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Saturday, July 19, 2008

Happy Birthday to Meeeee!!!!!!!

Cue music....."They say it's your birthday (dah na na na na na) it's my birthday to yeah (dah na na na na na)....Okay that song just doesn't make sense to me. But it's what popped into my head so now it's in yours and your welcome hee hee! Actually my birthday is tomorrow but I'm not sure if I will have time to post so I thought I would announce the day of my birth today. Why? I don't know...I guess because I really didn't have anything else to post about today and I just knew that you would be in great anticipation of when this great day occurred lol! I thought in order for you to get to know me a bit more I would re post the "100 things you don't know about me post". If you've read it you are free to move on, if you haven't grab a cup of coffee and get ready for some exhilarating reading lol. Oh yeah right! Anyway here you go......

1. My favorite ice cream flavor is home-made peanut butter.

2. I graduated from Saint Cloud High School

3. My favorite Disney animated feature is Cars.

4. I have 3 great kids.

5. I want to move out of this state badly.

6. I always wanted to be a stand up comedian or a cartoonist lol.( I'm neither, though my husband might tell you otherwise lol.)

7. My favorite color is red.

8. I am 6 foot tall.

9. I had 80's hair.

10. I wore parachute pants.

11. I love chocolate.

12. My first job was McDonald's.

13. I love to travel. (By land) I love to see the scenery.

14. Someday we want to do a cross country vacation and see America.

15. I like brussel sprouts.

16. I don't like liver. BLAH!!

17. I have long brown hair.

18. I have big feet lol. They grew with each pregnancy.

19. I sleep with 2 body pillows that my husband nick names the great wall of China. lol

20. I love flowers. To look at them, grow them, smell them. They make me happy.

21. I love seeing my baby for the first time.

22. I secretly love blue grass music. Along with gospel and Christian oh and Country.

23. I have the best parents in the whole world.

24. My parents have been married for 53 years. Okay so that was something about them but I had to add it lol.

25. I'm running out of things to say already.

26. I'm wearing a Larry the Cucumber shirt while typing this lol.

27. I secretly put VEggie Tales on more for me than for the kids hee hee.

28. I love to laugh.

29. I love to make people laugh.

30. I drove an 88 Nissan Pulsar my senior year.

31. I thank the Lord for my salvation.

32. My husband went to the same High School as me but we never met till 8 years later.

33. I love to draw.

34. I'm not a great gardener......YET!!

35. I have short people ask me for help with things on high shelves at WalMart.

36. I'm trying to get better at sewing.

37. I don't act my age sometimes.

38. My daughters friends think I'm cool ha ha.

39. I ate a banana split today lol.

40. I was born in Maine.

41. I am always working to learn new things.

42. I am a tv remote hog. Even though we only watch movies that we buy lol.

43. I'm a control freak. See #42 lol.

44. I love to entertain.

45. I love outside activities.

46. I've come face to face with a hungry barracuda while diving.

47. I've almost pee'd my pants lol. See # 46.

48. I've laughed till I've cried.

49. I almost got in trouble in church for laughing lol.

50. I'm glad i'm half way there.

51. My kids are watching Toy Story right now.

52. I'm not.

53. I'm finding that I'm not that interesting lol.

54. I went to my Senior Prom.

55. I was the only child that graduated high school. ( in MY family)

56. I love shopping for bargains. Thrifts store, yard sales.

57. My best friend is Kathy.

58. I don't like to argue.

59. I think just about everything is funny in some way.

60. I'm really grasping for straws right now lol.

61. I've typed LOL a lot.

62. I cut my families hair.

63. It's not always straight. lol See #62.

64. Jesus loves me.

65. I quote Mator from the movie Cars a lot lol.

66. I had a crush on Ralph Maccio (the Karate Kid)when I was a teenager.

66. I wore socks that matched my shirt in high school.

67. I'm trying to lose weight. See #39.

68. I'm not trying that hard. See # 39

69. I hope that you all enjoy reading this.

70. I really hope it wasn't a big waste of time lol.

71. My nick names at one time were too tall, amazon woman and stretch.

72. I used to be able to eat whatever I wanted and not gain weight.

73. I gained 65 lbs. with first child.

74. I only lost 30 of it after lol.

75. My last child weighed in at 11lbs. 2.5 oz.

76. I think my middle child is going to be a street evangelist because he is really loud all the time.

77. I can't wait for day when I can complete a whole thought.

78. I'm reading Created to Be HIs Help Meet again.

79. I love the book of Romans.

80. We home church.

81. We made home made gifts for Christmas last year, even down to the wrapping paper.

82. My kids can drive me crazy.

83. I love my kids.

84. I drive an SUV. Her name is Madame Blueberry.

85. I love anything SMILEY!!

86. This has been hard on my brain lol.

87. I don't make my bed on Sundays.

88. I love to cook.

89. I wear my tennis shoes all day long.

90. I can't see a thing without my glasses or contacts.

91. I love listening to birds in the morning.

92. I love to fish and eat fish.

93. Caught a lobster while scuba diving.

94. Ate it for dinner.

