By Shannon, Ladybug’s mom
Erin, who writes the adoption blog “Waiting for Shlomo” on Motherlode, issued a challenge of sorts to some of us other blogger types. Here are my replies to the two memes that she answered in last Friday’s post:
Four jobs I have held:
Florist delivery (me too,
Mortgage Company (hated, hated it)
Four movies I could watch over and over:
Gone with the Wind (although it’s a large time investment)
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Pretty in Pink
Phantom of the Opera
Four places I have lived:
A tour bus that traveled across the
Four TV shows I like (but never have time to watch):
Four places I would rather be (you’ll notice a beach theme):
A, B, C, D, E, F …
A – Age: 30-something
B – Band I’m listening to right now: My taste in music is all over the map and it’s hard to name just one.
C – Career future: Novelist
D – Dad’s initials: JLD
E – Easiest person to talk to: My husband is a fabulous sounding board
F – Favorite song: It’s too difficult to choose.
G – Gummy Bears or Gummy Worms: Bears are cute, worms are not
H – Hometown: Central Arkansas
I – Instruments: My voice is my only instrument. Not learning to play an instrument is a big regret.
J – Job: Freelance writer/public relations and Website owner
K – Kids: A 6-year-old daughter with none on the horizon
L – Longest car ride ever: The drive back from
M – Mom’s first name: Kathy
N – Number of jobs I’ve had: 17 since in high school
0 – Hey Erin, where’s O?
P – Phobias: Snakes (yeah I know, original) and falling off cliffs
Q — Quote: Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.” Corrie Ten Boom
R – Reason to smile: It’s my husband’s birthday today! Plus, our vacation starts today in the City of
S – Song you sang last: I sang “Edelweiss” to my niece who was visiting.
T – Time you wake up: Between 7:30 and 8 unless there is absolutely nothing on the agenda (in which case my night owl daughter would gladly sleep until 9:30 a.m. or longer).
U – Unknown fact about me: My husband and I once stayed at a nude beach resort in
V – Vegetable you hate: Lima beans
W – Worst habit: Chewing my fingernails and stress eating
X – X-rays you’ve had: Surprisingly, I’ve never had one
Y – Yummy foods: Chocolate cake, rocky road ice cream, anything my mother cooks (let’s just say there is a liberal use of grease) and pizza with everything, except anchovies
Z – Zodiac sign: Leo