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Bet ya didn’t see this one coming. No, probably not.

Today I’m here to have some FUN!

Bet ya didn’t see this one coming. No, probably not.

I’ve been tagged, my friends. (And yes, that’s the face I make when tagged.)

Now, normally whenever I’ve been tagged in the past I’ve sheepishly chickened out. (did you ever see courage the cowardly dog?)

For whatever reason. But today I take a stand, because I’m in the mood to do something fun on the blog.

 

 

1. You must post the rules.
2. Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post and then create eleven new questions to ask the people you’ve tagged.
3. Tag eleven people and link to them on your post.
4. Let them know you’ve tagged them!

1) WHAT ONE “NEED” AND ONE “WANT” WILL YOU STRIVE TO ACHIEVE IN THE NEXT TWELVE MONTHS?

I really want a lot of things but they all revolve around being the best version of myself that I can possibly be – a better friend, a better sister, a better daughter, a better businesswoman, a better human being etc.. I think the one thing I really need to do is focus on giving more in any way that I can. That needs to happen.

2) WHAT WOULD YOU DO DIFFERENTLY IF YOU KNEW NOBODY WOULD JUDGE YOU?

Not very much. Even though I’m fully aware that it’s absolutely impossible for everyone to like me, I still care what people think. But even though I care what people think, I try not to let it affect my decisions at all. I love the quote, “Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.” - it sums up my feelings on the matter pretty quickly.

3) WHAT THREE WORDS WOULD YOU USE TO DESCRIBE THE LAST THREE MONTHS?

Beautiful. Fleeting. Powerless.

4) WHAT MAKES YOU WEIRD/INTERESTING/DIFFERENT?

Everything about me in ways there are no words for.

5) IF YOU COULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN, WOULD YOU CHANGE ANYTHING?

Well, I don’t have regrets. Each experience (good or bad) has taught me valuable lessons. However – I would love the opportunity to hold onto those valuable lessons and go back and change a few things here or there, sure! That would be way fun haha!

6) WHAT SMALL ACT OF KINDNESS WERE YOU ONCE SHOWN THAT YOU WILL NEVER FORGET?

I have a bad memory and actually can’t think of a single one. Not because they don’t exist, I know they do, but simply because I can’t remember. *blush*

7) IF YOU WERE FORCED TO ELIMINATE EVERY PHYSICAL POSSESSION FROM YOUR LIFE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF WHAT COULD FIT INTO A SINGLE BACKPACK, WHAT WOULD YOU PUT IN IT?

Ipad (books/camera/photos/internet/games). Wallet. Passport. Knife. Flashlight. Bottle of water. Phone. Tooth brush. Tooth paste. The rest of the space I would stuff with clothes.

8) WHAT HAVE YOU READ ONLINE RECENTLY THAT INSPIRED YOU?

Under-Promise, Over-Deliver.

9) IF YOU COULD TAKE A SINGLE PHOTOGRAPH OF YOUR LIFE, WHAT WOULD IT LOOK LIKE?

It would be a self portrait, for sure. In the middle of a field, me on the ground, pouring rain, dirt everywhere. I love the “ugliness” of the dirt. Normally a girl would not want to lay in the dirt in the pouring rain, but there’s something beautiful about being “at one” with nature.  There is so much beauty in nature and I love exploring that relationship, because I am nature.

10) WHAT ARE YOU MOST GRATEFUL FOR?

Myself. I am so grateful for every single thing about me from my eyelashes to my thoughts to my healthy body to my experiences.

11) WHAT IS THE SIMPLEST TRUTH YOU CAN EXPRESS IN WORDS.

Love is the language of the world.

