A – Age? Well since Lilraggedyangie is 25, that makes me 42. BUT, since she lied about her age I am actually 53.
B – Bees. I’m allergic. Almost died the summer I was 15.
Bucket list: I’ve been working on mine a lot the last couple of years. I don’t want to get old and unable to do the things I’ve always dreamed of .
C – Cats. My husband loves his cats. We have my mothers aloof cat Millie inside. And Scruffy, Fluffy, Buddy and Oreo outside.
D – Determined, dependable, driven, down to earth, ... I think these D words describe some of my stronger qualities.
Dragonflies. I love making dragonflies out of old chair parts, and found objects.
Dad… gone but never forgotten.
E – Earrings. I feel naked without them.
F – Family. I was a single mother for 18 years. My daughter’s mean everything to me.
Freckles. My mother told me they were angel kisses. I must be very loved.
G – gardening. I love to feel the earth beneath my bare feet, and the smell of dirt in early spring.
granny - I love being a granny.
my grandmother Matha gave birth to 15 children. She was a hard working woman. I will never be half the woman she was. Her life was so hard, and she was so strong. I miss her.
Gargoyles. I walked among the gargoyles at Biltmore Castle.
Google is my friend.
H – our old house was built in 1882. It cost $4500.00 and the brick was made in the field behind the house. This is an old picture of our house.
I – Intrigued at how a satellite way up in space can find my precise location among millions of other people, and tell me how to get somewhere. I mean really….
J – June – my mother was a very complex but simple person. She was inspiring, Junker. My mother was a junker too. We were junkers before shows like American Pickers made it popular.
K – Kia Sorento. Just got me one. Lovin it.
Kimberly and Kaylee. Two of my favorite blondes.
L – Love the smell of fresh hay and popcorn.
M – Memories. I have forgotten more than I remember but cherish the ones I have.
Mountains – they are where I must journey occasionally because I love the mountains. I am very proud of my Appalachian ancestry. My mother grew up here.
N – Nicknames: My, Myrna, Meera, Mom
O – Obstacles:. Life can be off the hook sometimes. Just when you think you have enough money, enough time, enough energy, life throw’s you a curve ball. DUCK! Obstacles are what keeps us on our toes.
P – Pirate party: Cody had a pirate themed birthday party a couple of years ago…
Proud to be a Partin.
Patriotism. My fathers funeral.
Q – Quote: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
R – Rag top. Hubby and I bought a new top for our roadster and successfully disassembled the frame, and installed the new top. We did GOOD!
Rachel my middle child. My little me.
S – Suzuki Savage 650 is what I currently ride. I bought it on Ebay and we drove to St. Louis and picked it up.
Sisters: I have 1 sister, and my mother had many sisters…
T – Tombstones. I love really old cemeteries. My mother and I used to explore cemeteries together. I especially love the angel and women statues. I would love to create a book called Silent Beauty of cemetery art.
U – Unique. I am proud to be unique .
V – Vacation – A picture from our most recent vacation. Even one day “vacations” are fabulous.
W – Wading. If I see standing water I want to shuck off my shoes and wade in it….
White water rafting on the New River for my hubby’s 50th birthday.
Welding – I hope to become a competent welder this winter. Hubby got me a welder so I can learn. I enjoy making scrap metal art.
X – Xanax. There should be more xanax in the world.
Y – Yodel? Uh no. Not one of my talents.
Z – Zane my oldest grandson. I would like to spend more time with him.