Monday, June 2, 2008


This comes over from Dawn at

In your entire life, have you ever....gone on a blind date? Yes, I don't recommend it.

...skipped school? Once, got in small town? Don't skip school.

...watched someone die? Yes

...been to Canada? No, but I'd like to!

...been to Mexico? Yes, my grandchildren are Mexican and I went the first time when my granddaughter was 5 weeks old.

...been to Florida? Oh, yes, I live in Florida! :)

...been on a plane? Yes. HATE IT! The only reason I fly is because my grandchildren live on the other side of the country.

...been lost? Many times! I have a horrible sense of direction. I get lost in town and I've lived here my whole life!

...been on the opposite side of the country? Yes. And I'm going back this month for my grandchildren's birthdays!

...gone to Washington, DC? Yes, I even have a funny story about it.....I went for the day with my 2 sisters and their husbands. While we were there, they stopped all traffic for the president's motorcade. President Clinton was returning to the White House. He passed by and then we crossed to the parking lot and a rat ran across in front of us. My brother in law quipped "Now we've seen two rats today." Now, why would he say that??

...swam in the ocean? I live on the world's most beautiful beaches. I swam in the Gulf of Mexico....but I almost drowned as a child and I have a very healthy respect for undertow!

...had your booze taken away by the cops? NO! My daddy would have killed me.

...lettered in a high school sport? No.....I wasn't much of an athelete.

...cried yourself to sleep? Many times. It sure stops up your nose though.

...played cops and robbers? Yes, as a child, we neighborhood children played that and war all the time.

...played dolls? I played with dolls until my early teens. I got a Ken (of Barbie and Ken) car once for Christmas.

...recently colored with crayons? No.

...sung Karaoke? No, but I've heard some really horrible karaoke singing

...paid for a meal with coins only? Yes.

...done something you told yourself you wouldn't? I probably shouldn't go into all that.

...cheated on an exam? No.

...made prank phone calls? Yes, Also rang doorbells and ran....Bad Girl!

...laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose? Yes, and that's pretty gross!

...caught a snowflake on your tongue? No, grew up in Florida

...danced in the rain? I've played in the rain.

...written a letter to Santa Claus? I don't remember if I wrote a letter, but I did believe in Santa until the middle of elementary school.

...been kissed under the mistletoe? No.

...watched the sunrise with someone you care about? I can't remember ever being up that early and if I was I was so grouchy that I probably missed the sunrise!

...been arrested? NO.

...blown bubbles? Often.

..gone ice-skating? No, I grew up in Florida

...been skinny dipping outdoors? Actually, yes, at nite with my husband. It was scary and I wouldn't do it again. You can't see at nite you know.

...had a nickname? Terrible teasing ones. My last name was Duncan, so I was called Duncan Hines, my nose was big so I was called Danny Thomas and the "nose knows"

...been to Africa? No.

...eaten cookies for dinner? Oh, yea

...been on TV? If I have I don't remember.

...stolen any traffic signs? No. Once again, the father who would have killed me.

...been in a car accident? Not until this year and I had someone back out of a parking place and hit me and then someone ran into the back of my car at a stop sign.

What is your....

...mother's name? Margaret

...favorite drink? Diet Pepsi

...favorite alcohol? I like a glass of white zinfendel with dinner.

...birthplace? Panama City, FL

...favorite vacation spot? California because the grands are there.

...favorite salad dressing? I don't think I have a favorite.

...favorite pie? peanut butter!

...favorite number? I don't have a favorite number.

...favorite movie? I love movies. I'm not sure I can think of a favorite.

...favorite holiday? Thanksgiving.....all the food, no presents to buy.

...favorite food? Mexican

...favorite day of the week? Friday, I always think I'll sleep in Saturday morning.

...favorite brand of body wash? No favorite.

...favorite toothpaste? I really don't have a favorite.....we're using pro health right now and it is NOT my favorite, it leaves a film.

...favorite smell? Cookies baking!

Do you have any...

...tattoos? I hate tattoos too, but my eyeliner is tattooed.

...body piercings? ears

Do you drive a 2-door or 4-door vehicle? 4

What do you do to relax? Put in a movie and get in my bed.

How do you see yourself in 10 years? I'll be 65 3/4.......hopefully having fun and still growing....mentally, not physically!

This was just a fun thing to do....if you do it, let me know in my comments.


Dawn said...

Fun stuff! I have to say I totally agree with your brother-in-law!

Needled Mom said...

I have really enjoyed reading the different memes from the bloggers whom I follow. This was a great meme too.

It sounds like you had a very busy weekend, but one that was filled with fun events.

leslie said...

This told us a lot about you. I might do it later in the week.

Tonja said...

How ineresting! Now I know lots more about you! Glad to hear about your new pastor, too!

Leigh said...

cute story about you skinny dipping/

I have thought of getting tatooed eyliner, did it hurt? sacb up? swell up?

I have this one scheduled to publish tomorrow I think....