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My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Semper Gumby (Always Flexible) It's our family motto.
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. I would love to be a costume designer. Not normal costumes, but the really big fantasy pieces.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. In my experience, most people that stand out in History are famous and noble. I can't really call myself either. I identify more with the quiet people in history. I would have been a background person that never made the history books: the School Marm, the Herb Lady, the Wet Nurse.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. "Are We Human"; by The Killers; "The Alphabet Song," by Barenaked Ladies; "You're So Vain," by Carly Simon; "For Good," from "Wicked; and "What's Opera Doc," from Loony Toons.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "Excuse me."; I say it all the time, either because I want a child to re-think a recent decision, or because I have tripped.
September 29, 2010Nashville has been ravaged by flood. The rallying cry has been three simple words.
We are Nashville.
Five months after the flood, more than half of the homes affected are filled with families again. Because we are Nashville, we help each other out.
Kingston Springs Elementary School was closed in May after it was flooded with more than six feet of water. After three months of hard work and donations of individuals and companies like Simon and Schuster, the school opened on time, welcoming children with a clean safe building and new books.
We are Nashville.
Lighthouse Christian School saw one of its buildings float... see more
November 01, 2009Let me just start by saying, I am not a blogger. I just live with the very realistic belief that no one is particularly interested in my life.
But, having said that, in the spirit of Halloween, I will share my one and only Ghost Hunt.
I went to college in the middle of nowhere in Tennessee. And when I say the middle, I mean Murfreesboro is the exact geographic center of nowhere. We had the obelisk to prove it! (We also had some weird cult from California who said that it was the geographic center of the Universe, but that's another story.)
Anyway, one Halloween night a group of about six of us dressed up... see more