Recently, several folks have "tagged" me suggesting I add to the 25 random facts about me lists that are popular now. My life is rather an open book, but in case there are any of you still curious, here goes:
My mother wanted to name me Penelope, but my dad rescued me. Thank you, Dad!
I spent every summer of my childhood at a lake in northern Wisconsin with my grandparents. Tough, wasn't it??
Winter is my least favorite season. I hate the cold and the snow. Perhaps I was mixed up with some Florida baby in heaven and shouldn't have been born in Wisconsin!
All my life, I've fought a weight problem and I crave sugar every day.
My greatest joys are my two daughters and I wish I lived closer to them!
I've been married three times and loved all three husbands dearly.
If I had my life to live over, I would do it the same way.
My mother is 94 and continues to inspire me.
I love to relax with a good mystery novel.
I hate housework but love to do dishes.
Crafting is my passion, and I craft every day.
My three favorite TV shows ever were The West Wing, Due South, and Keeping up Appearances.
Classical music can lower my blood pressure. Needless to say it's my favorite kind of music!
There is no way I could choose a favorite color; I love them all.
I love live theater. I've directed plays but have never acted in one.
My skirt once fell off in English class...and I was the teacher!
Some day I hope to be able to do the New York Times crossword puzzle in ink!
One of my favorite activities is playing mah jongg with a wonderful group of friends. We're also a Red Hat group called The Red Dragons.
I've travelled around most of the western United States in an RV.
Please don't offer me an alcoholic drink. I don't like the taste!
The name of my craft business in Peacox because for a long time my name was Patricia Cox (P. Cox) What else could I do with it?
I am a complete klutz. I can't skate, ride a bike, or walk a straight line!
It took until I was well into my fifties before I was really comfortable being myself.
When I was a child, we had a baby sitter who prefered to tell wonderful stories instead of just reading them. As a very young girl, I knew about King Arthur, Robin Hood, and Beowulf. I've been grateful to her since.
And speaking of gratitude...I am most grateful for the full rich life I contine to enjoy.