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November 16th, 2006 at 11:13 pm


• I am adopted, met birthmother & my half brother there is a definite reason why she gave me up for adoption, I am thankful.
• My mom, dad and stepmother died within 6months of each other while I was pregnant @ 41.
• I always wanted to be a elementary teacher just afraid to go back to school
• I used to teach aqua aerobics…good way to stay in shape.
• In first grade, the nun taped my mouth shout for talking during rest time.
• I played Catcher on a girls state champion softball team.
• I love to bake sugar cookies and decorate any time of year
• I once picked apples in high school and it took me all day to pick 1 bin. & $7.00 pay
• I won my husband at golf once and I have never let him forget it.
• My tattoo on my foot is of three ladybugs for each of my children.
• I love to garden
• I once won a coloring contest at 10 years old, although I did not color the picture, my sister did and she had won the same contest the year before.
• I was an abused woman, now I am a survivor.
• The best place to be is in Seattle on a warm summer evening.
• My favorite base ball players are Johnny Bench and Jay Buhner
• I have been to 3 Jimmy Buffet concerts
• There are 20 years difference between my oldest son and my youngest daughter
• I am very very shy
• I dated an astronaut ( where is he now, I ‘ll never know)
• I love to dance.

10 Responses to “Twenty”

  1. Broken Arrow Says:

    Wow.. that second point. That's must have been really, really tough.

    And I'll bet there's much more back story behind this list. However, I don't want to pry like that... but feel free to share it if you feel comfortable. If not, then just ignore this. Big Grin

  2. Carolina Bound Says:

    I used to babysit for an astronaut's children -- Don Eisele, who has now passed away. And another astronaut, Don Williams, used to be married to my best friend's cousin.

  3. paigu Says:

    Seattle is a lovely city. Very different feel from cities on the East coast.
    "the nun taped my mouth shut for talking"- When I went to elementary school in Taiwan, we'd get whacked by the teacher for giggling in class....mind you, we were a room full of silly little girls, too.

  4. PRICEPLUS Says:

    The nuns used to whack us with a ruler across the palms of our hands. They also had a way of pulling you out of your seat by the hair that could be very unpleasant!EEK!
    My sister is a survivorof abuse. It took her a long time to leave the relationship. I am glad you are safe now.

    I wish I could have seen the look on your husbands face when you beat him at golf. My wife beat me at Scrabble and she rubed it in for a week!Big Grin

  5. frugalmomof1 Says:

    "In first grade, the nun taped my mouth shout for talking during rest time"

    When I was in first grade, I got a 'C' in conduct. I never stopped talking.

  6. Thrifty Ray Says:

    My friend and I once beat my (now) DH and his friends at pictionary. ...they were all tankers in the Marines.

    The winning picture? "tanker"

    (The person drawing got too into detail...it was hysterical!)

  7. PRICEPLUS Says:

    Thrifty, don't you wish you had that on video!Smile

  8. janH Says:

    I saw Johnny Bench in a restaurant once.
    I, too, am afraid to go back to school. Halfway through, I gave in--my grades were great, but my undiagnosed disorders did me in. The memories are hard to overcome and I can't seem to make myself actually do it.
    Your list is great!

  9. cecilia Says:

    Broken Arrow, yes a bit of a story, behind my list. I don't consider it prying.

  10. cecilia Says:

    Broken Arrow, yes a bit of a story, behind my list. I don't consider it prying.

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