Saturday, September 19, 2009

A MeMe award for me?

It's time to wean myself from this blog as I have to get ready for the trip! We got our rail passes and yen yesterday and now I have to focus on packing and getting the house ready (i.e. clean out the fridge) so it won't be a total disaster when we return in mid October. I also have a ton of things to mail out and tie up lots of loose ends, pronto!


I was presented the MeMe award from the very sweet Anne Gaal a while ago and I hesitated, not in the acceptance, but I have to divulge 7 secrets about myself and pass this award on to 7 others. Yikes! If I divulge secrets....then they won't be secrets anymore now will they? So I decided to share little known facts about me which aren't as juicy as secrets but here goes...

1. I am shrinking. I know it comes with age but I was shocked at my last doctor's visit to learn that I am 4 feet 9 and three quarters of an inch tall! OMG! I think I was that height in third grade!!

2. I am not overweight. I'm undertall.

3. I love pasta. Noodles. Carbs. Whatever you want to call it. Which probably contributes to number two.

4. My proudest memento is a POW bracelet that I wore in the 70's and the soldier whose name is on that bracelet returned safely home and wrote me a letter which I have till this day. I'm still amazed at how he managed to track me down.

5. This is probably the only true secret: I love to play "Animal Crossing" on my DS and the Wii. I blame this on my daughters and my niece who gave me everything and encouraged me to play this very addicting game.

6. I never thought I would be corresponding with friends in Malaysia, Germany, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Venezuela, Great Britain, England, Denmark--international friends!! The postal clerks are thrilled that I'm helping them keep their jobs and they love to guess where I'm sending my next parcel.

7. I never thought I would have a blog. Not me. Are you kidding? But now that I have one, I hope that I can keep it and maintain it for years to come if it means that I can keep in touch with all of you.

So now I must pass this award on to 7 others and they are, in alpha order:
- Lucy

Please visit their blogs for tons of fun and inspiration. A very big Mahalo to Anne for the honor of receiving the MeMe and for letting me share a bit of me.

12 comments:

  1. Mahalo Donna, for all the wonderful posts and cards you make!! Your work is truly an inspiration to me, and so this post was nice to read (its like I know a little bit about you now). Keep up the great work, have a blast on your trip and bring lots back to scrapbook and show all of us! :)
    Aloha,
    Coralee

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  2. Congratulations on recieving this award Donna. It's always nice to read about our crafty friends. Also thank you for giving this award to me as well. Take care & I love your cards they always ROCK!!!

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  3. Hi Donna.....
    thanks for the Award...I will try and get it on my blog sometime this week....
    I bet your so excited for your trip....

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  4. Hi, Donna! It was a honor to pass along this award to you! I loved reading your little known facts. And I hope you have a fabulous trip! :-)

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  5. What a fun read... we have a couple things in common but I'm not going to say which ones! :)
    I hope your trip is amazing, and looking forward to reading all about it when you get back!

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  6. Hi Donna, at last I've reset my password so I can now leave comments again! Wishing you all the best for a wonderful holiday in Japan. I hope you get to visit lots of craft shops of which I'm sure there will be loads. Congrats on your award!

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  7. Hi Donna, love your post - I am a teeny, tiny person too and I think that I am also shrinking! I am now 5 feet tall... how small will I be when I am an old lady???? My hubby will be able to put me in his pocket! Jo x

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  8. I am so honored to be given an award by you Donna!! It will probably take some time for me to think of the "secrets" that I want to reveal... =) Thank you so much for the award again!!

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  9. Hi, Donna!
    Congratulations! I love all of your cute cards filled with clever ideas!
    And also thanks so much for giving this award to me! I was too late to come here. Sorry, Donna!
    Loved to read and see your recent posts. :)
    Enjoy your stay in Japan! The empty fridge is awaiting for your coming home!? Oh I have to talk with my fridge for the dinner from now on... LOL. ;)
    Hugs, Tomo

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  10. OH I DO JUST LOVE YOU, DONNA!! I'm SHRINKING, TOO! BOO HOO! Molly is already taller than me and I have always been 5'9" (that's why I haven't made MY doctor appointment yet!)..........LOVE PASTA, too (with some SHRIMP mixed in)!! OK, it's not about ME, but how much I LOVE YOU! Love, Karen xoxoxo

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  11. Thank you for the award, Donna!! I've always love your card, you ROCK!!

    Have a fabulous trip!!

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  12. Ok, so I'm way late on the band wagon (trying to search for your Japan pics!), but I LOVED reading this! Thanks for sharing a few tidbits about yourself!

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