95. I would be really mad if my computer froze up right now.

96. I go to Wal-Mart at 6:30 in the morning just so I don't have to fight crowds.

97. I could walk to Wal Mart but I don't lol.

98. My desk is cluttered right now.

99. I am ready for summer.

100. And last but not least, I'm glad this is over lol.


Ok now for a little then and now. Here is a picture of me and my first car with my best friend at the time. I think I was 17 there.The car was a Dodge Charger 2.2 and had NO air conditioning. Ugh! The picture isn't that great because ,well, there weren't any digital cameras lol. The other is a now picture taken by my best friend now when we do our yearly photo shoots for our husbands. Please note that I normally don't look like that ha ha! I live in Florida for crying out loud. That leather jacket only gets worn once a year on that one cold day when it dips down in the 60's ha ha! So there you have it. My own little dedication to mwah! I hope that's not vain lol. I just thought it would be fun. I hope you thought so too. See you soon my friends!










Blessings my friends,

13 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to You! Back a few years ago I got upset on my birthday because no one seemed to make it special and then I decided that it was up to me to make MY birthday special. So I think it is very neat that YOU celebrated YOU on this post. I hope you have a great birthday tomorrow and many more to come.

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  2. Happy, happy! Happy birthday! (off-key sing-song with lots of clapping to cover up the off-key singing part)

    Thank goodness for tall gals like you to get things from the top shelf for me! My, what a lovely belt buckle, LOL.

    Great post and great list. Have a terrific weekend!

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  3. Happy birthday! You are 6 ft tall? Wow! I'm 5'10, my youngest (she is 11)and is already 5'9 and hoping to be taller than 6' and play basketball for Baylor University one day. I had 80's hair too, but never parachute pants, they would have taken the focus away from my big hair! Ha! You crack me up. Have a blessed day in the Lord. He outdid Himself when He made you!

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  4. Happy Birthday!!!! Happy happy happy birthday!!!! You are such an interesting person, and I loved this post! Your sense of humor, authenticity and "sparky"ness are endearing qualities

    #46, 47 & 84 almost ruined my keyboard with spewed coffee.

    BTW, on my blog you asked me some questions, and I answered them over there in the comments section since I couldn't find an email addy for you...thank you for being such a fun, meaningful and faithful commenter.

    I would tell you to have fun this weekend, but I have a feeling you'll do that all on your own!

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  5. Happy Birthday! Hope you have a wonderful day.

    Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting.

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  6. Happy Birthday!! Hope you have an awesome day.

    Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog and for praying for my friend.

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  7. Happy Birthday! It is my granddaughter's 14th birthday today, too!

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  8. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! What a fun post. I enjoyed that alot! We should celebrate our own birthdays. Good for you! I hope you have a wonderful day tomorrow.

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  9. Love to hear more about #80, and was #84 ala Veggie Tales?

    Great list...I know they are tough... I did one too, you'll have to stop by my blog and read it. (Its under Me and Mine on the left hand column)

    Have a great weekend and blessings to you!
    Amanda

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  10. Happy Birthday my bestest friend! :) I hope you had a good time. Of course we enjoyed having you guys over (as always) and laughing till we hurt over you smacking my hubby's hat, LOL. I hope you liked dinner, even though it was "not quite" what you ordered, but close. :)
    Have another slice of pie! :)
    I love you,
    Kathy

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  11. Ok, you have toooooo much time on your hands!!!!

    Happy belated birthday!

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  12. Thanks for sending me to this. I laughed all the way through it. I loved so much of it..."the great wall of China"...hilarious, I would be the one asking you to get me things off the top shelf at Walmart, I too tried to cut my family's hair...not again, I unfortunately have pee'd my pants (didn't mention that...wonder why?),I share your weight loss dreams and lack of true commitment...chocolate anyone?, and maybe one day we can both move to TX and be near Kristi!
    By the way, it took me several edits to actually get to 100...it is much harder than I thought.

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  13. I just saw this from your handy Linked Within widget and I had missed it! Shocking! I think I was in MT at that time last year.

    So a much belated Happy Birthday for last summer - now you can feel complete - LOL!

    Love those pics my friend!!

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