Thursday, January 24, 2008

Six Things About Me

Well, I got into the blogging gig to communicate with friends and family all over the country, and I have done just that. Now it looks like I am about to meet more. My lovely sis-in-law at Straight Up and Slightly Dirty has tagged me to do the Six Things Meme. She would like me to share with you six inconsequential habits, quirks, or things about me that you wouldn't otherwise know. So, pulling from my days of ice-breakers at staff meetings, I will dig up some old ones and see what new quirks I have developed.



Here are the rules, which are important, because they also tag --- randomly --- six more people to join in the fun:


  • Link to the person that tagged you

  • Post the rules on your blog

  • Share six non-important things/habits/quirks about yourself

  • Tag six random people at the end of your post by linking to their blogs

  • Let each random person know they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their website

So, here goes:


#1. I've been told I'm tenacious. There must be some truth to that because I will work on a problem for hours, often forgoing sleep and food.

#2. My motto is "Never pay full price for anything." Well, except Starbucks and really good chocolate. However, I do take the free cup of coffee when I buy a bag of coffee beans, even if I have a triple venti vanilla latte with a dash of cinnamon.

#3. I can't get enough books! I now live 35 miles from the nearest Barnes and Noble. Thank goodness for bn.com. As Thomas Jefferson said, "I cannot live without books."

#4. I've been called "GG" short for Gadget Gal because I love gadgets; electronic gadgets, not kitchen gadgets. Like others I know, I don't like being called Gal! Worse yet, NEVER call me "Girly"!

#5. I'm an organizer freak! I can drool over storage containers, especially now that they are so pretty. It will be a great day when I get it all together.

#6. So many interests, so little time!

Six of you are tagged. I found your blogs to be inspiring, uplifting, and some that I will read more regularly. I hope you play along:

Chocolate and Coffee

Hill Country Thoughts

Night Owl

Ode 2 Old

Cricket's Hearth

The Lurchers



8 comments:

Annamanila said...

Hello there. thanks for linking and for tagging. Will do soon as I can. Welcome to blogging!

Cricket's Hearth said...

Well shut my mouth and blow me down! I have been stood up, raised up, knocked over, and knocked up. . . but I have never been tagged before! LOL I too am new to this whole blogging cult thing. Congrats on your retirement/sabbatical/gonna-get-fat-and-lazy gig. I will link and post and tag. And I will keep an eye on ya. Blessings, Cricket

Baba's Blog .. Babies Are Special said...

Hi Barb, I have just found your note to me about being tagged to do this meme...It is late tonight, but I will do it in the morning.Welcome to our blog world..I have been blogging for one year and enjoy meeting new friends on line...I love this new hobby of mine , since I retired 4 years ago.Come over to visit me anytime.. the door is always open and the coffee is ready.Hugs, Baba

Faye said...

Hi Barb--don't you just love the smell when you walk in the door of Barnes and Noble? Coffee and books--does it get any better?

Enjoy your "semi-retirement." You can stay up until all hours blogging or organizing and not worry about the alarm clock.

Aoj & The Lurchers said...

I shall consider myself tagged then!!

Welcome to Blogland!

Debbie @ Chocolate and Coffee said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. Welcome to the blogging world! I will link and post and tag very soon. It is awesome that you are able to pursue your dream.

Blessings to you!

Baba's Blog .. Babies Are Special said...

Hi Barb, I am also a Barbara,Barb or Baba....I love all of the high tech tools too....I am going to work on my meme today, and will let you know when I have done it.

Linda said...

Good job! Sorry I haven't been here recently - been "remodeling" and lost ...duh...your link of all things! Anyway, look at all the bloggy friends you have now!