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Saturday, November 29th, 2008

Saturday 9: Just Like a Pill

1. What was the last pill you took?

I took an alleve Tuesday night during church because I had a headache.

2. What time of day do you usually feel most energized?

Late morning…. like 10ish.

3. Who was the last person you hugged?

Amanda…. or Bailey… can’t remember which was last.

4. If you had a restaurant serve you a perfect breakfast, what would it be?

Quiche with artichoke hearts, a slice of ham with ketchup, hash browns, a belgium waffle with hot syrup and melted butter… and a coke with sonic ice.

5. What did you do on Thursday?

Drove to Tulsa (2 hour drive) to Matt’s mom’s house for Thanksgiving dinner.  Enjoyed a delicious meal, colored and cut Jane Ann’s hair (matt’s sister), looked at pictures, drove home, ate leftovers, went to bed. I need to remember to do a post about term life insurance quotes.

6. If you could change one thing about your life, what would it be?

I would listen.

7. What is your favorite TV commercial at the moment?

That one that has the song, “I am green today….”

8. Who would you’d be surprised to wake up and find in your bed?

Anyone other than Matt…

9. Who is your favorite 80’s band?

I don’t know!  Maybe U2 or Heart?  

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Saturday, October 4th, 2008

Saturday 9: Let’s Get Ready to Rumble
1. When was the last time you lost your temper with someone? Maybe a month ago.

2. What was it about?  Something silly.

3. Were you totally right or totally wrong?  both.

4. If wrong, how long until you realized it? If right, how long until the other person realized it? pretty fast.

5. Did you go a lengthy of time without speaking? nah.

6. Who made the first move?  both.

7. Do you feel the situation is resolved now? yes.

8. Do you ever give in, knowing you weren’t wrong, to keep the peace? sometimes.

9. Was there permanent damage even though you’ve made up? nope!

~It’s That Time Again! (Fill In The Blanks)~

1. It’s 10:00 AM Sunday and I’m usually teaching my teen girl bible class at this time.

2. It’s 3:00 PM On Monday and I’m usually picking izzy up from school at this time.

3. It’s 7:00 PM Wednesday And I’m usually at church at this time.

4. It’s Midnight Friday and I’m usually asleep at this time.

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Saturday, September 20th, 2008

~One Word To Start A Sentence Or Statement~
~Fill In The Blanks~

1. Yesterday is over.

2. Giving is a gift.

3. When did the kids get so old.

4. Never say never.
Saturday 9: Would You Take Them Back?

1. Think of all your exes. Would you take any of them back? no.

2. What was the first car you drove? What happened to it? It was a monte carlo.  I can’t remember what happened to it… I think my brother drove it for a while or something when I got a new car.

3. What’s the longest amount of time you have driven a car non-stop? like from point a to point b?  That would probably be just a few hours… if you mean kept a car before replacing it?  about 4-5 years.

4. Have you ever been stood up on a date? If yes, when? no.

5. What TV network do you watch the most? bravo.

6. Pick out a song you like that has special meaning to you. Share with us what song is it, and what’s the meaning to you. voice of truth – casting crowns.  we heard it when izzy was in the hospital and it voiced our beliefs… then our good friend jane gave us the cd and we listened to it often.  It’s a good song.

8. What is your favorite romantic comedy movie? probaby sleepless in seattle… or one of those meg ryan tom hanks movies.  They are always sweet. 

9. It has been said, “First Loves Are Never Over.” Is this true for you? yes.

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Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Saturday 9: Whistle While You Work
1. Tell us which job your are telling us about, and when you had it.  I work at home… and work at home.

2. Where do/did you work? at home. (see #1)

3. Tell us about that boss.  Well, I don’t like to think of him as my boss, but he is the head of our household… and then there is the boss or owner of the SPCC LLC I do CAD’s for.

4. Do/Did you find your work creative? If yes how?  Yes.  Every day is different than the previous day, and with the CAD work it is semi creative.

5. Tell us about your favorite co-worker.  That would be my sidekick Izzy.

6. Tell us about the biggest jerk in that job.  No comment 🙂

7. Where do/did you see yourself with this job in five years?  I think I’ll still be managing this house in five years, don’t know about the CAD work.

