Friday, December 26, 2008


I hope everyone had a great Christmas with your family, and enjoyed the holiday! December was a blur for me, so I'm going to try to catch up on a few awards and tags I've had to let slide in the last week or so....

I was tagged, recently, by Squawmama at Our Adventures with Tassie. Thanks, Donna!

So, here's THE RULES:
1) Once you’ve been tagged, you have to write a blog with 16 random things, facts, habits or goals about you.

2) At the end choose 10 people to be tagged, listing their names and why you chose them.
Don’t forget to leave them a comment (“you’re it”) and to read your blog.

3)You can’t tag the person who tagged you and since you can’t tag me, let me know when you have posted your blog, so I can see your weirdness.
So, here it goes - my 16 random things...
1) had blonde hair when I was young, now I have to pay for it - it's gotten more brown over the years! Plan to die a blonde, God willing! LOL!
2) when I worked 8-5, I was usually "fashionably late" to work...mostly because of traffic in the Raleigh area. I've always said, "I'll probably be late to my funeral, if someone doesn't make sure I'm pushed in there on time" fact, I think I'll request to be late. We're even usually late to church...not crazy about the hand-shaking/meet & greet part...but that's not why we're late!
:O) Do you think we'll get dinged for that in Heaven...assuming we make it? And while assuming, I DO make the cut, I sure hope there's internet service, because I still want to read your blogs! I've got it bad, don't I??? ;O)
3) would love to be thin...for once - without having any health problems
4) pray I never have to work in banking again!
5) glad to be living in NC, but don't especially like the area I'm in - more of a "city mouse", but chose this area for the schools
6) finally had a lovely sunroom in my house in SC, but had to give it up when we moved here - still wish I had one!
7) Live within a mile, maybe 2, of 2 very famous Nascar drivers, but I'm not into Nascar, so it's no big deal...I probably pass them on the road, and don't even know it.
8) I'm a beach bum (bet you would have guessed that one) - wouldn't mind living there permanently, provided there are no hurricanes ;O)
9) don't care for thunderstorms
10) don't like to go over bridges - one I was on a childhood trip to FL collapsed not long after we returned home, so I've never cared for them since.
11) need bi-focals...fighting it!
12) saw a banner plane crash at the beach & don't care to see it twice - the guy survived
13) don't care for January - crappy weather, all the good stuff in the stores is picked over, and don't care to hear about Monster Truck or Gun & Knife shows coming to my all the weight loss place commercials...maybe why I'm not thin?
14) would like to attend an auction or estate sale
15) have never been to Disneyworld (or land)...but it's on the "To Do" in the near future list
16) went to Bermuda on our honeymoon - thought it was cool because at the time, I taped The Young & the Restless every day, and they had just filmed at Elbow Beach, where we stayed. It rained every day of our honeymoon....Don't go to Bermuda in June!
Because many of you are still busy with your family, and are catching up with blogging like me, I'm not going to pass this along; however, if you want to play along, leave me a comment letting me know, and I'll be sure to come by & see your random facts too! Feel free to take the tag from me and play along! Thanks again, Donna! You're a sweetie! Now, if you're headed out shopping like me, I wish you loads of good deals! ;O)


profenretraite said...

Ohhh Tar...Be sure to put Disneyworld on your wish list and go straight to Mickey's little house. He is just the most charming creature! I blubbered like a baby...Mickey, I've always loved you Mickey...I'm sure the poor person inside wanted to run out the door!!! lol Merry Christmas!...Debbie

squawmama said...

This was a good one Tar.... I am so glad we are bloggin buddies... Wishing you & your family the bestest Christmas ever... We have had a fun filled day with our family too...


Janie said...

Hope y'all had a great one!! Happy Holidays and many blessings to you all.

Travel Writer said...

Wow! That's all i can say. enjoyed it very much..

Bo said...

Hi Tar...You had me giggling over some of these 16...I don't think I've ever met a woman that was satisfied with their weight...or their hair either for that matter..
Including me!! With your big heart, cute & fun personality you could be bald-headed & big as a barn or skinny as a twig and no one would give a flip...we'd LOVE you anyway!
Big hugs, ♥ Bo

Melissa Miller said...

Cute answers!
Hope your Christmas was a merry one! ;0

MIMILEE said...

Loved reading all the goodies about you! Hope you got some good deals today!

Happy New Year!

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Funny facts, Tar!! I think I'll request to be late to my funeral, too ~ wouldn't that just be so hysterical?!?!

Hubby says I'm always late, even had our daughter 4 days late, so yeah, that's what I'll do!!

Big TX Hugs,
Angelic Accents

mbkatc230 said...

Great post Tar, it's so much fun to get to know little things about everyone here in blogland. I do have a suggestion though. If you are "passing" Nascar drivers, you might want to slow it down a bit lol! Kathy

Anonymous said...

Very clever answers. I clicked on the family at the side of your blog. May I put it on my blog. Oh my, I love reading your blog...

((hugs)) Nanette

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

Fun to learn more about you! I have only been to Disneyworld once. Way back in 1978! It has changed alot since then.

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

This was a fun read!

Hope your day after Christmas sale shopping was fruitful. I was late to the party, so not a lot of purchases.

tam said...

Hi Penny! Hope you and the family had a wonderful Christmas! Congrats on the tag! LOL! I pay for my natural color I was born with too! LOL! A girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do!
Happy New Year Dear Blogging Buddy!

laurie said...

You are just too funny! Loved your "reading blogs in heaven". If you get there first, you could sure have a hit blog telling everyone what it's like up there, or I guess even if you went the other place, your blog would be a hit. Those are places everyone is curious about -- you know, the decor and everything! laurie

tardevil said...


It's not taking me over to your blog when I click on Magical Memories, and I've not had luck googling it! So, feel free to copy the photo to your blog.

Stacey said...

#13 just cracked me up! That's so true for where I live and how I feel about now!