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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

10 Things You May Not Know About Me.....

  1.  I am a lover of all things Jane Austen.  I would gladly dress in "Regency-Wear" every day if I could get away with it!  Check out this website.  Jennie was a speaker at a homeschooling event I attended and I H-E-A-R-T her patterns!!!
  2. I am slowly but surely changing the Cain Family Food Culture.  I have not had a pop in almost 2 weeks, I've switched from pancake syrup to Agave Nectar, and am contemplating signing up under a farming co-op for veggies, fruits, meat, and dairy that is all locally produced.  Check it out- Grow Alabama
  3. I am freakishly afraid of needles.  I've had 2 c-sections and I sew for a hobby- go figure!
  4. I love taking tea...the act of enjoying a proper setting of tea. (See #1)
  5. I absolutely ABHOR summer.  That's right, I said it!  I hate summer!  I wish we could go straight from Spring to Autumn because I detest mosquitos, heat, and humidity.......hence my dream to live in Maine.
  6. I dream of living in Maine!
  7. I was healed of the beginning stages of cervical cancer when I was 18.  Seriously.  If you don't believe in the miracles of God, come over for lunch- I need to talk to you!
  8. As a mother, there is something about bird nests that resonates in my soul.  I attribute it to the care and keeping of young, making your home a safe place, and the gentleness with which birds care for their babies.
  9. I am deathly afraid of tornados, my house burning, and driving off of a bridge over water.  I have also, in recent years, become deathly afraid of flying.  This is extreme considering I have always LOVED to travel, have been overseas twice, and have never had a really terrible flying incident.
  10. I'm addicted to buying children's books.  I see a book and I think "Oh!  The kids would LOVE to read that one day!"  They're going to have to take them all with them when they leave my nest!  Our space will triple.  But I love finding them and remembering when I read them when I was little...it's so sentimental.

2 comments:

Beth Hester said...

Even though I already know about these 10 things, I love reading little bits of happiness about you. I love to hear you put it into your own words. It makes me smile!!

AllyJo said...

This is funny because I would have listed all the same things except living in Maine. I'm sure it's wonderful and beautiful, but I wanna go home someday...that being Texas.

God bless you and your family.