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G is for ______________

August 9th, 2011

GARDENING – I didn’t use to be much of a gardener, but have grown to love it over the past 9 years. It’s such a great hobby because it’s: relaxing, active, fun, creative, and so many other wonderful things.

GRANOLA – not meaning that I like granola, but meaning that I’m a granola. For some funny descriptions of “granolas” see the Urban Dictionary. Although I don’t fit all the parameters of a granola, I’m pretty crunchy!

GENEROUS – I’ve always been a generous person, I try to give generously of my time with friends & family when possible and give generously of my money to charities and those in need.

GOOD – this is how my teachers always described me on my report cards and a “pleasure to have in class”. I’ve always been naturally good.

GOOFY – Yep, I can be a bit goofy sometimes.

What words/phrases describe you that start with a G?

Who’s joining in:
Nic at Nip it in the Bud
KB from My Old New House
Chas from Heritage Acres Homestead
Erika from Our Homegrown Family
Candie from Finding My Roots
Louisa from The Really Good Life
Judy from My Freezer is Full
Xan from Not Dabbling in Normal and Mahlzeit
Amy from I Love Nubians, Make Mine Mini
Jaspanelle from Paganites
Greg from plot 52 is doing beautiful illustrations!
Lisa from Realisa Building an Authentic Life
Emily from Sincerely Emily
Joanna from Zeb Bakes
Misky from Misk Cooks
Compostwoman from The Compost Bin
Tracy from Back to Basics
Whit from Knitty Whit
Patti from Poodlebugs
Teresa from Little Tidbits of Teresa’s Life
Susan from The Penless Writer
Join the Alphabet in August Flickr Photo Group – all my letter images will be in there if you want to use them on your blogs.

(if you’re joining in on your blog let me know so I can add you to the list and please link to the daily post here at Chiot’s Run when you post and a pingback will show up in the comments here so people can head over to read your words).

9 Comments to “G is for ______________”
  1. gabe on August 9, 2011 at 8:35 am

    “Good.” That sounds like my wife :) She was always the goody in school. I was always smart but never motivated, and I don’t think I ever had any teachers say I was a pleasure to have… at least not after elementary school. Drove my parents crazy :)

    Ha, I love those granola definitions, though I don’t fit most of them – I think the only qualifying pieces deal with the natural food and living. I don’t do the whole drug thing, and I’m definitely not a leftie!

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    • Susy on August 9, 2011 at 11:04 am

      I’m the same – no drugs and not a leftie (or a rightie either for that matter). But as for food, gardening & other areas I fit right in.

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  2. goatpod2 on August 9, 2011 at 11:04 am

    I already did G so I moved onto H for today.


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  3. Michele on August 9, 2011 at 12:10 pm

    Granola….that is too funny! I had to go and check it the link. Some thing we fall in line with, others not! Like you not a leftie or a rightie, we just don’t fit into the nice, neat little labels that society has for us.

    Granola….still cracking up over that!

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  4. kristin @ going country on August 9, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    Gorgeous, especially around 9 p.m. when I’ve been standing in a sweltering kitchen canning peaches for two hours.

    At least my husband thinks so, anyway. I appreciate his delusion.

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  5. nic@nipitinthebud on August 9, 2011 at 6:31 pm

    gardening has a lovely way of getting under you skin and soaking into your very soul (along with the mud you’ll invariably find under your nails after a good stint outside – well perhaps not for you Susy with your lovely Ethel gloves to protect you).
    I couldn’t pick just one G today so today it is for … George, giraffes, garden peas and growing veg.

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  6. KimH on August 9, 2011 at 6:45 pm

    Groovy, goofy, & great fun. ;) I think mighty high of myself, dont I? LoL
    Im also a long time gardener… at least 43 or 44 years that I can remember. ;)

    I’ve wondered what crunchy was, but never bothered to look it up I’ll have to check out that Urban Dictionary more often. You’d think with 5 kids between ages 21 & 29 I’d be more with it. ;)

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  7. Judy on August 9, 2011 at 7:39 pm

    I’m going to have to to a catch-up post soon. We’re preparing for out of town guests and my husband’s 50th birthday party so things are a bit crazy around here.

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  8. Sincerely, Emily on August 9, 2011 at 8:04 pm

    Granola – such a great G! I am definitely a granola in some ways – NOT in others. So funny!

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