Saturday, August 15, 2009

Hawaiian Toilets and Tags

My very good friend since high school, Jaye Lynn, took this picture on her trip to Maui and I couldn't resist stealing it.
Seriously, is drinking water from the toilet a common concern in Hawaii????

And another good friend, Donise, tagged me with
The ABC's of Me
so here goes!
A- Age: 42 . . . and holding (and have been for a few years)
B- Bed size: king, of course
C- Chore you hate: Laundry!!!
D- Dad's name: Milton
E- Essential start of your day: scriptures, prayers, checking emails
F- Favorite color: purple
G- Gold or Silver: Gold
H- Height: 5' 8"
I- Instruments you play: Piano--but rather poorly
J- Job title: Mom
K- Kids: 5
L- Living arrangements: with my increasingly diminishing family
M- Mom's name: Valoy
N- Nicknames: Duffy (named myself when 2 years old)
O- Overnight stay in a hospital other than your birth: birth of 5 children and 2 night stay after abdominal surgery
P- Pet Peeve: Waiting for people
Q- Quote from a movie: " These mashed potatoes are so creamy"
R- Right or left handed: left
S- Siblings: 4 sisters, 3 brothers
T- Time you wake up: 4:40 a.m.
U- Underwear: of course!
V- Vegetable you dislike: brussel sprouts
W- Ways you drink your coffee: I don't, but I love hot chocolate
X-rays you've had: teeth and about 8 broken bones
Y- Yummy food you make: cinnamon rolls
Z- Zoo favorites: monkeys
Now I pass this on to anyone who wants to participate--but let me know so I can be sure and visit your blog.
Lastly, about our dog . . . hmmm, much more work than I anticipated. I am sure the dogs we had growing up didn't require this much supervision (or else my mother just did all the work so I didn't notice).
But . . . one of the reasons we took the dog is because our son, Ryan, and his sweet wife, Kali, had three dogs which we were told was one too many. So we took Lacy, leaving them two.
Well, guess what!! Ryan went out and got another dog, so they are back up to three! I think that is a good reason to let your kids have pets while they are young. When they become adults, they don't have to compensate for what they didn't have!


Dave and Camille said...

That was interesting! The hating to wait you definitely got from Grandpa and I didn't know you've broken 8 bones... or maybe I did. But that beats me! And haha about Ryan getting another dog... I told him that he needs to check AZ law to make sure he doesn't own more than is legal! :)

the Eggett's said...

oh great. . . . I am deathly afraid of dogs (Since I got attacked by three dogs pretty badly when I was fifteen) so Jake and I have agreed that we will never have a pet other than fish. But, you make a good point! My girls are already begging for one so I may have to consider giving in at some point.

KC Mom said...

That toilet sign is crazy! Wonder if they have a problem with people letting their pets drink it?
I liked getting to know you through the abc's.

Carolyn said...

LOL that is a great sign.

Marilyn said...

I love your movie quote. Someone in my family says that EVERY Thanksgiving. It's still funny.

Lisa said...

I enjoyed the abc tag. Learned a little bit more about you. I wish my cinnamon rolls came out better- maybe I next your recipe. :)

Jenny-Jenny said...

Eeewww. That sign is a crack up. Good to learn a little about you, same age as me=]

MissKris said...

You don't know how happy I was to see that there is a vegetable you don't like.
I was beginning to doubt it, but... you're somewhat like the rest of us!
And since you like making cinnamon rolls, I make a vow to never discourage you in your pursuit of happiness.
love you!

JUST ME, THE MOM said...

I loved reading your ABC's of ME. Such fun! I decided I needed to borrow it so you'll find it on my blog today. Thank you for sharing it.