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    sweett
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    name Tonya

    age 32

    spouse’s age 33

    your occupation SAHM

    spouse’s occupation machinist/ programmer

    age of children 4 & 16 mos.

    your dream job I am doing it!!

    worst job you ever had Kleins grocery store cashier, I worked ther two years and was only spoken to by other co-workers a handful of times.

    favorite time of year spring and fall

    favorite holiday love them all

    birthday March 1

    anniversary Valentines Day

    are you a morning or night person? mid day

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? lack of adult interaction

    favorite activity with your family? anytime everyones in a good mood!!

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha a bubble bath

    what is your greatest fear? being alone

    what is your nervous habit? laugh

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to?I feel financially it’s too late for me to go

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Don’t know
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    #2501

    cstegall
    Member

    @2sweeties wrote:

    Bumping this up for “new newbies” :wink:

    Good evening! In effort to continue getting to know each other, I thought it would be good if we compiled our personal info (whatever you’re willing to share) onto one thread. I spent a couple minutes (yes, I’m supposed to be folding laundry) typing up a short list of simple questions. Please feel free to add any you think would be interesting and/or fun.

    name celeste

    age 40

    spouse’s age 62

    your occupation homemaker

    spouse’s occupation truck driver

    age of children 30, 20 and 7

    your dream job – to be a religious education director

    worst job you ever had – cleaning houses

    favorite time of year- easter spring time

    favorite holiday – easter

    birthday 3/4/67

    anniversary 12/31/98

    are you a morning or night person? night

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? finances

    favorite activity with your family? going to the park

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha praying

    what is your greatest fear? losing a child

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) eating

    did you go to college? no where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? i want to but cant afford it

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? the holy land(pretending that safety is not an issue)

    #2502

    blessed3x
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    name: Blessed3x

    age: 33

    spouse’s age: 35

    your occupation: Decorating Consultants/Housewife

    spouse’s occupation: DBA

    age of children: 4 & 11

    your dream job: Bilingual Elem Education

    worst job you ever had: Register

    favorite time of year: Fall

    favorite holiday: Christmas

    birthday: 9/2

    anniversary 6/2/00

    are you a morning or night person? Night

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? N-A

    favorite activity with your family? Going to the beach

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha: Napping

    what is your greatest fear? ugly bugs

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) biting nails, but it’s got better now

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? Yes, 2 yrs

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) Cancun[/i]

    #2503

    casey
    Member

    Jumping on in…

    name: Casey

    age: 33

    spouse’s age: 35

    your occupation: stay-at-home mom, freelance writer

    spouse’s occupation: web design

    age of children: 5 and 3

    your dream job: being a mom

    worst job you ever had: retail

    favorite time of year: fall

    favorite holiday: thanksgiving

    birthday: 10/18

    anniversary: 9/11/99

    are you a morning or night person? morning

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? none

    favorite activity with your family? going to the beach

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? reading

    what is your greatest fear? losing a child

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) eating

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? yep, 4 years, in Virginia

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) Rome

    #2504

    burrisfam1
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    name: April

    age: 34

    spouse’s age: 34

    your occupation: stay-at-home mom

    spouse’s occupation: web design

    age of children: 4, 2, 1

    your dream job: gaurdian angel

    worst job you ever had: fast food – shake girl

    favorite time of year: spring

    favorite holiday: my kids birthdays

    birthday: 8/30

    anniversary: 9/29/01

    are you a morning or night person? neither… :)

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? sleep deprivation and having to say things like ‘don’t play in the toilet’, ‘don’t eat food out of the garbage’ and ‘don’t lick the dog dish’

    favorite activity with your family? freeze tag in the back yard

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hanging out with my best friend or going on a date with my husband

    what is your greatest fear? one of my kids not going to heaven

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) biting nails, eating

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? 1 year at Gonzaga U

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) Through Italy, Greece & Alaska

    #2505

    name Lisa

    age 35

    spouse’s age 37

    your occupation: mom, wife, teacher

    spouse’s occupation : dad, husband, conservationist

    age of children 2 yo dd, 8 yo ds

    your dream job– bed and breakfast owner

    worst job you ever had–envelope stuffing for bulk mail

    favorite time of year–fall

    favorite holiday –Christmas

    birthday–Aug. 21

    anniversary–July 8–12 years soon!

