Me, Myself and Me

About me?  I am still trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up.  I just turned 70 so I still have time.  Life has been quite the ride, one I will never regret.  A combination of my family and friends along with my life experiences have made me who I am.  Some of my dearest things in life are coffee, cats, and living.  I try to reflect on those things in my blogs.

I could go on and on about who I think I am, however, I would rather express how I feel.  Maya Angelou’s quote sums up my feelings better than I can try to explain them myself.

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  Maya Angelou

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Cheers!

Eugenia

 

  109 comments for “Me, Myself and Me

  1. 07/15/2015 at 10:55 pm

    I love her quote, too! How o wish it would permeate my being as it did hers! But I’m working on it!

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    • 07/15/2015 at 11:05 pm

      I understand. Her quote is my favorite. It makes so much sense.

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      • 08/01/2015 at 3:58 pm

        Thank you. It is my favorite, as well. She has some great quotes.

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  2. 08/01/2015 at 12:53 pm

    I hadn’t heard that quote before – it’s wonderful!

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  3. 08/02/2015 at 10:20 am

    Me again. I visited my writer buddy this evening. She lives just down the street from me and we try to get together on Sunday evenings, but don’t always manage it.

    Anyway, we were talking about blogs – hers, mine, others we’ve seen. I told her about yours and that you were still figuring out what you wanted to be when you grew up.

    My buddy, who turned 75 recently, said, “Quite right.” One of her favourite sayings is, “Don’t peak too soon.” That’s because nobody wants to feel they’ve done their best work when they’ve still got years and years ahead of them!

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    • 08/02/2015 at 4:16 pm

      So true. Growing up should be a constant work in progress. I think it would be boring to be grown up – it’s kind of like saying I’m finished.

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  4. 08/04/2015 at 5:33 am

    That quote is so true…

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  5. 09/21/2015 at 8:00 pm

    Hi, mind if I ask you a question? For our 11th day assignment I have an idea to conduct an interview with someone who is not into gaming, and get their perspective on the world of video games. Would you mind if I interview you?

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    • 09/21/2015 at 9:14 pm

      Hi,please give me an idea of what you are going to do regarding the interview. I do play games on my laptop everyday but they may be a bit different.

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      • 09/21/2015 at 9:23 pm

        Well, I myself am a 51 yr old woman, and I came into gaming late in life. I’ve found friends on the Internet through my gaming that are all adults too. So we chat about gaming from the same point of view, in that we all already like it. It’s my intention to write an article that gives the views of someone who isn’t into gaming upon that hobby. But maybe, if you do game already, be it on your PC, it wouldn’t fit…anyway, let me know what you think! And don’t worry if you don’t want to do it, I’ll understand.

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      • 09/21/2015 at 11:45 pm

        Here is the website I go to for games. http://www.pogo.com/?pageSection=cp_header_home

        It is different from what you consider gaming. We chat also but about anything and everything. I have been a member since 2007. There are daily and weekly challenges. You win tokens, which you can use to buy stuff. You have a mini, which is a character – male or female which you can select backgrounds and clothing, etc. It is hilarious and quite amusing. So, I don’t mind the interview but I don’t believe I can give views as someone who isn’t into gaming. Let me know. 🙂

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      • 09/22/2015 at 6:06 pm

        I think you are right, even though it’s not the sort of games that I write about, it’s not like you can give views as a non gamer. Thanks anyway for thinking with me, I’ll reconsider my next step, lol!

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  6. 10/11/2015 at 3:00 am

    My dear, young friend who enjoys the same things as I do, your blog and the comments you offer make me feel really happy. Don’t forget that! Clare

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    • 10/11/2015 at 12:27 pm

      Thank you for the compliment. Especially, the young part.:) I am probably quite a bit older than you are at 70. I think young as I feel thinking young keeps you that way. Of course, I have to remember there is a difference between young and immaturity, at my age. I love your posts and always look forward to reading them.

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      • 10/11/2015 at 5:20 pm

        Nope, I’m a proud adult/ child of 66, so we are both youngsters. thank you and I love to tune in to your posts, too. And thank you, WordPress Blogging 101, for bringing us together.

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      • 10/12/2015 at 6:12 am

        The body (the outer tent/vehicle/garment) may age but the inner person is eternal; never ages, always inquisitive, always curious, ever asking, never growing, and so on and so forth – endless. That is why we always realize (actually) that we are ever young. That is the nature of our being, bodies apart!

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      • 10/12/2015 at 2:04 pm

        Nicely said. Thank you for sharing.