8. Tell us about your commute.  I walk from my bedroom to the kitchen, to the den, to the front room, sometimes I even go into the hall bathroom.  I am called away as far as Amanda’s room which is the furthest trip I take while working here.

9. What hours of the day do/did you work?  24/7.  Minus a few bloggy breaks.

~~Creative Adventure XVII ~ Fill In The Blanks~

1. While driving home from a ride in the countryside, you happen to spot a large victorian type old-fashioned general store at the end of a side road. Thinking it might be nice to buy something to take home, you drive up the long driveway and can’t help noticing there are no other customers?

2. Parking the car anyway, you walk up the steps to a big front porch that wraps around the building. Upon reaching the door you make sure it isn’t locked before pushing it open?

3. Once inside the store you wander around and up the four floors and can’t help but notice you are the only one there except for a little old shaky lady?

4. Finally leaving the general store, you remember to remind yourself that you really did need that one more cute believe sign?

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Monday, September 8th, 2008

~My Favorite DVD Movie Is~

1. In Drama? Beaches and Fried Green Tomatoes

2. In Comedy?  Elf and Napoleon Dynamite

3. In Mystery/Suspense?  Master of Disquise

4. In Action/Adventure? Lonesome Dove

Now, I have to say that all these movies could change because I couldn’t think of any and asked matt what my favorites were and he told me these answers …

Saturday 9: Out to Lunch (or Dinner)

1. When you go to a restaurant, do you usually order the same thing? Yes.  Mostly… I try new things occasionally but if it’s a favorite restaurant, I like to order what I like.  You know?  For example, at Old Germany I always order chicken schnitzel with mushrooms in cream sauce breaded and panfried with german potato salad and red cabbage.  The only exception is the potato choice, but it usually stays the same… 

2. What is your favorite fish dish?  I don’t like fish.  I sometimes eat shrimp.  Mostly at Pelicans.  My favorite there is shrimp scampi… and that’s what I always get when we eat there.  Always!

3. What is your favorite meat dish?  Probably glazed ham, or Roast with carrots & potatoes.

4. What is you favorite vegetable?  That’s tough.  I love fresh corn on the cob in the Summer.  Broccoli is always a favorite and artichoke hearts... but then again who can forget the potato?  Not me 🙂

5. How often to you eat out? A few times a week.

6. Do you usual order dessert? If yes, what?  Only at Cheesecake Factory.  Brownie Sundae Cheesecake! Yum!

7. Do you like a particular after dinner drink?  Nope!

8. How far would you drive to go to a favorite restaurant?  Not too far. 

9. Do you like to dine with just one person or a group? Both are fun! 

(wonder why this meme has made me hungry?)

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Saturday, August 30th, 2008

Saturday 9: The Happy Labor Day Meme

1. What are you doing special this weekend for Labor Day? Nothing special…  I bought steaks to grill tonight.  I think it will be one of the last weekends to swim so we’ll probably spend some time in the pool.

2. What was your best vacation this past summer? Didn’t have a vacation this summer 🙁

3. Did you do anything special for the 4th of July? Went to my brother’s house for a cookout and then to my friend Miki’s for a firework display.

4. What did you do special for Memorial Day? Can’t remember…

5. How was the weather? Tell us where you live and how the weather was as compared to summers past.  It was hot.  It is hot most summers in Oklahoma. 

6. Did you discover a new favorite summer drink? nope… just the usual coke with sonic ice.

7. Did you enjoy this summer’s Olympics? Yes.  It was fun to watch.

8. I am from New England (Rhode Island). Lobster rules supreme in the summer. Is lobster part of your summer ritual? Nope, we’re in the middle… meaning no fresh seafood. Summer food is more about grilling and fresh veggies from the garden.

9. What was the best single day of your summer? I don’t know, there were a lot of good days this Summer.

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Saturday, August 16th, 2008

~Sounds ~ Name One~

1. Sound that makes you laugh? other people’s laughter (unless at my expense 🙂 )

2. Sound that makes you cry? The sound of others crying.

3. Sound that makes you cringe? the trash truck brakes.

4. Sound that makes you relax? silence.

Saturday 9: Children and and Ages of Bloggers

1. Do you worry about your next birthday? no.

2. Have you ever lied about your age in the recent past? If yes why? lied, no.  I’ve joked about being 29 again.

3. Have you ever lied about your age when you were young? If yes why? no.

4. How much older have you been a person that you were romantically involved? huh?

5. How much younger have you been a person that you were romantically involved?

6. Have you ever been consider a sibling, rather than parent of your child? yes! people always thing me & amanda are sisters.

