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Old 12-05-2005, 09:17 PM   #1
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10 Things We Don't Know About You

I'll go first:

1. I am only four feet, nine and a half inches tall (and yes, that half is very important! )
2. I love cats
3. I currently have four fish tanks with plans for at least two more, and I know I still won't think I have enough
4. I am a certified SCUBA diver since I was 15 (25 now)
5. I was a gymnast for 8 years and a tap dancer for 6
6. I love reading and writing poetry
7. I have to wear a medic-alert bracelet cause I am allergic to 3 medicines
8. I have panic attack disorder
9. I once crashed into a parked car
10. I can't see over the wheel and/or hood of most sports cars

ok, let's hear about you!


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Old 12-05-2005, 09:46 PM   #2
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1. I am 5'1".

2. I have panic disorder.

3. I almost died 15 years ago when our car flipped over on the freeway.

4. I hate to cook, but love to eat.

5. I am 1/2 Puerto Rican, 1/2 Filipino

6. I touched my first computer 3 years ago and haven't let go since. All my computers are and were Apples.

7. I have two children, Eddie, my eldest is 39 and lives at home with me. He is mentally challenged. My baby girl, Gina, is a flight attendent for Aloha Airlines and she is 37 years old. Her son, my only grandchild is 17 and will be graduating in June.

8. I love to read, fish and surf the net.

9. I have a wonderful and loving husband and we will be celebrating 25 years of marriage April 18th and I have the cutest chihuahua alive.

10. I look forward to comming to visit with you all everyday!

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Old 12-05-2005, 10:58 PM   #3
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Oh, what the h*ll!

1. I'm 6 foot even.

2. I'm afraid of heights and I also suffer vertigo.

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Old 12-05-2005, 11:31 PM   #4
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10 things huh........well here goes:

1) I was the shortest girl in school till high school then I was probably the 3rd shortest........boy did I feel high and mighty then .

2) I love to shock my kids with humor......especially when they're trapped in a vehicle with me.

3) I was the queen of my hometown in 1980.

4) I have a vivid imagination and can play out such drawn out scenerios in my mind.........I would of loved to of been an actress.

5) I wanted to take dance lessons desperetly as a child but we couldn't afford it.........but I can still shake my booty and my DH can attest to that

6) I was pregnant 6 times but only 3 children lived past 3 months gestation.

7) If I could go back in time I'd love to either live in the 1920's....because of the gansters, clothing, and dancing.

8) I was named after a singer from the 1950's or 1960's(Teresa Brewer)....however, my name is spelt differently.

9) I am the youngest of 6 children

10) I would love to bullride.......okay not the actual live bull but a mechanical.
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Old 12-05-2005, 11:53 PM   #5
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1. I am fascinated with geology and astronomy.

2. I take pictures of everything and haul my camera with me everywhere.

3. I like to collect pottery.

4. I love to read 30-40 books a year.

5. My favorite airplane is 1946 Grumman F8 Bearcat called Rare Bear.

6. I go to the Reno National Championship Air Races every year.

7. My favorite baseball teams are the Oakland A's and the Sacramento River Cats.

8. Lupines and Indian paintbrushes are my favorite wildflowers.

9. My favorite tree is a red fir.

10. Watching thunderstorms is one of my favorite pastimes.
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Old 12-06-2005, 01:11 AM   #6
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1. I've been 5 feet three inches tall FOREVER.. two years ago I went to the dr and he said I was 5 feet three inches and one quarter inch. I went in for my physical last week and the dr. is insisting I'm 5 feet 4 inches now!!!! I'm growing. YIPPPPPEEEEEE!!!

2. I was born in a small town called St. Helens Oregon

3. I once had a puppy named Buttons and a kitten named Bows

4. I used to tap dance ( once I was Miss September!! lol)

5. I love my hubby ( ok, ya'll already knew that)

6. I wanted to name my son Thadias but my family talked me out of it.

7. I got my first pair of cowboy boots as a reward for not scratching my chicken pox.

8. My first kiss was from Terry Lewis he was so cute!

9. My son learned to ride a two wheel bike the first time he tried. No training wheels.

and the 10th one is a secret that I can't tell..... ( really I can't think of anything else.
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Old 12-06-2005, 08:17 AM   #7
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I've had such a nice time reading all of your lists, I hope that tons of people post their own, as it's such a treat to learn new things about my DC friends. Thanks for creating this thread lmw80

1.) I am the oldest child of 3, and also the oldest (first degree) grandchild and cousin on both sides.

2.) The night that I was born there was a thunderstorm, and I have always loved thunderstorms to no end (I swear I can feel them coming in the air and my mood changes)

3.) I kissed my first love when I was 9, but I married my true love many years later (dif people)

4.) If I lived in the Renaissance I would have the “perfect” figure

5.) I once spent the summer working in a historical gold mining ghost town in BC, called Barkerville

6.) My mother is my biggest hero, and we are both survivors of domestic abuse

7.) I live in chronic pain (lol, that is not a euphemism for being married), but I don't let it control my whole life

8.) I love “old school” snail mail and write lots of letters on paper every month

9.) I secretly still wish that women wore long gowns and beautiful dresses, they were so gorgeous and elegant looking

10.) I used to live in the same town (and swim in the same lake) as the Ogopogo (a lake "monster" that is thought to be a lot like the Loch Ness Monster)


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Old 12-06-2005, 08:28 AM   #8
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Let's see here...

1) I'm 5' 5"

2) I played the flute in the marching band at my High School

3) I'm very insecure about my looks

4) I chew on my bottom lip when something is on my mind

5) I have all the Holiday Barbies from 1988-1998

6) I collect cows for my kitchen

7) My favorite colors are red & black

8) I wanted to join the Air Force & be an Air Traffic Controler when I grew up

9) I have 9 nieces & nephews

10) My dream home is a farm with all the animals included
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Old 12-06-2005, 09:17 AM   #9
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Wow! What's the deal with short women and cooking?? Can you see over a pot of boiling water

Here are my 10 things...

1. I'm 5' 14" tall
2. I get my hair cut every 7 days. Not just one hair but all of them on my head.
3. My favorite cooking style is contemporary Californian
4. When I retire I want to live on a large boat and sail back and forth from the Caribbean to Chicago and back every summer / winter
5. I love the snow
6. I can't stand to wear socks that even show the slightest of use
7. I own a party supply rental company
8. I was a volunteer fireman for 5 years in my home town
9. I don't like Oprah
10. I have a thing for short women Very, like, WOW! to me.
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Old 12-06-2005, 09:22 AM   #10
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4.) If I lived in the Renaissance I would have the “perfect” figure

Where on earth did you find this photo.....its gorgeous. This is they style I'm doing my next bathroom in. I already have 2 gorgeous prints. I'd love to find a print of this one too.

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