R1: I’d like to say reading or writing, but the reality is probably be sucked into the social media wormhole…
R2: Probably read a book or talk to the Mr on the phone. (Hehe honesty is key!)
R1: Floral jumpsuit
R2: Two-toned; white and grey sweater.
3- What hobby would you get into if time and money weren’t an issue?
4- What would your perfect room look like?
R1: A beautiful combo of rustic, modern farmhouse
R2: A Pinterest pin duh!
5- How often do you play sports?
R1: Yeesh…this isn’t a question designed for me. I watch lots of sports, that must count for something!
R2: 😲 do video games count? 🤔
6- What fictional place would you most like to go?
R2: In one of the factions of the Divergent series.
7- What job would you be terrible at?
R1: Anything with open wounds and guts…
R2: Public speaking.
8- When was the last time you climbed a tree?
R1: A couple months ago!
R2: Uh never?
9- If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning a medal for?
R2: Being observant
10- What is the most annoying habit that other people have?
R1: Eating disgustingly, noise, scrapping, loud chewing…ALL of it!
R2: Chewing with their mouth opened.
11- What job do you think you’d be really good at?
R1: Talk Show Host
12- What skill would you like to master?
R1: Wood Carving or contractor
R2: Playing the piano.
13- What would be the most amazing adventure to go on?
R1: Travel the world!
R2: Visiting Dublin, Ireland🇮🇪
14- If you had unlimited funds to build a house that you would live in for the rest of your life, what would the finished house be like?
R1: A modern farmhouse in the countryside with a lake on the property.
R2: Hmm that’s a tough one. I love the idea of a classic look; original sidings etc, but I love the idea of a modern kitchen, with a twist of the good old rustic farmhouse sink 😉.
15- What’s your favourite drink?
R1: Right now, I’m obsessed with lemonade of all kinds!🍋
R2: Iced tea, hands down.
16- What state or country do you never want to go back to?
R1: I don’t have any really…the current state of the USA, doesn’t fill me with any excitement to visit….
R2: I can’t say that the thought has ever crossed my mind.
17- What songs have you completely memorized?
R1: Oh lots! Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air Theme Song.🎶
R2: Wayyy too many to list lol
18- Are you usually early or late?
R1: Early, I hate being late.
R2: Early, or just on time. I’m a sucker for punctuality.
19- What pets did you have while you were growing up?
R1: Dogs & a pet fish🐟
R2: None. We only got a dog when I was 19.
20- When people come to you for help, what do they usually want help with?
R2: Just a open minded, and willing to listen ear.
21- What takes up too much of your time?
R2: Overthinking and questioning myself.
22- What do you wish you knew more about?
R1: How to be less stressed when life tests you.
R2: Hmm, I wish that I knew more about the workings of the male brain…it constantly has me saying…”WHAT!!??”
23- What would be your first question after waking up from being cryogenically frozen for 100 years?
R1: Why on earth was I frozen!?!
R2: Who is still around that I know…
24- What are some small things that make your day better?
R1: Coffee, Neveah giving me a morning cuddle.
R2: Taking to the people that mean the most to me, and I to them.
25- Who’s your go to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?
R1: John Mayer or Leanne La Havas
R2: For KING & COUNTRY & Unspoken.
26- What TV channel doesn’t exist but really should?
R1: The Afro Channel 😂
R2: The Rae Network; has all of the shows that I watch, at the tip of my fingers *evil laugh*.
27- What age do you wish you could permanently be?
R1: 22- it was such a good year for me on so many levels!
R2: I haven’t reached that deliberation just yet, but if you stick around a few more years, I’m sure that I’ll have an answer for you.
28- What TV show or movie do you refuse to watch?
R1: The Purge or any non-sense killing for no reason movie
R2: American Horror Story- as much as I may have a bit of a soft spot for suspense-filled TV shows.. I just CAN’T DO IT!
29- What would be your ideal way to spend the weekend?