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  7. 10/15/2015 at 12:50 am

    I absolutely love that quote! And it’s exactly true! Also, stay young and live your dreams! 🙂

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  8. 10/15/2015 at 1:10 am

    I’m glad you found me, for it led me to your blog. Thank you for stopping by and for the follow. Coffee and cats are my thing too, although I currently don’t have any feline friends living with us in a high-rise apartment we call home. Still working on the “living” bit; that is, finding out its essence and what I want to do with this precious gift.

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    • 10/15/2015 at 2:19 am

      I am glad I found you too. I understand working on the “living” bit. We do the best we can to be happy and make others happy.

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  9. 02/17/2016 at 3:27 pm

    Happy to connect with you. I turned 73 last November and enjoy blogging and meeting others bloggers, it’s especially nice to meet someone close to my age.

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    • 02/17/2016 at 3:48 pm

      Yes, there are quite a few of us that are a bit older than some of the others 😊 I like it too as we have more in common.

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  10. 05/09/2016 at 7:29 pm

    I am delighted to find people with years of life experience who are still living each day to the fullest, learning new things, and sharing their wit and wisdom! I love the things you post on Patricia’s “In Other Words” and I hope you will join in fro Annie’s “Friendly Fill-Ins” this week so we can learn more about you! 🙂

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    • 05/09/2016 at 8:01 pm

      I will try my best to be there. 😉

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  11. 10/19/2016 at 4:34 pm

    glad to have connected with you. Love your perspective on life. Also love the quote, Maya is right! Just BEAUTIFUL.

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  12. 10/22/2016 at 12:58 am

    Wow, another YOUNG person! Awesome – thanks for the follow. Look forward to seeing what else you have to say 🙂

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  13. 11/21/2016 at 9:24 pm

    Lovely blog! 🙂 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  14. 11/22/2016 at 9:48 am

    Open and honest communication seems to be a refreshing part of your blog.

    Liked by 3 people

  15. 11/22/2016 at 2:23 pm

    Thanks for the follow and feedback, great blog by the way!

    Liked by 1 person

  16. 11/29/2016 at 5:19 pm

    Anyone who quotes Maya Angelou is my friend – nice to meet you, friend!

    Liked by 2 people

    • 11/29/2016 at 5:31 pm

      Don’t you just love her! I use her quotes a lot. An amazing woman.

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  17. The Millionaire's Digest
    12/17/2016 at 8:28 pm

    Hey there Old Sport! I’m K&L from The Millionaire’s Digest, and I just want to apologize for not being able to publish all the articles fast enough on The Millionaire’s Digest. I also want to apologize for not launching the magazine for the first time when I first said I was. I understood that I made a big error and realized that the magazine had no theme to it, but now I’ve revised it and already have people sending in their articles to me, which brings me to my next point Old Sport.

    I would just like to ask you before I get ready to have our magazine published if you would still like to be in it. I mean, I don’t want you to feel like I’m forcing you to do this because I know I wouldn’t like it if someone made me do something I didn’t want to do either. But I mean, I just wanted to make sure because you are one of my team members, and I just didn’t want you to feel left out when you see it go live in all the stores!

    Also, please know that if you do choose to do this, you do this for yourself, not me. I do perfectly fine for an individual, as you know that I could’ve launched this myself and not let anyone on it. But I’m not that type of person (Nor will I ever will be). This is just something that I want to be able let you guys do, so I can help you get more exposure to your blog!

    Sincerely,
    K&L

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    • 12/17/2016 at 9:06 pm

      Thank you contacting me K&L. First off, you don’t need to apologize – you do a terrific job with your site and helping others get exposure. We’re all busy, especially this time of the year.

      Please refresh my memory about what type of articles you are wanting for the magazine. What is your theme? Also, number of articles per week? or month?

      I am sincerely interested but I don’t have a lot of available time.

      Let me know and Happy holidays!

      PS I write a lot of poetry that seems to be catching on.

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      • The Millionaire's Digest
        12/17/2016 at 10:53 pm

        Okay, thank you so much! I’ve emailed you the application that the rest of my team has been filling out! (I emailed it to your yahoo account.) Try to have it filled it as soon as you can! Also, I hope you and your family has a blessed Christmas as well!

        Sincerely,
        K&L

        P.S. – I’ve made your position from Author to Editor on our website, which means you now have to ability to delete the whole website if you want, as well as complete control over everyone’s post as well, but I mean, I trust you enough as you have come to trust in me! Thanks again P.H.!

