1. Is this how you imagined your life would be?
I would be lying if I said I didn't hope to be married with children at some point in my life, and I feel so very fortunate that my desire has been realized. What I didn't imagine was scoring such a handsome, considerate and hard-working husband, earning a college degree, buying a home and creating surprisingly decent-looking kids ... all by age 23. (That's what we folks call a "humble brag.") Then again, I did think I would also be a high school choir director by now. Seeing how I'm only 26, it's definitely still a future possibility.
For the record, I don't think anyone's life turns out exactly as they imagine it will. But since I'm the Control Freak of the Century, I'm glad that so far, mine has been remarkably close to what I'd hoped for.
I probably just jinxed myself.
2. If money were no question, I would purchase ...
A beautiful mid-century home, remodeled to the hilt with modern amenities, in the Arcadia area of east Phoenix. As it is, we are considering selling our home and moving that way for Dill's job. I failed to mention he received a promotion last week (yay!) which requires him to work longer, less-convenient hours, and that means we don't see him as much as we'd like. But homes out there are pricey. So, we'll see. I still can't help but browse for those darling homes on Realtor.com every day of my life.
|I MEAN, REALLY ... ! Click here to see the full listing. Anyone want to donate?|
3. What's your drink of choice when out with girlfriends?
Hmm. Uh ... how can I make this answer as unboring as possible for you guys? I don't drink alcohol and I don't like soda, so ... I usually have a fancy glass of ice water with a lemon in it when I'm out on the town. I guess I had a chocolate malt when I hit up Sonic with my sisters and mom last weekend. Does that count?
4. What do you love about yourself?
|My sissies and I "laid down some tracks" last night at my uncle's recording studio. We're legit.|
I love that I can hear a song once or twice and then immediately replicate it on the piano in the correct key, tempo, everything. This is especially fun at parties and family gatherings where a piano is present. Also useful when I'm playing the piano in church and my sheet music suddenly blows away with the air conditioning.
I'm very musical, and I do love that about myself. Even if it means I'll be playing the organ in church for the rest of my life.
5. Name one good deed you did that went unseen.
I'm pretty sure my kids see none of the good deeds I do. Haha, just kidding. Self-deprecating mom jokes are always fun, right? But really ... if I tell you of the good deed I did, then it isn't exactly "unseen" anymore, is it? Buuuuut -- in the spirit of this super-fun 6 Things game, I'll just say I often pick up other people's trash and throw it away for them. Less altruism, more obsessive compulsion, but still a nice thing to do. Right?
6. What hobbies do you have that you don't mention on your blog?
I joke about my terrible crafting and cooking skillz all the time here, but you may have guessed that I do in fact enjoy partaking in those activities. Also, I like doing creepy things like watching the entire Jodi Arias trial and researching what morticians actually do at their day-to-day jobs. Oh, and watching "My Fair Wedding with David Tutera" on Netflix. Because hello, "Weddings. I love weddings. Drinks (ice water with lemon) all around!" Name that movie.
Time for tags! Listen up ...
Kate P, Andrea, Kymber and Ali. And anyone else who wants to play, of course!