Hair color, length, style: Brownish blonde, medium, straight (except I put it in curlers at night a lot)//// Deep Brown, medium, curly
Permed, dyed, or natural: Dyed blonde, needs redoing/// Dyed it red forever ago for a play-but the red's still lingering...
Eye color: Blue-gray///Blue-gray
Glasses, contacts, or neither: Neither, but I need them///Neither!
Height (tall, short, medium): Short///Medium
Favorite color: Green or Blue///Blue-any and all shades!
Biggest fears: Mice, heights///Tornados, spiders
Random thilly fears: Toilet lizards! (Nasty little critters!)///rubber snakes, real snakes, and sharks in the swimming pool
Favorite food: French silk pie, chocolate lasagna///cookie dough brownies
Movie(s) you'll watch again and again: Anne of Green Gables, LOTR, POTC, Sarah Plain & Tall & sequels/// Titanic, The Lake House, LOTR, Pride and Prejudice, Passion of the Christ (annually)
Favorite Austen book: Northanger Abbey///Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility
Passions: Human trafficking, ALS///Pro-life movement, Darfur, Education
Goals: Family, mediator, publish a book, have a positive impact on at least one person///Family, Theatre Career, Spreading God's love, and ultimately Heaven
Temperament: Saguine-Phlegmatic (another test said Sanguin-Choleric)///Sanguine-Phlegmatic (another test said Sanguine-Choleric)!
Bad habits: Procrastination, picking fingernails, while not wanting to hog the spotlight I take the other extreme & end up as 'the quiet one' (I'm not quiet!)///Procrastination, talking too much, heedlessness, overeating, pulling on hangnails
Unique ways you spell words: yah, rawr, grey, thilly, tho, sawwy, loverly, <3///>yeah, rowr, anywho, sowwy, wuv
Family: Biological—one older brother///Biological-1 older sister, 2 younger sisters, 2 younger brothers
Adopted—12 sisters, 11 brothers///2 brothers, 2 sisters, and 3 lovely children (and a loving husband, of course)
Myer's Brigg's Personality Test: ENFP///ENFJ/P
Favorite hobby/hobbies: Irish dance, reading, writing, scrapbooking///reading, scrapbooking, writing, baking
Least favorite chore: Dishes///Pulling weeds
Least favorite illness: sore throat///Headaches
View on purity: I wear two purity rings, but one broke while I was in England...Unless God changes my mind I'm saving my first kiss///I've had a purity ring since eighth grade
View on romance: Finding the romance in life///Finding the romance in life
Boy status: I have a crush but am waiting for God's perfect plan/// "Stir not up nor awaken love until it please." Trusting in God.
Favorite animal: Dolphins, frogs///Dolphins
Favorite painter: Monet, Kim Norlien///Botticelli, Mary Cassatt
Favorite thing you collect: willow figurines///keychains
Christmas traditions: lefse, junkit, reenacting the nativity scene with figurines, opening presents Christmas Eve, advent gifts///Matching nightgowns/pajamas, gingerbread houses, Advent calendar/wreath, Christmas candy, St. Lucia's Day
Things that make you laugh: boys, Princess Bride references, inside jokes, broccoli hour///boys, Princess Bride references, inside jokes, dropping a pencil at 3:00 in the morning
Things that make you cringe: inappropriate humor (especially coming from ppl you respect), when someone says something awkward/mean about someone in the room///Awkward silences, When someone says something awkward/mean about someone in the room, bad-mouthing, swearing
Pet Peeves: Smacking, the word “baggy” (when referring to a Ziploc bag), being ordered around, swearing, PDA of non-married couples, cruelty///Smacking, chewing with mouth full, the sound of styrofoam rubbing on styrofoam, underdone pizza, PDA in non-married couples, bad manners, "like" overdosing (guilty of that myself!)
View on stuffed animals: Love them ^_^///As much as I adore them, I've always prefered dolls. :)
Love language: Tie between quality time and touch///Quality time/words of affirmation
Best gift someone could give: Spending a day with me///A thoughtful one
Favorite piece of clothing & why: A grungy sweatshirt that's way too big for me...a friend borrowed it once & had it when I was in England for three months...then she returned it and left for Australia for five months...it's my hug sweatshirt///A black and white trench coat I got for my birthday last year-it always makes me feel sophisticated and mature! :)
Faith: Protestant...focus on a relationship with God///Catholic...pursuing a relationship with God
Sleeping Beauty: Parallel to my life--just as Aurora was for a time unable to love Prince Phillip (when she was asleep), I am unable to love the prince God's preparing for me, until I am able to love God with my whole heart and be satisfied only in Him.///Sleeping Beauty is, simply put, my role model- I strive to be a woman who is worth pursuing. Also, there are so many beautiful themes in that fairy tale, that never cease to delight me....(upcoming blog post in order?) And last, but definitely not least, Sleeping Beauty is a reminder of the verses in the Song of Songs that charge us to: "Stir not up nor awaken love until it please."
Favorite Smiley: ^_^/// 8-)
(Ella, with her favorite stuffed dog, Brownie)
(Addie, with her favorite doll, Samantha)