Thursday, August 24, 2006

Thursday Thirteen

I am not feeling very creative today, so for my Thursday Thirteen today you all can ask me a question and I will post the first 13 with my answers (and I will answer questions in the comments section after the first 13 too). Anything you want to know about me? You can ask me just about anything.
1. Karen of Changed by His Love (the birthday girl! Go wish her happy birthday!) asked:
"10 acres? That sounds beautiful. So, I gotta know...have you ever actuallly went outside naked?"
My answer: Yes, I actually have! I haven't walked around the woods naked or anything like that, but after we get in the little pool in our yard I will take my swimming suit off and hang it over the porch while I'm outside...don't want to go in the house with a dripping wet swimming suit ya know ;) I also frequently go get something from the car or the porch with just a t-shirt and underwear on.
"Read a good book lately?"
My answer: I don't get much time for reading, but sometimes I listen to books on cd in the car. The last book on cd I listened to was Family First by Dr. Phil. I enjoyed it. I need to listen to it again frequently for reminders! I have started reading How to Talk So Your Kids Will Listen, and Listen So Your Kids Will Talk, but am not even half-way through it yet.
3. Mar from Maremagnum asked:
"from your sidebar: you like beer. What's your favorite brand and what's the best snack to have with it?"
My answer: Bud Light is the beer I like and drink most often. I also like Michelob Ultra. Best beer food is hot wings, but really just about any snack that is salty or spicy goes great!
4. Kimmy from Snickerdoodles asked:
"How did you get hooked on scrapbooking and how long have you been doing it? (Did you do it when Brendan was a baby?)"
My answer: I've been scrapbooking for 14 years now! My mom, sister, and I attended a Creative Memories workshop back in 1992 and we've all been hooked ever since. That was back before very many people had even heard of it, and you certainly couldn't find any scrapbooking supplies in the stores or anywhere except for the Creative Memories consultants.
5. Kailani from The Pink Diary asked:
"What is your favorite place to shop at?"
My answer: I actually do not enjoy shopping much. I do it when I have to, but it's not something I like. So, besides groceries and necessities, I tend to shop online whenever possible. Favorites online are Amazon and eBay. For clothes, when I need to try things on, I tend to go to Kohl's or JCPenney first. Mostly because they're easy to get in and out of. lol
"If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would you go?"
My answer: Well, I think I'd have to say either Hawaii or Alaska. This is because I've been to all 48 continental states, and only have these two left to have all 50!
"Do you have a favorite male celebrity that is also a dad?"
My answer: Umm, hmmm, this is tough one. I've never been real thrilled about celebrities in general. I mostly just roll my eyes at them. But, I guess I'd have to say Brad Pitt, if I had to pick one.
"Do you believe in heaven and hell? if so, why?"
My answer: Yes I do believe in Heaven (why? probably because that is what I was taught growing up). I have my reservations about the belief in "Hell" though. I believe in the concept of "Hell" to some degree, but I do not really believe that it is a place you go, I believe it to be more of an abstract concept. Too hard to explain and put into words here, but that is my short answer ;)
"I saw you do the Flylady..did you shine your sink yesterday??"
My answer: LOL! I'm so glad you asked this about yesterday and not another day, because I actually DID shine my sink last night! Woohoo! I can't say that my answer would have been yes every day though.
"What sort of digital camera do you think works best for blogging; for scrapbooking?"
My answer: Oh wow, you are asking the wrong person. LOL! I wish I had an answer for this, but I know very little about digital cameras. I have a simple and inexpensive one that I just use for emailing pictures and putting pictures on my ebay stuff and blog, but it really isn't a great one. (and I don't have it here with me right now so I can't even tell you what it is! Sorry!) I do not use a digital camera for scrapbooking either. I'm an old-fashioned film camera girl. I do love my (film) camera though! It is a Canon Rebel.
11. Shannon from Mommy, Inc. asked:
"What's your favorite memory as a kid?"
My answer: I have many great memories as a kid. I was blessed with a wonderful childhood and a wonderful family. My favorite memories I guess would have to be the family traditions we had, such as pizza every Friday night, taking pictures at the beach every Easter after church (until we moved far away from the beach, that is), Christmas traditions (too many and too long to list), a vacation every summer, and many more things like that.
"What is your greatest accomplishment (for yourself, "mankind," for your husband, and finally for your children) so I guess that is a 4 part question".
This is hard for me to answer, because I feel like I haven't accomplished great things for anyone.
My greatest accomplishment for mankind is, I guess, just the volunteering I do to try to help the Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS Walk, etc) and things like recycling and such to try to do my part. That's not much, but it's all I can think of right now.
My greatest accomplishment for my husband is being a wife who supports him in all his goals and endeavors.
My greatest accomplishment for my children is being able to provide them with a place to live, all the necessities they need, and an endless amount of love.
My greatest accomplishment for myself is still to come, I hope, because I just sat here forever and couldn't think of anything. H0w sad is that.
13. Amy from Simply Stated asked:
"What is your favorite flavor of ice cream and why?"
My answer: I very rarely eat ice cream, because I am lactose intolerant. But my favorite is just plain ol' vanilla. That's my hubby's favorite kind too. We're boring that way. lol

