The 5 Things List – Old School Blogging

The Old School Blogging is back yo! And I couldn’t wait to jump in and have fun with the awesome Alison and Elaine.

So here goes, my 5 things:

Five Things I Have a Passion For:

  1. Writing, it’s all I’ve been doing lately. Writing like crazy just pouring it all out.
  2. My family. Rebuilding a relationship with my parents, especially my mother has been very highly on my list lately.
  3. Fitness and healthy living. Although my fitness journey has taken a backseat as of lately, it will always be one of my biggest passion.
  4. Photography. Sometimes neglected but it will always be something I am passionate about.
  5. Traveling. My God, I miss miss miss traveling!

Five Things I Would Like to do Before I Die:

  1. Have some books with my name written on the covers.
  2. Crossing things off of my bucket list
  3. Holding my grand baby(ies) I want to be the cool grandma
  4. Having a small place by the beach
  5. Travel, travel, travel more

Five Things I Say A Lot:

  1. Please? – reminding the boy.
  2. I love you and I miss you – for my boy. He was away for a week so I said this a lot more lately.
  3. Excuse you? I said this a lot to my friends.
  4. Maureen, how may I help you?” – answering the phone at work.
  5. Sayang (honey) – this one is for my man obviously

Five Books and/or Magazines I Have Read Lately:

  1. All About Tantrums from Karyn
  2. Eating Well Magazine August edition – digital edition still counts right?
  3. Oxygen Magazine July edition – again digital edition
  4. Change Your Brain Change Your Body by Daniel G. Amen – about to read this one.
  5. PUSH: 30 Days to Turbocharged Habits, a Bangin’ Body, and the Life You Deserve! By Chalene Johnson.

Five Favorite Movies:

Gone With The Wind

  1. Gone With The Wind!
  2. The Help
  3. Finding Nemo – I’ve seen this a million times maybe with the boy.
  4. Up – the most romantic movie ever well the first bits.
  5. Sex and the City – even when critiques are bashing the movies! I love them, go and hate me. Hah!

Five Places I Would Love To Travel To

  1. Ora Beach – well every beaches in Ambon, really how could you not wanting to see this?

    Ora Beach Photo by Barry Kusuma

  2. The Machu Picchu
  3. Europe
  4. Indonesia. Yes I live here and there are still so many beautiful places to see, to explore. I still have a long  travel bucket list just for my own country.
  5. Santorini

What’s on your Five list? Join the fun!

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  1. Indonesia IS beautiful! My sister has made several trips there, mainly to Ubud, but she’s also been to Yogjakarta and a few other places, I forget :)

    Thanks for playing!
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  2. Oh… that beach is beautiful! It looks perfectly serene & I think I’d rather be there than at work right now. :)
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  3. Love your list! I love seeing where other people’s passions and wishes lie. I think I will do this!
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  4. Seriously, how wonderful would it be to live by the ocean?

    And there are a lot of places in the U.S., my own country , that I would still like to go, so I understand that! :)

    • Maureen says:

      Oh yes that would be a dream come true to live by the ocean! :)
      I have awesome places in the US on my bucket list too ;)
      Thank you for this month’s fun Old School Meme.

  5. Saundra Rohn says:

    I enjoyed another blog that let’s me hear your heart❤love you

  6. sis when you’re traveling, traveling and traveling you’ll be dropping by nyc, right? you owe me coffee and a real hug. xoxo V
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  7. Gone with the wind makes my top 10. I adore that book! And I want to have a cottage on lake huron. I really liked your list. I am glad I stopped by!

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  8. I totally get wanting to explore your own country more. I live in the US, and there’s seriously so much to do hear, I could live my entire life and never see it all. I would love to visit Indonesia, as well!

  9. Hi Maureen! Great things on your list! And ORA BEACH?? Never heard of it but it looks amazing! I’ll definitely have to research that one. I hope you get to do some traveling in the near future! Thanks for sharing! :-)

  10. I have faith that you will have several books with your name across the cover! And speaking of books, I would love to hear about the change the brain’change the body book once you read it. I can get with that!

  11. I love the movie “Up”, it IS very romantic!
    And I also stand by the Sex and the City movies, watched them several times.
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  12. Oh I love your places to visit! I think my five places have now grown!

  13. That picture of Ora Beach is beautiful! I definitely wouldn’t get tired of seeing that view every day!
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  14. That beach is AMAZING!!
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  15. Interesting! Way to know people/someone better :) And btw Ora Beach looks so intrigue, I wanna go there too! :)

  16. This is a great way to get to know you even better! I am the same way with wanting my name on a book cover one day!
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  17. shahalam Khan says:

    I love all the places in the photos, it’s amazing.

  18. I have not heard of Ora Beach – it looks amazing and peaceful and beautiful.
    I have traveled a bit, but would love to travel more one day. There is so much to learn from new places and people. :)
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