Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Chats on a Farmhouse Porch #5

1.  Do you prefer to drive or be driven?

Kari:  In our case, that's a moot question.  Boo was rendered legally blind with his first stroke and has been unable to drive since.  I've always had poor eye sight.  As I've grown older, it's become progressively worse.  It's been several years since I could see well enough to drive.  I never liked to drive and only got my license because my father insisted.  I think one reason I never enjoyed driving was my extraordinarily poor sense of direction. 

Boo:  I don't really like to be driven anywhere.  I'd rather stay home with Boudreaux, my tiger cat.  G'ma (Kari's mother) drives me sometimes, but I like it better at home. 

2.  What's your favorite kind of jam, jelly or preserve?

Kari:  Raspberry! 

Boo:   Strawberry!

3.  Do you have any special plans for this spring or summer?

Kari:  We're planning a family reunion for my father's side of the family.  It's been years since I've seen some of my cousins and I'm really looking forward to catching up on all the news.

Boo:  I'm going to watch Kari garden and play with Boudreaux. 

4.  Lots of folks are becoming concerned about issues with food...What concerns you the most?

Kari:  GMO's.  That is absolutely my first concern.  Other concerns are poor labeling and over processed foods.  I firmly believe that the increase in cancer, diabetes and autoimmune diseases are due in large part to our diets.

Boo:  Oatmeal...I don't like instant oatmeal.  If they leave oatmeal alone, I'll be happy.

5.  Do you use nail polish often?  Finger nails, piggies or both?

Kari:  I used to polish my finger and toe nails weekly.  Somehow, I've stopped doing it.  With spring and warmer weather, I'll start again.  Definitely have to polish my piggies before I wear sandals.

Boo:  Never!

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  1. I do not drive, I am legally blind. I love strawberry jam. I liked both of your answers.

  2. I agree with Boo, just pain old fashioned rolled oats, thank you.

  3. Hello Kari and Boo! It's good to see you again. I think a poor sense of direction makes driving rather difficult. My sister has an internal GPS (in her brain) and I've always wished I had that too. I like both raspberry and strawberry jam. It sounds like Boudreaux gets lots of attention. Boo, I like REAL oatmeal too. I also like oatmeal cookies with either raisins, dried cranberries, or chocolate chips. I make an Amish baked oatmeal that my family loves. I hope you have a wonderful week! Wendell Horse sends his best. :)