Monday, November 22, 2010

44 things about me at 44

This year has been a wonderful and enlightening time in my life.....I started my "mid-life" has been positive. I discovered a mid-life crisis does not have to be negative...that wonderful things can happen as we grow discover more things about ourselves. I was feeling at times that I was so worried about being "like" everyone else that the real me did not make appearances. This year I have felt like "ME" in my own skin.......and I love it.

So I thought I would share 44 things on my 44th birthday. I am celebrating the wonderful years I have had and in another post this week I will be sharing 45 things I will be doing before I turn is short, lets get out there and go for it.

Here you are 44 things about me:
1. I was born 11/22/66, I turned 11 in 1977, 22 in 1988, 33 in 1999

2. I lost 35 pounds this year.

3. I am a vegetarian.

4. I am a certified scuba diver.

5. I love Johnny Quest {well I had a crush on Race Banning}

6. I was raised by my grandmother and grandfather.

7. Biggest fear...getting bite by a dog.

8. I drink around 8, 16 oz glasses of water a day.

9. Forsythia is my favorite flower.

10. I have two sisters and no brothers.

11. I am married to my best friend.

12. I LOVE being a grandma.

13. I hate wearing shoes.

14. I love sock monkeys and sea monkeys!

15. I love to travel.

16. Love fried plantains

17. My favorite tv show is Big Brother.

18. I love to create.

19. I like to is not love because if my machine messes up I want to throw it!

20. I can not step on cracks.

21. If I come across a black cat I will turn around to know cross its path {my husband will do it also to humor me}.

22. I played Land Of the Lost all the time when I was young.

23. I hate drama.

24. I am loyal.

25. I am at a high in my creative life.

26. There are 6 clocks in my living room.

27. I do not drink soda.

28. I drive a scooter when the weather is nice.

29. I have a Yorkie, Sophie Marie and an American Eskimo named Elmo

30. I have a parrot name Max that hyperventilates if anyone looks at him!

31. I do not like to listen to music in the car.

32. I made my own prom dress.

33. My studio is usually clean....I can not stand to work in a mess!

34. I own power tools.

35. I can drive a stick shift.

36. I have owned two dirt of which I never drove.

37. My favorite color is red.

38. I want to get my nose pierced.

39. I love naps.

40. I hate sparkling water.

41. I want a Mini Cooper.

42. I am a hippie at heart.

43. I LOVE quotes.

44. I have a list of things I want to do before I turn 45!

Before I go I want to share a peek at a project that Nikki Sivils Scrapbooker will be sharing a tutorial.

and I want to share this sneak peek at a Spellbinders Paper Arts, Basic Grey and Glue Dot project for a little later this week.

1 comment:

Audrey Pettit said...

Hey! NO WAY! We share the same birthday, Karen!! Except..........
I am one year older. ;)
LOVED reading these fun snippets about you. I just laughed out loud about Max.
I want a Mini Cooper, too.