Fearless Writing Challenge, day 26. What to write about when you don’t know what to write about


I gotta tell you, this whole write a blog post everyday idea is tough.

It’s one thing to whip out a short poem every day, which, truth be told, ain’t all that easy either, but to write a post that could possibly be conceived as worth reading? Well, that’s a totally different ball of wax.

It is especially challenging during weeks like this when I am loooowwwww energy and don’t really want to dive into some of the deeper subjects I have in the queue.

This is when I turn to googling ideas — “100 blog post ideas” or “30-day blog challenge” or something like that.

Thus, it is with deep apologies to the Muse that I resort to this:

30 Interesting-ish Facts About Me

(I feel like I am in junior high again #goseadragons)

  1. Are you named after anyone? Not that I know of, but legend has it my middle name comes from Janis Joplin.
  2. When was the last time you cried? It’s been a while…#thanksantidepressants
  3. Do you have kids? Yes, I do!
  4. If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself? Totally!
  5. Do you use sarcasm a lot? Nope, never. 😉
  6. What’s the first thing you notice about people? Their butts.
  7. What is your eye color? Hazel.
  8. Scary movie or happy endings? You said happy ending HAHAHAHAHAHA
  9. Favorite smells? Fresh cut grass, horse nose, lavender, sourdough bread, rain, coffee oliver-olah-91790
  10. What’s the furthest you’ve ever been from home? Western Samoa
  11. Do you have any special talents? I can touch the tip of my nose with my tongue
  12. Where were you born? San Jose, California
  13. What are your hobbies? Reading, napping, dreaming about getawayssofia-sforza-60287
  14. Do you have any pets? Yes! A 90# American Bulldog, an 11# cat and a 7# chihuahua/terrier mix.
  15. Do you have any siblings? There’s only one of me from my parents, but my mom had my sister and my father went on to have three sons and another daughter, so I have 5 half-siblings.
  16. What do you want to be when you grow up? A best-selling author.
  17. Who was your first best friend? There was a girl named Kirsten when I was about 4 who made me a paper ribbon saying I was the World’s Best Jessica, so I guess she was. IMG_0001
  18. How tall are you? 5′ 9″
  19. Funniest moment throughout School? For homecoming, my escort and I dressed up as a pimp and prostitute. No wonder I was voted most likely to become a stripper.
  20. How many countries have you visited? Only 7  : (
  21. What was your favorite/worst subject in High School? My favorite subject was probably English and my worst was math or chemistry.
  22. What is your Favorite drink? Animal? Perfume? Champagne, horse, Mademoiselle by Chanel
  23. What would you (or have you) name your children? My children are named Maya and Tosh
  24. What Sports do you play/Have you played? I was a track athlete and I’m learning tennis now! IMG_0172_2
  25. Who are some of your favorite YouTubers? Jennifer Vaughan
  26. How many Girlfriends/Boyfriends have you had? Too many to count.
  27. Favorite memory from childhood? Spending summer vacation at Kennedy Meadows where I could watch the horses all day.
  28. How would you describe your fashion sense? French-inspired.
  29. What phone do you have? (iOS v Android?) iPhone 6+
  30. Tell us one of your bad habits! I have stacks of books everywhere waiting to be read…more than I will ever have time for! usedbooks

Now, tell me something interesting about you…


5 thoughts on “Fearless Writing Challenge, day 26. What to write about when you don’t know what to write about

  1. I used to have a whole blog dedicated to these ‘surveys’ when I was in junior high, haha.

    I notice butts too lol but I don’t know about if it’s the first thing I notice. 😂 That’s amazing that you still have that drawing from Kirsten, I don’t even have any of my stuff from 5 years ago…

    I can’t believe you dressed up as a prostitute for homecoming!! And that you guys were able to vote on “most likely to become a stripper” whaaat lol, I wonder if my fellow classmates would have known to vote me as that. 😉

    Also I love your children’s names! Especially ‘Tosh’! Oh and for your favorite smells…you said ‘horse nose’? Do you mean an actual horse nose or is it something else I don’t know of? 😂

    I had fun reading your answers!! Thanks for the giggles! 💗


    1. I can’t believe they let us dress up like that – but it was the 80s so there’s that…;-)

      The poll was in the last edition of our newspaper – before we graduated. When we moved this latest time I found a box of old stuff from junior and high school. Pretty hilarious honestly!


      1. I wouldn’t imagine a horse’s nose smelling pleasant but I’ll take your word on it!! Especially since they’re also soft– I’ll write it on my bucket list to sniff and touch a horse’s nose.


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