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  18. 12/23/2016 at 7:58 am

    Beautiful quote and very nice to meet you. Thank you for following my blog, I will certainly take time to visit yours as well. I hope your day is a happy one! 🙂

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  19. 12/25/2016 at 8:40 am

    cheers over your years
    happy holidays
    cold
    and wet
    and yet
    another day of life
    not yet wiped away
    pray
    and do
    me to you
    and i

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    • 12/25/2016 at 8:45 am

      Lovely poem. thank you and happy holidays.

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  20. 01/22/2017 at 11:58 am

    Lovely to meet another soul who is still seeking and enjoying finding Oneself. 🙂

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  21. 01/26/2017 at 6:36 pm

    Hi Eugenia… I mention this only because another blogger did to me with my blog… that sometimes the colour of text is very difficult to read with the dark brown background. I appreciated her telling me so I hope you don’t mind me doing the same… Diane

    Liked by 2 people

    • 01/26/2017 at 9:52 pm

      Thank you so much for letting me know. I’ll work on making it easier to read.

      Liked by 1 person

      • 01/26/2017 at 11:36 pm

        One always hesitates to say something but I appreciated when someone told me… Thanks Eugenia … Diane

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  22. 02/05/2017 at 2:30 pm

    Pleased to meet you.! And we are all still works in progress regardless of our age 🙂 Thank you for the blog follow also.!!

    Liked by 1 person

    • 02/13/2017 at 1:13 pm

      Growing up is a step by step experience.

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  23. 02/18/2017 at 2:11 pm

    Hello! I love your blog and look forward to following. The pics of owls and coffee make me very happy.

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  24. 02/25/2017 at 9:30 am

    My eight grade Language Arts teacher introduced me to Maya Angelou. The entire class had to break up in pairs and trios to enact Phenomenal Woman. I have been aspiring to become that Phenomenal Woman ever since. Getting there… 🙂

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    • 02/25/2017 at 11:13 am

      I just love her quotes. She was an amazing woman and one I will always idolize.

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  25. 03/01/2017 at 12:38 am

    Love that quote!

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  26. 03/05/2017 at 11:04 am

    It is a pleasure to meet you Eugenia. Life is to be lived and loved.
    You are someone who is happy with it all. (and why not!)

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    • 03/05/2017 at 12:34 pm

      It’s nice to meet you too. I agree and yes, why not be happy, it is better than the alternative.😃

      Liked by 1 person

  27. 03/11/2017 at 9:59 pm

    Thank you so much for visiting me at my blog! What a wonderful lovely site you have here. It’s a treat for me to meet you. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  28. 03/13/2017 at 6:54 am

    A pleasure to meet and connect with you Eugenia. I look forward to some interesting conversations over coffee.

    Liked by 1 person

  29. 03/14/2017 at 9:37 pm

    I love your blog! ❤ So glad that you found me – thanks for the follow. Going to explore around your blog now.
    Great About page…. especially love your humor and the beautiful energy. Many blessings, Debbie

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  30. 03/27/2017 at 4:41 pm

    nobody love the liar
    the wimpy crying
    in the rain
    non stop
    sunshine
    disappears
    til the day after tomorrow
    did not know her name before
    and soon too
    hers
    will be on the litanic
    list of goodbyes!

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  31. 04/04/2017 at 11:27 am

    Thanks for your ‘Follow’ Eugenia, which, having visited your own blog, I reciprocate, being most impressed.

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  32. 04/05/2017 at 9:01 am

    Its great to read that you have yet to discover what you want to be when you grow up. Maya Angelou, one of my favourite writers too

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    • 04/05/2017 at 11:03 am

      I feel if we keep working on what we want to be when we grow up, we will never grow old. 🌼

      Liked by 1 person

      • 04/05/2017 at 11:13 am

        Yes, now that I like 😊. Thinking of Maya Angelou she was a great role model and true inspiration for many women. She learnt many many different things throughout her lifetime.