    are you a morning or night person? morning

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? politics, testing

    favorite activity with your family? camping and boating

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha Scrapbooking and reading

    what is your greatest fear? drowning

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) ALL of the above! :lol:

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? Yes, University of Pittsburgh and a few other for graduate work

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Italy!!(pretending that safety is not an issue

    #2506

    jc
    Member

    Hi, I’m a newbie, here – I found this forum as it came highly recommended by Dr. Jeff Mirus of CatholicCulture.com. I look forward to getting to know you all. :D

    name: (username) jc

    age: 37

    spouse’s age: 38

    your occupation: SAHomeschooling mom

    spouse’s occupation: vendor inspection management

    age of children: boy – 12, boy – 11, girl – 10, girl – 9, girl – 7, and boy – 5, and hoping for more! (have 4 in heaven due to miscarriage, as well)

    your dream job: I have it!

    worst job you ever had: hostess at a restaurant when I was 16

    favorite time of year: it’s a toss-up between fall and winter

    favorite holiday: Thanksgiving

    anniversary: we’ve been married 14 years (don’t like to give out personal info on boards)

    are you a morning or night person? night

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? cleaning up gross things like vomit

    favorite activity with your family? Everything, but particularly, biking and board games

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? going on a date with hubby or just spending time with him

    what is your greatest fear? one of my kids not going to heaven, serious illness and death of my children/spouse or me dying before my children are grown-up

    what is your nervous habit? this sounds weird but CLIPPING my fingernails and loose skin around them 8O

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? attended and graduated from awesome, small Catholic college

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) Holy Land

    #2507

    harp_mom
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    name
    Eileen

    age
    37

    spouse’s age
    40

    your occupation
    SAHM, former paralegal, occasional free-lance harpist

    spouse’s occupation
    Engineer

    age of children
    19M, plus 3 who went straight to heaven

    your dream job
    SAHM

    worst job you ever had
    working at a class-action law firm

    favorite time of year
    autumn

    favorite holiday
    Christmas Eve & Thanksgiving

    birthday
    1/24

    anniversary
    10/2

    are you a morning or night person?
    Night, but I wish I was a morning person

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation?
    My days aren’t structured enough.

    favorite activity with your family?
    Saturday pancake breakfasts and bike rides

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’?
    Eucharistic Adoration

    what is your greatest fear?
    becoming blind

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…)
    pulling on my cuticles

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to?
    I have a B.A from La Salle

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue)
    Ephesus

    #2508

    gina
    Member

    name Gina

    age 26

    spouse’s age 28

    your occupation SAHM

    spouse’s occupation active duty AF

    age of children 2.5 and 1

    your dream job scrapbook supply designer…hahaha it will never happen!

    worst job you ever had book warehouse stocker

    favorite time of year when the sun shines!

    favorite holiday Christmas

    birthday 12/23

    anniversary 8/9

    are you a morning or night person? I’m a mom, i’m an all-day person now.

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? not enough “me” time

    favorite activity with your family? any that we’re happy together…we love to be outside playing

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? scrapbooking

    what is your greatest fear? losing my family

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…)

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? yes

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue)

    #2509

    teresa_marie
    Member

    name: Teresa

    age: 36

    spouse’s age: 32

    your occupation: Student (Secondary English Education)

    spouse’s occupation: Teacher

    age of children: 6

    your dream job: SAHM, homeschooling my daughter

    worst job you ever had: circulation clerk at a newspaper

    favorite time of year: winter

    favorite holiday: Thanksgiving and Christmas

    birthday: 12/20

    anniversary: 9/34/2000

    are you a morning or night person? morning

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? a boss who is always angry and stressed out, he yells at everyone

    favorite activity with your family? going to the movies

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? reading or talking on the phone with a friend or my mom

    what is your greatest fear? I don’t know right now

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) biting nails, getting easily irritated at others
    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? Clackamas Comm. Col in Oregon City, OR-Richmond Comm. Col in Rockingham, NC- University of North Carolina at Pembroke in Pembroke, NC.

