Well, it's been an
One of the interesting things about having such a gap between kids (oldest are 18 and 16, youngest is 7) is the experience of doing things again that I thought I was done with...Power Rangers, Ninja Turtles, Pokemon, Animorphs (and if anyone has any of the Animorphs books they'd like to get rid of, email me and we'll talk! I sold most of a set of those, only to have my youngest child fall in love with the now out of print series), Pinewood Derbies...
|That's J in the middle|
|Winners...J, far right.|
In the midst of all these diversions, I still had time to fill out the ABC's of me that I read from Kim at (Just) Trying is for Little Girls. Try to control your excitement.
A) Age: 37
(B) Bed Size: Queen.
(C) Chore You Hate: All of them except laundry.
|D) Dogs? 1 labradoodle|
(E) Essential Start Your Day Item: Facebook (followed by Diet Pepsi)
(F) Favorite Color: Cerulean
(G) Gold or Silver? Whichever. I'd rather have new bike gear than either. :)
(H) Height: 5 ft 10 in, finally happy with that after a lifetime of wishing I was shorter bc all the boys were.
|D(18), J(7), N(16)|
(J) Job Title: 1st grade special education teacher
(K) Kids: D is my 18 year old son, N is my 16 year old son, J is my 7 year old son.
(L) Live: Illinois
(M) Mom's Name: Theresa Ann
(N) Nicknames: Kate Bate, Sara Heartburn (my dad used to call me that after Sara Bernhardt...I was Sara Heartburn, the famous bad actress)
(O) Overnight Hospital Stays? Three. Stays for each of my kids' births.
(P) Pet Peeve: Negative people
(Q) Quote from a Movie: Lots of great ones from A Christmas Story:
1) "He worked in profanity the way other artists might work in oils or clay. It was his true medium; a master."
2) "In the heat of battle my father wove a tapestry of obscenities that as far as we know is still hanging in space over Lake Michigan. "
3) "I have since heard of people under extreme duress speaking in strange tongues. I became conscious that a steady torrent of obscenities and swearing of all kinds was pouring out of me as I screamed. "
(R) Right or Left Handed? Right
(S) Siblings: 3 brothers- 36, 34, 32.
(T) Time You Wake Up? 6
(U) Underwear: VS thong bikini
(V) Vegetable You Dislike: lima beans.
(W) What Makes You Run Late: Grossly (and regularly) underestimating how long it will take me to get ready/get somewhere.
(X) X-Rays You've Had Done: Hand
(Y) Yummy Food You Make: Finger cookies.
(Z) Zoo, Favorite Animal: chimpanzees