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40 Random Facts About Me

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I wanted to take this time and let you get to know a little about me.  I’m a bit contradictory and my friends tend to get a kick out of it. So, let’s see if we can clear a few things up!

  • I graduated high school in 1991 (SHHHHH)
  • I graduated college with an Associates Degree in 1994
  • I was married in 1997
  • Had my daughter in 2000
  • My Christmas Gift in 2000 was seeing my ankle bones again 🙂
  • I was divorced in 2005
  • I graduated college with my Bachelors Degree in 2009
  • I’ve lived in 11 different homes.
  • I just moved to a different state with my 11th home.
  • I’ve lived in DE 43 years
  • My favorite food is Italian and Mexican. (Sorry America!)
  • I have 2 nephews, a niece and a great niece
  • I want to be a full time RVer when my daughter graduates either high school or college
  • I am a homebody
  • I love to dance
  • I love listening to music
  • I love hanging with my friends and family
  • I can hold a grudge
  • Only I am allowed to call my sisters and brother names
  • I am a half sister to 2 sisters and 1 brother.
  • I am their mediator
  • I just published my first book
  • I am writing my second book
  • I am launching my freelance business
  • In being a full time RVer, I want to work from the road while traveling
  • My father (who died in 1998) loved to travel. Apparently wanderlust is genetic as I’ve had the itch to pull up my roots and become a nomad. Traveling the US and other countries
  • I’ve been tempted to sell my daughter on eBay.  (Come on. What parent hasn’t since eBay came into existence???)
  • I have very few friends because I prefer quality over quantity
  • I don’t like watching sports, but will for the right guy. Otherwise, I’ll go get a mani/pedi
  • I’ve had TWO jobs in my life that I’ve actually liked. Yes, I hated the others
  • I’ve owned seven cars
  • I’ve only liked one of my seven cars
  • I’m VERY picky
  • It takes me FOREVER to eat a meal. A friend once counted 57 times that I chewed one bite
  • I believe in reincarnation
  • I believe in precognition
  • I am a talker
  • I am loyal
  • I can keep a secret. It will die with me
  • I am afraid for our country right now with the choice of candidates

So, there is 40 things about me.  What do we have in common?

22 Comments

  1. Heather

    I am a homebody too and a bit contradictory myself. I think you and I would get along great! Congrats on publishing your first book! What an accomplishment!

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    1. Jacqui (Post author)

      I’m always up for a new friend! Thank you. I’m pretty excited. Now I just have to get moving on my second book!

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  2. Stephanie Jeannot

    I believe in precognition. You must have lost a ton of weight to be proud to see your ankles. Nice facts. Congrats on graduating and pursuing an education.

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    1. Jacqui (Post author)

      I was talking to a numerologist and card reader. Told her about a month before my dad died, my then husband, brother, sister and I were talking about a funeral. When my dad died, we were in the same room, discussing the same thing. Scared the heck out of me. She was the one who said that I was probably a precog, but, I never nourished it. Said it’s never too late! Most of the weight was water gain! LOL. I gained 50 lbs with her. She was born on 12/12 and on 12/24 I saw my bones. I screamed I was so thrilled! LOL

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  3. Pam

    I have the traveling bug myself. I’d love to tour the country in an RV. I did it once with my extended family in 1989 and it was horrible. This time would be better. 🙂

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    1. Jacqui (Post author)

      I’ve never done it! I’ve driven to FL, ME and AR, but, I cannot wait until I’m able to just hit the road and go. I know I’m not a spring chicken anymore, but, want to do it before it’s too late.

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  4. Jenn

    What a fun idea. I should write one of these and connect it to my about page so folks get to know me better. We have quite a few things in common. I am also a homebody, loyal, a good secret keeper and afraid for our country too.

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  5. Dana

    I would love to travel across country in an RV! I hope you write about it so I can follow your travels!

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    1. Jacqui (Post author)

      It will be a few years still. I have to wait until my daughter graduates. But, I will definitely be writing about it!

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  6. Donna Ward

    Well, this was a different and fun post to read- and brave, unique, and indepth – congratulations on your books! And all that you’ve found in your life – I am aware that you do need to pay attention to your talents and gifts – being a precog is like playing the piano – you become stronger the more attention you pay to it – it will always be there 🙂

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  7. Tammileetips

    It is always so much fun to read posts like this!!! Love that you admit you have considered selling your daughter, most parents have thought that.

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  8. Jeanine

    how fun is this! i love getting to know people more behind these wonderful blogs I read so this is wonderful! Glad to know more about you!

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  9. Helena

    We both like to dance! I was a middle eastern dancer! Not so much now….but I can still move those abs!

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  10. Garf

    Congrats on publishing your books. What an accomplishment. I am also a homebody.

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  11. Krystal

    Mexican food is my favorite. I can’t get enough of tacos and chips and queso!

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    1. Jacqui (Post author)

      Krystal, do you have a Don Pablo’s near you? Their Queso is to die for! Absolutely LOVE it!

      Reply
  12. The Trophy WifeStyle

    Nice to learn more about you!!! Gotta admit I’m afraid for our country too!!! So scary who we have to choose from for president!!!

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  13. Sky Fisher

    Would love to hear more about your thoughts on reincarnation! Being a full-time RVer would be so fantastic!

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    1. Jacqui (Post author)

      Stay tuned! I actually have a post coming tomorrow on reincarnation :).

      Reply
  14. Rika (@thedealmatch)

    Fun read 🙂 love getting to know you! I am very picky too 🙂

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  15. Jennifer

    Love this! I’m also a homebody who loves to dance!

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  16. fantasticmrsmom

    I also had a daughter in 2000 she will be turning 16 on Sunday. Congrats on your book and launching your freelance business.

    Reply

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