Tuesday, June 12, 2007

a little about me

do you ever get those emails from friends, where they answer a bunch of pointless questions, and then you're supposed to do the same and send it back? Well, I get them every so often, but I never do them. But I was a having a slow day when two different friends sent one to me, so i filled one out. Thought i'd post it here. If you would like, I'd love to see *YOUR* answers. You can copy & paste this in the comments section. Then just delete my answers and add yours. :)


WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE?no. my parents didn't have a name for me for 10 days. Mom wanted to name me Carrie, & dad wanted Teklah (my brother wanted Cynthi) Finally they decided on Karina, & my mom would call me Kari. Later, Mom wished she had named me joanna after my grandma. that's why, when i got in trouble, she would call me, "Kari Joanna Jauchen Mugele!" --even though my name was Karina Anne Mugele. :)


WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? last weekend at a ladies' retreat. it doesn't take much to make me cry,though. i'll probably cry 3 or 4 more times this week.


DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING sometimes it's beautiful, an other times it's really sloppy. but i have no control.


WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? salami, but only in small doses.


DO YOU WANT TO HAVE MORE KIDS? *sigh*.... yes.


IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU?yes... i think i like myself. :)


DO YOU USE SARCASM A LOT? sometimes


DO YOU STILL HAVE YOUR TONSILS yep. don't think i've ever had tonsillitis or strepp.


WOULD YOU BUNGEE JUMP? oh yah!


WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL? Smacks --remember when they were called Sugar Smacks? Then they took off the sugar, & just called them smacks. now they're called Honey Smacks. :)


DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF? nope. that's a pain.


DO YOU THINK YOU ARE STRONG? strong personality. strong opinions. emotionally fragile at times. weak physically.


WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE? their smile


RED OR PINK? who woulda thought that i would ever say.. PINK! red is just... too.... RED.


WHAT IS THE LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOURSELF? oh... there are so many things... i'm not a hard worker... i tend to give up easily. Not very persistent. easily disheartened.

DO YOU WANT EVERYONE TO SEND THIS BACK TO YOU? YES!


WHAT COLOR PANTS AND SHOES ARE YOU WEARING? barefoot.. but i'm about to put on my fuzzy blue socks because my feet are freezing! & i'm wearing my favorite brown sweatpants w/the hole in the butt. don't anyone come over right now. ;)


WHAT WAS THE LAST THING YOU ATE?a "letter cookie"


WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW? my kids playing. microwave beeping, telling me that my meat is done thawing.


IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE? as much as i hate the color, i'd probably be hot pink.


FAVORITE SMELLS? lilies, chocolate baking, spearmint


WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE? chris


FAVORITE SPORTS TO WATCH? dancing


HAIR COLOR?redish blackish brownish auburnish w/redish streaks


EYE COLOR?blue --but they look green if i wear a green shirt


DO YOU WEAR CONTACTS?no


FAVORITE FOOD? not even a question: chocolate


SCARY MOVIES OR HAPPY ENDINGS? always a happy ending. it's must --even in a scary movie.


LAST MOVIE YOU WATCHED? Fracture - which I thought was excellent!


WHAT COLOR SHIRT ARE YOU WEARING?dark blue-green


SUMMER OR WINTER?since i live in SB, i choose summer. if i still lived in TX, i don't know....


HUGS OR KISSES?both


FAVORITE DESSERT? flourless chocolate torte w/raspberry sauce


WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING NOW? a thousand... the primary one is Victory Over the Darkness

WHAT IS ON YOUR MOUSE PAD? Van Gogh's Starry Night --although it's pretty ratty. i need a new one.


.WHAT DID YOU WATCH ON T.V. LAST NIGHT?nothing. haven't seen my husband since Thrs. night, so we just enjoyed each other's company.


FAVORITE SOUNDS the pitter patter of little feet... i'm sure there are more..just can't think right now, because evy's climbing all over my lap & i'm in a hurry to go get my meat out of the microwave.


ROLLING STONES OR BEATLES?Beatles


WHAT IS THE FURTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME? Hawaii


DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL TALENT?no. maybe photography...surviving as a mother of 4 little children?


WHERE WERE YOU BORN?Oaxaca, Mexico


WHOSE ANSWERS ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING BACK?everyone. this is fun. :)

2 comments:

More Than Conquerors...(Romans 8:28) said...

Ok, I'll humor you :)

WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? No, my dad messed up when my mom thought they had decided on Krystal, but he told everyone it was Krista and so that is me.

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Why it was just last night at Reality Carp's Community Bible Study during worship and prayer time which is so powerful! You would be hard-pressed to not leave changed and renewed.


DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING
Not a bit. Very unstructured. Even my 5 year old said this morning, after asking me to spell his name in cursive, "Mom, THAT is not a cursive T." Oy. I hope my kids respect me enough to learn some handwritin' themselves. ha. I guess I major on the majors and minor on the minors.


WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? Nitrate or Nitrite-Free turkey meat from any health-nut store ;)


DO YOU WANT TO HAVE MORE KIDS?
yes, but no


IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU?
I think so. Well, I would want to be friends with me on the good days anyway.


