|MY AT THE AGE OF ONE WEEK|
|MY MOM AND I, MY MOM PROBABLY WONDERING WHAT SHE HAD GOTTEN IN TO|
1) WHERE WERE YOU BORN?
Well have to say that I am a proud Midwesterner, and was born in a suburb of Chicago, a LONG time ago. My parents met and fell in love in their 30's and were married 8 years before I was born. My mom was 41, and my dad was 44 when I was born. My mother for sure was ecstatic as she had desperately wanted a baby for as long as she could remember. I was definitely a pampered little girl, and always was so secure in the love of my parents and my grandparents. My mom was a "stay at home mom", and my dad was a long time railroader, as was his father. We always had lots of opportunities to travel, and have many memories of our trips together, often taken in the "vista dome" of the super liner trains. Trains were definitely a big part of my childhood, and even remember many trips where I was allowed to ride in the engine and pull the whistle when the engineer told me to. Great memories
2) WERE YOU NAMED AFTER SOMEONE?
Partly.... My mothers name was Marian Genevieve, and she always disliked the confusion of being called by her middle name......
SO, what she do..... she named me Marian Jeanne.
And I am called Jeanne. Well, actually, my nickname is Peanut, which is what my family always called me.
|BUNGEE JUMPING??? REALLY??|
|My DAUGHTERS WERE, AND STILL ARE, MY PRIDE AND JOY IN LIFE|
4) HOW MANY PETS DO YOU HAVE?
Well right now, I have 3 little yorkies who are very dear to me. This top little guy is Zeke, and he is such a snuggler. He loves sitting on my lap, but is also very much our yard guard. He and the squirrels in our yard are arch enemies and the squirrels actually taunt Zeke, wagging their tales, and keeping just out of his reach, much to his Chagrin.
Maggie who is dressed very much like herself was my first little yorkie, and is a bit of a "pistol". When she was a baby, I had many patients who lived in Assisted Living settings, and also nursing homes. She always made rounds with me and rode in my purse. Everyone just loved her, and she became very spoiled, thinking that she should always be the very center of attention. She is also alot of fun though and is very adventurous. She loves kayaking with me, and rides out in the point of the kayak. She also loves riding with me on my 4 wheeler and has fun wherever she is.
Britton is my smallest yorkie, weight in at less than 4 pounds. He was a little rescue dog, and spent the first 3 years of his life living in a wire cage with a breeder. He is very dear to me and is so appreciative of being in his new life.
5)WHAT WAS YOUR WORST INJURY?
Have to say that this probably occurred to me about a year ago. I have always been an avid bicycler, and had not been biking for a couple of years. Anyway, my husband and I decided that we wanted to begin a routine exercise program once again to get a bit healthier. The first couple of times that we went, my husband fell off of his bike twice, skinning various parts of himself. I was beginning to wonder about the wisdom of our plan, but decided to have one more go at this. Anyway, all went very well and I was thinking that perhaps we were going to be able to do this after all. My husband got ahead of me and was heading to load the bikes on our car. At the very end of the ride there was a narrow little sidewalk curving around a steel gate. At first I thought of walking the bike, but decided I would ride around on the walkway..... BAD IDEA! I accidentally went off the walkway, hit a big bump, and fell in to the steel gate. It did attract several cute bikers to help, but unfortunately broke 4 of my ribs, and contused my liver. Have to say that I had the most pain i have ever had and it took me weeks to recover. I later went and bought what i considered to be a more stable and safer bike, however, so far, I have not ridden it even one time. Still mulling that over.
So since there are TWENTY QUESTIONS, and this is already getting a little bit long, will stop here, and continue this in a second post before I pass this along to some other readers. Have a wonderful week, and more later.