Monday, November 17, 2008

Just for Alyssa's Mom

Dear Alyssa's Mom (cause I don't know what else to call you!),

You should know that you are a VERY special person. Because I have 2 rules. Never forward emails. And never play Tag. But since I crack you up, and that's like the bestest compliment ever, I'm gonna play! ;)

So, here are the rules:

Aw, heck, I'm not going to follow the rules, so, I might as well not post them!

Ok, ok, cut to the chase..... Seven things about me:

1. I have bungee jumped, sky coasted, been out of the country, served in our armed forces, broken real boards with karate kicks, and had babies with no drugs. However, I have never whistled. It's my thorn in the flesh. God wanted to keep me humble, so he gave me defected lips. HOURS of trying to no avail!

2. I LOVE the stickers from Sonic. You know, the one they stick to your cup with your receipt. I carefully peel it off so that I can play with it for hours.

3. I have an obsession with names. Yes, names. Like, I HAVE to know what the pregnant lady is naming her baby. I love to know everyone's middle names and why their parents picked the names they did. I still pick out names I like for little girls and boys though my baby naming days are over. Weird, huh?

4. I CAN'T STAND lotion between my toes. My skin crawls just typing it.

5. I've done a lot of things wrong, but this is what I got right: My husband, and the children that followed.

6. Every time I go out with my kids at least one woman says, "Don't you know what causes that?" (referring to the number of children with me). I LOVE to answer, "Yes, but it's TOO good to give up. Is your husband doing something wrong?"

7. Bad language really bugs me. Unless I'm the one using it.

Thanks for thinking of me, Alyssa's Mom. ;) I have enjoyed your blog and the encouragement when learning to live with my own RADical daughter.


Jennifer said...

You are cracking me up!!! You've done stuff wrong?!! What? Didn't you hear Jeff refer to you as the one that never messes!! On a side note, I really can't picture bad language coming out of your mouth either!

Alyssa's Mom said...

I can't whistle either! It drives me nuts, I try all the time, but nope!

Thanks for playing!

My name is Gerri. Not short for anything - just Gerri. If you are really curious, let me know and I will give you the whole sappy story of how I was named!


Shelley said...

I am a weirdo about names too.... which is why I call Grace her entire name all the time........I love it, haha.

Anonymous said...

Yes,I love it!!!

glitzen said...

Oh hee hee! Love all of it. I hate bad language on movies, but yeah, if I hit my thumb with a hammer watch out. I say it under my breath! Can I help it if I just do not like pain? LOL.