10 Things You Might Not Know

Hi, Siestas! I think I’ve got a fun one! I saw this idea in one of those complimentary airline magazines and showed it to Michelle (who was sitting right next to me) with great enthusiasm and said, “I’m going to do this with the Siestas!” to which she dryly said, “Great, Ma’am.” (I adore her. To say that she has whiplash after going from Washington D.C. to Living Proof Ministries is the understatement of the year. She really doesn’t want to talk a lot about mascara and would not be caught stone-cold-dead in a pair of Capri pants. And never in her entire life has she had to keep a small bottle of anointing oil in her brief case…just in case her boss calls for it. She has also never before had a boss request a photo-shopped picture of herself on a Spiderman costume. A post for another time.)

I’m sorry. I have a little ADD this morning. Back to my idea. It’s not very original but I think it will be a blast. As we’re getting to know one another here in Siestaville, let’s hit the fast forward button. What are 10 things – right off the top of your head – that we would only know about you if we knew you really well? 10 random things ranging anywhere on your personal map that make you a tad distinctive? Or just plain weird? Think quickly. Don’t go for deep. Go for quirky. Don’t try to put them in any kind of order and don’t make them long. Just start typing. I’ll go first to give you the idea.

1. I have an addiction to Ziploc bags.
2. I hate wet socks worse than almost anything.
3. I was the only baby out of 5 born to my mother with no anesthesia. She never forgot it.
4. I wore braces for 12 years. I still often sleep in a retainer.
5. I am a read-aholic. I read over others’ shoulders. I walk the aisle on airplanes to see what others are reading. I read what’s laying on people’s desks during meetings while they think I’m listening.
6. I love Black music.
7. I need slices of cakes and pies to be cut neatly with a sharp knife and not gouged out with a fork. (Nearly just got a shiver at the thought.)
8. My children call me “Doodle.” I no longer remember why. Sometimes just “The Doods.”
9. I am a very slow driver.
10. I’m a go-girl. I love the rush of taking off in an airplane. I smile almost every time.

OK, Siestas! What about you? What are 10 quirky things we might not know?

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  1. 901
    kygirl4Jesus says:

    1. i married my high-school sweetheart (when we were both 19)
    2. i speak fluent Spanish (grew up in Bolivia as a missionary kid)
    3. i love the sound of frogs at night in the summertime
    4. we *always* have to have A&W root beer when we make homemade pizza 🙂
    5. my latest pet-peeve is seeing people texting WHILE they're driving (SO dangerous!!)
    6. i survived my husband's 14 month deployment to Iraq (without a doubt the *hardest* year of my life!)
    7. i have visited or lived in 10 countries
    8. i always procrastinate making phone calls
    9. i LOVE fruit (can't think of any that I don't like)
    10. i am addicted to bargain-shopping (especially clothes!)

  2. 902
    pattygarv says:

    1. I LOVE frogs!!
    2. I homeschool my 2 boys !! & 16).
    3. I can make up a song about nearly anything– much to my oldest son's horror.
    4. I could die happy in a watermelon patch!
    5. I really don't mind my gray hairs!!! (I've earned every one of them!)
    6. I got my master's from Southwestern Seminary in Ft. Worth!!!
    7. I constantly have a song running through my head.
    8. I do NOT clean toilets. I live with three beloved males who have taken pity on me.
    9. Kinsey, Alabama, still has the best tasting water of any place I've ever lived, in my oppinion.
    10. I want to go to Scotland someday.

  3. 903
    Miranda says:

    1.) I like to flick the seams of fabric. Shirt sleeves. Pillow case seems are the best.
    2.)If I see a good seam on a strangers shirt, it nearly kills me to not grab it and flick it with my finger tips.
    3.)I heat my ice cream in the microwave.
    4.)I can't stand to touch velvet. The thought of it makes me cringe.
    5.)I sucked my thumb until I was in the 7th grade. I knew it was time to stop when I went to the bathroom to do it.
    6.)I love high fives.
    7.)When I think of conversations that happened earlier in my day, I sometimes end up repeating them out loud…to myself.
    8.)I'm a horrible story teller. It takes me forever to get to the point because I'm so detail oriented.
    9.)I have a high pain tolerance.
    10.)My sister and I called each other "Boo" way before it became popular among black people. Ha!

  4. 904
    Little Steps Of Faith says:

    To momuv2:
    the only place I read is the treadmill;)
    to oceanmommy: I am a book sniffer too!
    To Georgia Jan: I love you love the night sky like
    I do:)
    to shamider (anon from toronto) I love collecting
    stationary and pens too!!

