Friday, April 18, 2008

Who Are You?

Once again I got "tagged" by a friend to answer a few questions about myself. I had some time on my hands, so here were my answers (tailored a bit for this blog). I would love to hear your answers...

All of you fellow bloggers out there - consider yourself "tagged!"

Place an (X) by all of the things you have done.

(I couldn't believe all of the X's I had!! God has richly blessed my life with lots of experiences and blessings! Oh my!)

Have you ever:
Gone on a blind date (X - worst date ever!)
Skipped school (X - then confessed to my parents b/c I felt so guilty!)
Been with someone when they died (X - actually 2)
Been to Canada (X - with my hubby - thanks Pampered Chef!)
Been to Mexico ( ) - notice the empty box!
Been to Florida (X)
Been on a plane (X)
Been lost (X - I once drove from Knoxville to Georgia...I realized I was headed the wrong way when I hit the KY state line. However, I don't get lost with my hubby, Mr. Direction!)
Been on the opposite side of the country (X - as long as Colorado or Nevada counts - hope to see California someday)
Gone to Washington , DC (X)
Swam in the ocean (X)
Cried yourself to sleep (X)
Played cops and robbers (X)
Recently colored with crayons (X)
Sang Karaoke (X - I think I cleared out the restaurant!)
Paid for a meal with coins only? (X - Many times b/c keep coins in my car! I've always wanted to do it with just pennies, but haven't had the nerve!)
Done something you told yourself you wouldn't? Made prank phone calls (X - Said I never would, did it, still regret it!)
Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose (X)
Caught a snowflake on your tongue ( ) NO, but I've tried!
Danced in the rain (X - only as a little girl though)
Written a letter to Santa Claus (X)
Been kissed under the mistletoe (X - I hang it up every year for that purpose!)
Watched the sunrise with someone you care about (X - and a lunar eclipse!)
Blown bubbles (X)
Gone ice-skating (X)
Gone to the movies (X)
Gone water skiing (X - and snow skiing)

1. Any nickname: Rockin Robin, Hollywood, Hillbilly Rockin Robin
2. Favorite breakfast cereal? It would still have to be Captain Crunch!
3. Favorite drink? used to be Dr. Pepper, now Lipton Green Tea!
4. Body Piercing? Ears only! I double pierced one of my ears, but when my mom told me I would have to tell my father, I took it out! Too chicken!
6. How much do you love your job? Being a wife and mother - Very much!
7. Birthplace? Somewhere, USA (this is a blog!)
8. Favorite vacation spot? Beach - any beach for that matter!
9. Ever been to Africa ? Yes and would LOVE to go back! I know I will set foot in there again one day!
10. Ever eaten cookies for dinner? Yep! And, I've let the children do it a few times as well!!
11. Ever been on TV? Yep, that was embarrassing
12. Ever steal any traffic sign? No, but someone gave me one in high school. I don't know where it came from! Seriously!
13. Ever been in a car accident? Yes - a few minor accidents, one very major accident in my early 20s
14. Favorite salad dressing? Brianna's Red Wine Vinaigrette
15. Favorite pie? Pecan or Chess
16. Drive a 2 door or 4 door car? 4, but with gas going up I'm going to start walking and riding my bike!
17. Favorite number? 38 b/c I've had 38 years of a wonderful life, soon it will change to 39!
18. Favorite movie? Not sure - perhaps Pride and Predjudice or The Notebook - I'd choose these only for the memories they conjure up for me b/c of who sat with me while I watched them...
19. Favorite holiday? Easter is the most thought provoking and emotional for me, but my love language is gifts so I really get excited about Christmas!
20. Favorite dessert? Breyer's Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
21 Favorite food? anything someone else makes for me!!
22. Favorite day of the week? Saturday or Sunday - family days
23. Favorite brand of body wash? anything from Bath and Body Works - hint, hint - I never buy it, but it's been a nice gift to receive!
24. Favorite toothpaste? Crest with Whitening!
25. Favorite perfume/cologne? something from the Gap - don't know the name
26. What do you do to relax? read, pray - not necessarily in that order
27. What is your number one pet peeve? People that find their worth in what they own. That makes me really sad.
28. How do you see yourself in 10 years? Hopefully happy and fulfilled in life! It'd be nice to be thinner, but...well...when I tried to picture myself - I didn't really see it happening!! Just being honest!!
29. Furthest place you will send this message? Chicago, IL High Point, NC or Denton, NC ?!?
30 Of the people who read this, who will do this first? Surprise me!


Under the Raisner Roof... said...

When I get time, I will do the tag. Very interesting....and about the owl pellets. Can you believe it? Where did Ansley get the pellets? We are alike. I miss you both. Amy

Under the Raisner Roof... said...

No, I was not slamming you for being a home school mom! I admire you for all you do, and it looks like fun! You are a great mom!

TedTracie said...

I just read that whole thing and I now know you better!!!

Can I tell you I laughed out loud when you said your nick name was Hollywood... so you have HILLBILLY and HOLLYWOOD... isn't that an oxy moron? hey.... that's my nickname is Moron :-)

Love to you!