1} I'm a country girl living in the city. I was raised on a ranch in Nebraska and now I'm living in Southern Louisiana.
2} Yes, that has been a culture shock. But I love all my cajun, crawfish eatin', jambalaya jammin' and alligator fryin' friends and family!
3} I am a dreamer.
4} I prefer a good book to a movie.
5} I'm a sharpshooter.
6} I won the State Shooting Sports competition when I was 12. Yep. I beat all them boys.
7} I own three horses (all in Nebraska).
8} I know how to drive tractors, pull trailers, hitch em up and back em out.
9} I love Mr. Darcy tea. (though I'm not particularly fond of Mr. Darcy)
10} I do love all of Jane Austen's novels and I even took the quiz to find out which character of hers I am most like and it turned out to be Elizabeth Bennet.
11} I love, love, love laying in fields of grass and talking to God.
12} I like dresses, but I don't have very many.
13} I am an awkward phone conversationalist. I so prefer to meet and talk in person!
14} I have millions of ideas...but rarely accomplish half of them!
15} I see beauty in everything.
16} I am passionate about living a life that glorifies God. (which means I tend to be hard on myself sometimes--something God continually gives me grace in)
17} I have many ideas for fiction and non-fiction books, but only have written a few scattered chapters.
18} I'm a hopeless romantic.
19} I'm completely spontaneous.
20} I do make lists, but I don't keep them.
21} I hate numbers.
22} I love to make up words like *kerfunkel* and *jaboga* and write my own definitions. Maybe I'll write a dictionary one day. lol.
23} I can't believe I'm only on #23!!!!
24} I won a trip to Hawaii when I was a junior in high-school because I won a FFA State Speech competition. I also won the National speech competition in Hawaii, but I don't consider myself to be a great speaker.
25} I would move to Hawaii tomorrow if God said I could. (I know you're reading this God, so "Please, pretty please?" ^_^)
26} I have always wanted to be a missionary overseas.
27} I'm not high-maintenance (shhh...don't tell my husband)
28} I learned to swim when I was 2 and I have introduced all of my kids to the basic fundamentals of swimming at 6 months old.
29} I love sushi. (the raw fish kind!)
30} I think my husband is the greatest man alive.
31} I am very culinarily challenged. (see...there I go making up words again ^_^)
32} My husband had to teach me how to fry an egg when we were married.
33} He's a better cook than me.
34} I wish I was a better cook...
35} Maybe I would be a better cook if I had a stylish retro apron to wear to inspire me!
36} I'm a little teensy weensy bit of a perfectionist....there is an "e" at the end of the word "inspire" on #35 that isn't italicized and it's driving me crazy...
37} I would love to design clothes!
38} I'm learning to sew, but I just don't seem to have enough time
39} I went through a faze where I was going to sew all of our clothes....ummm....glad I came back down to earth!
40} I've only completed one dress and two vests for my little wee ones.
41} But I do collect fabric! "Collect" being the key word...
42} I went through a faze where I wanted to be a fabric designer.
43} I used to ask God to miraculously bless me with the ability to sing and play piano beautifully (without ever having to practice!)
44} I love old quilts.
45} Photography is a new passion of mine but my camera is broken as of yesterday. *sob*
46} I am NOT a morning person. But most of my children ARE. I have tried to be. Desperately.
47} Ok, Ok, so I stay up way too late...
48} I hate it when I find myself talking AT God--I desire to talk to him face to face and LISTEN to what He would say to my heart.
49} I love worship music and I sing it at the top of my lungs.
50} I can not be still when I worship my God. I just have to give him everything I've got. He's so WORTHY, so Holy, so Amazing!
51} I need Jesus every day.
52} I get pooped being a mom but I LOVE every minute I get to spend with my incredible kids.
53} I love seeing people changed by the love of Jesus!
54} I am an interior designer wannabe.
55} I really enjoy unearthing "treasures" at thrift stores and antique stores.
56} I've been trying to find the perfect grass to plant inside my house. (yes, you did read that right)
57} I live in flip flops.
58} I went strawberry picking with my brood yesterday....mmmmmmm.
59} My honey comes home from his mission trip to Bulgaria in ONE day!!!!!
60} I. cant. wait. ^_^
61} My honey would win the Survivor show.
62} We would win The Amazing Race. Trust me, we would.
63} My honey and I cannot play board games together b/c we're both too competitive!
64} There I go again...I italicized everything except for the "e".
65} I nurse both of my twins at the same time. And they are 13 months old.
66} I don't know when I'm going to wean them, and I get sad thinking about it...
67} I feel guilty not being able to spend as much time with them as I did with my oldest.
68} I believe in the power of prayer and I claim my kids for Christ!
69} God's love for me completely overwhelms me!!!
70} I've always wanted to adopt...
71} I drink buttermilk.
72} I would like to be a foster parent one day (I know I would adopt every child that stayed with us!) because it grieves my heart to see children neglected.
73} My Honey and I really enjoy working with teens and speaking in detention centers
74} I believe that Jesus is our Healer!
75} I believe EVERY WORD of the Bible.
76} I've needed to paint my toes for weeks...
77} I like feet. most feet.
78} I love the color of the sky.
79} I will go sky diving one day.
80} I'm terrified of sharks, but I love the beach.
81} I love the outdoors.
82} Fish scare me.
83} Cows are dumb but their babies are cute.
84} Dogs are my favorite animals.
85} I love ALL Thai food. All of it.
86} I tried to make Pad Thai one day...it wasn't bad...just missing something...hmmm
87} I believe in miracles and I always ask for them!
88} God sends me little gifts all the time that absolutely bless my heart.
89} I would love to get my counseling degree
90} I have fresh cut flowers on my table because every day is a special occasion
91} I wrote my first book (and illustrated it!) at age 8 about a Princess and her pony. I still have it along with many other stories that I have written through the years.
92} I have recently written a children's book but I haven't attempted to get it published. (I fear rejection)
93} I am a people pleaser (God is working on that one...we're making some progress)
94} I used to be an emotional/hormonal basketcase and I really believed I suffered from severe PMS (it does exist!) but I found freedom through claiming the Truth of the Word of God and commanding my emotions to come into alignment with the Holy Spirit.
95} I was molested once as a young child but Jesus has completely healed me (and it hasn't been overnight but it has been through his relentless love for me)
96} I love honesty. (whew...can you tell?)
97} I am horrible at telling jokes but I do a pretty good job at being one!
98} I am a little ditzy. I'll admit.
99} I won a county spelling bee.
100} It is the desire of my heart to see people transformed by the revelation that God loves them passionately, unconditionally, and absolutely. As. they. are.
Oh, no, that's not all! Now it's your turn! Link up here at Lynette's and let me know if you do b/c I would love to read all about you!