R1: Wake up late, breakfast in bed, go out for a nice walk, take lots of great shots, end the night sleeping out looking at the stars.✨
R2: A nice cup of coffee or chai tea, play the piano, read a book, watch a movie and end the day with a cup of tea in bed.
30- What is something that is considered a luxury, but you don’t think you could live without?
R1: Sushi 🍣
R2: Hersey’s Cookies and Cream chocolate 🍫
31- What’s something you like to do the old-fashioned way?
R1: Write, I struggle to go straight to a digital device…as I type this on a computer…
R2: Read a physical book vs an ebook :$
32- What’s your favourite genre of book or movie?
R1: Drama, fiction
R2: Fiction, fantasy
33- How often do you people watch?
R1: Not often…never really have the time or opportunity to do so.
R2: Not that often, I’m more of a “glancer”.
34- What have you only recently formed an opinion about?
R1: Nada, I gots an opinion on EVERYTHING!
R2: On how you should be treated and on how people should be treating you.
35- What’s the best single day on the calendar?
R1: Christmas- duh!
R2: Can I pick a month!? Ie, December hehe
36- How do you relax after a hard day of work?
R1: Candles and a book
R2: A book, Netflix, my bed and I lol
37- What was the best book or series that you’ve ever read?
R2: The Immortals Series
38- What’s the farthest you’ve ever been from home?
R1: Germany 🇩🇪
R2: New Jersey
39- What is the most heartwarming thing you’ve ever seen?
R1: My daughter and her cousins posing for a pic, she reached for her hand and was stroking it! 💓
R2: Going to pick-up my niece from daycare and her running to give me a hug, as if she hasn’t seen me in years and it’s only been a few hours.
40- What is the most annoying question that people ask you?
R1: What African country I’m from…🌍
R2: Are you Jamaican…What happened to the rest of the Caribbean islands people?!
41- If you were a dictator of a small island nation, what crazy dictator stuff would you do?
R1: Impose sushi Saturday🍣!
R2: Impose a car free day.. there are some crazy drivers out there.. a break from that would be nice.
42- What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives?
R2: Watch Outlander 😉 haha)
43- Would you rather go hang gliding or whitewater rafting?
R1: Hand gliding.
R2: Is neither an option?! I don’t do heights and water…so….
44- What’s your dream car?
R1: Mini Cooper.
R2: Any BMW with brown interiors 🤤
45- What are you most looking forward to in the next 10 years?
R1: Travelling more.
R2: Finishing up my education and finding a job that I love.
46- What’s something you’ve been meaning to try but just haven’t gotten around to it?
R2: Taking a plane🛫
47- What’s the best thing that happened to you last week?
R1: Someone told me they missed me.
R2: I had a mini vacay.
48- What’s the best way to start the day?
R1: Slowly waking up, refreshed, reading a book
R2: Stretching and walking up at my own pace.
49- Where is the most relaxing place you’ve ever been?
R1: Stirling, Scotland🏴
R2: A park in this new up and coming neighbourhood. There was a really nice water fountain and a man made canal.
50- How different was your life one year ago?
R1: Very different, I was living in another country!
R2: I was trying to figure out the motions of being in a relationship.
51- What are you looking forward to in the coming months?
R1: Travelling more!
R2: Pursuing my studies so that I can leave studying behind!
52- What website do you visit most often?
R2: Pinterest and Facebook.
53- What one thing do you really want but can’t afford?
R1: A remote island.
R2: A house lol
54- Where would you spend all your time if you could?
R1: A beach. 🏖️
R2: In other countries, exploring.
55- What shows are you into?
R1: The Crown & This Is Us
R2: Outlander & This Free Rein
56- What is special about the place you grew up?
R1: The memories.
R2: It was my first home.
57- What age do you want to live to?
R1: Yeesh, 90? I don’t know how I feel about being so old when everything in your body is falling apart…
R2: 90s, but hitting those 3 digits (100) sounds like a true accomplishment.
58- What are you absolutely determined to do?
R1: Travel more and do more things for myself.
