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Kim tagged me in a little bloggy game, so I obliged. But I didn't tag anyone else ... because I'm not sure if any of my bloggy friends would want to play. So if you want to, go for it! 

Four names that people call me, other than my real name
  • Momma (Obviously)
  • Tami Sue (People constantly guess that Sue is my middle name ... It's Jo.)
  • Word Lady (Coworkers)
  • Sperman (Only Jodie!)
Four jobs I have had
  • Cashier at Kaiser's Supermarket in high school
  • BGSU Rec Center Reccie
  • Summer worker at an air conditioning factory ... which was NOT air conditioned!
  • Reporter/Editor/Paginator/Christmas Tree Decorator at the BT
Four movies I've watched more than once
  • Cinderella - Still my all-time favorite princess movie, and I CAN'T WAIT for the live action version coming in the spring
  • Mean Girls - Still know almost every word and wrote a paper on it in college
  • A League of Their Own - Of course!
  • Christmas Vacation - Need to bust this out soon ...
Four books I’d recommend
  • The entire "Harry Potter" series
  • "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tart (awesome on audio book)
  • "Born to Run" by Christopher McDougall (also good audio book)
  • "The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World"
Four places I have lived
  • Edgerton, Ohio
  • Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Toledo, Ohio
  • Edon, Ohio
Four places I have been
  • New York City
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Chimney Rock, North Carolin
Four things I don’t eat
  • Sauerkraut
  • Pork rinds
  • Moonshine - Never again!
  • Protein bars - I'm not a fan of the chalky consistency in most
Four of my favorite foods
  • Any and all Mexican food
  • Wine
  • Hummus - Especially when Sabra is on sale!
  • Broccoli - REALLY! Ask Kyle, we eat it with nearly every meal. 
Four TV shows that I watch (NOTE: I don't have any explanation for my absurdly random TV tastes)
  • "The Walking Dead"
  • "Pretty Little Liars"
  • "Dance Moms"
  • "19 Kids and Counting"
Four things I am looking forward to this year
  • Running a marathon
  • Going to Disney World next fall! Woohoo!
  • Our living room/dining room remodel
  • My sister-in-law's wedding - As long as I stay away from the moonshine!
Four things I’m always saying
  • "Look at me. I said look at me. What did Mommy say?" (Stolen from Kim, but it's SO TRUE.)
  • "Did you tootie?" Sometimes I ask Kenlee, sometimes Kyle ... and sometimes Rowdy. There's a lot of tootie in our house, apparently ... must be the broccoli
  • "I write much words" - Basically my job description
  • "I love you" 

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