Monday, January 28, 2008

Tag, you're IT!

I've been tagged by my friend, Victoria, at for a game of Meme. I am supposed to tell you seven things that you probably don't know about me and then tag seven more bloggers.For those whom I tag, here's what to do: The rules of the game are this–Once you are tagged, link back to the person who tagged you.Post the rules on your blog.Post 7 random or weird facts about yourself on your blog.Tag 7 people and link to them.Comment on their blog to let them know they have been tagged.

1. I have been married 5 times, twice for less than 6 months (move over, Liz Taylor!).

2. We brought a pony for our young daughters (ages 3 and 4) in our '78 Suburban's backseat, after putting the seats up, opening the windows, and lining the floorspace with old barn blankets!

3. I left Ohio for FL when I was 19, taking only a suitcase, a typewriter, $5 and the clothes on my back, when it was -20 degrees F,with a windchill of -30F. I rode with a pregnant underage friend, her boyfriend, and guy friend of his in a 1948 Dodge/Chrysler/Plymouth (that is what the marking on the car said!). It was 75 degrees F when I got to Daytona Beach, and all but the $5 in my pocket was stolen out of the car when we went for something to eat.
The folks I came down with abandoned me for not having enough money, while I was in the bathroom!

4. I wore only flipflops for the next two years, making my feet go from a size 11 AAAA to an 11B!

5. I rode my first owned horse the fifteen miles home on the beach, from the 'country' in Port Orange, to Ponce Inlet, with only a halter and reins made of braided baling twine, and never did own a saddle for Sargent Major the two years we spent together!

6. I could spend all my waking hours creating, reading, and gardening, WITH the cats' and dogs' help, of course! I miss ALL my horses, 'specially Thunder, all the time. He was great at weeding!

7. I HATE to go to bed, but love it, once I am there, but can't sleep when it is hot, and sleep with the windows cracked and our outside bedroom door open all year long!

Now, you next lovely taggees, let's see what you have to share!
Beadin' Gram


Victoria Cummings said...

Love it - Sounds like "Gypsy" is indeed a good name for you, and I've always been partial to Gypsies. By the way, it's even tho my blog is "Teachings of the Horse"-if it matters - How'd you get the links to work? I've got all the HTML in and my still don't want to connect.

Gypsy said...

I don't know why it doesn't work for you, Victoria. I don't do it using the HTML link, but just type in the links, then hit the space bar, and when it is posted, they come up 'live'.
Could be the Mac, could be google. Google ate two of our blogs- BeadedArtDolls and Beaddreamz- there were also 1,241 other posts about their blogs disappearing.
If you want to, you can use the email link in my profile to email me, and we can explore what is the difference. I PROMISE to never fill up your inbox with junkmail or forwards!

billie said...

Hi, Gypsy - loved reading your very interesting seven things!!

Where you live is one of my favorite parts of the world. I can't wait to get back to the mountains - it's been nearly 2 years, far too long.

Gypsy said...

Do come see me, Billie, when you do...I am usually at work, at Watershed Trading Company- surrounded by way too many rustic home items-LOL!

Phyl said...

Lordy, child! I'll have to pass on the "tag" game for now; I did it twice in December already and am making Valentine stuff like a cat in a sandbox!!!

Maggie R said...

I ejoyed reading your tag Aryd'ell, You sure had lots of interesting things to share... My tags were not nearly as interesting, and married 5 times,,, wow,,, see I'm boring... only once in 52 years hee hee
I see why Gypsy is a well chosen name here ;-}

Suzanne said...

Love your blog, gypsy! Also love the pictures of your dogs and cats. I'm a dog/cat person too, although I don't have a dog at present, I do have one indoor cat and 28 barn cats.

Yes, we do buy Purina Cat Chow by the ton.

Gypsy said...

Hmm, Suzanne, hay AND catchow by the ton..that is a sight, I am sure!
Now, I just need a few horses..