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Tuesday, January 24

Lovely Sponsors {part 1} + Ad Space Giveaway!

I'd like to introduce you to my friends and sponsors for January!  This month, I asked these ladies a difficult question,
"If you could sit down for dinner with any three people {past, present or future?} who would you choose and why?"  
I asked this question because it is the most interesting question I have ever been asked on a job interview.  When I asked why the interviewer had asked me it, he explained that you can learn a lot about a person's character, interests and heart by the answer to the question.  I think you will find that reading their answers with this in mind will be very insightful!

Connect with Kristina here:

When Courtney asked me this question, my mind immediately went to my grandma. She died when I was 11 years old, of Lung Cancer, from second hand smoke inhalation, while working at the VA as a nurse. She was 56 years old. Since that time, there have been countless times I've wished I could see her and talk to her or have her share a bit of my life. When I graduated from high school, when I went to college in the next town over from where she and my grandpa used to live, when I got married and with the birth of each of my children. I'd also love for her to see how much her family has grown! I've longed to share these moments with her and hear her perspective on my life and the choices I've made. I miss her, and with each passing year, I wish more that I had known her for more than 11 years. She is the person I would love to have a meal with. Outside of my immediate family, she is the one that I remember most as having a good understanding of who I was and what made me tick. I treasure all my grandparents and am so thankful for the fact that I'm blessed to know them as an adult, but somehow I feel I was cheated with the time I had with my Grandma Wiley. 

I know Courtney asked about three people, but honestly, other than maybe great people like Mother Theresa or Mary Magdalene (I would love to hear more about her life and her perspective and story of Jesus!) my grandma is the one I want dinner with the most! I'm so thankful that we both shared that hope in Jesus and one day, I will be able to have that dinner with her! I hope she's cooking, too! 

Connect with Ronni here:

Matt Smith. He plays the current incarnation of The Doctor on Doctor Who. I'd love to pick his head regarding his experiences on that show and others. OR David Tennant, who played the 10th Doctor on Doctor Who. He'd been a Doctor Who geek all his life. He seems fun and silly and an awesome dinner companion.
Michael Jackson. He was SO talented and larger-than-life, but he was also silly and seemed like a lot of fun to be around. I think having him at the table would keep us in stitches and also keep any awkwardness at bay.
Sarah Dessen. She's my favorite author. I want to be like her. Her books capture the heart of teens in contemporary settings (no vampires in her novels!), and what I love about her is that she is down to earth and not afraid to share her insecurities with her readers. She has no problems telling us that she wonders if she's a hack. But she isn't. She's a great author and I love her books.

Connect with Jo here:

Audrey Hepburn, Amelia Earhart and my daughters great-grandmother.  They are all three remarkable women and it would be an evening full of questions.

Connect with Joanna here:

1. John F. Kennedy - mainly because it'd be kinda cool to meet a president. And if I were gonna meet one, I'd want it to be him. (runners up: Bill Clinton, Barack Obama)
2. Bettie Page - because I used to be obsessed with her back in the day and her story is pretty cray!
3. Tina Fey - because she is smart, talented and most importantly, funny! I'm in the middle of reading her book, Bossypants, right now and it's high-larious!

Such different answers right!? Can't wait to share part 2!

Before I go, I thought it would be fun to share the answer that I gave during the interview:
"Madonna, because she is a pop culture icon, and I wanted to be her when I was younger.  Abraham Lincoln, because of his courage to go against the popular culture and stand up for what was right.  And lastly, my Grandma Kris, {she died two weeks before my train was to depart for a long overdue visit to her in California} so that I could just spend one last time enjoying her company."
My answers are different now though!  :)  I'll share them with you in part 2!!  Hey guess what!? It's that time again!!  Anybody feel like having a nice shiny 200x300 button featured on the top right corner of my blog?!  Well, you can win it, by entering below!!  Good luck!

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1 comment:

  1. I really loved reading everyone's answers! :) Thanks for having me!


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