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) Germany, Ireland, Hawaii

    #2510

    ashersmomma
    Member

    name Gina N. (aka Mommy, Babe, Love)

    age Just turned 27 in June

    spouse’s age 26

    your occupation SAHM and pro-life/pro-abstinence volunteer

    spouse’s occupation System Admin. for the state of MO

    age of children 2

    your dream job I already have my dream job actually, its what I always wanted to be when I grew up!

    worst job you ever had Server at T.G.I.F….back when they had to wear “flare” and silly hats, UGH

    favorite time of year Fall, Im a blue jeans kinda gal

    favorite holiday Christmas!

    birthday June 9, 1980

    anniversary April 19, 2003

    are you a morning or night person? I despise the A.M. with a deep and fiery passion

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? all the new worries

    favorite activity with your family? swimming and praying before bed…I get choked up almost every night!

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha Well I think you know

    what is your greatest fear? Losing my husband or child

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) I bite my lip (or eat my face as Ryan calls it)

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? I finished 2 years and plan to go back eventually

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) Anywhere in the South Pacific like Bora Bora….OH YEA!!!!!!!

    #2511

    trghigliotti
    Member

    name: Tiffany

    age: 19 turning 20 in Sept.

    spouse’s age:21

    your occupation:Student/Homemaker

    spouse’s occupation: Software Engineer

    age of children: 0 but hopefully for children in the near future.

    your dream job: to be the best wife and mother I can

    worst job you ever had: Stein Mart-the home department

    favorite time of year: Summer, I love the heat.

    favorite holiday: Christmas time

    birthday: Sept. 17, 1987

    anniversary July 14, 2007

    are you a morning or night person? little of both

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? trying to get everything transfered from my home state to my new state

    favorite activity with your family? just talking and enjoy each other’s company

    favorite activity when you have alone time? painting or reading

    what is your greatest fear? not being able to successfully carry a baby, and losing my husband

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) bit my nails, much to my husband’s annoyance.

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? Still working on finishing my history degree.

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue): Italy to study art and all of the great religious places.

    #2512

    hgweston
    Member

    name Hilary

    age 30

    spouse’s age 29

    your occupation SAHM

    spouse’s occupation Controller

    age of children 8.5 months

    your dream job SAHM

    worst job you ever had tie-Hot N Now for 4 hours, and foster care social worker-see the absolute worst humanity has to offer

    favorite time of year fall

    favorite holiday Christmas!!

    birthday january 5th

    anniversary May 8th
    are you a morning or night person? morning by circumstance,night by nature

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? lack of respect

    favorite activity with your family? everyone piled in the bed to play/relax

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha computer time

    what is your greatest fear? snakes

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) biting fingernails

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? yes. graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) I would take the Grand Tour

    #2513

    lydiacub
    Member

    name Lydia

    age 25

    spouse’s age 30

    your occupation self-employed wanna be writer/future grad student

    age of children 18 1/2 weeks in utero, one in heaven due to miscarriage at 5-6 weeks

    your dream job at home wife-mother-cum-writer

    worst job you ever had I was a secretary at a holistic veterinarian’s office that also did reiki therapy and astrology readings for pets. Need I say more?

    favorite time of year fall

    favorite holiday Christmas

    birthday May 9

    anniversary May 21, 2005

    are you a morning or night person? Currently a night owl. We’ll see how that goes when baby arrives.

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? lack of motivation to actually sit myself down and write something

    favorite activity with your family? long, long walks in the woods and talking

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? reading

    what is your greatest fear? edges

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) fidgeting my legs and feet

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? Yes. BA in English from the Catholic University of America

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) Grand Tour, followed by the Holy Land

    #2514

    name – (miss) Charlie

    age – 28

    spouse’s age

    your occupation – Homeschooling Mom & working at home with Work At Home United.

    spouse’s occupation

    age of children – 11, 9 & 6

    your dream job – Homeschooling Mom

    worst job you ever had

    favorite time of year – winter

    favorite holiday – Christmas

    birthday – August 31st

    anniversary

    are you a morning or night person? night!

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? I have to work, so I don’t have the time or mental capacity to keep putting together my own homeschooling program for each of my children and must purchase one instead.

    favorite activity with your family? – camping

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha – hiking

    what is your greatest fear? – spiders and needles

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) – I’m constantly moving my foot or leg or tapping my fingers, but it’s not just when I’m nervous or stressed

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? Sierra Community College, Rocklin, Ca

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue)[/quote] – all over the US.

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