Friday, January 3, 2014

ED 722

As an introduction to our ED 722 Course please read below some facts about me.

11 Random Facts About Me

I was born one of three girls and I now have 3 sons. Going from girl world to boy world is quite different, but its a great experience.

Growing up, my sister's and I loved to play card games, backgammon and laugh at each other when in embarrassing situations.  My husband says he doesn't  get our humor ! 

I think my parents are two of the best people I have met in my life. 

I was a swimmer for 4 years on the Cheshire High School Team.

I attended Simmons College in Boston.  What a great city to live in!

Traveled to France with 2 of my very good friends.

My husband, 3 boys, and I love to ski.

From age 38 to 42 I entered 3 mini -Triathlons. Need to get back that motivation to exercise.

I hate the taste of raw onion because  it ruins the taste in so many foods, especially potato salad.

I do enjoy eating seafood, ALL kinds!

I like to cook and drink red wine. 

Other Facts About Me

  1. What is the best vacation you’ve ever taken? I would have to say with my family and my parents to the Island of St. Martin.
  2. What is your favourite movie?  "When Harry Met Sally
  3.  Can you play a musical instrument? No, but I wish I could play the guitar.
  4. When did you know what you wanted to do for a Career? How did you discover that? I was 25 years old and working in a REALLY boring job at a diagnostic chemical company. Heard about UNH’s Master ‘s Program in Education and decided teaching was for me.
  5.  What is on your bucket list? Enter a Triathlon (actually did that even though it wasn’t a full course) visit Spain, and get my Emergency Medical Technician License. Yes, pretty random, not sure where they came from but I will probably be revising those.
  6. What are your top three favourite books of all time ?      Charlotte’s Web – as a child , The Red Tent – as an adult , and  Giraffes Cant Dance – what I loved reading to my boys when they were younger.
  7.  What are 3 things that matter to you?
    My Family

    8.     What is the best advice you can give to your children?
    Show good character, work hard and enjoy what you do, and love the people around you.

1 comment:

  1. I've heard The Red Tent is very good. I would also love to visit Spain.