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1. Have you ever walked out of a movie?

No, but there are a few that I probably should have walked out of.

2. What do you most often use for blogs and blogging: desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone?

Laptop, desktop and phone. Prior to acquiring my beloved Birdie, I exclusively used a desktop for work and blog-writing. Now that I have a laptop, I would say that I split pretty evenly between the two — it really depends where I feel like working on a given day.

My phone is a great way to catch up on blog-reading, but if I want to comment, I prefer to use something with an actual keyboard.

3. Have you ever had anything stolen from you?

Yes. Our house was burglarized a few months ago and they took all of my jewelry and some other fancy stuff. You can read all about what I learned from that in this 7 Quick Takes.

Other than that, we’ve been remarkably theft-free around here.

4. Do you identify as a member of a particular ethnic group?

So I’m Irish, French and Hungarian. Bret is Hungarian, German and Polish. If I had to choose the ethnic group(s) with which I most identify, I would choose French and Irish. My husband would probably choose Polish.

Credit: EveryCulture.com

Interestingly, our children will be more Hungarian than either of us and more Hungarian than Hungarian than any other ethnic group. I guess we need to do a little more research about our other halves.

5. Do you abstain from meat on Fridays?

Not currently, but I’d like to start. Summer is a pretty difficult time for us in terms of controlling our diet/meal plan. We do so much traveling and it seems rude to make requests about the meal plan. (I mean, let’s get real here — I’m all about the free food. If someone else is going to make it for me, the correct response is “Thank you so much! This is delicious!”)

I did not make this fishy meme.

However, I’ve been mulling over the issue a lot lately. I’m enamored with the idea of getting back to Catholic roots and traditions and I like the environmental/health benefits of abstaining once a week. Hrm — looks like it’s time to have a fancy-pants religious conversation with my husband.

6. Seen anything weird lately?

Not really. I mean, there’s a dog Up North that looks like a bear with really stumpy legs. That’s kind of odd, no?

Sort of like this, but black.

Answer Me This is a virtual cocktail party hosted by Catholic All Year. Check out all the other answers here.

Author’s Note: You may have noticed that there was no Weekend in 5 iPhone Pictures this weekend. That’s because I was having too much fun hanging out with my new family. I’ll make it up to you, I promise. Here’s a few pictures from the weekend to tide you over:

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