  5. 905
    Denise says:

    1. I learned to ride a Harley at 50.
    2. I'm a voracious reader which is why I have (and love) my Kindle.
    3. My bra is the first thing I take off when I get home from work (hate it).
    4. I really want to start a blog (especially after watching Julie & Julia).
    5. LPM is my favorite blog site.
    6. I'm the oldest of 4 girls (and the most bossy).
    7. I've worn the same shade of lipstick for the last eight years (Red Apple by Estee Lauder).
    8. My husband and I were Bible Smugglers in the old Soviet Union before the Iron Curtain fell.
    9. I was the first altar girl in our Catholic church back in the 70's thanks to a Godly Priest.
    10. I was saved at a Catholic Youth Retreat during the Charismatic Renewal in the 70's.

  6. 906
    casey-princessmommy.blogspot.com says:

    1. I do not like to eat white things.
    2. I am on time and it really irritates me when others are late!!
    3. Taught kindergarten for 4 years.
    4. I have been a stay at home mom for 10 years!
    5. Met my husband on a blind date at Braums!
    6. I can find a quote for everything on life from a Friends episode! Really!
    7. I get irritated when I hear people eating.
    8.My husband is the only one ever who calls me by my middle name, Rebecca. And I love it.
    9. Birds totally freak me out. They will peck your eyes out. It says so in the Bible. Read Proverbs 30:17. Don't think I haven't read this to my 3 boys!
    10. I ran a half marathon and it felt great!

  7. 907
    The Cochran Fam says:

    1. I love cupcakes, especially red
    velvet.
    2. I read in the bathtub.
    3. I am super organized at work
    (4th grade teacher), but not
    at home.
    4. I love office supplies,
    especially sharpies
    5. I prefer to drink from a straw
    6. I'm addicted to Vanilla Diet
    Cokes from Sonic.
    7. My favorite movie of all time
    is The Sound of Music
    8. I started dating my husband
    when I was fourteen. (I'm 28
    now.)
    9. I'm always late and I drive too
    fast because of that.
    10. I love planning my kids'
    birthday parties (and do it
    way too far in advance
    for it to be normal!)

  8. 908
    Stephanie says:

    1. I have no belly button.
    2. I do not change lanes when I hit a good 25 miles before my turn off. Too risky.
    3. When I see black hose worn with white shoes I almost have to put my hands over my ears for the nails on chalkboard sound I hear
    4. I have spent all 3 end of year holidays Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas in a hospital bed. Its an ODDD feeling.
    5. It is actually impossible for me to sit thru a movie and not ask atleast 5 questions.
    6. I know every pointless fact that there is to no about anything pointless.
    7. I can sing every song to every Disney movie or child movie I watched when I was a child, even if I havent seen it in 10 years
    8. I think Lloyd Dobbler from Say Anything is my dream boat.
    9. I am so afraid of heights on airplanes I can take 2 tyelnol pms 2 dramamine and I still cant relax let alone sleep.
    10. Right now my contacts are being shipped and I am wearing the same glasses I wore 10 years ago.

  9. 909
    Kim ~ Kay Kay says:

    1. I like my toe nails painted… all year. Give me color!
    2. On Saturday's, I love hearing the sound of lawn mowers in my neighborhood.
    3. Sometimes when there is nothing sweet in the house, I will put some peanut butter in a bowl and top it with chocolate syrup. Yum!
    4. I love that my husband's feet are softer than a babys bottom at 43 years of age! VERY SOFT!!
    5. That I get kidney stones,often!
    6. I love a good shoe sale.
    7. I always wanted the guts to train with killer whales. Like Shamu.
    9. I always set my emergency break on my car.
    10. I know that God is everywhere His people are. But some days I think I would like to just sleep in the sanctuary at my church! So very peaceful.

  10. 910
    Mary Helen says:

    1. I have an identical twin sister! (She is also my best friend in the world, besides my husband.)
    2. I cannot function unless everything is in its place.
    3. I love typing up recipes!
    4. I have never colored my hair.
    5. My husband and I started dating when we were 17 and we never broke up! We have been together 10 years this year!
    6. I love getting a good deal.
    7. I love mascara!
    8. Budgeting is one of my hobbies. I itemize every receipt we have during the month and actually have fun doing it.
    9. Pottery Barn is my favorite store.
    10. My family and close friends call me Mae. It is the name my sister gave me when we were little.

