Random facts and opinions (not all inclusive):
My 9-year old son came up with my blog name.
I worked at a large Biotech company right out of college, then 11 years later I moved on to concentrate on my families.
I love babies but I am not very patient with kids.
Gardening used to be my thing; now it’s knitting.
I am currently reading “A New Earth” by Eckhart Tolle and hope to achieve inner peace by applying the teachings from the book.
I can keep myself entertained at home for days at a time without stepping outside by knitting, reading, watching movies, and surfing the net. I do enjoy going out shopping sometimes.
I think the world is too materialistic but it doesn’t bother me…too much.
I love skiing and up until I had kids, I used to go skiing at Lake Tahoe every year.
I didn’t learn how to swim until after my 30’s. The nice lifeguards at my local city pool (Sava pool) taught me after seeing me almost drown trying to learn on my own. Nowadays I try to do lap swimming twice or three times a week. I do back stroke, breast stroke and crawl stroke.
I also rode mountain bike, mostly on paved roads not dirt roads, regularly. I need to pick that up again.
I used to get picked last by teams in PE classes in high school but it didn’t bother me…too much.
I “TiVo” these programs: CSI, original, Miami and New York, Law and Order SVU, 20/20, Dateline, Dancing with Stars, American Idol, House, Brothers and Sisters, Desperate Housewives, Oprah, Grey’s Anatomy, Survivor, Samantha Who, Women’s Murder Club, Two and a Half Men. I know, I watch too much TV.
When I was in high school, I won third place in a poster slogan contest for a city youth summer job program. My slogan was “To work is to enjoy my life” and I still believe it.
My husband thinks I know something about many things; I really don’t but I love that he does, or that he makes me think he does.
My husband and I met when we were 19 and we have been together ever since for 21 years. He is very patient with my impatience. We have two kids and they help us grow up.
Since a few years ago, I suddenly developed a craving, or urge, to write. I was not good at writing at all growing up. I improved some when I took more writing classes than required in college but still it wasn’t great. At my job, I had been told that I wrote “good emails;” I guess that meant I got the messages across in writing. I communicated. That was the extent of my writing. As I become older and being a stay at home mom, I must be generating a lot more thoughts in my head or my mind than it can contain. Thus the urge to write, to free myself of all the thoughts, which is in line with Mr. Tolle’s writing. In any case, I am glad there is such a thing as “blogging.”