I’ve been featured at Sally Cronin’s Smorgasbord to be part of her ‘Getting to Know You’ series. Sally has given a choice of questions to answer. I find with every interview we read about our writing friends we can find new things about them that we wouldn’t otherwise know about. I enjoyed the images Sally has chosen to highlight my answers. Enjoy my answers.
Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – The Sunday Interview – Getting to Know author D.G. Kaye
You might think that as popular and D.G. Kaye (Debby Gies) is in our community that there was little more to find out about her… I beg to differ as you will find out.
Now time to find out which of the five questions Debby has selected to respond to….
Thanks for having me over Sal. I chose these 5 questions because often my personal habits and preferences spill into my writing. As many of my readers know, lots of my life is in my books as I share my stories to enlighten others. My stories of defeat, triumph and overcoming also include some of my shopping peeves, travel stories and overcoming a low self-esteem, and of course, the love for my father, so I’ve chosen the following questions to answer.
How would you describe your fashion sense?
My fashion sense began as a small child when I was fascinated by the way my mother dressed – stylish and trendy. I didn’t need to be too old to know that was how I wanted to dress when I got older. But being self-conscious about how I looked since childhood cautioned me as I grew into a teen that not everything that suited others necessarily suited me or my body type. I learned young how to wear things that accentuated my better parts instead of dwelling on the parts I wasn’t happy with.
Eventually, I developed a style of my own that suited me best, yet, was often original and not what everybody else was wearing. I’d have to say that my style is somewhere between eclectic, bohemian, and became bolder as I grew older and into myself. I’m pretty sure I was born with a knack for fashion and tried lots of things until I grew into myself. I’m a big fan of bold prints and colors and I love everything leopard LOL.
I often get complimented for clothes I wear by complete strangers while out and about, often adding that they wouldn’t have the guts to dress like me, but I seem to be able to pull it off because it suits me and my personality. I think many are afraid to step out of their comfort zones when trying out trendier styles and that has a lot to do with self-esteem. I know from myself when I was a teen, I liked more subdued clothing because I was happier blending into a crowd. But after I came out of my shell I became somewhat of a fashionista.
If you could get rid of one household chore, what would it be?
Vacuuming! I will be blunt here – I hate vacuuming! It’s hard on the back, never fits in the crevices I need it to, it’s loud, and I don’t like loud. I could probably use a new one, but I keep procrastinating about buying a new one because I hate to spend money on something I hate doing. I’m on the fence about what kind of vacuum I’d buy next and seriously contemplating getting one of the robotic ones that go around the floors by themselves. I’m opened to hearing about anyone who loves their vacuum? Lol. Please continue reading at Sally’s blog.
Source: Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – The Sunday Interview – Getting to Know author D.G. Kaye | Smorgasbord Blog Magazine
10 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – The Sunday Interview – Getting to Know author D.G. Kaye | Smorgasbord Blog Magazine”
Thanks for boosting the post Debby…♥
Thanks as always for the invitation Sal ❤ xx
I bet you’re not the only one, Debbie. Mine’s washing floors (marble ones in Spain!) Hey ho, but aren’t we lucky to have floors!! xx
Lol, I hear you Joy. We love floors, but we hate cleaning them. 🙂 xx
Good answers, every one. I used to love vacuuming. It was cathartic. Now, it’s work and I avoid it!
Lol Jacqui. Writing is much more cathartic! 🙂
Hi Debby – bright and bubbly … and I guess your clothes compliment your personality – that comes over. I think I’d give robotic vacuuming a go … but research first and see how it goes … ie stairs, rugs et al … I agree vacuuming is horrible – do it regularly and it’s probably better – keeps things under control. Cheers Hilary
Thanks Hilary. I may give the robotic vacuum a go. I just have to wait for a sale and buy from a place where I know I can return if I’m not happy. 🙂
I veer towards the bohemian and leopard prints too. Ha ha, another way in which we are similar!
LOl, so not surprised!!!!! ❤