See other questions/answers in the comments section.



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22 comments:

Karen said...

From your About Me: 10 acres? That sounds beautiful. So, I gotta know...have you ever actuallly went outside naked? Be honest now... :)
My Birthday TT is up! Come by!

Wicked Witch said...

Read a good book lately?

mar said...

This is a great idea for a TT! from your sidebar: you like beer. What's your favorite brand and what's the best snack to have with it?

Kimmy said...

How did you get hooked on scrapbooking and how long have you been doing it? (Did you do it when Brendan was a baby?)

Happy0303 said...

What is your favorite place to shop at?

The Pink Diary

Kimba said...

Great idea! If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would you go?

Stop by my TT!

something blue said...

This is great fun!

Do you have a favorite male celebrity that is also a dad? (See my list for a few examples!)

Jana

ribbiticus said...

great idea for tt! do you believe in heaven and hell? if so, why? ;)

baggage said...

I saw you do the Flylady..did you shine your sink yesterday?? I did not.

My TT is at http://baggagethatgoeswithmine.typepad.com

Norma said...

What sort of digital camera do you think works best for blogging; for scrapbooking?

Thanks for visiting my TT.

Shannon said...

OK, what's your favorite memory as a kid?

FrogLegs said...

Okay-- so I'm bad, and not doing a TT-- but I have a question!!

What is your greatest accomplishment (for yourself, "mankind," for your husband, and finally for your children) so I guess that is a 4 part question.

Amy said...

what is your favorite flavor of ice cream and why?

Tink said...

Very interesting list!
What is your favourite blog (to read)?

Courtney said...

Tink asked what my favorite blog to read is. Wow, I really can't pick just one! There are many that I love to read, a lot of them are in my blogroll, and there are a lot of others that I enjoy too that I haven't gotten around to adding to the blogroll yet. Every day I am inspired, touched, and humored by every blog I read. They are each different, and interesting in their own way. I just can't pick one, I'm sorry. lol

...my 2 cents said...

A great idea for a list!! It was fun reading all the questions and answers!!

Socks, Abby and Blackie said...

Great Idea for a list. I will have to remember this one for when I am out of ideas

My list is up

Raggedy said...

Great idea
Great TT
My TT is up
Have a wonderful day!

Heather Smith said...

That's such a great idea for a 13! Sorry I didn't get by until today, but I will have to keep this one in mind!

Warm Fuzzies said...

Great idea for a TT! Would you be upset if I stole the idea one Thursay? Really neat!

Courtney said...

I can't take credit for the idea...many blogs have had readers ask them questions before :) Go for it!

Holly said...

I learned so much about you here! Good stuff....