ATTENTION: TURN THE SPOTLIGHT ON
Find a Conversation
|Wed, 04-02-2003 - 9:02am|
Dawn **cl-cariadlawn**...our other wonderful community leader here. Below are some questions that Dawn answered about herself and her life. Read through her answers and feel free to make comments or ask any questions you may have. This will help us all get to know her better!
1. NAME & AGE(first and middle only)? -- Dawn Marian and I'm 37.
2. DH/SO'S NAME and AGE(first and middle only)? James C (I can't spell
his middle name.) He's 37.
3. OTHER CHILDREN AND AGES? Have two kids -- Philip 4/19/99 and Lindsay
4. HOW MANY CHILDREN WOULD YOU LIKE? // Always wanted 4 which probably
won't happen. We've decided to let nature and God decide if we will have any
more kids after Lindsay turns 1.
5. ANY PETS? // Not currently.
6. HAIR COLOR? // Blonde, darker in the winter and lighter in the
summer, especially if I've spent any time in the sun.
7. EYE COLOR? // Blue.
8. LIVING ARRANGEMENT? // Live in a 43+ year old house in Northern
9. WHERE IN THE WORLD DO YOU LIVE? // I would love to live in the
10. FINISH HIGH SCHOOL // Yes.
11. WHAT ABOUT COLLEGE // Yes, have a BA in personal finance and
12. OCCUPATION? // I'm a sahm currently. Use to be an insurance
adjuster, work comp.
13. IF YOUR COULD HAVE ANY JOB YOU WANTED,WHAT WOULD IT BE? // I'd be
an elementery school teacher. Plan on doing that later.
14. FAVORITE TYPES OF MOVIES? // Love musicals, mysteries and romantic
15. YOUR FAVORITE TV SHOWS: // The New Detective.
16. IF YOU COULD TRAVEL ANYPLACE IN THE WORLD,WHERE WOULD IT BE? // I
want to go on a world cruise one day.
17. FAVORITE BOARD GAME? // Life
18. FAVORITE MAGAZINE? // InStyle for me and Parenting for child info.
19. FAVORITE SMELLS? // Roses, vanilla, and baby powder.
20. IS YOUR FAMILY A CLOSE FAMILY OR NOT REALLY? // Somewhat close.
Both dh and I get along with our brothers and their wives really well. His
parents are there for us whenever we need them but they aren't a really "close"
type of people. My parents are just not, though my mom would like to think
we are, she just doesn't know how to relate to me very well and that keeps
stopping us from being close.
21. WHO IS YOUR HERO? // So many people have inspired me. I think my
high school physics teacher tops the list though. He recognized my love of
science and even though I don't always make the connections fast enough
he encouraged me to continue persuing it.
22. FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH? // I love to watch football, especially
23. WHAT TIME DO YOU WAKE UP IN THE MORNING? // Whenever the baby
gets up, lol. Before she was born I was getting up at about 7, in the summer
the answer would be 6:30. I try to get up .5 hour before ds so I can get
ready and have some quiet time before my day starts.
24. WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE BOOKS? // Love to read. All time favorites
include Alice In Wonderland, The Hitchhikers Guide Trilogy. Recently
I've been reading Terry Prachett books and have been lol.
25. FAVORITE FOODS? // Mexican, Chinese and Italian. Favortie dish is
26. WHERE & WHEN WERE YOU AND DH MARRIED? // 1989 in Southern
California at my church.
27. DID YOU TAKE A HONEYMOON? // Yes. We went to DisneyWorld and
Florida. Extended our stay so we could visit the Space Center.
28. WHERE ARE YOU IN THE FAMILY ORDER? // I'm the oldest, have one
29. WHAT IS YOUR ZODIAC SIGN? // I'm a Virgo
30. FAVORITE HOLIDAY? // Toss up between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Love our family get togethers.
31. FAVORITE SEASON? // Fall.
32. WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE MUSICIAN/MUSICAL GROUP? // Depends on my mood.
I have a wide range in musical taste.
33. WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES? // Reading, walking/hiking, wannabe crafter
-- love crafts just am not very talented, scrapbooking.
34. FAVORITE NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINK: // Dr Pepper
35. FAVORITE ALCHOHOLIC DRINK? // Rarely drink, like Colorado Bull Dogs
but that is probably because they don't taste like alcohol if made right.
36. WHAT TYPE WAS YOUR FIRST CAR? // First car was a Lincoln Mercury
Capri that my father bought in Germany and handed down to me and my brother.
She was called Carmen.
37. WHAT DO YOU DRIVE NOW? // I drive a red BMW 328i that is called
38. WHAT TYPE OF COMPUTER AND INTERNET CONNECTION DO YOU USE? // We
have dsl and our computers are "build your own" that dh put together.
39. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A MEMBER OF PARENT SOUP? // About 3.5
40. ARE YOU CURRENTLY A COMMUNITY LEADER ON ANY BOARDS? // Yes. I
lead 3 boards all on Parent Soup. April 1999, Two- And Three-Year Olds, and
Trying After 35.
**BONUS....ONE THING ABOUT YOU THAT WOULD SURPRISE US? // I'm short,
shy and insecure? My sense of humor is off sometimes? I don't know what would
surprise you all. I've been here so long and I feel like I share
everything we you all.
Thanks for all the info on yourself Dawn!
**if you are interested in participating in our "SPOTLIGHT MOMMY OF THE WEEK" post, please send me an email at email@example.com and I will add you to the list!**