R2: Be honest with the people that mean that most to me and still be myself.
59- What question would you most like to know the answer to?
R1: How to be happy, in spite of everything.
R2: How to enjoy yourself/ live, while still trying to be mindful of the feelings of the people around you. 🙏
60- What was the best compliment you’ve received?
R1: That I had beautiful eyes
R2: That I am beautiful without makeup on.
61- As the only human left on Earth, what would you do?
R1: Laugh or cry!🙃
R2: Adopt a whole set of cats and dogs. Then cry, because I’M ALL ALONE.
62- Who inspires you to be better?
R1: My daughter
R2: I’m not sure.
63- What do you want your epitaph to be?
R1: She loved and was loved.
R2: She had the biggest heart.
64- They say that everyone has a book in them. What would your book be about?
R1: I am currently writing it! Check it on the blog- In Her Eyes (shameless plug)
R2: The tales of being your mothers best friend lol
65- What is something you will NEVER do again?
R1: Argue with a drunk lady.
R2: Take the metro/bus late at night.
66- What do you spend the most time thinking about?
R1: My life and if I’m making the right decisions.
R2: What my life may look like in a few short years.😔
67- What are some of the events in your life that made you who you are?
R1: My parent’s divorce & close a family member suffering a nervous breakdown.
R2: Trying to keep things from the family and seeing that they will always be there for me, no matter what.
68- What do you wish your brain was better at doing?
R1: Math calculations
R2: Math and just letting things go!
69- If you could make one rule that everyone had to follow, what rule would you make?
R1: Befriend a stranger.
R2: Be kind to everyone you meet.
70- As you get older, what are you becoming more and more afraid of?
R1: Running out of time to do the things on my bucket list.
R2: Not living and focusing too much on the unimportant.
71- What is one of your favorite smells?
R1: A good cologne👃🏽
72- What would you do if you knew you were going to die in one hour?
R1: Spend it with all the people I care about all in one place…a death party?!💀
R2: Get one last snuggle from R1’s mini me and hug all the people that I care about.
73- What book(s) impacted you the most?
R1: Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret, White Oleander & She’s Come Undone
R2: Hana’s Suitcase, To Kill a Mockingbird & Outlander Series
74- If life is a game, like some people say, what are some of the rules?
R1: What rules?!
R2: There are no rules…let’s be honest, we make it up as we go lol
75- Who is / was your most interesting friend?
76-What would be some of the most annoying things about having yourself as a roommate?
R1: I hate a mess and will complain about it.
R2: I don’t like to see a dirty sink, toilet or bath tub🛁…I will actually gag.
77- What’s something you are self-conscious about?
R1: How opinionated I am…
R2: My stomach depending on what I wear.
78- What gets you fired up?
R1: Racists, sexists, homophobes…I could go on…
R2: People being two-faced and thinking that they can get away with it…honesty is the best policy, it’s not worth it to waste your time and energy lying 😑.
79- What challenging thing are you working through these days?
R1: Being a supportive partner to someone suffering from mental health issues.
R2: Expressing my needs and trying to fulfill them, while still being aware of the needs of others.
80- What do you like most about your family?
R1: The fact that they like me…I think…
R2: That’s easy! In a time of crisis, we drop everything to be there for one another, no questions asked. We make it work, no matter the cost.
81- What do you hope your last words will be?
R1: I love you…💖
R2: It’s going to be ok.
82- If you were put into solitary confinement for six months, what would you do to stay sane?
R1: Study and work out?
R2: Read and play the piano? (they best GIVE ME ONE!)
83- What’s the title of the current chapter of your life?
R1: The Emotional Struggle
R2: When to Speak Up.👄
84- What’s the hardest lesson you’ve learned?
R1: How sometimes you can be blindsided by some of the closest people to you…betrayal.
R2: When to keep my mouth shut vs being 100% honest.
85- What do you want to be remembered for?
R1: How I made people feel…for being there for my family and friends.
R2: For the love and dedication that I put into everything and everyone that came into contact with me.
