A. AGE ~ 37 I can't really believe this is true and will probably continue to live in denial of the fact until I turn another number.
B. BED SIZE ~ California King because Mr. Veen is so dang tall and his feet hang of the end of the bed otherwise.
C. CHORE YOU HATE ~ Laundry, laundry, laundry! It's never done. Ever. The end.
D. DOGS ~ Henry. That's all.
E. ESSENTIAL START TO YOUR DAY ~ Coffee and the Computer. I will set my alarm extra early so I can enjoy these two things before I start my day.
F. FAVORITE COLOR ~ Green, Red, Orange, Yellow, Blue -- Do I have to choose just one?
G. GOLD OR SILVER ~ Both - don't box me in.
H. HEIGHT ~ 5'6" and I stand by that - although last time I was measured at the Dr. they knocked me 1/2" and I was grouchy for the rest of the day.
I. INSTRUMENTS YOU PLAY ~ I suppose I can sweat out something on the piano given enough time and patience, however I wouldn't go so far as to say I actually "play" it.
J. JOB TITLE ~ to preface - I hate this question. Teacher's Aide, Domestic Goddess, Student...
K. KIDS ~ Yes! Jake = 10/ Ella = 8
L. LIVE ~ Salem Oregon. The "drain" of Oregon but I like it here.
M. MOTHER'S NAME ~ Carolyn
N. NICKNAMES ~ Hmmm - do I currently have any? A friend in high school called me" roo". My nickname for our neighborhood racewalk is " van der Vino"....fitting.
O. OVERNIGHT HOSPITAL STAYS ~ see here. Also giving birth to Thing 1 and Thing 2.
P. PET PEEVES ~ Oh, there are so many! PTA, Unsolicited Advice, Grocery Shopping, Butt And Boob Cleavage, Male Chauvinists, just to name a few!
Q. QUOTE FROM A MOVIE ~ "You're like totally cool and you don't even try"..."Oh I try...I try really hard." From Juno
R. RIGHT OF LEFT HANDED ~ Right
S. SIBLINGS ~ One super awesome older brother - Mark
U. UNDERWEAR ~ Yes I wear it. That's all.
V. VEGETABLE YOU HATE ~ Brussel Sprouts
W. WHAT MAKES YOU RUN LATE ~ Outfit/Clothes issues, kid drama, dinking on the computer
X. X RAYS YOU'VE HAD ~ I think only when I broke my leg as a kid.
Y. YUMMY FOOD THAT YOU MAKE ~ Martinis! Lasagna, Cookies, Cakes, Tarts, Pizza, Enchiladas
Z. ZOO ANIMALS ~ Monkeys - specifically the Gorillas, Polar Bears, Lions