participating, and have a lovely, warm, safe, bright, clear, error-free weekend!

Friday 5 for October 28: Scramble

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  1. What have you recently been mixed up about?
  2. In what circumstances do you prefer disorder to order?
  3. Who in your life has most often gotten you into a real mess?
  4. Besides salads, what dishes do you like to mix up before eating?
  5. What have you recently had to untangle?

Thanks for participating, and have a velyol, easf, xnilerga weekend!

Friday 5 for October 21: In the now

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  1. When did you last have to MacGyver something?
  2. In what way were you spontaneous this week?
  3. What have you recently completed at the last minute?
  4. How good are you at thinking up a quick lie?
  5. What’s your personal time organizer system like?

A combination of crazy busy-ness at work and lots of emotional yuckiness lately has kept me from engaging with you — please know I still read every word you type in response to these questions, whether I leave a few words or not. It’s a highlight of my week, every week!

Thanks for participating, and have a terrific, safe weekend!

Friday 5 for October 14: Teamwork makes the dream work

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  1. Among people you know, who seems to be a natural leader?
  2. When have you had leadership thrust upon you?
  3. Are you most effective as the person at the front of the line motivating others to come along, the behind-the-scenes make-sure-everything-gets-done second-in-command, the enthusiastic follower, or the devil’s advocate?
  4. Where did you learn most of your leadership skills?
  5. What is a most underrated leadership skill?

Thanks for participating, and have a lovely, wonderful, restful, safe weekend!

Friday 5 for October 7: Let’s cut the small talk

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  1. What are you learning these days?
  2. How have you recently surprised yourself?
  3. What are you most hopeful about in your personal life?
  4. What’s worrying you?
  5. Who are you keen on?

Thank you for participating. Have a wonderful, safe weekend!

Friday 5 for September 30: We’ll always have Paris

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  1. When did you most recently experience the beginning of a beautiful friendship?
  2. For whom did you last stick your neck out?
  3. What matters more to you, and what matters less as time goes by?
  4. What have you been shocked—shocked!—to learn this week?
  5. Who’s looking at you, kid?

Thanks for humoring me; thanks for participating. And please have a wonderful, safe weekend!

Friday 5 for September 23: Dancing in September

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  1. How did you spend the 21st night of September?
  2. When did you last hear bells ringing (real bells, not something electronic)?
  3. What have you done in recent months to chase the clouds away for someone else?
  4. What are some good songs sung in falsetto?
  5. Of earth, wind, and fire, which is likeliest to have a positive influence on your weekend?

Thank you for participating, and have a ba-dee-ya weekend!