I had already done this on Facebook, and thought I would post it here too.
1- When I was young, I stuck a raisin up my nose. Fortunately, my mom was able to get it out.
2- I am fluent in Spanish, and although my grammar isn't perfect, I have been mistaken for a native speaker.
3- When I was in high school, I wanted to be a career missionary. I argued with my mom because I wanted to go to India instead of college.
4- I worked at a bilingual school in Bogota, Colombia.
5- I would prefer to listen to music in Spanish.
6- I love to dance salsa and merengue, and ironically, my husband, the Latino, has learned what he knows about Latin dancing from me.
7- I had my baby naturally - no pain meds. It was an empowering experience, and I am excited to do it again someday. I actually had my baby 15 minutes after arriving at the hospital. The labor was not short, but I labored at home as long as I could, which made a world of difference.
8- I sound identical to my mom on the phone. My grandma (her mother) has even gotten us confused several times.
9- I have eaten tongue and cheek meat.
10- I used to like to eat "quiet dogs" (hush puppies) when I was little.
11- I am also known as "the pasta queen." I love carbs!
12- I like to knit. I know, sounds like a hobby for grandmas, but it's actually very relaxing, and fun to make stuff.
13- I have lived in 17 houses/apartments in my life. That is a LOT of moving.
14- I have never given a bottle to my daughter or bought her commercial baby food. We were given a couple jars once, and she didn't like them. Ha, ha!
15- I have never been drunk. I don't like the taste of alcohol, with the exception of a few types of wine. I just have never understood the appeal.
16- We co-sleep. There are safe ways to cosleep, unfortunately you only hear about those who are negligent in the news.
17- I like to shop at thrift stores and garage sales. I actually hardly ever buy anything new anymore. I love the feeling of finding something so nice for so cheap.
18- I love "artesanias" - artesan-made stuff and homemade stuff.
19- Once in shop class, my best friend drilled all the way through my finger. It was an accident and yes, we were still best friends after that.
20- My favorite book is Their Eyes Were Watching God.
21- I graduated college Summa Cum Laude.
22- I used to compose songs often. I actually wrote a song for my wedding and pre-recorded it, good thing I did, because as expected I was bawling.
23- Once in elementary school, I peed my pants. It was a cold winter day, and we couldn't get in the house for some reason. I was sooo embarrassed.
24- I had really bad acne in high school and college.
25- I have a blog. If you haven't checked it out yet, it's http://livesimplylovestrongly.blogspot.com Leave me a message, so I know you were there. (Obviously you knew this, or you wouldn't be here...hee, hee.)
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