Wednesday, May 09, 2007

I'm It!!!

It has come to my attention that a very sweet young friend of mine has tagged me. Now what does that mean this time? I’ve been tagged many different times before under many different circumstances so what does it mean today that Beka has tagged me?

This is my understanding of the tagging rules of this particular fun game in the blogging world:

Each player starts with seven random facts/habits about themselves. People who are tagged need to write on their own blog about their seven things, as well as these rules. You need to choose up to seven people to get tagged and list their names.

Well, here are mine, for whatever it’s worth. It’s really hard to think of seven things about oneself isn’t it? It says “random” facts or habits, so:

1. More important than what you see on my profile is that I am a sinner saved by grace. Every day I am reminded that I am a sinner, and every day I am thankful for the blood of Jesus Christ, which has saved me from my sins and made me a child of God. I think I need to put this on my profile.

2. I am so sorry to copy Beka, but I have a thing about grammar too, even though I’m sure I make a lot of the same mistakes that perturb me when I see them. I get irritated to see “hear” for “here” and “their” for “there” even though I’ve caught those very same mistakes in things I’ve written!

3. I am old fashioned and love all things old. I love old books, old hymns, old movies, old dishes, old photos, and old people! (I have to like myself, don’t I?)

4. My favorite snack is potato chips. I LOVE LOVE LOVE them. Please keep them out of my house.

5. My greatest phobia is caterpillars. Folks, I am DEATHLY afraid of them. They are the only thing that I don’t like about spring. My mom told me that it started when I was extremely young. I do remember as a child not wanting to go outside and play when they were around. I will bravely face spiders and even snakes, but will run and scream if I encounter one fuzzy black caterpillar. (I have goose bumps just thinking about it.)

6. I went to public school in a small town here in New Jersey. Believe it or not, we read the Bible in class every day and prayed. No need then for guards or policemen in the halls. One of the most naughty things done in those days was when the boys put a thumb tack in the chair of our very large math teacher. The thing that made it almost impossible to contain ourselves from laughter was that when she sat down she never ever noticed! (That would probably happen to me.)

7. I love writing for and teaching children. These are the activities that are closest to my heart.
All done.

Now, I am going to tag a couple of teenagers, my younger daughter
Neesie and Bethany.


Beverly said...

Mom, you forgot to mention that you live in a home with a tree that absolutely SWARMS with gypsy moth caterpillars right around this time of year. (should I not have mentioned that :-)? )

Also, the potato chips that you and Neesie bought when last at my house actually has a few crumbled chips in the bottom of the bag. I can't believe you were able to leave them there!!! Just kidding.

Maxine said...

No no no, Bev! Those guys have been gone for years now! It's the ones in those horrible looking "tent" things on trees that I look out for now.
I should have put one of my beautiful butterfly images on this post to make me feel better.

Beka said...

You had me cracking up with that thumbtack story!! :-)
I knew about your extreme fondness for potato chips, but didn't know about the caterpillar phobia, somehow.
Sorry to add to your busyness, but I'm glad you enjoyed posting. I sure enjoyed reading it!

Sara said...

Hi Nanna!

I've been having trouble commenting on blogger...again! But I have been reading your blog, and I love this post and also all your other ones that I haven't commented on! I just did this on my xanga was fun!

Love you!

Bethany said...

Thank you for tagging me! I am very excited to work on it! I shall let you know when I have it posted.