Sunday, October 23, 2011

A - Z

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.


Rachel said...

Awww...that was a good A-Z ~ loved seeing the pics ~ haven't seen that one of Cody in forever but it was always one of my favs!! :O)

TheCrankyCrow said...

Wow....I've read lots of these A-Z's, but gotta say, Myra, I think I am most surprised and impressed by yours. Truly, "still waters run deep...." Love it all - the history, the photos - the overriding love of family and connection. Powerful post - thanks so much for sharing....Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

Stacy said...

I love it! Your A-Z made me smile this morning :) You are an inspiration, a single mom for all those are a strong woman.

Karen said...

Fantastic A-Z list. Loved every individual letter.

Anonymous said...

I feel like I know all about you now, and I've never even met you! Interesting post!

smocha said...

well, I just re-found your blog...why don't you broadcast this thing? That was a great post! I may have to steal the idea for my self :)

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