Wednesday, August 5, 2015

#MTBoSBlaugust 5 Just who am I?

Tell us about you!  Post 20 facts about yourself. Several years back I participated in a Facebook game posting the ABC's of me.  I updated them for today's post!

A - Age: My chronological age? My mental age? My “health” age? Or just how old I feel today?  Let’s just say I’ve been an educator for more than 30 years, and married for more than 40 years! Yup, “old!”

B – Birthdate: February 23

C - Chore you hate: The only one I really like is grocery shopping. I don’t mind cooking. I love to delegate all the others!

D – Drink: Still like Diet Coke, Diet Root Beer, Diet Dr. Pepper, but most often I choose water!

E - Essential to start your day item: Enough sleep, a cup of coffee, and quiet time.  My favorite
Lyle Lovett lyrics: “Hardwood floor creakin'  Bedroom door squeakin'  She's standing in the kitchen  I thought she was still sleepin'  Kiss her on the forehead  Asked her how she slept  She says, 'honey it's so early,  We probably shouldn't speak yet.”  The morning wasn’t made for conversation!

F - Favorite color: I love bright colors, primary colors, nature’s colors!

G – Gent:  The love of my life, my best friend, Ron

H - Height: 4’11”and on my way to heaven!

I - Instruments you play: Computer … the one I used to play … piano

J - Job title: Math teacher

K - Kid(s): 2 grown sons, 2 grandsons, and each fall about 150 teens!

L - Loves: the beach, sand, sunshine, surf, reading, flowers, family time, quiet time

M – Music: 60/70’s pop, showtunes, some country

N - Nicknames: my husband sometimes calls me Lois, Jr after my mom.  She died in 2010; I miss her! I am very much like her!

O – One wish: to learn to be content no matter my circumstances

P – Pet:  Tweety, our cockatiel!  He’s celebrating his 18th birthday with us!
      Pet Peeve: Whining unless it is my turn to whine

Q - Quote from a movie … two favorite romantic ones … 
“Will you love me for the rest of my life? No, I will love you for the rest of mine.” (Phenomenon) 
Laying in bed worried whether her mate Beldar still loves her, Prymatt asks him what he would do if she died. Beldar responds: “If, for some reason your life functions ceased, my most precious one, I would collapse, I would draw the shades and I would live in the dark. I would never get out of my slar phase or clean myself. My fluids would coagulate, my cone would shrivel, and I would die, miserable and lonely. The stench would be great.” Satisfied, Prymatt smiles and goes to sleep. (Coneheads)

R – Residence: central Texas!  We’ve also lived in Virginia and Tennessee.

S - Siblings: Yes! 2 sisters!

T - Time you wake up: Too often … 2 am, 3 am, 4 am, 5am … but did you mean when I get up? 6 am to leave the house by 7:30

U – University:  Trevecca University in Nashville, TN for undergrad and The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA for master’s degree

V - Vegetable you dislike: Okra

W – Worst habit: procrastinating? Avoiding exercise? Snacking when I’m not really hungry?

X - X-Rays: only broke one bone … just a week or so before my wedding!

Y - Yummy food you make: The family seems to like my cakes! Carrot cake, German Chocolate Cake, Coconut Cake!

Z - Zoo favorite: I like the “big” animals … elephants, giraffes … 

That was fun!  Now ... how about you?


  1. Over 30 years, that's awesome! :)

    1. Thank you! It's been fun ... and I'm not done yet :) Fortunately I've had the opportunity for a lot of variety in my work as an educator!