The ABCs of Me

34 (and I have NO qualms with people knowing my age)

B. Bed Size

C. Chore I hate:

D. Day

E. Essential start of your day:
Hugs from Lucas

F. Favorite Color:
Green and orange

G. Gold or Silver?:

H. Height:
5'4 1/2

I. Instruments:
Clarinet. And I sometimes sing. At friends weddings, at the State Fair ... and one time at my friend's American Idol party with the kids at her day care. Yeah, I blew 'em away with my version of The Dixie Chicks' Cowboy Take Me Away

J. Job Title:
Church Secretary (I refuse to be called an administrative assistant)

K. Kids
Lucas Hersch Pingle. He'll be 7 in July

L. Live

M. Mom's name:

N. Nicknames
Mom, Des, Sis, Stephanie, Tiffany, Bethany ... and I was even called Natalie once. I had one guy call me Destany, Debbie and Denise all in the same sentence once.

O. Overnight stay at hospital:
Broke my arm when I was 6; 5-day stay when I had Lucas; three-day stay when I had my accident and surgery

P. Pet Peeves:
People who smack their gum or food while chewing; people who turn from driving lanes and drive down turn lanes

Q. Quote from a movie:
"The humans have besmirched everything bestowed on them. They were given Paradise, they threw it away. They were given this planet, they destroyed it. They were favored best among all His endeavors, and some of them don't even believe He exists!" - Bartleby (Ben Affleck) in the movie Dogma

"What's the point of being famous if the people you hated in high school don't want to kiss your ass?" - Wyatt Frame (Alan Cummings) in the movie Josie & The Pussycats

R. Right or left handed:

S. Siblings
Two younger brothers and a younger sister. Plus a stepsister I don't know.

T. Time you wake up:
7-ish on weekdays; whenever on the weekends.

U. Underwear:
I wear underwear, yes.

V. Vegetable you hate:
Onions come to mind

W. What makes you late?:
MY HUSBAND. Jeez, you'd think the man had no concept of time!

X. Xrays you've had:
My arm when I broke it.

Y. Yummy foods you can make:
Spaghetti, hamburger-dorito casserole, chicken tortilla casserole

Z. Zoo:
Indianapolis! They have a dolphin dome!