7 More Things

Alana gave me the perfect excuse to share seven more things about myself. Let’s call this one, “7 ways I became obnoxiously accomplished”:

  1. I took 8 years of ballet as a child/teen, plus two more years as an adult. That might explain why I’m soooo frustrated with being “fat” recently. I’ve had my body the way I wanted it and used it the way I wanted it for so long….ok, enough psychoanalyzing on the first point!
  2. Three years of piano lessons, to the point where I can read music. Bach Rocks.
  3. Ad naseum art lessons: drawing, painting, even pottery. Drawing is my best. I can only paint in three dimensions if I can do it in pointillism.
  4. Sew, knit, embroider, spin yarn, dye, and cover screens and I know not what else. 😉
  5. Add in one year of Irish Step Dancing lessons and a smidgen of ice skating lessons. I skate backwards better than I do forwards. Still have my really expensive ice skates in the closet with no ice arena within 2 hours drive. Drat!
  6. Enough German to get me lunch and a train ticket.
  7. Is baking perfect chocolate chip cookies one of the finer distinctions of civilization? If so, I am a truly accomplished woman.

Your turn. How accomplished are you?

[All the above is factual, but said in a completely LOL manner.]

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3 Responses to “7 More Things”


  1. 1 alana July 11, 2008 at 9:00 am

    Darn it! You are more accomplished than I am. Do you have a spinning wheel? I went to spinning camp when I was 12 years old and I still wish I had a wheel.

  2. 2 cbrunette July 11, 2008 at 9:16 am

    Alas, I had to sell the wheel and the drum carder during a money drought. 😦 Hubby has promised me a replacement in the future. Plus our apartment was just too full.

    I still have some drop spindles and my hand carders….

  3. 3 Mrs. Gillet (Katie) July 13, 2008 at 6:54 pm

    Problem is there never seems to be quite the right recipe for those cookies….


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