Monday, October 5, 2009

My 100th post

It only took my a year and a half, but this is my 100th post. I promise to do better!!

Here are 100 things about me:

1. Bellybuttons and armpits totally gross me out.
2. I am afraid of heights. Don’t do well on Ferris wheels.
3. My favorite book is…to many to list.
4. I love the movie Hitch. Have you seen it? Cracks me up every time!
5. Favorite color is purple, but I don’t like to wear it.
6. I love to read.
7. I hate snakes.
8. I don’t read between the lines. If I have hurt your feelings or said something to offend you, you need to tell me straight up, because I won’t get why you’re trying to avoid me!
9. I love it when the seasons change.
10. I always wanted three kids.
11. I don’t like my feet to be dirty.
12. My parents divorced when I was a little girl.
13. I have lived in Texas, Oklahoma, California, Nevada & Washington.
14. I don’t like change.
15. I usually take the same route everywhere I go.
16. I’ve used the same brand of deodorant for the last15 years. Not same roll, same brand. Dry Idea roll-on. Powder Fresh.
17. I love riding motorcycles and four wheelers.
18. I like to create things, but often have to steal others ideas. Wish I were more original!
19. I was raised by my daddy with my little sister.
20. My sister and I each have one boy and two girls. Her boy is the oldest, mine is the youngest.
21. I love seeing the beauty in all the things created by God. Mountains, flowers, beaches…
22. Baby giggles make my heart happy. Actually any little giggles.
23. Favorite outfit is blue jeans, t-shirt, and tennis shoes.
24. Clothes on the floor drives me berserk.
25. I have a hard time sitting still.
26. I really should join a Dr. Pepper’s Anonymous group.
27. I am going to spoil my grandkids and annoy my son-in-laws…unintentionally and with love, of course.
28. I was baptized at age 25 with my then 7 year old daughter.
29. I love the smell of rain.
30. One day I will play the piano and speak Spanish fluently.
31. I really enjoy baking and think it would be fun to own a bakery.
32. I love to snuggle up with my hubby and watch a movie when it’s getting cold.
33. Starting a fire makes me feel mushy, along with watching the movie The Notebook!
34. I have seen God answer prayers.
35. I am a full time college student.
36. I have been married for 12 years, to the same wonderful man!
37. Clutter makes me feel antsy.
38. I love family pictures.
39. HGTV is my channel to watch along with the other fixer upper shows.
40. I am ready for a new house with a huge craft room.
41. There are not too many movies or books that I will read or watch over and over.
42. I want to live some place that stays between 75-80 degrees year round! With little wind.
43. I plan on running a marathon at some point in my life.
44. A triathlon would be cool to participate in.
45. Never thought I would be a coffee drinker, but now I cannot wait to get up and have a cup or two of coffee.
46. I would like to learn yoga, but I think it would be too mellow for me. I’d probably get bored very quickly. I think that is part of myself diagnosed ADD.
47. Beef enchiladas with red sauce, refried beans, and rice is probably my favorite meal.
48. I love being a mommy and all the things that come with parenting. Hardest job, but most rewarding.
49. I’m really not much of a football fan.
50. I liked school mainly for the sports and friendships.
51. I really was a goof off in school. I would bring things like sulfur to school and leave it some one's locker.

52. I was really tomboyish when I was younger.
53. I am goal orientated.
54. I usually plan, down to the bathroom breaks (not really), and make lists.
55. I really need my full 8 hours of sleep…every night.
56. I like to take trips. Small ones and big ones.
57. I DO NOT like pears or cantaloupe.
58. I really miss being close to family. It makes me really sad.
59. I love pumpkin pie with cool whip!!!
60. I love me some George Strait.
61. I learned to drive a standard before an automatic. I thought it was so cool.
62. I have hundreds of things I want to make.
63. I love working hard.
64. I prefer warmer colors over pastels.
65. I have green eyes. If you dare say they are brown, I will gouge your eyes out with a fork! Just kidding.
66. I’m a jello fanatic.
67. I am incredibly blessed.
68. I listen to K-Love in my car and I love it when the kids say turn it up!!
69. I like to save quotes. I have a little journal that I write them in.
70. I like to take old and/or ugly things and fix them up.
71. I’ve been coloring my hair since I was 25.
72. I think it’s against the law to get up before 6am.
73. I have been hot air ballooning. It is gorgeously fun!
74. I was born in the great state of Texas, as were my three children.
75. I enjoy gardening.
76. I have a really weird sense of humor. I blame that on being raised by my dad.
77. I once flushed a little fish down the toilet because he was stinky.
78. I am pretty simple. Don’t wear much jewelry or nail polish.
79. Pretty content with what I have. I don’t have many wants.
80. I am 5’3”.
81. I miss living in Amarillo.
82. I think marriage and raising kids takes a lot of hard work. Sometimes I get lazy.
83. I am saved by the grace of God.
84. I am struggling with school right now, because I just want to do all the mommy stuff instead of homework or studying.
85. I have a rule that bad and scary dreams aren’t allowed to be told.
86. I’m still not convinced that my 13 year old needs a cell phone.
87. We do not have TIVO. If you feel sorry for me and led to give me one, just email me and I will give you my mailing address.
88. I love watching my kids play sports and cheering them on.
89. I listened to Milli Vanili, Michael Jackson, Vanilla Ice, and MC Hammer back in the day.
90. I am forgiven!
91. Mercy Me’s I Can Only Imagine is one of my favorite songs. I want it played at my funeral.
92. I love praising God in worship.
93. I have been to Canada and Mexico.
94. We went to Six Flags for our honeymoon.
95. I don’t ride roller coasters or anything else that looks scary.
96. I am usually an active listener. I like to hear other’s point of view and then sit back and think about it.
97. I take my showers at night because I think it takes too long to get ready in the morning if I don’t.
98. I have already started buying for Christmas. Have you?
99. I have worked as a babysitter, dishwasher, waitress, cashier, secretary, Land Tech, and Landman.
100. I love my husband!!

1 comment:

Dawn Jenkins said...

Love it! Congrats on your 100th post. Ariel's halloween dress is TOO CUTE!! I really miss you Shannon!