53 Random Facts About Me

  1. I once met Richard Petty, the race car driving legend.
  2. I always leave the library with something.
  3. I have short arms. No kidding-I have to roll up the sleeves on almost every shirt and sweater I wear.
  4. I love watching movies in the movie theater.
  5. I still have my very first teddy bear.
  6. I have a huge space between my big toe and my second toe.
  7. A hairdresser once told me that I had the thickest hair he had ever cut.
  8. When I was a child my mother used to have to take my books away and kick me out of the house to play outdoors.
  9. I have read by flashlight under my covers.
  10. I never remember to check the gas gauge.
  11. I am a lead-foot driver.
  12. I hate church business meetings.
  13. I am addicted to cooking shows.
  14. I get in trouble for not writing transactions in the checkbook.
  15. I had the highest SAT score in my high school.
  16. I didn’t get my driver’s license until I was 20.
  17. I used to dance with my Maw-Maw to Lawrence Welk when I spent the night with her on Saturday nights.
  18. I never drink milk.
  19. I despise mayonnaise.
  20. I am passionate about guacamole.
  21. When I was a child, my nickname was ‘45’ because I could talk 45 miles per hour.
  22. I once hit my mother with a broom.
  23. I like to listen to music. Loud. WHAT DID YOU SAY??
  24. I loathe washing dishes by hand.
  25. I have been known to carry a vase of flowers from room to room with me so that I enjoy every minute of them.
  26. I have received roses from Ecuador. Yes, that is in South America.
  27. I hate church business meetings.
  28. I have drunk coffee from the original Starbucks in Seattle, Washington.
  29. I was 30 years old when I flew for the first time. My daughter was six months old.
  30. I know a Secret Service agent and two former NASA scientists, but if I told you more I'd have to kill you.
  31. I love to send hand-written cards and letters.
  32. I have ridden in ambulances more times than I can count.
  33. My only childhood pet was a chocolate lab named Brownie.
  34. When I got married I only knew how to cook two things-chili and spaghetti. We ate a lot of chili and spaghetti.
  35. I can make real Beef Bourguignon-and spell it (No, I didn’t use spellcheck)
  36. I have been through six hurricanes in a six year span.
  37. I kiss two miracles goodnight every single day.
  38. I love the poetry of Ruth Bell Graham.
  39. My picture has been in a newspaper three times in my life.
  40. I experience terrible stage fright when singing a solo.
  41. My husband proposed to me in his grandmother’s bedroom.
  42. I love to watch the sun rise over the ocean.
  43. When I’m overwhelmed with life I like to stay in my pajamas all day.
  44. I have touched a dolphin.
  45. Did I mention that I hate church business meetings?
  46. I gave birth to two children without ever having a single contraction.
  47. I like rainy days.
  48. When I was a little girl I wanted to marry Barry Gibb when I grew up.
  49. The best birthday gift I ever received was my daughter, who was born on my birthday. The second best was a red leather diary with a lock and key that my Daddy gave me on my 12th birthday. I still have both.
  50. My favorite teacher was Miss Sullivan, my chorus teacher in high school.
  51. I adore old family stories, and constantly bug my family members for new ones.
  52. I own an original Grease LP. If you don’t know what an LP is, you wouldn’t appreciate it anyway!
  53. I can peel an apple in one, long piece. I learned how from my Maw-Maw.


Michele said...

surely you must be the only person who hates church business meetings...


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