Friday, June 1, 2012

Blog Challenge 2012- Day 1

In hopes of trying to post something every day, I've decided to participate in another blog challenge. Hopefully this will motivate me if I have a topic to write about! :)

Day 1: List 20 random facts about yourself.

Okay, I've done this a lot of times, but I know I have some new followers, so I apologize for the ones that are repeats. :) I tried to think of some new ones.

1. I would love to play a dead body on CSI or some other crime show. I can't act, but I figure a dead body wouldn't have to worry about speaking lines.

2. I didn't attend my first major league baseball game until I was 17 years old (I grew up in Austin). My youth pastor took me to Houston to see a game between the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves. Steve Avery was pitching that day. I actually had a sign that said "I skipped school to see Steve Avery." :)

3. I don't like milk. Now, I like chocolate milk and I put milk on my cereal, but I don't like the taste of regular milk.

4. When I was a teenager, I signed a True Love Waits commitment card.

5. I loathe the game of Monopoly. It goes back to when I was a kid and had to play it for hours on end. I can't stand it now. Please don't ask me to play, I won't do it.

6. My hair is naturally curly, but I usually straighten it.

7. I didn't learn to ride a bike until I was 11 years old.

8. I have 20 nieces and nephews. I am also the great-aunt to four adorable great-nephews (and another great-nephew or great-niece is on their way this fall).

9. I don't like Starbucks. Granted, I don't like coffee, but I don't really care for any of Starbucks drinks. I have issues spending that much money on a beverage.

10. I hate it when people say "wow, you are really tall." I'm 5'8, I don't consider that "really tall". And yes, I like wearing high heels, so deal with it. :)

11. Not counting the time when I was a baby, I didn't fly in a plane until I was 21.

12. When I was in high school, I dislocated my knee playing soccer. 

13. I don't eat pie or cake. 

14. I'm a wannabe tornado chaser.

15. When I was 10 years old, I sang on stage with Christian recording artist Sandi Patty. Please note I didn't say I sang WELL. :)

16. My favorite dwarf from Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs is Dopey. This might explain my whole "ear obsession" (I have friends who know what I'm talking about).

17. I was assistant editor of my college newspaper.

18. My favorite actor is Dick Van Dyke and in the past year I have seen him act, sing, and dance live and in person. Not too many people get to say that about their favorite actor! :)

19. I was the only child in my family who was able to attend elementary, middle school, and high school all in the same town. My other siblings were moved around a lot when they were younger.

20. I have a bad case of stage fright. The thought of speaking to a crowd of people by myself makes me sick to my stomach.

Hope everyone has a great weekend!!

XOXO!!

9 comments:

  1. You're not going to give a speech at the wedding?? Lol. Just kidding. I didn't know about Dopey, but it makes TOTAL sense. Hahaha

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  2. Oh, I'm doing this. :)

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  3. AnonymousJune 01, 2012

    No pie or cake? I'm not sure we can be friends ;-0 Oh wait. That leaves more for me - we can totally be friends! HaHa. It wasn't my first game, but I went to Houston to see the Braves play too! I was a huge Braves fan back when they had such dominant pitching. Very cool about Dick Van Dyke.

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  4. Oh, and I'm with you on 3, 4, and 5.

    My hair is curly, but I don't straighten it.

    I'm also 5'8" and don't like that comment.

    I like cake, but not pie.

    I used to love Sandi Patty.

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  5. No cake or pie!? Oh you are missing out! I didn't know about #4 - good for you for doing what you believe!

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  6. So in love of this! do you wanna follow each other?:X

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  7. I love this blog challenge too! Great idea!

    Im not a Milk fan either. The smell of it makes me want to vomit. I have to hold my breath if I get it for my hubby at the store. I even put water on my cereal! NO MILK! HAHA I love to see that other people are disgusted by Milk too!

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  8. #1 - I hate milk too...I can drink chocolate milk & if I ate cereal, I would put it on my cereal...and I like it in my coffee...but to just drink a glass of milk??? YUCK!

    #2 - No pie or cake??? How do you survive??? ;)

    I'm going to do this blog challenge thing...because you know without it, my blog will just sit there...not updated...for even longer! :)

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  9. I have been following you now for at least a year and smiled all the way through this- I knew some of it but was surprised at some! I don't like coffee either and totally agree that a beverage shouldnt cost $5! And I love number 4!

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