Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Random Dozen - It's Fall Y'all

1. Have you, or has someone close to you, ever won an award for anything? (I just came from my dad's ceremony wherein he was given a medal of honor by the French government for service in France in WWII. Pictures to follow.) Does longevity at a job count? Cause I've gotten that type of an award. My hubby received numerous awards during his military career. 

2. Who is the nearest relative to you who has served in the US Military? See #1! ahaha. My husband and my dad both served our country.

3. Share something that stirs the patriotic spirit in you. Our national anthem and our flag. Let me just take this opportunity to say that it really irks me when people don't remove their hats or stand when the national anthem is played or the flag passes by in a parade. Seriously some respect! 

4. Where are you in the birth order in your family? Do you think your "placement" made a difference in your personality? I'm the middle child. Honestly, I don't know that birth order had as much affect on my personality as other circumstances.

5. Name one trait you hope you carry that was evidenced in your parents or grandparents. Integrity and faith. Yeah, I know....that's two. I have two sets of grandparents. ahaha.

6. If female, do you prefer wearing a skirt or pants? If male, shirt and tie or polo? A skirt. Depending on the time of year and whether or not I've shaved my legs. :)

7. Approximately how many times do you wake during the night? What do you do to go back to sleep? Usually just once. I lay back down, snuggle back in, and I'm back to sleep. 

8. Share a favorite movie quote. It's just so difficult to pick ONE. I can think of several from just one movie. lol. Like: "If I was going to kill you, I'd use my hands." or "Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance." "I found out was the secret to life is: friends. Best friends."

9. What is your favorite Fall candle scent? A pumpkin spicy flavor.

10. What is one Fall activity you're looking forward to? An annual bonfire gathering.

11. Tell us about a pleasant surprise that happened to you recently. My cousin visited.

12. What was it like when you first met your in-laws-to-be? I foresee it as a great time of rejoicing. In heaven. You see I haven't had the pleasure of meeting them yet. They passed away before my hubby and I married.

Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting. If you like to post your own answers, just hop on over to Lidna's at 2nd Cup of Coffee. She'll hook you up! 

Peace and Joy,

2 Corinthians 13:14 (NIV)  May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.


Jill said...

#6 made me laugh, and I love your movie quotes. I also love the fall look of your blog!

gigi said...

Good ones :)

Kara With a K said...

Love the movie quotes, #12 made me tear up a little bit, what a great reunion it will be!

Great answers this week.

Anonymous said...

Loved #6!! I plan my wardrobe around whether or not I've shaved my legs!! heehee

Enjoyed all of your answers!

Debbie said...

Oh Susan, I've missed visiting your blog! I need to return more frequently. I love a gal with a sense of humor like yours. :)

As far as you wearing skirts, how does that go with riding your motorcycle? I had to laugh at shaving your legs to determine what you'll wear. I can identify.

Btw, on Heart Choices ...

The Prolific Blogger award came from you! I am so bad about posting the blog awards and following the rules. But I do appreciate it a lot. :)

OK biker baby ...I'll be back soon.


Anonymous said...

I agree with you, it irks me when people don't show respect for our flag or the playing of our national anthem.

I enjoyed all of your answers, and I love the new fall look, as well. Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

Lisa Laree said...

#6...I TOTALLY said the same thing about shaving my legs, then wondered if it was TMI and deleted that bit! Kudos for being honest and leaving it in! ;)

Heart2Heart said...


I too love this time of the year the very best. I love pumpkin spice candles and the warmth they create of something delicious and homemade.

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Debby@Just Breathe said...

I like pants! That a great quote from Fried Green Tomatoes. Sorry you didn't get to meet the in laws.
Loved reading your answers.

Lea said...

Always enjoy my visits here. Love your new blog design for fall! Enjoyed your randomness today and wishing for you a good rest of the week! Smiles!

Joyce said...

I love the Fried Green Tomatoes quote too! That's also one of my favorites. Sweet thoughts about your inlaws as well. Have a great rest of the week!

momma24 said...

Great list! Love Fried Green Tomatoes, too! Tell your dh thank you for his service.