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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?

Love.

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!

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Sunday, July 6th, 2008

Saturday 9: Talking and Listening

1. In a social setting, are you more of a talker or a listener? both. I like to talk but I also like to hear the other people/person!

2. Do you take compliments well? pretty well. I used to argue about them but have tried to learn to just say thank you and then try to repay the compliment.

3. Did you ever go to camp as a kid? every year.

4. What was your favorite game as a kid? backgammon.

5. If a sexy person was pursuing you, but you knew the person was married, would you go for it anyway? no.

6. Use three words to describe yourself? tall. happy. married.

7. If your house was on fire, what would be the first thing you grabbed? izzy.

8. Do you look like your mom or dad? mostly like dad.

9. Anything big ever happen in your hometown? me 🙂

 

 

~Questions, Silly Questions~

1. Who is the last person you talked to? matt.

2. What is your weather like right now? sunny and warm.

3. Where will you be this weekend? mostly at home.

4. What’s for dinner tonight? spaghetti & garlic bread.

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Saturday, June 28th, 2008

Let’s talk relationships! Pick a relationship. Either your current one, or a significant past one (You needn’t be specific…) . I’ll be specific… and pick MATT 🙂

Saturday 9: Tell Us About It

1. How did you meet? We met by accident. I went to Camp Rock Creek for a 4th of July picnic. Mom was helping with the picnic and insisted I go along. Matt lived in the same small town that my aunt lived in at the time. It was about an hour away from where I lived. He came with my cousin to the picnic and we met.

2. Was it lust at first sight? Lust? Nah. I was 15. I thought he was really cute though.

3. Were they currently available? He was available. Turns out he had just broken up with a girlfriend the day before.

4. How important is physical attraction? It can’t hurt 🙂

5. How important is intellectual attraction? It helps too…

6. How long until you kissed? About an hour or maybe two. It was staged though to keep my cousin from making him leave.

7. Is this/was this the love of your life? Yep. Til death do us part.

8. Were they faithful? yes.

9. Were you faithful? yes.

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~Questions, Silly Questions~

1. Who is the last person you talked to? Matt.

2. What is your weather like right now? Very Warm!

3. Where will you be this weekend? Home, furniture shopping, church…

4. What’s for dinner tonight? Not sure, maybe gyros.

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Saturday, June 21st, 2008

Saturday 9: Summer Movies and Oil

1. The other day I purchased gas for $3.96, which was less than the $4.37 my local station charges per gallon. What is the current gas price in your area for regular? I paid $3.75 a gallon today. At 28 gallons that would be a total of $105!

2. Will your vacation plans be altered by the price of gas? Nah. I don’t really have “vacation plans” at this point.

3. Is there any movie this summer that you’re looking forward to seeing? Not really.

4. Gas prices aside, what is your favorite vacation destination? Disneyworld!!!

5. Will you watch more film on DVD than in theaters this summer? Most likely!

6. Will you fly anywhere this summer? No definite plans at this point, but I’d love to.

7. Guess: How high will a gallon of gas peak at? In my lifetime? Don’t want to think about it, I’m guessing double and then we’ll finally learn to use things that are cheaper for fuel. Or this summer? I hope not much more than $4.00. Remember I am an optimist :).

8. Will gas prices effect who you vote for in this fall’s election? Yes.

9. How much will the price of home heating oil effect you? Not sure yet, another thing to deal with.

 

~It’s Perfect ~ Fill In The Blanks~

A perfect day is a day with a happy and content heart?

A perfect dinner is a dinner shared with people I love?

A perfect evening is a girl’s only night out?

A perfect vacation is a trip to Disneyworld with your kiddos?

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Saturday, June 14th, 2008

Saturday 9: Happy Father’s Day Eve

1. How long since you have been with your dad? a day or two.

2. How many siblings share your dad? two brothers.
3. Will you see your dad tomorrow? most likely.

4. Do you give him gifts on Father’s Day? yes!

5. Have you ever had a tough time in your relationship with your father? nope. He’s the bestest.

6. What was the last thing that you did with your dad? talked.

7. Growing up, was your dad tough on you? no. he was a cupcake.

8. Are you close to your father? very.

9. How long since you have spoke to him? a few hours.

~~Creative Adventure XIV ~ Fill In The Blanks~

1. On a vacation at a private seaside lodge, I decide to jog along the seashore and up ahead I see what looks like a cave in the rocks. I jog to the cave and pop open a cool can of coke?

2. Once in the cave I wait for my eyes to adjust and along the wall in front of me I see a flashlight, using it I walk slowly and suddenly come to a souvenir shop?

3. With wonder and awe I continue to drink my coke?

4. Upon leaving the cave and replacing the flashlight I think to myself there really are souvenir shops everywhere!

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Saturday, June 7th, 2008

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~Favorites ~ What’s Yours?~

1. Favorite Outfit To Wear:? my black suit.

2. Favorite Hair Color & Style:? long, straightened, blond.

3. Favorite Kind Of Shoes:? none… or sandals with cute heels in summer… or flip flops around here…

4. Favorite Way To Relax:? at home!

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This week its all about “sharing your blog habit”

1. How long have you been blogging? Since May 2005.

2. How did you start? I started with Izzy’s blog, just for updates and then wanted to participate in some of the meme’s so I made my own blog for that… 

3. How often do you post on your blog? usually every day.

4. Have you made good blogging friends? tons!

5. Have you talked to someone on the phone you met through blogging? Yes!  I’ve talked to Jenny, Marcia, Haley, Judi, and JennaG on the phone. And before that I’ve talked to Tiffany and Suzi.

6. Have you met anyone from your blogging? I met Rachel, but she doesn’t blog much or anymore… I plan to meet Kari soon because she comes to the city often and Susan is in OK so we are going to meet soon… and Jenny & I have talked about a bloggy meet up, but it hasn’t happened … yet.  

7. Have you had a crush on anyone you have not met? nope!

8. Have you had a romance with someone you have met? nope!

9. Do you suspect you get comments from someone interested in you? LOL! Nope!

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Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Satuurday 9: Another High School Meme

1. Can you sing the fight song? no.  I can’t even remember the school song?

2. Who was your favorite teacher? Mrs. Weidenmeyer, English teacher.

3. What was your school mascot?  Yellowjacket

4. Did you go to the Prom? No.

5. If you could go back, would you? Probably.

6. What do you remember most about graduation? The aqua dress under my gown.

7. Where were you on Senior Skip Day? Working.

8. Did you have a job your senior year? Yes.  I was an administrative assistant at the Oklahoma Historical Society.  I got the job as a fill in for a woman out having twins, and then went on to work in another area for the rest of the year.  I wasn’t hired permanently because a historian who had his doctorate in history took a special interest in me and the director thought it wasn’t a good environment for a young girl to be in. 

9. Where did you go most often for lunch? Sonic usually, sometimes Braum’s for just a single dip hot fudge sundae… not nuts and no cherry!

~Designer’s Choice~

1. My home would be in the style of? clean & simple.

2. My kind of furniture style is? I love Pottery Barn!

3. My floors would be covered with?  hardwood.

4. My landscaping would look like? lots of pretty flowers…

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