“We were together. I forget the rest.”
Today, I have the great pleasure to share a very exciting questionnaire with you- my mom’s! As you will see, she is a very special soul and I”m so happy she agreed to do it! And, I realized this is just in time for Mother’s Day, so Happy Mother’s Day Mom:)
(the first picture is of Judy just being Judy, the second is Judy snuggling with Jakey pup when she came to visit John and I :)
WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT STATE OF MIND?
Is Hopeful. Hopeful that actually, maybe, the reasons I moved to an isolated spot on the map (the Black Rock Desert)
WHAT IS YOUR GREATEST FEAR?
My greatest fear is twofold. Not necessarily in order. Being old and not having any teeth. And, being old and still not knowing who I really am.
WHO ARE YOUR REAL-LIFE HEROES?
My real life heroes. Are my two children. They are the most lovely, creative and resilient humans I know. Or could want to know. I feel so blessed to know them and have some part in their lives. They surprise me constantly in the ways that they are unique unto themselves and I am privileged to see them in their great unfolding and their own discovery of the immense talents, beauty and sense of humor they both have. My father, who taught me at a very early age that ” less is more.”
WHAT DO YOU LOVE?
Beautifully designed spaces. Vast, open spaces. Creating beautiful spaces. Solitude and connection. Simplicity. Dressing for a black tie dinner on the desert floor at dusk, in July. My dog, Baxter. When something I have read for the twenty first time, finally, makes sens e.Flowers. Paint. Color. Black and white. White furniture, white clothes. Chalkboards. My children. My friends. Feeling up to a challenge.
WHAT ARE YOUR CURRENT OBSESSIONS?
Finding the right piece of property to put a much needed business on for the much needed everything in my community.
WHAT IS THE QUALITY YOU MOST ADMIRE IN ANOTHER PERSON?
Bravery. A willingness to step outside of any box.
WHAT IS IT YOU MOST DISLIKE?
WHAT DO YOU VALUE MOST IN YOUR FRIENDS?
Honesty and Bravery.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE NAMES?
I don’t know. I think they are names that are attached to certain people I love or admire. If I have to choose one not attached, it would be Banjo.
WHO IS YOUR CELEBRITY CRUSH?
Now and forever. Always. Robert
WHAT’S YOUR DREAM CAR?
A blue dump truck.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE DRINK?
Right now, a White Russian. Dessert before dinner.
WHAT IS YOUR MOTTO OR FAVORITE QUOTES?
Motto’s- I am still trying to incorporate and live by, they are the same as my favorite quotes. The newest is, ” Fear has only two causes: the thought of losing what you have or the thought of not getting what you want.” Byron Katie.
The other, which springs to mind, is from the Tao Te Ching, “If you have the patience to wait, gradually the muddy water becomes clear. If you can remain in non-doing, the perfect action arises by itself.”