  

I’m not much of a rule breaker … buuuuttttt the eleven people I’m choosing are ..  YOU and you and you and you and you and you and you and you and you and you and YOU! Yeah, sooooo if you are reading this, YOU have been tagged. Do you know what that means? That means you have to answer the following ELEVEN questions:

  1. WHAT ONE “NEED” AND ONE “WANT” WILL YOU STRIVE TO ACHIEVE IN THE NEXT TWELVE MONTHS?
  2. WHAT WOULD YOU DO DIFFERENTLY IF YOU KNEW NOBODY WOULD JUDGE YOU?
  3. WHAT THREE WORDS WOULD YOU USE TO DESCRIBE THE LAST THREE MONTHS?
  4. WHAT MAKES YOU WEIRD/INTERESTING/DIFFERENT?
  5. IF YOU COULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN, WOULD YOU CHANGE ANYTHING?
  6. WHAT SMALL ACT OF KINDNESS WERE YOU ONCE SHOWN THAT YOU WILL NEVER FORGET?
  7. IF YOU WERE FORCED TO ELIMINATE EVERY PHYSICAL POSSESSION FROM YOUR LIFE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF WHAT COULD FIT INTO A SINGLE BACKPACK, WHAT WOULD YOU PUT IN IT?
  8. WHAT HAVE YOU READ ONLINE RECENTLY THAT INSPIRED YOU?
  9. IF YOU COULD TAKE A SINGLE PHOTOGRAPH OF YOUR LIFE, WHAT WOULD IT LOOK LIKE?
  10. WHAT ARE YOU MOST GRATEFUL FOR?
  11. WHAT IS THE SIMPLEST TRUTH YOU CAN EXPRESS IN WORDS.

Now, go! And don’t forget to follow the rules ;)

PS Big hugs to Kate for tagging me!

 

  • http://jeangreyphoenix.wordpress.com/ Kate

    I absolutely ♥LOVE♥ your photograph of your life. What a beautiful concept. I think you should totally make that happen.
    Thanks for playing along; I know it’s not generally your thing. :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rocio-DOleo-Photography/157690 Rocio DOleo

    1. I need* and want* to pay more attention to my photography and also be a better person.
    2. Like you said, I tend to care of what people think but always try not to let it affect my life, I confess that I need to work on that.
    3. Memorable, Stressful, Fun.
    4. The way that I think.
    5. Sure.
    6. One of my friends had a lot of things to do after school but I needed to stay for 2 more hours there and I was by myself, so she decided to keep me company instead of going home.
    7. Camera, Ipod, Phone, my notebooks, clothes, towel and toothbrush and toothpaste.
    8. Alex Beadon’s Blog.
    9. Me smiling with the sunset behind me or something alike.
    10. My life, my family and friends.
    11. If you believe you can, you can.

  • http://www.exposurepoet.blogspot.com Lauren

    1. WHAT ONE “NEED” AND ONE “WANT” WILL YOU STRIVE TO ACHIEVE IN THE NEXT TWELVE MONTHS? – MY need of choice (:P) would be to be financially independent or at least well on the way. My want would be to start photographing people. (and a tripod…)

    2. WHAT WOULD YOU DO DIFFERENTLY IF YOU KNEW NOBODY WOULD JUDGE YOU? – A few things. I would have started school earlier, I would have continued to dance after moving away from the studio I considered home.

    3. WHAT THREE WORDS WOULD YOU USE TO DESCRIBE THE LAST THREE MONTHS? – Hectic, unwarranted, desperate…

    4. WHAT MAKES YOU WEIRD/INTERESTING/DIFFERENT? I’m a mirror twin with a HUGE opinion and no fear of expressing it. I’m quite artsy as well.

    5. IF YOU COULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN, WOULD YOU CHANGE ANYTHING? – Yes. Quite a few things actually. But the one that comes to mind is dealing with my wedding and caving into the demands of other people instead of my own.

    6. WHAT SMALL ACT OF KINDNESS WERE YOU ONCE SHOWN THAT YOU WILL NEVER FORGET? – My dad used to write little notes as a child for me and leave them on my bedroom door to wake up to in the morning. They were wonderful.

    7. IF YOU WERE FORCED TO ELIMINATE EVERY PHYSICAL POSSESSION FROM YOUR LIFE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF WHAT COULD FIT INTO A SINGLE BACKPACK, WHAT WOULD YOU PUT IN IT? – My camera and lenses, my cell phone, my rosary and engagement ring, pictures of family and friends, my laptop.

