I was visiting some other blogs that are part of a blogging group I belong to when I stumbled upon the idea to create a list of , “The 50 Things You May Not Know About Me”. I loved reading the list at Older Mommy, Still Yummy so much that I decided to try to come up with my own. It was so much fun that I really hope you will give it a try too!!
So, here goes….
I'm a five+ year, breast cancer survivor.
I prefer 'oldies', so usualy listen to CFBC radio.
One of our four daughters lives in Fort MacMurray, Alberta.
I love a good challenge. (this is one right here)
I live on Darling's Island (yes, it's actually an island), in a community called Nauwigewauk. (Can you wrap your tongue around that one?)
I own a small business called 'Oak Lawn Images'.
We've been married for over 42 years. (wow, where does the time go??)
We have 4 adult daughters, and 7 grandchildren, ages 20 years to 2 years.
I salivate at the smell of dulse.
I wish I had long thick hair!!
I have a great sence of smell.
I love music, but do not have a musical bone in my body. (though I sing in perfect pitch to the car radio he,he)
My favourite colour is green.
I drove from New Brunswick to Alberta once, and would love to do it again with my sisters.
So far I have moved 5 times in my life but have never moved out of my home province.
We have a campfire pit complete with waiting chair for evening, Summer guests.
I drink a lot of tea every day, very little coffee, except when I go out in the car or visiting, then I drink a lot.
I believe in “ghosts”.
I have weakness for anything salty!
I like reading.
I am a retired Registered Nurse.
I am a Gemini...yes and all the characheristics that go with that.
My dad died when I was 27 and my mom in 2005.
In season, on Saturday and Some Sundays, my husband and I often man a table at our local Farmer and Crafts Market.
We sell my own photo Greeting Cards and photo prints.
I belong to a book club and we meet the last Monday of the month.
I love to travel.
I am a recycling and composting fanatic.
I'm attempting to complete a "Once Upon a Lifetime..." journal began by my mother.
We have a very old German shepherd mixed dog, named Zazu.
I usually prefer white wine over red.(but am learning to appreciate red)
I wish I'd tried a little harder when my mother and grandmother tried to teach me to knit.
I really admire teachers.
I don’t like being alone, at night, in my house.
I like to play board games.
I love to garden any time of the year and it takes the whole season to keep it maintained.
I wish I had been born with red hair.
As a nurse, I worked for several years on the Palliative Care Unit and I loved it!
My middle name is Frances.
I love camping.
I try to watch Miracle on 34th Street, It’s a Wonderful Life, and new Christmas specials, every year on television.
I'm a huge Elvis fan.
I'm a trekkie.
I love to sleep on our deck swing on a warm summer's night.
I'm busier now since retiring.
I have pierced ears, but no tattoos, yet.
I love art, but can't paint or draw, but would love to learn.
I make home made crabapple jelly and give most of it away!
My favourite movie is "The Sound of Music".
I live on Canada’s east coast, just minutes from the ocean, but don’t like lobster, shrimp, clams or mussels.
I borrowed this idea from Older Mommy, Still Yummy I hope you enjoyed reading my list of 50 Things and I would love to read yours. If you create one, be sure to leave me a comment so I can come and visit!