Wednesday, October 21, 2009


Liddie always has such GOOD questions for us to ponder and answer for her RANDOM DOZEN meme...Here are this week's...come join in with us!

1.Candy corn: Did you know...They are made in the same California plant with Jelly Belly jellybeans? :)

2. My first conversation with my spouse was while dancing the 'shag' --while cruising on the Robert E. Lee riverboat at Stone Mountain Park during a friend's 30th birthday party...don't remember what it was about other than we were having a great time dancing together!

3. I could be a vegetarian pretty beans, legumes and anything GREEN, ORANGE, RED, PURPLE AND YELLOW...go ANTI-oxidants!

4. I never dressed my pet in a costume but he had a DAPPER red and black sweater he'd put on each Christmas :)

5. Clapping games with girlfriends...I miss 'Miss Mary Mack'!

6. I won a trophy from Florida State University as "Best in Camp"
having completed Drum Major school...directing, mace/marching
techniques, whistle/voice was one of the hardest weeks of my life but one of the most-fulfilling and exciting times as well.(this is not me in the picture but it's one of my favorite web images of a drum major...maybe I'll
scan my old pic and put it up sometime)

7. I'm one of those who doesn't want to hear Christmas music until AFTER Thanksgiving, thank you very much...we 'over-rush' our holiday's October and I'm already seeing
Christmas decorations in the stores.

8. Haven't played many board games a teen my favorite board game was Candy Land.

9. Surprises are fun...a little embarrassing...but fun.

10. "I'm sorry" is easier for me to say than some other people I know. I sometimes don't like saying it but know I'm called to say it.

11. My favorite candle scent is anything that smells like something wonderful cooking in my oven...pumpkin spice, cookie dough, banana bread...I couldn't choose a favorite...and the kicker: I can't use them in my house because my husband has allergic reactions to SMELLS...(dd and I can only bring out our SCENTS when he's out of town)

12. My light snacks for visitors would be cheesy garlic shrimp/grits, ham roll ups and sliced veggies/crackers with dip. I'd share the latest senior pictures of dd...we might share pictures from hubby's visit to China and I'd end up showing girlfriends my latest 'knitting or crocheting' project while talking about our next youth group event.

Jer. 33:3
"Call to me and I will answer you
and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know."


Sassy Granny ... said...

Dancing the Shag, huh? What great fun!

Love the insights.


Mocha with Linda said...

Wow - these are fun answers!

Andrea said...

Hope you have a wonderfully, beautiful day.
Blessings, andrea

Heart2Heart said...

This was super fun, getting to know even more about you! I didn't know that about candy corn and I too miss those clapping games. Kept us occupied for hours when you had to stand in line.

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Robin @ Be Still and Know said...

One day I want to see your husband do the shag!


Jewel said...

Enjoyed reading your answers so much! You were a drum major!! I was in the marching band, played the trumpet, and carried the banner out front for awhile. Loved learning more about you! :-)

Greg C said...

I'm coming to your house for snacks. I didn't participate this week because I was just too swamped with work. I will jump back in next week.

Cecelia said...

Love learning new and fun things about my blog friends. I just recently taught my two boys how to shag and they thought it was awesome. They also know how to do the hustle. LOL

Man, that drum major uniform brings back some memories. Love the boots with the huge tassels.

Enjoy your day,


Kim said...

While candy corn isn't a favorite, I do love jelly beans -- so, trade ya? :-) I definitely think you need to find and scan your own drum major photo!!! So sad that your hubby is allergic to smells. Must be really hard to go anywhere with everyone wearing perfumes and colognes!

And finally, I will be first in line at your open house -- the food sounds great and it would be fun to see the photos and your current yarn projects!

Technonana said...

Shaggin the Night away!! Love shrimp and grits!! Love this meme!!

2nd Cup of Coffee said...

I'm going to have to Google "The Shag," but I'm half afraid because of Austen Power's use of it. :)