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  33. 04/17/2017 at 1:13 pm

    love this – Truman Capote has a great quote to the effect that anyone who makes you feel good is someone to treasure 🙂

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  34. 04/23/2017 at 8:36 pm

    Hey Eugenia,

    I arrive a little later than planned with apologies in tow to thank you for your comment and followship at Gallybloggers and for the support and appreciation of our intention to share the small voice of the Homeless with the larger world. Raven’s 12, the band of merry scarecrows who manage the site are grateful for your kindness and consideration. We are also cat lovers and coffee drinkers who celebrate life as passionately as you. Our field is your field, the gate is always open, so please call by whenever you’ve need of a scarecrow, a friend, or a cuppa 🙂

    Had we not discovered your age Eugenia, we’d have thought you a slip of a lassie, such is your fervent evergreen heart and curious, inquisitive mind. We also admire your name, and wondered if it is a name that has always inspired you and your outlook on life? The Maya Angelou quote suggests that you warm to your name very readily. We admire her as well for both her fortitude and courage, and for her poetry and ability to write with noble words and noble sentiment. A phenomenal woman in so many wonderful ways.

    Your Blog is a testament to your kindness and generosity, to your perspective on life and the love and enjoyment you continue to derive from it. A pleasure indeed to meet you. We hope our paths will cross again.

    Until then….take care of you and one and all in all ways for always and always.

    Namaste 🙂

    DN and Raven’s 12
    (https://bwbachandtheraven.wordpress.com/ )

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    • 04/23/2017 at 8:54 pm

      I am in awe of your wonderful comment. You made my day and I have a huge smile on my face. I will cherish your comment forever.

      Peace and Light and take care.

      Cheers!
      Eugenia

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      • 04/24/2017 at 4:20 am

        It is our pleasure Eugenia, and always will be when enjoying your presence and warm company. If we’ve left a smile and a small memory and made another delightful friend, then that is ample reward for us, we ask for nothing more.

        Peace, Light and Love always be with you. Take care of your vibrant ever-green garden. It’s paradise.

        Namaste 🙂

        DN

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  35. 05/06/2017 at 11:51 am

    I am fascinated to find such a wise and funny woman. Thank you for following my blog, I hope you find something interesting in my ramblings on nature and I look forward to learning from you. Happy Saturday!

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  36. 05/07/2017 at 5:12 pm

    It is not all that necessary to grow up! I think that it may be highly over-rated and besides…it does not seem all that fun! I may ever so slightly grow up in five years or so…but don’t count on it!

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  37. 05/08/2017 at 6:04 am

    Hello Eugenia. I found your blog link at Jackie’s blog party. Nice to meet you 🙂 I’m looking forward to reading about your life and seeing what stories you have to tell 🙂 The quote is beautiful – gave me shivers 🙂 Take care. Carly

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    • 05/08/2017 at 9:50 am

      It’s good to meet you too and I am delighted you stopped in to visit. I am on my way to your blog now.😃

      Liked by 1 person

  38. 05/08/2017 at 6:57 am

    I just found your blog and looking forward to returning to read more!

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    • 05/08/2017 at 9:33 am

      Thank you for visiting. I am on my way to your blog now.😃

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  39. 05/21/2017 at 10:08 am

    That’s my favorite Maya Angelou quote. And it’s so true. Ever seen someone’s face light up when they see you though they can’t remember where they know you from? LOVE it! Thank you so much for the follow. I’m turning 66 today and I’m on the same page as you! 😀

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  40. 05/22/2017 at 12:18 am

    Hi Maya Ma’am, thanks for stopping by on my blog and giving it a follow.Your blog has a warmth to make everybody feel special.Thanks for getting connected.It means a lot to me.

    Liked by 1 person

  41. 05/23/2017 at 10:48 am

    😃

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  42. 05/28/2017 at 10:22 am

    “people will never forget how you made them feel ” This is something that one can never ever try to erase from ones memory , words and work may perish but feelings remain hidden !

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    • 05/28/2017 at 12:33 pm

      Maya Angelou has many wonderful quotes but this is my favorite by any author. Thank you for commenting.

      Liked by 1 person

  43. 10/09/2017 at 8:19 pm

    Thank you, Eugenia, for the follow

    Liked by 1 person

    • 10/09/2017 at 8:21 pm

      How does that happen?! I hadn’t even finished yet …. I was going to say that some of the treasures in life are the people we come across. Blogging has brought so many treasures into my life 🙂 Your Me Myself Me gives a wonderful snapshot of you. I like many of those things too.

      Liked by 1 person

      • 10/10/2017 at 10:55 am

        I agree. I have met so many nice people because of blogging, plus what I have learned from reading and engaging with others is priceless.

        Liked by 1 person

    • 10/10/2017 at 10:50 am

      I love your site. 😉

      Liked by 1 person

  44. 10/17/2017 at 5:32 pm

    So nice to meet you, Eugenia. In reading this post, it seems you are acquainted with some of my favorite bloggers. I’d be proud to follow. Van

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