7. If you have had children, did you factor in age when deciding to have a sibling? they came every four years.

8. If you have not had children, are you happy with your choice and/or fate? i have four!

9. Do your siblings have kids? Are you close to them? Their ages?  yes.  lots!


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Saturday, August 9th, 2008

Saturday 9: Working in the Coalmines

1. What is your job and do you like it?

My jobs are mother/wife/etc.; I do CAD’s for an oil spill plan company; and do pay posts here and there. I like all my jobs!

2. What to you do to unwind after work?

Unwind? Who unwinds? I just fall asleep and then hit it again the next day!

3. Who have you known the longest of your friends?

Probably Melody. Her mom babysat me once when I was too little to barely remember it. Second longest would be Mendy.We were friends in church through elementary and on.

4. Who do you go to for advice?

God… friends … family…

5. Not counting your current relationship, how many times have you been in love?

0 – matt was my first and only love. awww… so sweet.

6. What is you favorite snack food?

pickles & sour cream!

7. What is the best meal you ate this week?

Lunch Friday at Cheesecake factory… baja chicken tacos! YUM!

8. What to you is the most important factor in romantic attraction?


9. What do you think is your worst habit?

gum chewing.

Saturday Special!

1. While on a Caribbean cruise, I take the elevator to get to my room. Accidently pressing the wrong button, the elevator door closes and then opens and I find myself on the wrong floor?

2. Being the curious type, I leave the elevator and start to walk down the hallway and soon come to a familiar place?

3. Now worried, I turn around to go back to the elevator when I suddenly see someone I knew in high school?

4. A little relieved and laughing to myself I realize that I am actually right by my room?


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Monday, August 4th, 2008

~Words Ending in FUL ~ I Say You Answer~

1. Uneventful…you answer? sounds good to me!

2. Very Useful…you answer? an extra set of hands!

3. It’s Beautiful…you answer? my new organized room!

4. Tastes Awful…you answer? fruit!

Saturday 9: The Lazy Days of Summer

1. What is your favorite summer drink? duh! coke with sonic ice.

2. What is the best summer sport to play? anything in the pool.

3. What’s the best summer sport to watch? are there summer sports? really?

4. Do you like the ocean, the pool or the lake? pool. it has chlorine!

5. Some folks drink whiskey in the winter and gin, tequila (margaritas) or rum drinks in the summer. Does your alcohol of choice change? Nah. I don’t drink alcohol… I just stick with the coke.

6. What is your favorite summer song? anything off the “mama mia” soundtrack.

7. What was your best summer growing up? How old were you and why was it best? I don’t know. They were all fun!

8. Have you ever had a summer romance that you knew would end? Probably any of my church camp romances. They lasted exactly one week :).

9. How old were you when you first went skinny-dipping? Who were you with? Probably not until I was an adult and had my own pool…


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Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Saturday 9: We Travel Well

1. What part of the world and country do you live in?  United States.  Oklahoma.  Middle of the state :)…

2. What is the furthest from home that you have been, and where is it? Florida. Orlando.

3. What travel destination have you enjoyed the most?  Disneyworld.

4. What travel destination have you enjoyed the least?  Wyoming.

5. Is there somewhere you’d like to visit but have not, and where is it? Tons of places!

6. Do you prefer traveling to see historic places or to hit the beach and relax? both.

7. What popular vacation destination have you never considered because you think you’d not like it? grand canyon.

8. Where do you travel to most recently? Orlando.

9. Do you like day trip “mini-vacations”? Not often.  Sometimes we go to Dallas for the weekend.

~Summer Favorites~

1. Favorite Summer Activity: Swimming!

2. Favorite Summer Meal:  Fresh veggies, like corn on the cob. Grilled food.

3. Favorite Thirst Quencher:  Coke with sonic ice.

4. Favorite Summer Weather:  Warm, not scorching hot.  Sunny upper 80’s or low 90’s.  It’s going to be 103 this monday!  too hot!