Wednesday, February 23, 2011


We are home from a wonderful, extended-weekend-getaway to Omaha. It was filled with family, relaxations, and greatness. I will do a more detailed recap on it soon!

In the meantime, I'm doing this ABC bit that I stole from my cousin's blog!

Also, no -- I did not get switched to days. Trust me, I would've told the entire world and screamed it from roof-tops if I did.

A. Age: 22, but that will change on Sunday.

B. Bed size: King

C. Chore you dislike: Cleaning the shower - especially dealing with hard-water stains. Lime away=ouch

D. Dogs: Really really really really really dislike. Really dislike. Sorry. I could do a post in itself about my dislike for canines.

E. Essential start to your day: Bowl of oatmeal/or cereal with bananas. Or fruit

F. Favorite color: Greeen

G. Gold or silver: Definitely silver.

H. Height: 5'4'' - Sometimes I lie & say 5'5''. Some people lie about their weight, age, haircolor...I lie about my height. I'm weird.

I. Instruments you play(ed): Trombone, piano, xylophone, harmonica, guitar, recorder

J. Job title: Registered Nurse

K. Kids: None

L. Live: Oro Valley, AZ

M. Mom’s name:Marlys
N. Nicknames: Abs, Abber, Abster, Rufus (my sister called me that when I was little), Auntie Sparkles

O. Overnight hospital stays: I'm "overnight" at the hospital 3-4 times/week. However, I have never been to an Emergency Room or Hospital for my own health reasons. I hope I can keep this as long as possible. Hospitals = no fun

P. Pet peeve: People just leaving their carts in the parking lots, laziness, overly talkative people in lines @ grocery stores/airports/etc, excessive cussing - Do you really need to use the f-word in every sentence to get your emphasis out?

Q. Quote from a movie: "I'm not going to do....what everyone thinks I'm going to do -- which is FLIP OUT. but there's a thing in this world called Manners. These fish have manners. The fish are coming with me"

That is my favorite part of the movie Jerry Mcguire -- which is one of my favorite movies. I know, I know -- everyone hates this movie. I love it for some reason.

R. Righty or Lefty: Righty

S. Siblings: Chad, Kevin, Emily, Lisa (immediate siblings) - Emily, Julie, Jason, Erin, Nick, Sophia, Jack, Michael, Alexa (siblings-in-laws)

T. Time you wake up: Depends on the day. If I had it MY WAY it'd be 5:30 am. But being I work nights....on days after I work it's 2:30-3:00 pm (since I go to bed at 8:30 am). And when I don't work I'm up at 7:00 am.

U. Underwear: Yes. And they need to be tasteful. I don't like skanky underwear.

V. Vegetables you don’t like: I like all vegetables, actually! The only ones I can think of are cooked carrots. I'll still eat them, but I prefer raw.

W. What makes you run late: Clothes -- and not being about to find anything that looks good. It's probably a good thing I wear scrubs to work -- then I don't have to worry about outfit..

X. X-Rays you’ve had: Chest xray, collarbone @ birth, foot when I was in college & got several stress fractures in my feet

Y. Yummy food you make: My crock-pot creations are quite yummy. In fact, I have a zesty lemon chicken slow cooking in the crockpot right now...and plan on serving it with some squash & salad!

Z. Zoo animal favorite: Monkees/chimpanzees/gorillas. They're amazing how similar to humans they are! Just went to the zoo this weekend with my niece & nephew -- so this is fresh in my mind!


Amber (Girl with the red hair) said...

Happy early birthday and I'm SO JEALOUS of your king-sized bed!!!

Kelly (She Wears a Red Sox Cap) said...

Happy Almost Birthday- I thought you were older than almost 23 :)

You are still at an age where that is considered a compliment, right? haha

Lisa from Lisa's Yarns said...

I still call you Rufus occasionally. No idea where that nickname came from, though!

This was fun to read. :) I wouild love to eat one of your crockpot concoctions!!

qwerkyqook said...

Carts!!!! I can't stand when people do that. The chicken sounds fantastic! Maybe a recipe post is coming ?? :)

Marlys said...

Fun blog! Remember that one nickname you hated, and so did I - "Crabby Abby"! You were not a crabby Abby!

B and B said...

Rufus? Huh, never heard that one.

I do wish people would put their carts away properly. One slid into my car once and broke the tail light.

Do share the lemony chicken...

Jess said...

These are always fun!! Though, I am sorry to hear you didn't get switched to days!! One day, hopefully...

I'm actually curious to hear about why you don't like dogs??

Happy early birthday. Hopefully you get to celebrate!