Monday, June 27, 2005

A to Z, Redux

A to Z, Redux

My apologies to Geekwif. She told me about this idea and that she wanted to do it soon. I had planned on doing a different, much longer post tonight, but it's late and I want, want, want and need to go to bed, so I am taking the easy way out. I would feel guilty, except read her post on June 26, "You are So Jealous". My best friend went to Ikea without me. I promised that I would take no physical retribution, but I did not promise I would not steal her blog ideas. Therefore, I give you the ABC's.

I took this from Blog, blah, blah. Thank you, Heather Nicole.

A is for Age: 39; 40 in September. (This is where you tell me I don't look 39!)
B is for Booze: Diet coke and amaretto
C is for Career: Communication Specialist
D is for Dad's name: Bob
E is for Essential Item to bring to a Party: Camera
F is for Favorite Songs at the Moment: "Held" by Natalie Grant
G is for Goof off thing to do: Read to my daughter, blog, shop at the bead store, make bracelets
H is for Hometown: metropolitan suburb in Minnesota
I is for Instrument you play: I played the drums in 6th grade then dropped them like hot potatoes! Now I play the keyboard - the word processing keyboard, that is.
J is for Jam or Jelly you like: Orange marmalade (it's a legacy from grandma).
K is for Kids: Sweet Girl, one beautiful 5-year-old daughter who makes me laugh
L is for Living arrangement: Me, Champs, Sweet Girl and my Mom. Lord, have mercy on our souls.
M is for Mom's name: Bobbi (That's right, my parents names are actually Bob and Bobbi)
N is for Names of best friends: Champs! Also Geekwif, Smoothie
O is for overnight hospital stays: From age 9 to now: tonsilectomy, 2 surgeries on a broken ankle, childbirth (C-section), Gastric Bypass, 3 days of sickness from the GB, 7 days of extreme sickness from the GB, Gall bladder removal & incisional hernia repair, 2nd incisional hernia repair and, coming up soon, 3rd (yes, 3rd) incisional hernia repair with a tubal ligation and panniculectomy. After that, I'd kinda like to stay out of the hospital for awhile. Thanks.
P is for Phobias: spiders, fear of drowning, thunder and lightning.
Q is for Quote you like: "If you don't ask, you won't get. If you do ask, you might get" (me) and "It is no longer I who live but Christ who lives in me." Galations 2:20.
R is for Relationship that lasted longest: My wonderful husband-- almost 7 years married.
S is for Siblings: One older sister in Phoenix (Techno-Goddess) and 2 older brothers here (Paddy and Guitar Man). I am the baby of the family.
T is for Texas , Ever been? Nope, never
U is for Unique trait: Goodness, I don't know. Ummm, I have double-jointed elbows.
V if for Vegetable you love: Veggie-tales! OK, when it comes to the real things: Potatoes, tomatoes, avocado and broccoli
W is for Worst traits: Don't know when to shut up
X - is for XRays you've had: From age 3: collar bone, head, head, head, head (I kept getting concussions) elbow, ankle (yup, it was broken), heel, wrist, teeth (lots of those) and a cat scan and MRI of every part of me during the 7 days of extreme sickness from the GB
Y is for Yummy food you make: Shredded chicken enchiladas, chili to die for, pumpkin pie and fajitas. Champs' favorite: Chili. Tiglet's favorite: Cheese, trees & twisties, baby! (broccoli alfredo with capatavi pasta).
Z is for Zodiac sign: Libra on the cusp of nothing. I'm not a zodiac fan.

If you take this idea and post your own list, leave me a comment; I'd love to come and see your answers. And now, goodnight!

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