Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Thanks Cheryl for thinking of me, even though I have not blogged for a long time.

What was I doing 10 years ago?I had just started my call at Grace Lutheran in DeWitt. They were in the process of getting ready for the National Youth Gathering in Atlanta….. There were 40 youth going and so I had the goal of making personal visits with them before the gathering. I did accomplish my goal and I managed to visit with other youth who were not able to go to the gathering.

At that time I was dating, Troy. So, most of my free time, was spent with him. Of course, with Troy being a very busy farmer, he didn’t have a lot of free time either.

For those of you did not know me back than, we became engaged at Christmastime that year! I love Troy more today, than I ever imagined possible!
What are 5 things on my to-do list for today?Tackle Mt. Washmore…it is a never ending battle!Work with Jacob on reading/writingClean (another never ending project)Have some fun with my boys!Go grocery shopping.Snacks I enjoy:My snacks have changed since I have given up wheat and gluten. If I can find chololate that I can have...that would be my absolute favorite snack! I have been enjoying more whole foods and that is a good thing!Things I would do if I were a billionaire:Pay off all debt and invest enough money to live on without having to work.Establish trusts for the charities of my choice.Pay for Jacob and Matthew’s college education and help out nieces and nephews too!Hire a maid (so they can take over my neverending tasks of cleaning/laundry)
Travel with world with Troy and the boys.
Buy my dream house here and also in MN!
Make sure my Mom and Dad have everything they need.Places I have lived: Minnesota: Internationational Falls, St. Paul and surrounding area, Glencoe. Illinois: Washington and Peoria. Iowa: DeWitt, Calamus, Grand Mound.Jobs I have had:Baby Sitter
City Clerks Office in International Falls/Secretary
Camp Counselor at Lutheran Island camp for two summers
Janitor at CSP
Security at CSP(that lasted about two weeks)
Student Union/Desk Clerk
Switchboard Operator at CSP
Daycare assistant teacher
Hostess at Applebees
Stock girl at Woolworths
Waitress at an icre-cream parlor
Respite Coordinator for the Children’s home in PeoriaSubstitute teacher.

I had many different jobs to help finance my college education!

I will tag Melisa and Shannon!