Saturday, November 17, 2007

Yesterday's Feast

I didn't get this done on Friday, but after reading all the Feast Questions, I still wanted to participate!


What was your first “real” job?
Funny . . . I was just talking about this yesterday with my co-workers. My first "real" job was waitressing at a Ukrainian restaurant in the town next to where I grew up. I worked there right after high school for two months prior to starting my new life at Bible college.

Where would you go if you wanted to spark your creativity?
My computer . . . either playing around with photos or making cards, newsletters, etc. OR . . . spending time at writing a post for my blog. OR . . . working in the kitchen, baking up a storm.

Complete this sentence: I am embarrassed when…
family members of mine do things that irritate me, i.e. chewing their nails! I'm not going to name any names, but this is a problem for two out of four people that currently live in my household!

Main Course
What values did your parents instill in you?
A good work ethic; generosity; living to please God; the importance of family.

Name 3 fads from your teenage years.
1. BIG HAIR! The higher my bangs would go, the better I'd feel about myself.
2. STIRRUP PANTS and SHAKER-KNIT SWEATERS . . . worn together with the ever-so-popular SLOUCH SOCKS. Oh, and LONG, FAKE, BEADS in a wide array of colors.
3. BIG AND/OR DANGLING EARRINGS. As a result of this particular fad, I had a chronic ear-lobe infection, which eventually led to the separation of my ear lobe from the pierced hole, down and out. The final separation of the ear took place when I was about 19 years old, but it wasn't until I was 25 that my doctor noticed and referred me to a plastic surgeon to get it all fixed up. Unfortunately, the plastic surgeon strongly advised against ever getting my ears pierced again. I've taken his advice, and I'm one of the very few 35-year old women in my neck of the woods without pierced ears.

One last question for ya! If you could go back to high school and do it all over again, would you?
If I were living in the 80's, and these were the fads, then yes, I would. However, I must say that I am very thankful that I am not a teenager now, nor the parent of a teenage girl at the moment, simply because of the style of clothing that has emerged over the last several years (i.e. tight shirts revealing the midriff, extremely low-rise jeans and the overall idea that 12-year olds are objects of desire. No, thanks! I think things were a bit more tasteful back in my teenage days, even if I did look like a dork. At least my body was completely covered.)

1 comment:

Kristy said...

Ugh - the 80s. I cringe when I think about how I looked and dressed back then...big hair (w/tons of hairspray) yuk.
Too funny!