Monday, November 19, 2007

I have been tagged

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Cyndi, mom extraordinaire to Matthew (visit her blog here) has tagged me to write 8 interesting things about myself and then tag 8 other bloggers. First of all, I'd like to thank God, My husband, the academy....etc.....
Hmmm. Eight things. I am really not all that interesting, but I love talking about myself so here it goes...

1) I went to high school with my husband, but I never really knew him there. We grew up down the block from each other and our parents were friends, but again, never really knew him. We met in a bar when I was 34 years old.

2) I went to Art School in Chicago, and I thought I was going to be a famous artist someday. I loved that school (The school of the art institute of Chicago) and I had so many crazy experiences, I was so sad when I graduated.

3) I once spent the night in a mausoleum in Champaign Ill. We had no where else to crash. I didn't enjoy it.

4) My dad went to high school with a band member of the grateful dead. I spent the seventies and eighties (and a little of the nineties) going to dead concerts. I got to meet lots of interesting characters and when I was sixteen I got to stay at 'the ranch' in Marin County and get driven around in vw microbus that used to belong to the notorious 'Mountain Woman'.

5) I met my best friend in a 'bob newhart' therapy group. People always ask us how we know each other and the story changes every time. We know each other really well.

6) I am not a morning person. (but is that really interesting?)

7)My mom is Jewish and my dad is Catholic. I was sort of raised catholic but kind gave it up around my 13th birthday. Much to the horror of many of my husbands friends we didn't get married in a church and we didn't baptise our son. I am kind of floundering on the religious aspect of our lives. Perhaps a Unitarian universalist church at some point. But not yet.

8) Before having my son, I was an art teacher for ten years. I started out teaching pre-k and k and then high school later on. I really loved teaching high school, for the most part. Towards the end of my pregnancy though, I was really short on the patience and I didn't really like what I was doing.

Ok, now I am off to bother 8 other unsusupecting bloggers. I hope I can find eight people. I am insecure that way,lol.


Casdok said...

It is interesting reading about other people!!
I suppose thats why we all like blogging!

Maddy said...

Lummy - you went to a school that had boys! What is a Bob Newhart therapy group - I thought he was a comedian [sorry for hanging out my ignorance so publicly]!

bonbon momma said...

Bob Newhart had a tv show (back in the day) where he was a therapist and he had a therapy group of complete misfits. You are right, he is a comedian!
Yeah, I went to a school with boys, but I was pretty much a wallflower, so they didn't bother with me much.

bonbon momma said...

Oh and Maddy, do not feel bad because you didn't watch as much tv as I did (plus you probably aren't as old as I am)

crzy kitten said...

I was so happy when I saw #5 on your list - 'The Bob Newhart Show' sums up our little group perfectly (too bad he wasnt the therepist - it would have been funnier!) - but maybe we could tell people we met like the other 'Bob Newhart' show - you know - where we all worked as bed and breakfast employees - and there were all those guys named Daryll - LOL!

me again said...

And you forgot to add that you went to Marilyn Manson concerts! And you used to dance to goth music at Nostradamus and lets see what else...Okay - I will stop before I embarress the both of us!

bonbon momma said...

Oh yeah, how could I leave out the marilyn years. I just read that he is being sued by one of his bandmates for squandering their money on bizarre items. The article said he purchased the skeleton of a four year old girl from China which he had made into a CHANDELIER!!!! My good God, is he not the freakiest?????