  11. 911
    Anonymous says:

    1. I am a clutz and trip a lot because I am day dreaming
    2. I keep my underwear forever even when they have holes because they are comfortable
    3. I used to deer hunt a lot and married a tree hugger. He doesn't like it when I say "I used to shoot those rabbits."
    4. I repeat myself a lot, so be kind please.
    5. I talk in half sentences. I say the first half in my mind and the second half out loud
    6. The Southern Living gene has run far away from me. I am not Holly Homeaker.
    7. I love to be silly and pretend like I can sing opera
    8. I love to peel glue off of my hand
    9. I LOVE sour candy and gummy bears.
    10. I am a great friend

  12. 912
    Just Call Me Grammy says:

    1. I grew up in the Hog Capitol of the World and no…I was never the Hog Queen!
    2. My nickname is "Neverready" first given to me by my dad.
    3. Melinda's comment "My house is very tidy, but my husband calls me a 'drawer pig'" describes me PERFECTLY.
    4. If you come into my house or office and move or turn something even a small degree I will notice and immediately move it back!
    5. My sisters, children and friends think it is great fun to move my things just to see how long it takes for me to move them back.
    6. I LOVE musicals.
    7. I HATE to drive anywhere!
    8. My most creative moments begin well after I should be in bed. (Drives my hubby crazy)
    9. I love junk/thrift store shopping.
    10. I am exactly 5' tall and am one of the taller females in my family.

  13. 913
    Kathy Yeoh says:

    1. I collect hotel pencils, teapot
    and ducks
    2. I am a avid Beth Moore fan,
    read her blog everyday
    3. I love to play Boggle
    4. I think and talk too fast
    5. I Love coffee
    6. Gardening is my hobby
    7. I like to get to know people so
    I tend to strike conversations
    with them especially women
    8. There is nothing better I enjoy
    than watching Beth Moore on my
    collection of DVDS and reading
    her books and hearing her on
    CDS when I am driving
    9. I love my friends…nuts about
    them
    10. I am poor in parking so I drive
    a small car

  14. 914
    Johnnie says:

    1. I hate balloons – the sound of balloons popping is extremely unnerving to me.
    2. I do not like the outdoors—and I don’t just mean camping….I mean being outside.
    3. I have a bad reaction to mosquito bites – refer to #2.
    4. To shake off extra grounds on my coffee scoop I hit it against the container the exact number of scoops used, i.e. full pot = 4 scoops = 4 taps.
    5. My mom had a Facebook account before I did.
    6. Enjoy birdwatching—watch birdfeeders from inside house – refer to #2.
    7. My husband’s nickname for me is turtle.
    8. I like to collect recipe books but I don’t like to cook.
    9. I keep a couple of miniature Christmas trees up all year round.
    10. I like to paint plastercraft pieces when I have the time.

  15. 915
    Anonymous says:

    I LOVE THIS FAMILY!!!!

    1. I Buy peanut M & M's for every holiday they're made.
    2. I don't do huge buffet style

    3.I still sleep with a teddy bear next to me and I'm almost 35.
    4.I love the the smell put out by the car's air conditioner.
    5.I always have a pair of sunglasses on my head…even if it's cloudy.
    6. I think I'm too predictable, because this is a hard assignment…
    7. I love the sound of rain!
    8. love to play "bunny nose" with my kids…one of the sweetest ways to say I love you!
    9. I love being placed in the middle of a choir…surround sound at it's best!
    10. I love a glass of ICED MILK before bed!

    Thanks Mama Siesta!!

    kate in Charlottesville

  16. 916
    Anonymous says:

    1. I mop my garage floor
    2. Love coffee ice cream/hate chocolate
    3. Grew up on a dairy farm but was married for 15+ years before I saw an animal born/I got sick
    4. Am not a list person/memorize all phone numbers/appointments
    5. LOVE bread…
    6. Can't stand dirty laundry
    7. Count everything…fence posts as I'm passing them; number of tiles on floor when using toilet
    8. Come alive about noon
    9. Don't like anything tight
    10. Have been married for 46 years to the 'same' man

  17. 917
    Ina says:

    1. I don't like tomatoes or grapes – which seems weird to my friends!
    2. I grind my teeth in my sleep, so I've worn a mouth guard at night for years
    3. My unique name used to embarrass me, but now it's just part of who I am
    4. Red is my favorite color
    5. And tulips are my favorite flower- which is great this time of year
    6. I'm a fast and avid reader
    7. But DON'T read over my shoulder!!
    8. When I'm excited about something I tend to talk really fast and loud and am often not aware that I'm doing it. My 11 year old niece has the same problem. Doesn't bother us, but it can annoy family and friends!
    9. Love to crank the radio and sing in the car. Some of my best times with Jesus!
    10. I like to bake when work or life is stressful.

