Here's something to keep you busy! List 100 things about yourself. Below you will see my list. If you do not care to read it, just hit the back button. I'm anxious to see how many of you will take this challenge.
1..I love the Lord. He comforts and encourages me.
2..I am a cancer survivor. (5 months and 10 days) PTL
3..I have been married to the same man for 52 years.
4..I have been his caregiver for sixteen years.
5..We have two grown children...a daughter and a son... two grandsons...and two little angels in Heaven.
6..I am a crochetholic..(my husband says he is going to put a crochet hook in my hand when I die)...I say...Please do...the angels can always use more lace.
7..I love to cook.
8..Eating is wonderful!!!
9..I have gained 20 pounds since I retired 13 years ago. Read # 8 again!
10..I despise for someone to blow their nose where I am eating or cooking.
11..I mow the yard.
12..I get up on the roof and clean out my gutters.
13..I puddy in my windows when needed.
14..I can lay ceramic tile and linoleum.
15..I cannot stand for anyone to tell me how to drive.
16..I love to read.
17..Knitting is a favorite pastime.
18..I love babies. I love the smell of their head.
19..Years ago, I could sing....but now...you know the old saying...."If you don't use it...you lose it"....well, I lost it.
20..I miss singing.
21..Photography is one of my hobbies.
22..I love to grow things...inside and out.
23..I colored my hair for 30 years...now it's all natural..grey of course...I earned everyone of them.
24..I love grey hair.
25..I would hate to give up my computer.
26..I like to live simple...but still be comfortable.
27..I have lots of patience...so everybody says....There is a plaque hanging on my wall that says....Grant me patience Lord, but hurry!
28..I love Christmas.
29..I love bright sunny days...used to lay in the sun, but don't do that anymore.
30..I love snow.
31..I like to hang my clothes outside to dry.
32..I love to go to church. (altho I haven't been going much lately) because of my husbands illness.
33..I love people...(most of them)...I pray for the rest of them!
34..I love to sleep..(at one time I could sleep 10 hours without waking up...but not now...I wish I could.
35..I have a sweet tooth...It's false, but I still have it...LOL
36..I am a diabetic.
37..I hate to fish.
38..I don't like sports...(sorry)
39..The sunsets and sunrises fascinate me.
40..I hate card games.
41..I have dandruff.
42..I love Gospel Music and Country Music....(most of it) In fact I like lots of different kinds of music...depends what mood I am in. Forget Rap.
43..I can play the piano.
44..I can follow directions.
45..I can't swim or play the guitar.
46..I can hang wall paper and paint.
47..I painted the outside of my house...(when I was younger) LOL
48..I can't work as hard as I once did.
49..I love big Victorian homes. (Had one and sold it) BOO HOO!
50..I can use a chain saw.
51..I lined the brakes on my car years ago.
52..I used to sew a lot. (when my daughter was small, I made her a new dress every week until she was around five years old.)
53..I have made one quilt top in my lifetime. It still isn't quilted.
54..I wish I had pursued a nursing career.
55..I didn't go to college...My regret.
56..I graduated from high school.
57..Diet Coke is my favorite drink...(bad)
58..When I first get up in the morning, I don't like to talk. I just want silence.
59..I love a fireplace. (gas)
60..I hate to carry out ashes.
61..I love a wood stove.
62..Read #60 again.
63..I do not cut my fingernails or toenails straight across.
64..Sometimes I forget to clean my face before I go to sleep.
65..I go to bed between 9:30 and 11:00 PM.
66..I get out of bed between 6:00 and 8:00 AM (and all hours of the night) I do not sleep good.
67..I talk to my oldest grandson on the phone every day. (sometimes more) He lives two hours away.
68..I love my grandchildren.
69..I pray every day.
70..I never sleep during the day.
71..I am afraid of strong wind and sometimes I have scary dreams.
72..I take 8 pills a day. Six prescriptions and two over the counter. (My husband takes 24 a day...not counting the Nitro Tabs under the tongue.
73..I have high blood pressure...(controlled)
74..I like to sleep where it is totally dark.
75..I love my children.
76..My husband says I look like I am pregnant...(YOU SHOULD SEE HIM) LOL
77..I keep my medicine in a pill box and sometimes I forget to look at the box.
78..I have two cats...both are outside cats, but come in occasionally. I come in second when they are in the house! One of them sleeps on a heating pad outside in the winter time.
79..I love to do the garden thing.
80..I like to visit my daughter's third grade class while she is teaching. (Don't get to do this very often)
81..TV is O.K., but I don't watch it that much.I like the Health Channel and the Food Network. Every once in a while, I watch a movie on Lifetime. Oh, I like America's Got Talent and American Idol.
82..I love my blog.....You are here!
82..I have a Web Page.... www.picturetrail.com/crochetclara
83..At the moment I am "racking" my brain...or is that "Wracking" my brain? (to get to the 100 mark!)
84..I can't spell worth a hoot.
85..I wish I were better with words. Some people are so gifted that way and know just how to write them down on paper...I lost out on that!!
86..Did I mention I love my grandchildren?
87..I'm getting wrinkles around my mouth (and other places)...Lucas, my youngest grandson calls them stripes.
88..I wear glasses. I have my first pair...They are 62 years old.
89..No make-up..unless I go to church or the funeral home.
90..I just now "unstopped" a commode.
91..I love hot tea...(Constant Comment)
92..At the fair two years ago, I won "Best Of Show" for a painting I did on wood.
93..Did I mention I like to paint...on wood, material and walls?
94..I hate gossip.
95..I love to read the Bible. I need to read it more.
96..I hate stacks of old newspapers. I never know what to do with them.
97..I like comfortable clothes...especially the ones with elastic around the waist.
98..I hate high heeled shoes...especially the ones with pointed toes.
99..I love purses.
100..There are two things I can never do without....Poly Fiber Fill and Coffee. (Yarn comes in there also) LOL
101....My last one! My hands are never idle..nor my mind, for that matter...(not unless counting the senior moments I have ocassionally) LOL... My husband says I could build a house....I probably could...if I had directions and my back would hold out...
Right now my fingers are worn out from typing. Let's see how many of you take the challenge. Come on....tell us about yourself. You don't have to go all the way to 100... just whatever you want to do!.. let me know if you do it, so I won't miss your post. Have fun! I am Clara....in TN