DO YOU USE SARCASM A LOT? can you tell? ;)


DO YOU STILL HAVE YOUR TONSILS
Yes, I thnk so...one time my oncologist said, "...where your tonsils use to be..." and that surprised me since I've never had tonsils removed. Hmmm....


WOULD YOU BUNGEE JUMP? oh no!


WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL? Bob's Red Mill Meusli (whole food goodness) and my kids love it too!


DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF? I don't have tie shoes...but if I did, I would.


DO YOU THINK YOU ARE STRONG? Because of all I've been through I think I am -- I have to be, you can't survive leukemia, raise 2 little ones and homeschool and not be strong, but I don't always *feel* strong.


WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE? their eyes - and their humility (or lack thereof), and sometimes their arms because arms can be so telling...a mysterious answer, eh?


RED OR PINK? PINK is more fun, red is so grownup...hmmm...I pick pink!


WHAT IS THE LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOURSELF? My very least favorite thing about myself is chronic illness to be honest. Character-wise it would be my lack of self-discipline.

DO YOU WANT EVERYONE TO SEND THIS BACK TO YOU? Nah...but, it's fun to read yours


WHAT COLOR PANTS AND SHOES ARE YOU WEARING? barefoot.. Tan shorts that are blousy, but I wore them backwards all day by mistake!

WHAT WAS THE LAST THING YOU ATE? an apricot (that I picked off Marsi R.'s tree today)

WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW? "The Elderly Jig" from the album Guitar Bones by Artist: Adrian Legg - It's on my Rhapsody acct. I made a playlist of music that I call "Cool Easy Tunes to Read to or Relax with" - I know it's a long title...oops song change, now it's Stan Getz, Stan Getz' Finest Hour (album), "Didn't Know What Time It Was"...song change "Eleven Small Roaches" from Beyond Boundaries: Guitar Solos by Michael Hedges.

IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE? GREEN - I'm such a greenie!


FAVORITE SMELLS? Clean air - I'm chemically sensitive so many scents just make me feel really yucky, esp. fake scents like scented candles, perfumes, etc. But natural smells like jasmine flowers and coconut oil I love.


WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE? Tom Nelson with ServiceMaster - we're in the middle of a house crisis - slab leak, moisture damage, mold - after only 8 months in our house. Please pray for us that the Lord will provide finances and wisdom and peace.


FAVORITE SPORTS TO WATCH? Dancing with the Stars, LOL... any olympic event... I used to enjoy football watching when I was from Virginia - Rooting for the Redskins was so part of our culture. It's just not the same here, and I think it's partly due to the weather!


HAIR COLOR? freaky brown...freaky b/c it doesn't feel like me when I look in the mirror or at pics, but there it is, brown. I always had blonder hair, but it came back really dark after chemo.


EYE COLOR? blue that shaded gray or green depending on the clothes.


DO YOU WEAR CONTACTS? NO - too much work


FAVORITE FOOD? veggie/fruit smoothies - I could almost live on these alone


SCARY MOVIES OR HAPPY ENDINGS? Happy endings...


LAST MOVIE YOU WATCHED? Star Wars A New Hope - we'll have to have you over for a movie night on our projector screen sometime...In the theater the last movie we saw was Stranger Than Fiction with Will Ferrel -- awesome movie! You'd like this one Karina (pretty sure anyway)


WHAT COLOR SHIRT ARE YOU WEARING? blue - kind of a cornflower blue, but prettier


SUMMER OR WINTER? Uh, since I live in SB does it matter? LOL Just kidding, see I've got a bit of sarcasm - it's from the east coast and it's gotten a lot better since I became a Christian let me tell you! :) Ok, Autumn!


HUGS OR KISSES? HUGS, but kisses if we're talking chocolate here.


FAVORITE DESSERT? white cake or cupcake with white icing or a brownie sundae or apple-blueberry crisp with cream or ice cream or homemade apple pie


WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING NOW? I Am a Pencil by Sam Swope - great ideas and inspiration on teaching kids to write with imagination. I'm also reading The Princess and Curdie by George MacDonald to my kids - this is a sequel to The Princess and the Goblin...EXCELLENT allegorical stories!

WHAT IS ON YOUR MOUSE PAD? a few crumbs...I don't have a mousepad, 'cept the touchpad on my laptop.


.WHAT DID YOU WATCH ON T.V. LAST NIGHT? nothing. we only watch shows off the internet during the winter season...Shows like LOST, 24 and Dancing with the Stars. Last night we were at Reality Carp's Bible Study and dinner.


FAVORITE SOUNDS rain, ocean waves, bubbling brooks, baby's laugh, great music


ROLLING STONES OR BEATLES? Beatles


WHAT IS THE FURTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME? Spain (I was 6) Cayman Islands (I was 24 and on my honeymoon)


DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL TALENT? a knack for internet research, so I've been told


WHERE WERE YOU BORN? In a suburb of Chicago, Illinois

Phew I'm done! :)

More Than Conquerors...(Romans 8:28) said...

I forgot one more -- I LOVE the smell of popcorn!