  18. 918
    Dynadi says:

    1.Love Antique dishes
    2. I love to cook
    3. I married my High School Sweetheart
    4. Enjoy going out to eat with all my girlfriends.
    5. love to read
    6. Like to go to yard sales
    7. I love Elvis Presley songs
    8. like to go walking with friends
    9. My favorite color is pink
    10. Love McDonalds Sweet Tea

  19. 919
    OhioBJAE says:

    1. I love to make Excel spreadsheets.

    2. I can name most US airport codes.

    3. I love to be places w/ hills.

    4. I think books are meant to be devoured quickly…not always to be enjoyed.

    5. My favorite joke is "What do you get when you cross an Elephant and a Rhino? Eleph-ino

    6. I just made myself laugh

    7. BROWNIES == YUM

    8. I know that only geeks use '==' (comp programing)

    9. I love breakfast any time of day

    10. I dislike green peppers in anything.

  20. 920
    Whit-mom says:

    1. I hate styrofoam, the thought of drinking out of a styrofoam cup sends shivers down my spine
    2. I love big dogs, big cups, big cars, and big comfy sweaters
    3. I would rather spend any day on the water than anywhere else
    4. I have three children three and under (a 1,2, and 3yr old)
    5. Sometimes I take a shower just to get away from the noise
    6. I love that my second toe is longer than my big toe and secretly pray that my kids will inherit it
    7. I would adopt more kids if I had the means
    8. I don't mind a mess but have to clean up before I go to bed or I can't sleep
    9. I love to dig in the dirt
    10. I have a thing about cleaning out my ears

  21. 921
    Thompson, Ashley and William Monk says:

    1. I don't have a belly button (had a birth defect and wasn't born with one)
    2. I love pumpkin bread
    3. I have three younger brothers
    4. I love mongrammed items
    5. I love stationary and thank you notes
    6. I love yellow
    7. I love polka-dots
    8. I love to read
    9.I love to talk
    10. I love people and their life stories

  22. 922
    Jeannie says:

    1. My wedding anniversary is 12-30

    2. First wore braces when I was 35 – lost retainer and had to get braces again at 50.

    3. Went to my 10th high school reunion pregnant and again (pregnant)at my 20th reunion.

    4.Never remember to take a camera with me on vacations

    5.LOVE to cook but can't eat until the kitchen is clean.

    6. Wish I could sew

    7. Can't wait to be a grandmother

    8. Love to dance around the house with my Ipod on while I am cleaning

    9. Favorite card game is Phase 10

    10.I have a husband who always makes me laugh

  23. 923
    Anonymous says:

    1. Wet paper gives me major chill bumps.

    2. The Man From Snowy River is one of my all-time favorite movies.

    3. I need to clip my toenails. They are driving me insane.

    4. If I could change only one thing about my physical self, it would be my natural hair texture–I'm coarse & wavy & frizzy…ugh.

    5. My mom has 6 siblings–Daddy had 8 siblings. I have 1.

    6. My husband & I are the classic teen movie–I'm the geeky nerd girl, he was the football captain. It's too bad that we didn't meet till after high school….then again, he might not have wanted to date geeky nerd girl in high school…hhmm…

    7. I am bow-legged.

    8. In college, I once went to the cafeteria salad bar for refills 4 TIMES, because there were cute guys filling their salad plates. (see I really am geeky nerd girl! ha!!)

    9. I love my family to absolute distraction…no complaints here!

    10. Heard Beth say (in Esther, I think??) that usually something in one Bible study leads her into the next one. So…I decided to start at the very beginning & follow Beth's steps. I figure that God has worked amazing wonders in her life, and maybe if I follow the same path, He will reveal mighty things to me. I am currently doing the ORIGINAL "Woman's Heart.." I'll do the updated version later as I meander along the chronological path. Seriously, Beth, I want to trace your learning steps.

