Seven Random Facts about Myself

I know that most of this won’t be a surprise to my kids, they know me very well.

1. When I was a kid, I wanted to have 14 children, because I thought you needed close to that to be able to have a station wagon. Plus I really loved little kids.

2. The first time I made muffins from scratch I was 10 years old. It was the same night Charlie Brown and The Great Pumpkin was on for the first time. I kept running into the living room to watch, and the muffins didn’t taste very good.

3. I almost joined the military when I finished high school. I was seriously thinking about the Navy or Air Force, though the Army recruiter was really trying to get me to join.

4. I learned to knit when I was 12, taught by Dorothy Brown in my 6th grade class.

5. I learned to sew when I was 13, taught by my Aunt Ann. I still have the patterns we used that summer. One of them made it onto the blog(now defunct) Threadbared.

6. I love Showtunes. I could listen to them day and night.

7. I used to have Elton John’s autograph…gotten at a Sears in Honolulu, where he was doing an album promotion. It was his second or third album, and he hadn’t hit it huge yet.


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  1. C.

    Stupid post office. Stole your autograph. On the upside, you can always remember your gift of Elton John has made the world just a little more gay.

    Still, it would have been nice if Elton could have helped me pay for college.

    Just kidding, of course. I’m planning to drop out and be a showgirl anyway, just like him.

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