Sunday, June 3, 2012

#BlogChallenge Day 3: 15 Interesting Facts About Me

Hmm, "interesting" is pretty subjective. Here are some facts in no particular order. Interesting or not--you be the judge!

  1.  I have a B.S. in biology and worked as a research technician for 8 years.
  2. Until recently I would have told you that I hate writing. Its growing on me :-)
  3. I'm 32.
  4. My first baby steps into flower gardening was buying  Iris and  daylily collections by mail-order.
  5. I love to travel and have been to Mexico, Scotland, and Hong Kong.
  6. I don't read much these days, but my favorite genre is sci-fi. My favorite sci-fi author is C.J.Cherryh.
  7. All my pictures are taken with a Canon Powershot A590IS set on automatic. I turn macro on and flash off but that's about it.
  8. I started knitting last year and quickly became addicted to yarn.
  9. I met my husband the first day of college orientation in 1998 and we have been married for 9 years.
  10. We waited to have children because we were scared and self-centered (in a nutshell), but after putting our trust wholly in the goodness and faithfulness of God, he gave us a son last year. What an amazing blessing!
  11. I like to be brief. 15 facts? Really?
  12. When going out, I prefer Asian restaurants
  13. I love pickled things!!! Last week I ate a whole jar of pickled okra in a day. 
  14. I just knitted my first pair of socks!
  15. I used to hate myself, but Jesus set me free. His life in me is my favorite fact. 
Siberian Iris 'Caesar's Brother'


  1. I haven't been to Mexico, but I think we may be going next year.

    I am with you on #15. I hated myself for a long time for things I had done as a teen. It got so bad I was seriously considering suicide, but I took the chance to open up to my mom, and I am so thankful I did. She is now my best friend. I took time to myself, did a semester of high school online so I could get away from everyone and everything, and took time to myself. That's how I found God and learned to forgive myself.

  2. Thanks for sharing your story. Living life in the now, I often forget where I was and how good it is to be free. Its good to remember and important to share.