Share Your World – January 8, 2018

Here is Cee’s Share Your World questions and my responses:

Do you prefer a bath or shower?

What do I prefer? I prefer taking a bath, but for practical reason, I take shower 99% of the time because It takes less time. There are days when I’m physically exhausted or mentally stressful, I like to take a hot bath with Epsom salt, Concentrated mineral bath soak with Eucalypti and Chamomile, and lavender bubble bath. I soak in the bath with headphone on, listening to my favorite Romantic Adagio CD. It helps to relax my muscles.

bubble bath

What do you do to make a living or during the day? If you are retired what mostly occupies your day? Or if you are a student what are you studying?

I’m retired but I am working and have a busy schedule.

I own an after-school care business. Even though I have several people help me doing the tutoring, teaching Chinese and providing childcare, I do all the things that an employer does.

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays are gym days when I work out with my husband.

Thursdays and Fridays, I take poetry, watercolor, and chorale classes for the retirees at Cal State University in Fullerton.

Not to mention that gardening is my regular routine of the day. I also have church activities several times a week.

Is there a stuffed animal in your bedroom?

No, I don’t, and I have never had a stuffed animal for myself.

What inspired you or what did you appreciate this past week?  Feel free to use a quote, a photo, a story, or even a combination. 

The rain finally came last night. It rained all night and it has been raining lightly but steadily all day. I  worried about my garden. Usually, this time of the year provides rain to soak the soil and prepare the soil for spring. This is our first rain of the winter. I hope it will rain a few more time before spring.


Cee’sShare Your World – January 8, 2018

57 thoughts on “Share Your World – January 8, 2018

  1. I love reading the responses to challenges like, share your world, I learn a lot about bloggers new and old! I’ve learned that you are living a very full life, thank you for sharing your world with us through your lovely posts!

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  2. I love your gardening flower pictures! I had no idea you worked out and took classes and owned a business oh my you are just about as cool as anyone can be!!!!
    I haven’t soaked in a bath in forever. When my daughter was born with a kidney defect we were told she could never take a bath due to infection possibilities and so I just never did again either!
    I loved reading your answers. Thank you for sharing!
    My only stuffed animal is my daughter’s favorite one as a child that is still on my dresser.

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    • Yes, Beth, I’m busier retired than I was working. Sorry about your daughter’s health problem. Yes, you just have to do your best to prevent the infection. I don’t think my husband takes bath. I only do it a few times a year. Yes, my daughter has stuffed animals also but I don’t count them as mine. Thank you for reading and comment. I usually just make short posts as time allows.
      Take care yourself!!

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  3. I really enjoyed learning this about you. I am a Child Development Specialist and have worked for over 20 years with children in Head Start, Child Care and the public school. Love working with children. A true blessing from God!

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    • Thar;s great, Laura! I had my Child Development study also and sent on to study Educational Leadership. I did preschool, K to 6, district administration, for 30 years. I started running the after school care when I was a teacher, continue to do that when moved on to admin, and keep doing that after I retired. Thank you for reading my post. I appreciate it!! God is good!!

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  4. Miriam is that also you on the cover of the coursebook? Your watercolor is pretty and reminds me of a batik painting I got to make in college. Retirement sounds like the fun kind of busy!

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    • I know what it means by not being able to get up and down in a tub. So a year ago, I wanted to install a grab bar by the tub. One thing led to another, we remodeled the bathroom with two grab bars – one on the side and one at the end of the tub on the wall to let me grab on it when getting out of the tub. I love hot shower also, I let the hot water run on my back to help me relax! 🙂


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