Posts tagged ‘wine’

100 posts (sort of)

I was supposed to post this yesterday but as I have the flu and have totally lost touch with reality I figured this was close enough.  So here are 100 random facts about me.

  1. I grew up in Virginia
  2. I am a Christian
  3. I married my high school sweetie
  4. I think my parents are some of the wisest people I know
  5. I am a momma twice
  6. I am both a cat and dog person
  7. I get car sick very easily
  8. I love to read
  9. I love to knit
  10. I love to blog
  11.  Writing usually comes pretty easy to me
  12. I love to take photographs
  13. I love the Peanuts
  14. I hate being sick
  15. I am a television junky
  16. I love to swim
  17. I want to travel (mainly Scotland and Australia and Thailand.  New Zealand would be fun too)
  18. I love Harry Potter
  19. Pedicures are a visceral experience for me
  20. I love to have my head rubbed
  21. I am the best back scratcher you will ever meet
  22. Fall is my favorite time of year
  23. I cry anytime I hear about someone’s pet dying
  24. I went to Virginia Tech. Go Hokies!
  25. My brother cracks me up
  26. VTHemi and I are the largest resource of completely useless information that you will find
  27. I think pineapples are cool
  28. Southern Girl-with all the accessories, make-up, shoes and clothes to prove it
  29. I love sushi
  30. I peel and eat grapefruit like oranges
  31. Shrimp is my favorite seafood
  32. I hatehatehate to run
  33. I love to watch cartoons with the monsters
  34. I found a dead body once while walking my morning exercise route
  35. Shoes are my favorite part of any outfit
  36. I like sparkly things
  37. Orange is my very favorite  color
  38. I am a techno-dolt
  39. I doodle all over any paper that I am given
  40. I like to camp as long as it involves a travel trailer with all the comfort of home!
  41. I teach 3 year olds in Sunday School
  42. I am a good cook
  43. I am a terrible baker
  44. I am a pretty good housekeeper
  45. I am loyal to a fault
  46. I love to garden but suck at it in Colorado
  47. I know how to change a tire
  48. I can take the doorknob off of a door
  49. I am great at touch-up paint
  50. I love to draw
  51. I love to paint
  52. I have a butterfly tattoo
  53. I am a terrible correspondent
  54. I like antiques
  55. I believe chocolate should have its own food group
  56. I rearrange my bedroom about once every 4 months
  57. My closets are incredibly messy
  58. I love coffee
  59. Tea is my new favorite drink
  60. I never drink enough water during the day
  61. I like a good glass of wine and am not particular about the type or vineyard
  62. Pizza is comfort food
  63. I have never been able to answer the question “Favorite book?”
  64. I love nascar
  65. Dale Earnhardt Jr is my favorite driver
  66. Butterflies give me a peaceful feeling
  67. I think waterfalls are the most beautiful geographic feature you can find
  68. I hate living where there aren’t many trees around my house
  69. I think math is fun
  70. I was a mediocre student
  71. I went up in a hot air balloon when I was very newly pregnant with Lullibell
  72. I love country music
  73. I can play the piano but not well
  74. I do tons of volunteer work
  75. I am a military wife
  76. I have blue green hazel eyes like my dad
  77. I think frogs are very cool
  78. I love to go to the zoo
  79. I love amusement parks
  80. I have flat feet
  81. I have lived in five different states
  82. I think watching people is a lot of fun
  83. I get really excited when the monsters bring home a new book order
  84. I get really excited when the books are delivered
  85. I enjoy roller skating
  86. I intensely dislike skiing
  87. I like ice cream but prefer some kind of chunky to smooth ice cream
  88. I am so happy that Peter Pan peanut butter is back on the shelf
  89. I have a vision problem that doesn’t allow me to play video games that move quickly
  90. I prefer salty to sweet snacks
  91. white milk.  always.
  92. I want to raise chickens someday(hopefully no snakes and randy roosters:))
  93. I hate windy weather
  94. I like the rain
  95. I love to drive fast
  96. I am very good at puzzles of just about any kind
  97. Flipflops(thongs) are my favorite kind of shoe
  98. For as much as I love shoes I also love to be barefoot
  99. Good under wear is a must
  100. My mom’s apple sauce cake is my very favorite food ever

Well,  there it is my 100th post.  A list of 100 things about me!


A mountain girl’s Favorite things

the monsters. their daddy. being a momma.

cats with loud purr machines and eyes like green marbles.

maverick’s head resting in my lap.

hugs from the monsters, especially the unsolicited ones.

swimming in the ocean. swimming in the lake. swimming at mom’s pool.

sparkly jewelry-doesn’t need to be the real expensive stuff, just sparkly.

good books with at least a relatively happy ending, especially mysteries.

holding hands. candles. warm blankets. lit fireplace.

the way the mountains look when the fog is rolling over them.

driving fast.

butterflies. lightening bugs. wild birds.

playing in the snow.

a good glass of wine. chardonay. merlot. red table. white table. homemade from mountain fruit.

seafood. red meat. sushi. popcorn. chocolate. mostly the dark kind. cucumber pickles. pickled beets and eggs. cold cereal. chicken and dumplings. gordon ramsay. lion dogs.

going to get my hair done. new highlights.

hearing from an old friend.

taking a photograph and seeing that it turned out way cool

coloring in a coloring book.

knitting. especially the last few rows to see the project come together.

blue eyes.

music. country music. phil vassar. rodney atkins. rock music. heavy on the guitar. the googoo dolls.

sitting and visiting with a friend. coffee. good, strong, dark coffee with cream.

ice cream in just about any form.

the feeling of scratching someone else’s back and knowing that they like it.

a good sale. beautiful shoes. beautiful hand bags. micheal kors shoes and handbags.

makeup. especially lipstick or gloss. and mascara.

canaries. frogs-kermit. turtles-tmnt.

learning about art. Monet. Van Gogh. Matisse.



Edgar Allen Poe.

gagillion thread count sheets.

fall leaves. football games. Virginia Tech Hokies.

my mom and dad. BABY brother! my aunts and uncles. all my cousins.

my Colorado friends. steps.

the way the trees look like velvety fabric in the rolls and folds of the mountains.

cold mountain stream water at the Cascades, near Mountain Lake

picking blackberries.

sitting in my mom and dad’s front yard under the trees at just about any time of day or evening.

Celebrating an era

A quick trip down memory lane:


We celebrated Tuesday with “House wine” night: watch House and split a bottle of wine!

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We celebrated turning 34 by getting super cool tattoos!


We celebrated today by running around as if our hair was on fire!

We miss you guys terribly already!