Lyn Asks the August Question — 9 Comments

  1. I would love to learn the true names of flowers and how to arrange them. I think giving and receiving flowers has become as lost as writing a letter longhand and sending it in the mail. Flowers warm the heart and put smiles on faces. The colors and shapes speak to the senses and lift the spirit.

  2. This is a two-fold answer… If I could learn anything, what I would love to do is be a travel photographer. Go places. Take pictures that make others want to go there, too.

    BUT… I also want very much to re-learn watercolor painting and pencil sketching. Over two decades ago, I lost all confidence in my talents. I haven’t drawn or painted since. I want to start again, but am not sure what it would take.

  3. I would love to learn to work rehabilitating manatees that have been injured. Such beautiful creatures!

  4. I would love to fluently speak French. Although I took classes in high school and college, there’s a lot I’ve forgotten. If there’s ever a chance to travel to France or a French-speaking destination, I want to be able to fully understand the language. An added bonus is that it’s a beautiful language.

  5. I would like to skydive. I’m not an adventurous person, but the idea if jumping out of a plane and seeing earth from above appeals to me. Of course my husband would agree only if he could get a motorcycle, so this is not going to happen.

  6. I would love to learn American Sign Language. It is so beautiful put to music and song. I’ve seen it done in several church services. Beautiful and what a wonderful worship experience. If I didn’t have a “tin ear” I’d love to be able to play the guitar. I took lessons many many years ago but couldn’t tune it properly. My dad played “by ear” and could play anything he heard one time. Alas I didn’t inherit his talent.

  7. I would love to learn how to type Braille. I started twice, but, as they say, “life got in the way“ and I never finished. Yes, I used a computer, but where the letters are and what keys are used to make one letter in Braille is totally different. I’ve wanted to do this ever since I saw a friend’s mother typing Braille about 50 years ago. At that time, of course, she was not using a computer, but had a different kind of typewriter. I would love to volunteer to type books into Braille so the blind would be able to read them.

  8. I want to narrarate audiobooks! It has been something I have wanted to do for a while now but can’t get the courage to spend the money on everything yet. If there was no cost I would do it in a heartbeat. I absolutely love reading and always give different voices to the characters in my head so I think this would be perfect for me.

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