Sunday, April 29, 2007

DaBookLady's Book of Life

Hello and welcome to learning more about ME,

DabookLady....I am DaBookLady who sometimes is referred to "Crochetoholic" or "DaCraftyLady" is a semi retired grade school teacher living in S. CA and loving every sunny minute of it. She is happily married to a general contractor and 
has 2 grown children and 3 g-kids.
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I am addicted to reading, crochetingcooking, baking, and crafts......and read more.....
My name is DaBookLady also Crochetoholic or DaCraftyLady
depending on the blog
  1. I am 64 yrs young [2015]
  2. I am married
  3. I have 2 grown children
  4. I raised them on my own as a single mom
  5. And I am very proud of both of them
  6. I live near the beach and love it!!
  7. I used to live in Norco, an equestrian town near Corona for over 13 years and moved back to the beach in 12/2003
  8. I had 5 horses in Norco
  9. I used to ride horses everyday
  10. Now they kind of scare me and I would rather just look at them
  11. My ultimate favorite song is "Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo'Ole
  12. I like rodeos
  13. I love to CW dance &line dance
  14. My favorite dog "Boo Boo Bear" died in 2004
  15. I love to watch old movies on TV
  16. I am addicted to the LifeTime, Sci-Fi, Hallmark & TCM channels
  17. I was a teacher by profession, but retired now
  18. I was born and raised in upstate NY
  19. I have [1] sister and no brothers
  20. My sis and I used to sleep in the same double-bed till she moved out when I was 9 
  21. My sister still lives in NY
  22. I moved to Point Breeze on the Lake, NY when I was 12
  23. I named my handmade crafts business "Point Breeze Designs"
  24. Both my Mom and Dad are gone
  25. Most of my family lives in Florida
  26. I am very close to my cousin Glenn in KC, MO
  27. I love to travel
  28. I try to fly somewhere whenever I get the chance
  29. Every other year I fly back to NY
  30. Every year my sis and I used to pick a place in the US to meet to fly,visit and sight see
  31. I get sick if I am in the sun too long
  32. I cannot pronounce Spanish words or names very well
  33. I have claustrophobia and hate closed in areas
  34. I am a Reading addict!!
  35. I can't resist any book sales
  36. I love Halloween!!
  37. I love to wear costumes
  38. I love bling bling
  39. I love animals
  40. I like people and making new friends
  41. I have not drank coffee since 1970
  42. I love the smell of it, though
  43. I love tea, tea pots and tea houses
  44. I am a Red Hats Queen Mum lady of Social Butterflies
  45. I love Red Hatting it has given me so many friends...
  46. like to lunch with friends
  47. I love to read HP books over and over again
  48. I love the ocean
  49. But not to swim in it I just love to look at it and hear the water
  50. I am a people watcher
  51. I like to go to the park and feed the birds & in my yard too. :)
  52. I love hot fudge sundaes & chocolate cake & Bread Pudding
  53. I like to eat dessert first
  54. I do not like liver
  55. I like to ride my bike
  56. I am always on a diet!
  57. I watch TV till I fall asleep late into the wee hours
  58. I always watch the reruns at 11:00-12 am
  59. I would like to write a novel someday or finish one I've started
  60. I have over 20 pen pals
  61. I love Celtic music
  62. I sing to the radio when classic rock is on
  63. I love to bake
  64. I love brownies with chocolate frosting
  65. I do not like to ride on roller coasters
  66. My favorite color is pink and burgundy
  67. My family is the most important thing in my life next to God
  68. My friends are also very important to me
  69. I don't like phony people
  70. I am a Murder She Wrote junkie
  71. I love LOST & Definance
  72. I think Tom Selleck is yummy
  73. I also think David Hassaldorf is yummy
  74. I collect Marilyn Monroe memorabilia
  75. I collect music boxes
  76. I collect too much!!
  77. I have 2 friends from the 7th grade that I still talk to
  78. I used to be a size 0 and sometimes wore kids size 14 till I was almost 40
  79. I was not very popular in the 9th and 10th grades
  80. I then got very popular in the later part of 10th and then 11th grade???
  81. I got married at 16 to my childhood sweetheart
  82. I divorced him 8 1/2 years later
  83. I stayed in California and he went back to NY
  84. I went back and finished school and now have a 4 yr degree and my teacher's credential [2 more years of college] Master's Degree --too many school years!!
  85. I used to work in a grocery store in the meat dept. as a meat wrapper
  86. I was also an Insurance Adjuster for Bodily Claims for way too long!!
  87. I don't "sweat the small stuff "anymore
  88. I always have room in my life for more BFFs!!
  89. I love eating out with my DH
  90. I married my DH 2x
  91. I love Hawaii!!
  92. I protested the Vietnam war in the late 60s early 70s 
  93. I drove back and forth from NY to CA over 10 times
  94. One thing most people don't know about me is that I went to Woodstock in NY in 1969
  95. I just discovered that I have a really bad habit of crowding things, like plants in a garden
  96. I procrastinate everyday when it comes to exercise
  97. I love Big Bear 
  98. But I don't like the cold
  99. my favorite camping vacation is Bass Lake 
  100. I have been going to Bass Lake since the early 80s and never tire of it
  101. I love to shop & shop & shop
  102. I love my Cadillac CTS
  103. I spend way too much time on this computer
  104. I wish there were more hours in the day for crafting 
  105. I went to my 1st CGOA Conference 9/07 and loved it!
  106. I really want to learn how to play the piano better
  107. I think "Whispers" by Dean Koonz is one of the best books I've read.. scary
  108. I  like all Debbie Macomber books!!
  109. I once visited a LYS and the owner mistook me for Debbie Macomber
  110. I am the leader of a LCG in Long Beach, Stitch n' Chicks
  111. Oh yeah, and I'm a Crochetoholic
  112. To Be Continued...............