  24. 924
    sos says:

    1. I read through the posts and at the time of writing my post "Beth" (in one variation or another) is posted 142 times.

    2. I wonder what Jesus looks like? Beth Moore in disguise–He shines through her

    3. I have met a wonderful women yearning to know Jesus since I started facilitating Beth Moore studies 9 years ago.

    4. The best lesson I learned on waiting for Jesus to Return–watching the movie "Hachi"

    5. I like to read on my Kindle or Kindle PC

    6. I like to ride my Genuine Scooter and pay $5.00 to fill up the tank then ride 170 miles before filling up again.

    7. My favorite place to visit is the ocean shore and be in awe of God's creation as I look out on the ocean.

    8. My Shih-tzu Brindi jumps backwards and she makes me laugh when she does it.

    9. I am a night owl.

    10. I like Starbucks Dark Cherry Mocha Frappacino's.

  25. 925
    Jamie says:

    1. My dog Gizmo is acts like me.

    2. My Mom actually defends my dog when he misbehaves. (When I have kids they will be so spoiled.)

    3. I have started writing 5 books but haven't gotten past chapter 2 on any of them.

    4. I love the smell of DSW. (Designer Shoe Warehouse)

    5. My shoe size has not changed since highschool. (weight is another story.)

    6. I broke my foot walking in flats. Try to only wear heals now.

    7. I have 2 last names, Jamison Price.

    8. My sanguine mind needs organization like my closet. (Always thinking I forgot or misplaced something. Maybe in the closet.) LOL!!!! 🙂

    9. Last night I fell asleep taking an online quiz for my MBA class, with the computer in my lap. Can you imagine.

    10. My Mom is my best friend. 🙂

    Love Ya!
    Jamie

  26. 926
    Rebecca's Blog says:

    1. My Simese cat sleeps with me @ night – sometimes she borrows my pillow.
    2. I have lived in TX, CA, KY, NM, VA, and Pakistan – liked KY the best.
    3. My first daughter's name will be Keziah – the name comes from one of Job's daughters.
    4. My favorite vacation ever was in the Hunza mountains of Pakistan.
    5. When I was a little girl, my grandma used to feel me chocolate covered cherries that she kept in her china cabinet (shhh…don't tell my mama!)
    6. I'll eat anything that doesn't move before I do – if it moves before I do, we have a problem, Houston.
    7. My favorite colors are black for wearing (makes me look skinny), green for decorating and red and purple just because.
    8. I love to grocery shop – my favorite place is Central Market in Houston
    9. My kindergarden teacher told my mother I was bossy. In today's PC world, it would be termed 'creative leadership potential'
    10. I have a two inch horizonal scar on my left knee 'cause I fell down a hill in a cemetery on dead day in college.

  27. 927
    Lea says:

    1. I can't stand the thought of sleeping in an unmade bed.
    2. I like to wash dishes by hand, but air dry them coz I hate to dry them.
    3. I listen to Christmas music all year long.
    4. I crow to my roosters to get them to crow back. 🙂 They like it.
    5. I turn all the magazines around at the checkout when they show too much skin.
    6. I love pickled okra ALOT.
    7. I judge books by their artistic covers. If it's pretty, I'll like it better.
    8. I think I'm dyslexic when it comes to Math, and because of it don't like numbers.
    9. I have a thing for rusty old pickup trucks.
    10. Spin me around twice and I'm lost… totally.

  28. 928
    Sharon says:

    1. I love to read
    2. I love children, even though I don't have any…
    3. I eat one thing at a time
    4. I love dogs
    5. I'm left handed, totally. I can do nothing with my right hand.
    6. I love Alaska and everything about it.
    7. I hate heat and humidity (doesn't help much when you live in MS)
    8. I crochet constantly.
    9. I love to travel.
    10. I love ice cream year round.

  29. 929
    Sandra says:

    1. I believe that I am a health nut but have difficulty eating healthy.
    2. My favorite form of transpor-tation is flying. I was an airline brat.
    3. Heat is better then cold. Come on Spring and Summer.
    4. I DO NOT like to shop.
    5. I had a 4.7 Hemoglobin last year and lived to tell about it. My nurse let me know she had never seen someone walking around with a blood count that low.
    6. I have never ever colored my hair. I will be 50 next Feb and probably will by then since it's starting to streak but still not too bad. My son made a comment about it this past weekend.
    7. I LOVE fried squash and make it once a year.
    8. I had great grandparents till 28 and grandparents till 48. The last 2 died within a month of each other.
    9. Hated to read growing up but love to read now.
    10. My favorite activity is Counted Cross Stitch. Want more time to do it. Can I make money at it?

