Saturday, November 19, 2011

Help! I've been VBA'ed

I owe a big thank you to Kitty and Mikki for this lovely honor. Yes I did initially get stressed, panicked even. Not because I didn't want to tell 7 things about myself, but because I still don't feel real comfortable commenting on many blogs. I read alot more then I comment on. I don't know if I even have 15 I feel comfortable commenting on.  Mikki said she just wanted to shine the spotlight on my blog. A truly nice thing to do, she had no idea I'm the kind of person who totally freezes when the spotlight is on me.  But I gave myself a little mental smack, and then remembered that one of the reasons I'm here is to step outside my comfort zone. So here I go spreading my wings, just a little, not quite ready to fly yet, but I'll get there.  Another reason I am not too comfortable with this is I much prefer to spend my time reading and writing when I should be trying to learn this program. I am still having trouble with basic things and just haven't spent much time trying to figure it out. I get frustrated with it easily and give up.  I'm not sure I can even successfully do that many links. So I have thanked the lovely ladies, now on to 7 things about myself.

I have 8 tattoos, 6 of which were custom drawn for me by my daughter, I  have the original drawings framed in my home.

I know how to weld and would like to someday have my own oxyacetylene tanks and a plasma cutter.

I started going grey at age 15.

I love to sing but am tone deaf so no one likes to listen. I sing anyway.

I don't own a hairbrush or blow dryer or any of that girlie stuff. My hair is long and naturally curly, a pick and leave in conditioner and I'm ready to go.

I have lived on the shores of large bodies of water my whole life( 3 great lakes and 1 ocean), I own a home with a pool but I can't swim and have almost drown 3 times in my life. I do love to skinny dip.

I have a genius IQ.

So there you go, a few things about me. Since it was the part about the other blogs that stressed me out and I believe all the blogs I do comment on have already been chosen I'm gonna chicken out of that part. BOK BOK BOK.  If you read here and I do comment on your blogs and you haven't been nominated, consider yourself nominated. Feel free to say I did it, not a problem. Now I'm gonna go get purty for when hubby gets home. Saturday nights are always playtime and I plan on trying to talk to him some tonight. I'll be leaving the magical socks in the drawer so as not to cause any distractions. Have a lovely weekend everyone and wish me luck.

12 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing! Great post and good luck!

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  2. faeire, thank you for you kind comments on my blog and welcome to it and blog land in general. I had an opportunity this morning to read through your entire blog thus far and I made a few comments, I hope you don't mind. Good luck with your journey.

    SJ

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  3. I love my friends sharing new things about themselves. Some of yours surprised me and some I would have already guessed. I hope to put my post up tomorrow.

    Hugs,
    PK

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  4. lol. I like to sing too.
    By two my oldest son would beg me to stop. By three he had picked up the term "tone deaf" from his father. I sing quietly where no one can hear me. I think.

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  5. lil, Ok girl we are definitely more alike than you thought, as babies my kids would use there hands to cover my mouth when I sang to them. Now, its my best defense when I want to be alone, I put my ipod in and sing loudly, I can't hear myself, or them complaining eventually they give up and go away. And did I mention my hubby is a musician?

    PK, I'm glad I could surprise you, let me guess, the skinny dipping didn't though, right? I look forward to your post.

    Sir J, Thank you for all the kind comments and no I don't mind at all, comment anytime.

    Kendra, glad you enjoyed it, you should do one, consider yourself nominated or whatever it is.

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  6. Lol, faerie, I never in a million years would have guessed you had 8 tatts. Thanks for sharing:)!

    Love,
    Kitty

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  7. Lets just say I was not surprised by the IQ!

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  8. I think you panic about these types of things the way I do lol! Really interesting post faerie. It's nice to attach these 7 points to a person rather than the blog :)

    Dee x

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  9. bien que je sois parfaitement bilingue la langue choisie est à la maison Français.

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  10. I work all in English however my girl not only speaks french at home and in social circles she also works primarily in French and our children attend school in French.

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  11. Sir j, thank you, I have always thought french was a beautiful language both when spoken and written. I never learned another language, but if the oppurtunity presented itself I would pick french.

    Dee, yes I do, could you explain it to me? I have a terrible fear of public speaking and this felt just the same way. Weird huh? I mean me not you.

    PK , not sure why I really put that, its true, but not something I usually tell anyone about and while I was thinking about the post before I wrote it it didn't enter my mind, just kind of popped in at the last minute.

    Kitty I love my tatts, they each have there own special meaning for me. They are all very colorful, a requirement for me, and not a skull or crossbones in the bunch. Also people tell me all the time I'm hardcore because I have the tops of both feet inked. I don't actually understand what's so hardcore about it, but I also don't have a problem with people thinking I'm hardcore, whatever that means.

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  12. faerie I can't explain it either. I used to have to make up and present presentations in a previous job and I'd be ill for days beforehand! Not much fills me with as much horror lol! Now writing, I can express myself sooo much better with the written word ...... Usually :)

    Dee x

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