86- What do you regret not doing or starting when you were younger?
R1: Learning about myself on a deeper level and working at being a more compassionate person.
R2: Learning to be a kid outside of being really close with my mom. I feel as if I may have stayed “too close” for too long.
87- If you could have a never-ending candle that smelled like anything you wanted, what fragrance would you want it to be?
R1: Vanilla or pumpkin spice🥧
88- What’s the best thing about you?
R1: My personality?! Urgh!
R2: I’m a really good listener when you need me to be.
89- What’s the best thing you got from your parent(s)?
R1: Work ethic and her positivity.
R2: Dedication and determination
90- What’s one responsibility you really wish you didn’t have?
R1: Paying bills…urgh
R2: Always being an example, I worry that I’m not always doing it well…
91- What are the top three things you want to accomplish before you die? How close are you to accomplishing them?
1- Visit the continent of Africa (Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa)- not close yet
2- Sky dive- not close yet
3- Visit Iceland to see the Northern Lights- started looking into trips…
1- Take a plane- a trip is in my future for 2019💃🏿
2- Visit Dublin Ireland- not close yet
3- Visit Grenada- not close set
92- What do you wish you could tell yourself 10 years ago? What do you think you’ll want to tell your current self 10 years from now?
R1: Trust your gut and live your life for you, don’t let them hold you back.
R2: Have fun and hangout with friends, while staying true to your values. Love with your whole heart, it will be worth it in the end.
93- What’s the best and worst thing about getting older?
R1: Realising how many moments you didn’t appreciate and seeing how quickly time is moving forward.
R2: Realizing that you haven’t “lived” very much, but that you still have a chance.
94- If you had a personal flag, what would be on it?
R1: White flag, with a cherry blossom in the middle
R2: A white flag with a purple butterfly.
95- What lifestyle change have you been meaning to make for a while now?
R1: Getting fit💪
R2: Running more🏃♀️
96- What would be your spirit animal?
97- If you were forced to relive one 10-minute block of your life again and again for all eternity, what 10 minutes of your life would you choose?
R1: Seeing and holding my daughter for the 1st time, I was so drugged, I don’t fully remember the emotions of it…it happened a little too fast.
R2: Being asked out by the Mr, he was so nervous that I couldn’t stop smiling (he’s not a very nervous person lol).
98- How do you hope you’ll change as a person in the future?
R1: I hope to be more compassionate and patient, with others and with myself.
R2: I hope to be more patient when waiting for what the future holds for me.
99- What keeps you up at night?
R1: Fighting feelings of loneliness…
R2: My other thinking about disagreements, how certain interactions occurred and I wish that they could/would have been done differently.
100- What’s the most surprising self-realization you’ve had?
R1: That I am worth loving and having the love I feel I need and deserve. It’s not too late.
R2: That my feelings NEED to be expressed and not swept under the rug, because I care more about the feelings of others.
101- What’s the most illegal thing you’ve done?
R1: Getting on a train w/o a ticket🎫
R2: Driving in a car, where someone sat/laid down in the trunk 👀
102- What lie do you tell most often?
R1: That I can do it all…alone.
R2: That I am ok, when I’m not.
103- What do you regret not doing?
R1: Listening to my gut more.
R2: Listening to the little voice in my head before acting.
104- What do you most often look down on people for? What do you think other people look down on you for?
R1: That I come across like a tough nut and that I don’t care.
R2: For not being considerate of the people around them. For not expressing myself and standing my ground.
105- How do you get in the way of your own success?
R2: Self-doubt for sure and saying that I’m not good enough/ making excuses.
106- What’s one thing you did that you really wish you could go back and undo?
R1: My wedding…no, not married to them now. Lol.😂
107- What are you afraid people see when they look at you?
R2: Perfection, when everyone makes mistakes and no one is 100% perfect.
108- When people look at you, what do you think they see / think?
R1: My RBF😂
R2: My scars/ eczema…that it “overpowers” my beauty.
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