Saturday, July 26, 2008

100 Things about me...

I saw several blog posts that were "100 things about me", I thought, hmmm, that's kind of a neat way to get a bunch of info out all at once, lol. Sooooo, with that in mind, here are 100 things about me...

1. I was born and raised in Texas (for the most part)

2. I'm 5'5"

3. I like chocolate :)

4. I drive a bright yellow 150 scooter

5. I enjoy shooting guns, lol

6. I LOVE to garden (veggies, tropical fruits, flowers, anything...)

7. My favorite "cultivated" flower is a rose

8. I haven't changed my hairstyle in 30 years, lol

9. I love Jesus!

10. I am especially irritated by being called honey or sweetie,...UNLESS you are from the south (and have the drawl to prove it) and/or are much older than me. I can't tell you why, but it raises the hair on the back of my neck, lol.

11. I don't like Chinese food unless I make it myself

12. I like REAL Mexican food

13. If a restaurant doesn't serve sweet tea, I probably won't go back

14. I've made several wedding cakes

15. I have the funniest husband in the world - he makes me laugh every day

16. I always wanted to be an actress

17. My first car was a 1983 Burnt Orange Toyota Corolla with dark tinted windows and ice cold A/C

18. My dream car is a 1968 Candy Apple Red Mustang Convertible with White interior (well, that's one of them)

19. One thing I will NEVER give up is ice cream, lol

20. I have the most rewarding job in the world :)

21. I want to parachute - maybe next year... :)

22. I have been bungee jumping - it was fun, but I won't do it again

23. I enjoy snorkelling

24. If I could live anywhere and money was no expense, I would live on 10 acres - a mixture of woods, rolling hills and green pastures in a 2-story old wood house with a wrap-around porch and a fantastic view of the sunrise and sunset. :)

25. I love to dance

26. I was in the Air Force

27. I lived in England for 5 years when I was little

28. I'm the baby of 6 kids (4 girls, 2 boys)

29. I turned 40 this year - yikes.

30. I am a sinner - freed by the grace of God, but still a sinner none-the-less

31. I love to photograph flowers

32. I LOVE being a Mom

33. I was going to make my own wedding gown and bought 22 yards of satin before my best friend told me I had too much on my plate, lol (I'm still making "things" with satin, lol)

34. I enjoy sweet, romantic movies

35. I wanted to be a ballerina, and took ballet for 5 years

36. I had a cat named "dog"

37. I drink a lot of water

38. I'm running out of things about me, lol

39. I enjoy cooking and baking healthy food

40. I actually enjoy cleaning my house

41. I love to hear the birds begin chirping at sunrise

42. I'm hardly EVER up that early, LOL

43. I love sunsets

44. I love the sound of a babbling brook

45. I love the smell of sea air

46. The longest friendship I have had has lasted 32 years

47. I enjoy exercising, as long as I have A/C, lol

48. I can make some really funny faces

49. I didn't have "big hair" in the 80's...or ever, lol

50. I love to sew

51. I have green eyes

52. I love to laugh

53. I have the cutest dog ever :)

54. My favorite color is pink

55. My favorite kids book is "I'll love you forever" - and I have never gotten through it without crying

56. My favorite wildflower is the Texas Bluebonnet

57. I would like to see the Northern Lights someday

58. I am afraid of sharks and big dogs that I don't know

59. I am beginning to realize that there isn't much to say about me, lol

60. I played a clown in the 2nd grade play because I was the only one who could do a cartwheel

61. I miss my son and can't wait for him to come home!

62. I enjoy reading Jane Austen's novels

63. I have a pretty strange imagination, lol

64. I like to stargaze (as in the "Sky", not "hollywood")

65. I've watched my favorite movie probably 20 times

66. I haven't watched "TV" in almost 10 years

67. Salad is one of my favorite foods

68. I like to ride horses

69. I'd love to go white water rafting someday

70. I have parasailed

71. I like Avocados

72. I lettered in Drama in High School

73. I collect "Cooking Light" cookbooks and love to try their recipes

74. I have been to Mexico several times (high school in a border town = Friday nights in Juarez!)

75. I was a flag girl in high school

76. The only soft drink I drink is Virgils Root Beer from the health food store

77. I still have my tonsils and all my wisdom teeth


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