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Tuesday, 28 February 2012

"G" Is For "Gigi" Ann" A Little Bit About Me.

This is me at about 2 years old.
Age: Old enough to know better.
Bed Size: Queen.
Chore that I hate: Grocery shopping.
Dog: Toy Poodle, Joey.
Essential start to my day: Two Cups of Tea.
Favorite colors: Aquamarine and Mauve.
Gold or Silver: Gold.
Height: 5'2"
Instruments I play: My mouth, can't play any instrument.
Job Title: Retired and lovin' it.
Favorite Restaurant: McDonald's.
Kids: Five.
Live: One day at a time.
Mother-in-Laws name: Same as mine...Anna
Nicknames: Honey, Mommy.
Pet Peeves: Tardiness, can't stand it.
Quote from a movie: "You had me at Hello!" and "Go Ahead...Make My Day!"
Right or Left Handed: Right.
Siblings: 5 sisters, 2 brothers.
Time I wake up: Between 5 and 7 am.
Underwear: Granny style. ; ))
Vegetable I hate: Bamboo Shoots.
What makes you run late: When I over sleep, or am just in slow motion that day.
Yummy food that I make: Chili...
Zoo Animal: Tigers.
Favorite Hobby: Reading.
This is me today in my Reading Corner.
Gigi means "Great-Grandma" Now doesn't Gigi sound better than Great-Grandma? My hubby and I had 5 children. 3 sons and 2 daughters. We now have 10 Grandchildren, and 6 Great-Grandchildren, with one on the way in May. Therefore, that makes me a "Gigi."


26 comments:

  1. I LOVE the information and can relate to so much of it! Regarding instruments you play - my brother in law, (as a teen) when asked what musical instruments he played would respond:
    "I play two instruments. The piano and my mother's nerves!"

    Have a great week and thanks for the lovely intro. I leave with a warm, wide smile!

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  2. Great intro thanks so much - always great to get to know fellow bloggers! Let ABC long continue.
    Denise ABC Team

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  3. Thanks for the intro. ALSO, thanks for your help with the Word Verification problem.

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  4. I agree, Gigi is much better, it's hip and chic. In the country where I came from it is actually a name hehehe. I would love to taste some of your chili, I love chilis too.

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  5. Yes! Gigi DOES sound better than Grandma! Someday (in the distant future I hope as my son is only 20), I hope to adopt that name too! Guess I'll be Gigi Paula! Loved learning more about you.

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  6. Wow that was quite an alphabet-challenge! So that's where Gigi comes from. I had no idea! :)

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  7. Lots of fun things in your intro, Ann. I guessed that's what Gigi meant. I have great fun, however, with my friend who grew up across the street from me. I love calling her Great Grandma Gloria. It makes me feel so young. LOL
    K

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  8. Hello Gigi Ann.
    LOVE your intro. "Gigi" sounds quite romantic...even sultry (smile).

    Have a great week everyone!
    Garden Of Life

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    1. I have changed my blog address. Here's my entry for this week:
      Garden Of Life

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  9. Nice intro, Gigi. I'm liking your reading corner, too :)

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  10. That's why my name is Nana -to me it sounds endearing. Grandma just sounds old to me. Don't mind grocery shopping, because I think of all the yummy food I'll be eating, but I do mind anything in the cleaning department, no Gratification in that:)

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  11. Hi Gigi! I so much enjoyed your intro. Gigi is a great name, wish i had thought of that. Love your reading corner.

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  12. It's nice to put a character to a face. I like GG, but I'll never attain it as I had my children too late in life to achieve that status. When I became a grandmother I wanted to be called Brendy (my name is Brenda) but my daughter, who is a much more traditional person than I am, said 'No! You're Grandma!' So I'm stuck with it.

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  13. Gigi - love it! We have a few things in common - including almost the same name! I'm not retired though, just starting on a second career. And no grandchildren yet, great or otherwise! lol I too love your reading corner, looks like a super comfy spot to settle in for a reading marathon :)

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  14. Tardiness drives me crazy, too!

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  15. I know many with the name Gigi :) Love the intro..

    Pheno

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  16. I agree with you on Tardiness, no excuse for being late at all. Hi Gigi, yes it does sound so much nicer than great grandma.
    A pleasure meeting you :)

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  17. I do think Gigi is much better then Greatgrandma. . .My sister-in-law called her Greatgrandma Granny :) When my mother became a Greatgrandma my brother tried Granny out on my mom. Let's just say it didn't Go over to well. :)

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  18. Hi Gigi, thank you for your wonderful introduction and accompanying photo. I love that Gigi stands for Great Grandmother and it looks like you have a wonderful family.

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  19. I like the sound of Gigi - will have to remember that when the grandkids start gifting us with great-grandkids.

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  20. wow, that is a blessing to be a Gigi, great grandmother :)

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  21. Nice intro and cute picture. thanks for sharing.

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