Wednesday, September 19, 2007

60 Things About Me...

1. My native language is Dutch
2. My parents used to speak Indonesian when they didn't want us to know what they were
talking about. It irritated the heck out of me.
3. I have 3 older sisters & had one older brother
4. My brother died 10 years ago
5. I had a rabbit named 'Cotton Tail" when I was 8
6. I bought a rabbit for my oldest daughter when she was 8.
7. The dog next door ate her rabbit :(
8. I love seafood
9. I have given birth to 6 kids
10. I love to knit
11. I love to scrap
12. I love to read
13. I never have enough time to do what I 'love' to do.
14. I want to move to N.H.
15. My best friend is David
16. I used to work at the Netherlands Embassy
17. I was a 'daddy's girl' through & through.
18. I play the piano
19. I finally found a church that feels like home
20. I am a Christian
21. I love the music at our church
22. I am very proud of my kids
23. When I was 8, I told my mom that I wanted 6 kids
24. I always wanted to have twins
25. I love to camp... in a motorhome
26. Skiing is my favorite outdoor activity
27. I prefer a small group of friends to a large group
28. I'm not a phone person
29. I like email
30. I became a US citizen just a few years ago, but have lived here for 45 years
31. I am part of a knitting group that meets once a week. The ladies in the group are the best!!!
32. I don't like the summer
33. I love the winter
34. I had my first child when I was 19
35. My car is a 2006 Honda Pilot
36. I like my coffee with cream and just a small, tiny, tiny bit of sugar
37. My husband brings me coffee in bed every morning and gets that 'tiny bit of sugar' right
every time.
38. My inlaws are the best!
39. My niece is only 2 years younger than me.
40. I hate to fly
41. I love the movie "Diary of a Mad Housewife"
42. I love the mountains
43. I've never lived on my own
44. I pay my credit cards in full every month
45. I just had a credit card fraud transaction happen on one of my cards :(
46. The movie 'Planes, Trains & Automobiles' still makes me laugh after 20 viewings
47. I can't stand loud gum-chewing - or gum chewing in general :)
48. I'm not a chocolate lover
49. I don't like dessert
50. My husband buys me a bushel of crabs - overnighted from Maryland, every year for my
51. My son plays the guitar with a group of friends. They sent a demo tape to Reliant K
52. I got an email from Jodi Picoult and saved it
53. My dad was the most amazing man.
54. My mom is the strongest woman I've ever met
55. I am a purse freak
56. We used to have 2 piranhas
57. I am not a t.v. watcher
58. I am very opinionated
59. My faith has grown so much over the years
60. I wish that my mom lived close by so that we could just chat, hang out and have a cup of coffee together.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007

What exactly is a used cow???

We came across this while driving to Foss Mountain. So how much do you think a 'used' cow goes for? I wonder if it's a substantial discount from a 'new' cow?