    8. WHAT HAVE YOU READ ONLINE RECENTLY THAT INSPIRED YOU? Some amazing photography articles by some amazing people.

    9. IF YOU COULD TAKE A SINGLE PHOTOGRAPH OF YOUR LIFE, WHAT WOULD IT LOOK LIKE? – I have SO many ideas. But I think it would be a semi self portrait of myself sitting on a log in the woods with my long hair down in a big hat, breathing in a sun beam that landed on my face, and the faded yet present layer of my family and loved ones sitting on the log with me.

    10. WHAT ARE YOU MOST GRATEFUL FOR? Opportunity.

    11. WHAT IS THE SIMPLEST TRUTH YOU CAN EXPRESS IN WORDS? Home is where love resides.

  • http://www.linenandsilk-weddings.com elisabetta {linen and silk}

    I love this! Thank you for sharing a little glimpse of yourself!
    Here are my answers:

    1. WHAT ONE “NEED” AND ONE “WANT” WILL YOU STRIVE TO ACHIEVE IN THE NEXT TWELVE MONTHS? I NEED to get my wedding planning business up and running because I WANT to be completely independent.
    2. WHAT WOULD YOU DO DIFFERENTLY IF YOU KNEW NOBODY WOULD JUDGE YOU? Wear a miniskirt. Sad. I know.
    3. WHAT THREE WORDS WOULD YOU USE TO DESCRIBE THE LAST THREE MONTHS? Moderately fulfilling & challenging.
    4. WHAT MAKES YOU WEIRD/INTERESTING/DIFFERENT? I’m terrified of dogs and fire. I’m a very religious person who believes in creation, Adam and Eve, and that Armageddon is coming – for real.
    5. IF YOU COULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN, WOULD YOU CHANGE ANYTHING? I wish I’d realised earlier in life that being a wedding planner wasn’t just a dream. If I did, I wouldn’t have studied something different at uni. Having said that, my media degree is crucial to the way I’m shaping my business, so perhaps it wasn’t such a bad idea…
    6. WHAT SMALL ACT OF KINDNESS WERE YOU ONCE SHOWN THAT YOU WILL NEVER FORGET? My husband choosing to be with me despite being a completely mental and scatty person! ;-)
    7. IF YOU WERE FORCED TO ELIMINATE EVERY PHYSICAL POSSESSION FROM YOUR LIFE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF WHAT COULD FIT INTO A SINGLE BACKPACK, WHAT WOULD YOU PUT IN IT? My Bible, my laptop, my mascara, my camera, pen & paper, a copy of Elle magazine, my old photo albums.
    8. WHAT HAVE YOU READ ONLINE RECENTLY THAT INSPIRED YOU? Green Room on Rock N Roll Bride is constantly inspiring me. So helpful for building a business…
    9. IF YOU COULD TAKE A SINGLE PHOTOGRAPH OF YOUR LIFE, WHAT WOULD IT LOOK LIKE? It would be a picture of my whole family – a picture of me and my husband swimming in the most crystal clear sea with our snorkels, with my mum, dad and my brother sitting on the beach chatting.
    10. WHAT ARE YOU MOST GRATEFUL FOR? Knowing that life is not all about living a limited amount of years, but that what God has promised us is actually going to happen.
    11. WHAT IS THE SIMPLEST TRUTH YOU CAN EXPRESS IN WORDS. Parents love you unconditionally.

    xx Betta

  • http://paulettetphotography.blogspot.com Paulette

    hi alex! here are my responses to your tag. :)
    http://paulettetphotography.blogspot.com/2012/04/tagged.html

  • http://www.alexbeadonphotography.com Alex Beadon

    YAY! Can’t wait to check them out, Paulette! :)

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  • http://www.facebook.com/ Kailyn

    You’ve captured this pefreclty. Thanks for taking the time!