Thursday, February 23, 2012

I forget things......


Yes, I do, and one of the things I've forgotten to do is to thank Brita of Scraps of Happiness for giving me a Versatile Blogger award. I am honored - thank you, Brita. Now you were suppose to list 7 facts about yourself and pass the award on to 15 other bloggers. And because I forgot to do this all the bloggers I thought about naming have already been named. Obviously the rest of you have impeccable taste in blogs. I'll have to skip that part unless you want a list of blogs about subjects like raising pygmy goats or collecting rubber bands. Yeah I didn't think so.

As for 7 facts about myself - wow that was harder than I thought it would be so I only did 4. I also don't follow direction well, but then I think you've figured that out already.

1. I forget things - oh wait I already said that, but I forgot. Actually, I forget where I leave my cell phone about 10 times a day. I often call it from my land line which works unless I've left the battery run down and then I get my sons to look for me. I'm forgetful, not stupid.




2. I have naturally curly hair. Very curly. Think an aging Shirley Temple who put her finger in a light socket. I gave up trying to tame it years ago. As a teen I did the gargantuan juice can rollers and it still had curl. Now the color I owe to my lovely stylist and she will never tell what concoction she mixes up for me.

3. I understand the concepts of cooking and cleaning but just not how it applies to me. Now I love to eat and I like a clean house but I avoid these activities as much as possible. There are lots of lovely places close to my home that serve great meals -and yes some pass me dinner through a window, but that's okay with me. As for cleaning, I haven't been visited by the local health department so its all good. No one on their death bed said I wished I'd spent more time at the office or cleaned more toilets. I'm going to spend my time doing crafty stuff!



4. Now even though I don't like cooking I adore dishes - china, serving pieces, cakes stands! I have a wonderful collection of Fiestaware. At last count I have 14 different colored place settings and I mix them up all the time. Hey, carry out food taste better when it is sitting on a Paprika colored plate and the salad is in a Lemongrass colored bowl and I'm drinking out of a Tangerine mug.

I love reading all the different blogs and seeing the wonderful projects you are working on. The internet offers so much inspiration. I just wish there were more hours in a day. Now I'm off to to indulge in crafty endeavors!

Happy stitching-
carol fun

8 comments:

  1. We must have been separated at birth. You sound like me....except I don't have curly hair.

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  2. Loved reading about you, Carol! My hair has always been straight as a string and I have spent lots of my life with it in curlers, getting perms, etc. Love your attitude on cleaning and cooking - matches mine. However, I don't have pretty Fiestaware like you do. That is cool stuff. Fun post!
    Carol

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  3. It is always fun to read the different things about people. I have always said it won't read on my tombstone "She was a wonderful housekeeper". More important things to do.
    Teresa's Heartfelt Stitches

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  4. This post makes me smile Carol!

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  5. Delightful! See, I knew you'd be a good candidate for Versatile Blogger!! wish I had Fiesta, but my odds-n-ends work the same :-) And that picture of Shirley Temple reminded me of when I was little, my Mom used a curling iron (that she heated on the stove) to try and create those curls on my golden locks.

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  6. I can't believe you have so many dishes! I love that I'm not the only one! LOL!! See - I'm not nuts, there's someone else out there who has a bunch of plate settings too! Although I do believe you have more than me. But I don't know as I refuse to count my sets. hehehehe!! Yes, I think we should be the bestest of friends.

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  7. Very fun to learn these things about you. I don't have any Fiestaware but I sure do love it. I am due for new dishes and have been thinking about what color...I never thought about getting all of them!

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  8. "I understand the concepts of cooking and cleaning but just not how it applies to me." Oh this is so funny! I may have to borrow this line.

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