Friday, January 23, 2009

Grilling Goodness # 15

1. Have you ever ridden a horse?

Yes, I used to love horse-back riding, but I wouldn't want to do it any time soon. I don't think it would be fair to the horse.

2. Have you ever run out of gas?

I have never personally run out of gas, but I have been with someone else who has. I will have to let her tell the story in her own words.

3. How many different schools did you attend growing up?

I went to three different elementary schools before I was homeschooled.

4. Do you have, and use, a library card?

I have, and use my library card regularly. In fact, yesterday was library day. They like it when I come, because I keep them funded. I don't think I remember more than once when I didn't have a fine to pay.

5. Hand-wash or dishwasher?

We basically hand-wash the dishes and put them into the dishwasher for sterilization.

6. Does your alarm clock beep or play music?


7. Do you know how to roller skate?

I do know how to roller skate, and I do it about once a year when our church has family skate night. I used to be really good (when I was a skinny kid), and in my mind I glide around the rink with grace and ease. But, sadly, in reality, I skate like a hippopotamus on wheels. I start off very stiffly, with all my muscles tense. I have to literally remind myself to lean forward a bit and relax. It doesn't take long before I am actually moving forward, arms flailing to keep myself steady.But then I realize that I am moving at an alarming rate, and if I fall, there will surely be blood. You know, the bigger they are, the harder they fall, and all. It always makes me ponder the wisdom of putting tiny little wheels under this much woman, but I can't seem to stop myself. I did have to laugh at the poor little girl who fell in front of me, though. She looked up to see all ---lbs of me rolling her way, and she didn't bother getting up. She frantically scooted out of the way.

8. What would you consider one of your biggest accomplishments?

I don't feel like I've accomplished anything very big, to be honest. I'd say something cute, like my kids are my greatest accomplishment, but God created them, and they aren't finished yet. So, today my greatest accomplishment is that I woke up, snuggled with my son for a while, had my quiet time, and ate oatmeal for breakfast.


Carrie said...

You had me cracking up on #7. That was too funny!
And by the way...I did use the cute little "my kids are my biggest accomplishment" on #8. But you are right God did create them. I have plenty I am not proud of but I am definitely proud of those four kids.
You have a great blog...isn't that meme a fun one??

My Goodness said...

So far, you get the award for 'Funniest Grilling Goodness'.

You crack me up, seriously.

I gave you WAY too much room to pick on yourself today!! But I love that you can...I just love you! :)

6 and 7...I literally laughed out loud. wow.

8. Something to be proud of, indeed!!!

Thank you for grillin' with me!

Joanna said...

How did you get the same alarm clock as me?? Does yours have the dent in the side where it's been smashed too? :)

JMBMOMMY said...

Love your answers--you made me laugh for sure.

Laura Lee said...

Fantastic!!! I too just paid over twenty bucks to the library on my last visit: kids were ill, too many books, a few obviously know the drill. I consider myself a lifetime donor without the members only perks.

Smiling Shelly said...

Okay, so now I KNOW that we were separated a birth!! You crack me up!!

1. LOL!

5. Impressive! That's way too much work. We rinse and put them in the dishwasher to clean - unless 'we' are Sugar...then 'we' put them in the dishwasher after two days of sitting in the sink, having never been rinsed off, and see just how well the dishwasher really works.

6. You have MY alarm clock!!! ;)

7. LMFAO!!!
PS. The 'F' stands for FAT :)

8. That's how I feel about my accomplishments but I read one that I liked so I'll borrow from it and say that my greatest accomplishment is having such well adjusted children, despite having me as their mother - poor kids. ;)