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Thursday, August 4, 2011

The Versatile Blogger

Laura from A Few Thoughts From A Rambling Woman was so sweet to give me the Versatile Blogger award a couple of weeks ago! I am just now getting around to participating :-). Thank you Laura!

Official Rules of The Award:
  • Thank the award-giver and link back to them in your post.
  • Tell your readers seven 7 things about yourself.
  • Give this award to up to 15 recently discovered bloggers.
  • Contact those bloggers and let them in on the exciting news. 

So here it goes...7 random facts about ME!

1. At 5 1/2 months old I was dropped on my head by a 12 year old girl and got a skull fracture (insert joke about me being dumb but I'm gonna toot my own horn and tell you that I graduated Cum Laude in 3 years from Texas A&M University!)

 Look at how safe my carseat was :-)

2. Jon and I are completely obsessed with Frank Sinatra. If we could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, it would be that man! Or maybe Michael Buble ;-)!

3. I was born in Barrington, IL...a suburb of Chicago and my entire extended family is still up in the area

 Me & Jon at "The Bean" in downtown Chicago

4. I broke my back at age 14 in a stunting accident, 3 compression fractures (T11, T12 and L2 in my lower back). Yes I am OK but my back will always be broken

5. I met my husband while interning at the company he worked for (scandalous huh?)

6. Jon and I pray together before dinner and before bed every night. We share our "rose and thorn" at the end of the day. 

7. I was named after my great grandmother Versa Ruth, but my real name is Ruthie. My middle name is Lynn and I share it with both my mom and dad's older sisters. 

So now it's my turn...I am nominating the ladies below for the Versatile Blogger award!

Michelle @ The Vintage Apple

Happy Blogging!


Claire Beeks said...

Look at how cute you are as a baby! Those dimples are great. Please don't break anything else, ok?! BTW the name Versa is really pretty! And thanks again for nominating me!

Unknown said...

Ruthie - Congrats! I love love love this post! How exciting how far your blog has come

Karen said...

Can you believe our car seats back then? Glad you survived the drop... scary!!

Allison said...

I am an Aggie also! Whoop! Took me a little longer to graduate but I made it!! Do you go to any of the football games? I can't wait for them to get here!

Amanda said...

omg what a cute baby you were! haha i agree with claire those little dimples are precious! thanks so much for nominating me :)

colette said...

awesome idea! i've never heard of
the versatile blogger before but i love the concept! enjoyed reading your facts about yourself!

Becca {A Blonde's Logic} said...

Aww Ruthie!! Thanks so much for nominating me! It totally made my day! :)


Abbey said...

How fun!!! Thanks for nominating me...this will give me something fun to this week or next while on bed rest! Love your post and I absolutely love the "Rose and Thorn" you and your husband do!

Anonymous said...

cute blog!! i know i've seen it before...i'm following now :) can't wait to read more!!

Jamie B. said...

Great idea! It's so nice to get to know bloggers. I would love to be a part of it next time. I am a new blogger and it's hard to get going.
Love your blog by the way.

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