  30. 930
    Lolo says:

    1. I love to listen to Jazz
    2. I love to buy yarn (my stash is getting big)
    3. i love to read
    4. i love to wear aprons when cooking or when doing art project with the children in my classroom
    5. my socks never match
    6. I don't like to wear tennis shoes because I feel like my feet are enclosed
    7. I buy way too many cute bags to use as purses
    8. I do not like coconut
    9. my plants grow very well in my classroom but tend to die at at home on the porch
    10. there is nothing like eating a good bowl of hot soup

  31. 931
    robin says:

    You gals are cracking me up! And who knew so many were addicted to pens for Pete's sake? Here are my quirks:

    Never have balanced a checkbook (somehow it all comes out okay)

    Favorite memory is being in a 12 foot boat surrounded by killer whales in the San Juan Islands.

    I love baby lambs, puppies, kittens, and horses

    I love reading People Magazine

    I can’t stand not having a book or two or three to read

    I always have to know exactly where I am and have a “map” going in my head at all times

    I love the smell of hot concrete; it reminds me of growing up in California

    Dogs and children always know that I am the boss, I don’t even need to do anything, they just know! (I am a teacher)

    I am an expert at backing a trailer

    I never wear perfume

  32. 932
    Amanda in Arkansas says:

    1.I love to take pictures (setting them up, working on lighting, doing the whole deal).
    2.I love the smell of laundry. I even step out my back door while the dryer is going to smell the dryer vent.
    3.I am afraid of dogs at night (only).
    4.I love the night. Walking in the forest at night is beautiful.
    5.I fold everything except underwear (and I enjoy just throwing that in the drawer…it makes me feel like a messy rebel).
    6.I like to dance like a little kid when I am outside and no one is watching.
    7.I love to color with new crayons.
    8.I enjoy finishing things off (like the end of the toilet paper or the toothpaste) so I can buy more.
    9.I go weeks without turning on my TV.
    10.I like filling out surveys.

  33. 933
    Jodi says:

    1. I have way to many texture issues to count.
    2. I hate people touching my feet.
    3. I am an animal lover, I feed all the stray cats in my area. No, I am not the crazy cat lady,,, yet. 😉
    4. I love to read, I have been a bookworm since I was a little girl.
    5. I am very easily distracted.
    6. I love to write poetry.
    7. I have 2 cats and they are my furry children.

    8. I hate to do dishes!
    9. I love to learn new things, especially about the Word of God. I love to look up the Hebrew and Greek meaning to words, it is like a treasure hunt to find out the actual meanings.
    10. I cry at extreme homemakeover everytime, I LOVE happy endings. 😉

  34. 934
    Jessica says:

    1.I love even numbers
    2.I like to learn new things and ask questions
    3.Having deep conversations is something I really enjoy.
    4.I love coloring my hair
    5.I really enjoy flossing my teeth. (It's like a massage for my teeth)
    6. I can't sing at all, but I sing loud and proud anyway
    7. I think accents are so cool
    8. I work best when I multi task
    9. I often clean when I am frustrated
    10. I have a hard time putting a good book down

  35. 935
    Anonymous says:

    1. I turned 40 this year and cried my eyes out.
    2. I own a small library of books.
    3. I hate anything wooden in my mouth (toothpicks, popsicle sticks).
    4. I have all boys.
    5. My least favorite job is cleaning the bathrooms (see #4).
    6. I sing loudly in my car, but I would die if anyone heard me.
    7. I coached volleyball for a couple of years.
    8. I once closed the garage door while the hatch of my van was still open (did a little damage).
    9. I can speak French.
    10. I am scared of dogs.

  36. 936
    Cindy says:

    1. I am NOT a morning person.
    2. I do not like to watch movies that make me cry.
    3. I don't like to cook.
    4. I am a "smell" person.
    5. I love sunsets.
    6. I have more, horns, antlers, turkeys, wild hogs, etc.
    on my wall than I care to count.
    7. I love to shop for bargains.
    8. I feel undressed if I forget to put on earrings.
    9. I tend to be unorganized.
    10. I love the smell of a new book.

