Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Me, A to Z: 2012

Last year, I did a getting to know you post.  This one is different but still fun.

Me, A to Z: 2012
{Photo by Lauren}

A. age : 34.  I'll be 35 this year!

B. bed size : Queen

C. chore you hate : Cleaning the bathroom and dusting

D. dogs :  no doggies

E. essential start to your day : Checking email, having breakfast

F. favorite color : Blue

G. gold or silver : Gold

H. height : 5'5"

I. instruments you play : None.  I took piano lessons for several years when I was a child, but I wouldn't practice therefore I do not know how to play.

J. job title : Mommy, junior high history teacher

K. kids : Will and Ben

L. live : Small town Texas

M. middle name : Elaine

N. nicknames : Cheles

O. overnight hospital stays : Twice when I had Will and Ben

P. pet peeve : People who are dishonest, inconsiderate, gossips and rude.

Q. quote :  I have more than just one.

Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln

If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Teresa

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed. Booker T. Washington

Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words. Francis of Assisi

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart. Anne Frank

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, "What! You too? I thought I was the only one." C.S. Lewis

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep, loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

R. righty or lefty : Lefty and let me just say it's a right-handed world.

S. siblings : 3, Brian, Chris and Kirsten.  I don't talk about them a lot because I have a complicated family.

T. time you wake up : 6:10a.m.

U. university attended : East Texas Baptist University (first two years) and I graduated from Texas A&M University.  Whoop!  Fightin' Texas Aggie Class of 2000

V. vegetables you dislike: Olives

W. what makes you run late : I waste time doing things in the morning.  It's not totally useless or aimless but I get easily distracted doing dishes, folding laundry or picking up the house when I should be getting ready for wherever it is I need to be.

X. x-rays you’ve had :: my arm when I was young because of trampoline accident--no broken bones; foot--no broken bones and the standard dental x-rays

Y. yummy food : Tex-mex, frozen yogurt with mochi

Z. zoo animal favorite : tigers, elephants, penguins

Me with three of the most important people in my life :)


  1. I just love the smile on your little boy's face in the photo. Such a cute little family! I love getting to know more about my "blog" friend!

  2. I didn't know you were a fellow lefty! Another reason I totally {heart} you.

  3. great quotes! cheers to 2012 :) love learning more about you!

  4. I LOVE, LOVE the pictures!!! Too cute!

  5. lovely family pics!! thanks for stopping by! and yes boys are the best!! :)

  6. "I took piano lessons for several years when I was a child, but I wouldn't practice therefore I do not know how to play." haha! me too, except it was the violin :). Love your family pictures!


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