When you lose electricity in a storm, do you light the candles or turn on the flashlight? How many of each do you own? I honestly can’t remember the last time we lost power during a storm so I don’t know what I do. Right now I only know of the location of one candle in our place although we do have a bunch more in storage. I may have a hard time locating matches to light the candle with but I know where they are at the moment. I would definitely turn on the flashlight on my smart phone because it is likely to be within arms reach much quicker than anything else. I have one other little flashlight, one that is kinetically powered when you squeeze a mechanism on it with your hand, but I keep it in the car, this question make me think I should relocate it inside.
You are given $5,000 and the chance to exchange it for one of two envelopes. One envelope contains $50,000 and one contains $500. Do you make the trade? Why or why not? I’m not a huge risk taker and $5,000 is a lovely sized gift so I wouldn’t risk exchanging it for the lower amount.
What’s your first memory? I remember before my sister was born, she is 3 1/2 years younger than me so I was about 3. I remember my mum organising a baby doll for me, with a bed for the doll. I had to choose blue or pink for the bed head on the doll’s bed and I’m certain that I chose pink but was actually given blue, or perhaps it was the other way around. Either way I remember this event.
What do you do if you can’t sleep at night? Do you count sheep, toss and turn, or get up and try to do something? I have never found counting sheep to be a successful strategy for falling asleep. And because I wear contact lenses it is difficult for me to get up and do something without going through the whole pallaver of putting the lenses back in so I listen to audio books, this usually lets me fall back asleep relatively quickly but even if I don’t get back to sleep I’m doing something interesting to fill the time.
Bonus question: What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up? I’m grateful for a visit from my mum and step-dad and being able to spend some quality time with them. I’m looking forward to celebrating my other half’s birthday this week.
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