  37. 937
    Darrensgal says:

    1. I was chased by a wild boar on a missions trip.
    2. Also was shot at on said missions trip
    3.AND lost my plane tickets home on said missions trip. I'd do it again though!
    4. Two words: THIN MINTS!
    5. Been married for 2 years and STILL can't go to the bathroom when my hubby is home. I don't mean I'm embarrassed to- I mean I just shut down. "honey..don't you need to run to the store for something?? anything??"
    6. A well-groomed eyebrow speaks volumes.
    7. Spiders serve no purpose but to taunt me with their 8 spiny legs.
    8. I taught my puppy Lucy to say her prayers before she eats– she really bows her head until we say AMEN!
    9. I had a serious cruch on Gilbert Blythe…watch out Ann-with an "e"!
    10. I am afraid of the ocean, but more afraid my husband would drowned alone–so I swim with him. thoughtful huh? 🙂

  38. 938
    Karen E says:

    1. I have a daily chocolate chip habit — for the past 18 years.
    2. I love to fondle fabric — I'm a quilter.
    3. I had my first mixed drink at the age of 44.
    4. I sing the alto line for every song.
    5. My best friend is the complete opposite of me — and I am so thankful!
    6. I make the bed every day, no matter what.
    7. I lose weight when I'm stressed.
    8. I wear a ring with an amethyst (purple – royalty) heart stone to remind myself that my heart belongs to God — I am His princess.
    9. I dislike carrying a purse.
    10. Wool sweaters are my favorite!

  39. 939
    Robin says:

    1. I love all things Motown, especially the Supremes.
    2. For my 8th birthday I was able to choose my middle name – I picked Marie.
    3. I prefer a clean car but must at least have a clean windshield.
    4. I love the smell and taste of citrus.
    5. I will stop everything to watch the movie "What About Bob."
    6. I get such pleasure from writing with a blue, fine-tip, ball point pen.
    7. As a child, my greatest fears were snails, feathers, street sweepers and crop dusters. My sister capitalized on my phobias!
    8. I have a cute red motorcycle.
    9. My favorite season is autumn.
    10. I wanted to be a poodle when I grew up.

  40. 940
    lisajo37 says:

    1. I LOVE to read!
    2. I love to smell vinegar!
    3. Orange is my favorite color.
    4. I love all animals.
    5. I have a passion for women's ministries.
    6. I love the smells of fall and Christmas.
    7. I am a word junkie.
    8. I play the flute.
    9. I have a guinea pig, cat and dog.
    10. I want to learn to knit.

  41. 941
    Somethings Gotta Give says:

    Fun Idea!!!

    1. My favorite time of day is 4 am to 6 am – its "me" time.

    2. I am a morning person and a evening person…..I'm always "on".

    3. My favorite candy bar is MOUNDS!

    4. I sleep with the same small pillow, I've had since I was a baby…..(30 years ago)

    5. I love to planning my own B-Day Parties….

    6. I've never eaten a Burger King Whopper, McDonald's Big Mac, or anything at Krystal's.

    7. I drive really slow.

    8. I love island music….it makes me wanna go to the beach.

    9. I am extremely open to everyone. Sometimes a little too trusting.

    10. I love to twitter. Its so addicting.

  42. 942
    Smith says:

    1. all light switches have to be down when off
    2. TP rolls from the top
    3. House has to be picked up before I go to bed
    4. Love pictures of my children ALL around the house
    5. I HATE reading!
    6. My pants have to touch the ground with or with out heals on
    7. I tend to color coordinate my closet
    8. I too straighten the racks at stores (how can you find anything thing if things aren't straight! 🙂
    9. hate clutter
    10. make sure the house is picked up before I leave the house.

  43. 943
    Anonymous says:

    1. My husband brings me coffee in bed every morning. It's the best part of my day.
    2. I love my coffee HOT!
    3. I love when my sink and counters are clean.
    4. I cry way too easy…books, movies, sport, cards.
    5. I love love love my kids.
    6. I talk for my animals…2 dogs and a cat.
    7. I love numbers.
    8. I am competitive.
    9. I love watching sports.
    10. I am a twin and I was an "accident"

    How fun…Joyce

  44. 944
    Laura says:

    1) Single
    2) love to workout
    3) I love the Mitford series
    4) i LOVE coffee(its a veg)
    5) I love my gma
    6) I'd rather be with those who are older than me than those my age
    7) love pedicures
    8) Nickname was Swirley in high school
    9) Don't have a best friend
    10) blessed

  45. 945
    Anonymous says:

    1. I love cake icing, not so much the cake, just the icing.
    2. I am a 10th generation Virginian.
    3. I have a little coffee with my creamer.
    4. I am addicted to dental floss.
    5. I LOVE anything and everything tres francais.
    6. I can say the Alphabet backward, yep, from Z to A.
    7. I am addicted to antibacterial sanitizer.
    8. I secretly look forward to new episodes of Suit Life on Deck & Sonny with a Chance.
    9. The fleur de lis is my favorite! I have at least one in every room of my home.
    10. Tulips are my favorite flower. One Fall I planted 362 tulip bulbs all by myself.

