5 Random Things

9:03 PM

Almost a month ago, Colleen at Five Little Homesteaders tagged me to do the 5 Random Things about myself.  I completely spaced it out.  Then last week Sarah at Sezza Knits also tagged me for the same thing.  Ooops.  That was when I remembered.  I blame a lot of things on mama brain, this being one of them.

Here it is, the 5 random things...

1.  When I was in my 20's, I had a lot of issues.  Food issues.  Commitment issues.  Self-Esteem issues. I'm in a much better place now than I was then.

2.  I got my Masters Degree in Gerontology.  I used that degree for approximately six months.  I was a social worker in an Alzheimer's facility.  It was a temporary job to begin with (I was covering a maternity leave).  The day I was hired at the airline, she gave her notice and they offered me the job.  Ugh.  What to do?  I'm still paying for that degree, but I love my airline job.

3.  I learned to knit when I was 5 or 6 and in 4H.  I made a poncho in 70's gold.  It won a ribbon at the county fair.  (I'll have to see if I can find it in my "life in a box" at mom's house).

4.  I have always owned a Volkswagon.

5.  I am a huge believer in Karma.  What goes around, comes around.  And I try to live my life accordingly.

Well, that was harder than I thought it would be to come up with 5 random things.  But there you have it.  Five things that are a part of what makes me who I am!

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4 comments

  1. I am still paying for my degree (MSW) but working in a job that has nothing to do with it (college admissions counseling) so we are in the same boat. I, like you, love my job though. So that's really what matters...right?

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  2. I believe in karma too! An education is valuable whether it is used or not, in my opinion :) I haven't used mine in years but I'm glad I did it!

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  3. I'd say if you love your job, stay there! It's too bad you're still paying for your degree, but it is more important to be happy I think. And I believe in karma as well!

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  4. Wonderful list! I did 4H too! Although they didn't teach me how to knit (boo!), but I was one of the livestock kids. I'm glad that you think more highly of yourself now, you are pretty darn awesome! I'm sure that working for the airlines is a bit less depressing.

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I love your comments. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

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