Multiple new folks have landed on my blog over the past couple of months and I figured it was time for an update to bring everyone up to speed on who this Ann person is.  This post is mostly about my transparent qualities that some find … how shall I say… disturbing.  But honestly my transparency is one of the things that helps me connect so deeply to others.

So here are 5 things that I remembered about myself this week:

  1. My husband can make me laugh harder than anyone else on the planet.  To the point that I snort when I laugh.  Which makes him laugh harder, and that makes me laugh harder — and we pretty much take on the characteristics of two middle school boys who laugh at completely inappropriate things, in totally inappropriate locations.
  2. I would rather put together a gas grill than cook dinner.  I can rock a drill — actually “our” drill is only “ours” because he married me.  That whole common property thing keeps me from really being able to claim it as “mine” anymore.
  3. I can’t handle the sensation of having something stuck between my teeth.  And I WILL stop to buy dental floss should such an issue arise.  And I will use it in my car until the issue is resolved.
  4. There is something very therapeutic about emptying a filled vacuum canister.  I have a great sense of accomplishment from removing a ginormous about of disgusting things from our carpet/floors/blinds … and anything else I happen to vacuum while I’m at it….. lights, fans, my shirt, chairs, the dust on the entertainment center, and … for the sake of full transparency… lampshades.
  5. I thrive in a clean environment – I don’t have OCD but I absolutely have OCD tendencies.  However, I seem to be one of the main reasons why we have stacks of random things in the kitchen.  I’m sure there’s a need for therapy in there somewhere, but whatever.  (Putting my shoes away right after I post this to appease my husband)

So there you have it.  There’s a little bit of the disturbance in the force of my mind.  So tell me something about you!  Tell me one thing you remembered about YOURSELF this week!

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10 thoughts on “5 things I remembered this week

    1. Howdy, Professor! Yes – I do plan to. I write and own a small business AND I do contract work for our church… Unfortunately my plans to write don’t always iron out the way I would hope! My goal is at least three posts per week.

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  1. Lampshades, lol, love it! I’m the same, where I do so much better in a non-cluttered environment, but I SO struggle keeping it that way.

    Something I remembered about me this week…how much I LOVE to dress up in costume, down to the make up and body paint, [what should be uncomfortable] head wear and the acting that goes with the character.

    Yes, I was a minion for Halloween. Yes, I did voices and painted myself yellow 🙂

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  2. What I remembered about myself this week…

    My “house rules” keep changing. Sometimes it’s OK for my granddaughter to wear leggings w/ a T-shirt; this week it wasn’t (she need to cover her bum).

    I love a clean house, too, but I hate to clean. I wish I Dream of Genie was real & that I could Genie Blink my house clean.

    I also love books, but I don’t like to read, much (I keep falling asleep). Result – I have a bunch of books w/ nice, stiff, strong spines. My highlighter has never run out of ink.

    Oh. And I like tiramisu. I really, really like tiramisu. 🙂

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