    Wendy

  46. 946
    Anonymous says:

    1. I sing "Rise and Shine" to get my kids up every morning just as my mom did with me. I wonder how old they will be when it starts annoying them?

    2. I am getting increasingly freaked out by the crazy chemicals used to make so many of the things I use everyday.

    3. I love a good pen.

    4. I will be thrilled to pieces when my daughter doesn't yell "wiiipe" from the bathroom when she goes #2. (TMI?)

    5. I adore carrot cake.

    6. I only miss teaching in the early fall.

    7. I like things to be even. So much so that if I bump my elbow, I will bump the other one so they will feel the same (not if it really hurt).

    8. I love being from the south, Mississippi to be more specific.

    9. I desperately want to like vegetables.

    10. I am a terrible speller!

  47. 947
    Blu Rose says:

    1. I was once a door-to-door salesman…um, saleswoman! Did not work out so well for me…
    2. I go to the zoo only to see the elephants.
    3. I like to make people laugh…whether it is at me or with me, I love to see you smile 🙂
    4. I want to go to New York in the Spring to walk down Fifth Avenue in the Easter Parade with an overpriced hat too big for my head and too gaudy for even Barnum and Bailey!!!!
    5. I can't stand pens without caps. I throw them away!!!!
    6. I think "Prefaces" would be an awesome name for a bookstore/ coffee shop.
    7. Love, love, love Rosemary Clooney's voice!
    8. I am a Champion Skateboarder…in my dreams and on the Wii!!!!
    9. Love the certainty and assurance in the word "Absolutely"!!!
    10. I talk in my sleep…friend recently overheard me repeating "Oh My Goodness, Oh My Goodness." OH MY GOODNESS!!!!!

  48. 948
    Debbie says:

    1. I must have Subway turkey sub most days.
    2. I LOVE sweets.
    3. I have more freckles that you can count
    4. I don't go to sleep til three a.m. and sleep til 10
    5. I am a very good scrabble player
    6. I love to orgainze other peoples closets
    7. I was born without a knee cap, but Jesus healed me the day after I was born!
    8. My two baby toes have no nails…odd, yes.
    9. I like to listen to talk radio
    10. I have to create some kind of art, daily.

  49. 949
    Amy says:

    1. I won't walk on rugs for days after I've vacuumed.
    2. My spring cleaning happens every month…sometimes twice a month (can you tell I'm a neat freak?)
    3. My daddy has called me "Lulu" since I was a baby…sometimes it's shortened to "Lu" when he needs me quickly.
    4. I fantasize about being on "The Amazing Race" with my brother, John. I've even had fake interviews with myself.
    5. I get a high balancing my check book…even when there's only small numbers to work with.
    6. I can watch the entire series of "Road to Avonlea" and "Anne of Green Gables" in one sitting and not get tired of it.
    7. I like to re-read my own writing (not pridefully, of course – thank you So Long Insecurity!) after someone compliments it just to see what it was they saw that I didn't.
    8. I dream Tim Tebow dreams.
    9. I've never danced publicly but my heart's desire is for dance to be my best hobby.
    10. I love reading, eating, and watching my favorite movies…all at once.

  50. 950
    Jera says:

    1. I am obsessed with Gain Laundry detergent.
    2. I know more about football than most guys (which freaks them out).
    3. When I become interested in something I have to know everything about it.
    4. I'm six feet tall which I love now, but it wasn't fun being that tall in the 3rd grade. (I'm not kidding)
    5. It took me ten years to get off my addiction to Coca-Cola, and I did it with sweet tea (yeah, I know).
    6. When I was little I was obsessed with Barbara Mandrell (weird, I know), and last week some lady was talking to me at the store and it was Barbara Mandrell. I temporarily lost the ability to speak.
    7. I love fashion and Broadway and I follow the blogs of people in those industries.
    8. My mom put me in sports at age four because I had too much energy and now at 33 I've had my knee reconstructed and I have a bad back.
    9. I worked in TV News for a long time and have a list of ways I don't want to die because I've seen footage of the aftermath.
    10. Been unemployed for a long time. One night around 3am in January I saw my dream job was open. I applied never expecting to hear anything. After seven interviews I'm going to NEW YORK CITY tomorrow as a finalist. I'm thrilled and terrified.

    JW

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