Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Getting to Know me!

A few people (Lora & Christine) had this Get To Know Me on their blogs recently. It reminded me of MySpace surveys. I used to LOVE MySpace surveys. So just for old time's sake...

1. Favorite pet I ever had

Maybe my old dog, Sally. She was really cool. I sang a Gloria Estaphan song to her the day before we put her down. Very moving. 

2. Favorite food I’ve cooked

Ice Cream with Saunder's hot fudge and chocolate chips. 

3. Teacher who changed my life, and why

The teacher who taught the class I met Philip in.
because I met Philip in that class.
Thanks, Jacob

4. The best paid entertainment I’ve ever seen

Them legs, though. 

5. Favorite hobby activity that makes me get lost for hours


6. My greatest skill (past or current)

Backing up in a straight line. But only on a really good, clear day. 

7. The best advice I’ve ever been given

"Don't worry about liking him, just be his friend, and if something happens - great. If not you've got a really good friend out of it" - My Dad. Re: Philip

8. My favorite flower – purchased

lillies. or something pretty. 

9. My favorite flower or plant – personally grown

Poison Ivy. 

10. The most favorite gift I’ve ever gotten – what and from whom?

this is so hard. I am a gifts person. Any thought that goes into a gift makes me want to cry. The gift of life - from my mother. 

11. My most suspenseful moment

Any and every time I am on an airplane. 

12. My most unexpected achievement?

yoga. I am not good at being athletic or strong. or anything. but I have been making some nice progress in that area. 

13. My favorite paid employment, ever


14. The favorite dessert I’ve ever eaten

Frozen Yogurt with all the fixin's

15. The most scared I’ve been by a bug or critter

When there was freaking snake in my basement!!!!

16. My favorite household chore

I like the very last one I have to do that day, but only when it is over. 

17. Favorite item no one knows I own?

why would I keep this a secret?

18. The prettiest shiny object I’ve ever owned

My engagement ring. it's perfection. 

19. Favorite outdoor smell


20. Favorite song I ever danced to and with whom?

My wedding song Best Friend- Jason Reeves. 
I can never remember the name of this song. I just had to ask Philip. I am the worst. 

21. The favorite place I have ever traveled to where I’d spend my whole life if I could?

Charleston, South Carolina without hesitation. 

22. The most significant change I’ve had to go through and how it made me better

Losing my dad 2 weeks after getting engaged. I'm not sure it made me better. 

23. Favorite environmental sound (rain, thunder, etc.)


24. Best time I’ve had playing with a pet

I'm not a giant animal person. 

25. The favorite picture I’ve ever taken?

i don't have one!

What are some of your favorites? Answer a few. 


  1. I love that you did this! And how sweet that you chose the "gift of life" as your favorite gift.

  2. Carrie's legs though seriously...

  3. Love this post.
    I cant imagine how hard loosing a father :(
    Girl - yoga is totally your thing... not mine :) haha

  4. How hard it must have been to lose your father after an engagement. Praise God He is th one that sustained you through that time. By the way, I love the sound of rain.

  5. It was extremely hard but God carried me through. He is so good!

  6. Thanks :) definitely not easy but God carried me through.

    haha I do love yoga but its So good for you!

  7. if my legs looked like hers I would never wear pants!

  8. :) I couldnt come up with anything better than that :)

  9. This was a fun post. I love getting to know my favorite bloggers a little better!


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