Sunday, December 27, 2020

Sunday Five: 2020



 Well I have to admit, 2020 was not what any of us expected, yet there has to be something good in here.  Let me ask? 

  1. What was the biggest surprise of 2020? 
  2. What brought you good luck in 2020? 
  3. Name one positive thing you experienced in 2020? 
  4. What did you do in 2020, that you never thought you would be able to do? 
  5. What made you laugh in 2020?
My answers:

  1. What was the biggest surprise of 2020? My office converting to telework literally overnight. 
  2. What brought you good luck in 2020?  Patience and perseverance. 
  3. Name one positive thing you experienced in 2020? Renewing my love of walking in the woods. 
  4. What did you do in 2020, that you never thought you would be able to do? Voted for an openly Gay man for a national office. 
  5. What made you laugh in 2020? Mrs. Browns Boys on YouTube. 
Please share your answers in the comments. 

19 comments:

  1. What was the biggest surprise of 2020? Losing my job!

    What brought you good luck in 2020? I'd have to say nature. It kept me grounded and sane.

    Name one positive thing you experienced in 2020? Rekindling friendships and touching base with long ago friends. But sad it took a pandemic to do so.

    What did you do in 2020, that you never thought you would be able to do? Socially distance. Being extremely social...I didn't know how this would pan out. And it came mightly scary once.

    What made you laugh in 2020? Rodney Dangerfield.

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    1. At times I turn to old comedy, and new.

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  2. A straight man might say nice **** about the photo but as I am not one of them I won't.
    1. The obedience of my state's population to our strict COVID lock down.
    2. Lucky to have a brief holiday in March to our island state of Tasmania just as the COVID situation became apparent. You had your overseas holiday about the same time, as I recall.
    3. Deliberate rather than casual exercising walking. Now without COVID, that has fallen a bit beside the wayside as we return to our normal lives.
    4. Make the best of difficult times, and adjusting to them.
    5. I hate Mrs Brown's Boys but I can't help but laugh at times as my partner watches 'her'. I laughed at podcasts recorded by our government radio station ABC of comedians on stage and two men in particular who were great.

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    1. From what I have read, you are about a year ahead of the US on recovery from COVID.

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  3. What was the biggest surprise of 2020? The pandemic
    What brought you good luck in 2020? Hmmm...
    Name one positive thing you experienced in 2020? The kindness and generosity of my blogging friends in reaching out to my brother. Nothing beats that.
    What did you do in 2020, that you never thought you would be able to do? Disconnect completely from some of my toxic (to me) cousins.
    What made you laugh in 2020? San Geraldo, friends, my brother, myself, stories shared by others, children

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    1. I dropped a few toxic people from my life, and picked up some supportive people.

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  4. What was the biggest surprise of 2020? Everything COVID. I thought we'd shutdown for a week or so ... and here we are, still not fully back, and seemingly getting worse.

    What brought you good luck in 2020? Cool heads and logic.

    Name one positive thing you experienced in 2020? Simple things about staying home, reading a book, sitting outside enjoying nature; calm.

    What did you do in 2020, that you never thought you would be able to do? I'm with you: voting for Pete, and seeing Pete's success.

    What made you laugh in 2020? Carlos. Every day.

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    1. Carlos helps us all laugh from time to time, thanks for sharing.

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  5. 1 - getting laid off from my job of 17 years (for no damn good reason other than the boss being a greedy muthafucka)

    2 - having a spouse to help with the bills; having a roof over my head; getting unemployment

    3 - staying in touch with blog friends, knitting, naps

    4 - bringing an end to the dump dictatorship

    5 - the cats, MST3K videos on YT

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  6. What was the biggest surprise of 2020? How much I enjoy isolation from other people.

    What brought you good luck in 2020? Nothing that I'm aware of.

    Name one positive thing you experienced in 2020? The outcome of the election.

    What did you do in 2020, that you never thought you would be able to do? Work from home FT.

    What made you laugh in 2020? My husband and dogs have kept me entertained, smiling, and laughing through this whole year.

    Sassybear
    www.idleeyesandadormy.com

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    1. I have started to understand that I never liked crowds, only tolerated them.

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  7. 1. How quickly the world changed.
    2. Having a job I could do from home.
    3. How my friends found a way to stay together in spite of being apart.
    4. Stay at home so much.
    5. A lot of old movies I hadn't seen in ages.

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    1. I should start watching old movies,

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  8. I must say, it appears people are rubbing Molly Malone's titties for good luck. What a great tradition!

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    1. That appears to be the tradition.

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  9. What marvelous questions!
    What was the biggest surprise of 2020: how much support T had at election time.
    What brought you good luck in 2020? Patience.
    Name one positive thing you experienced in 2020? I read ~45 books - more than the last five years combined.
    What did you do in 2020, that you never thought you would be able to do? work from home.
    What made you laugh in 2020? Certain YouTube channel subscriptions.

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    1. Great answers, my office went from 3% telecommute to 97% telecommute in 24 hours, amazing. My count will be out in a few days, I read fewer books this year as a result of the change in my commute.

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