About Me

Let's play a game....
This is an activity I do with my students at the beginning of the year. 

I am going to give you 20 statements that are either true or false about me. Take a guess, see how you do! The answers are at the bottom.

  1. I am a wife and mother to two wonderful children.
  2. I have been teaching since 2004 in Loudoun County, Virginia.
  3. I am from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  4. I have skydived...twice!
  5. I have been on a cruise.
  6. I come from a family of teachers.
  7. I met my husband in high school.
  8. My undergraduate degree is in Elementary Education K-6
  9. I have had my appendix taken out.
  10. Jogging is my favorite exercise, or at least the one I am able to do most often.
  11. I have completed many 5k races or mud runs and one half marathon race. 
  12. My favorite football team is the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  13. I always wanted to be a teacher.
  14. I have completed a triathlon
  15. I have a 13.1 sticker on my car.
  16. I still have my childhood stuffed animal Wimpy the dog.
  17. Favorite past times are playing with my kids, reading, working on school activities, papers, or related material, recently listening to books during my commute, and playing a couple games on my phone.
  18. I could eat sushi or Mexican food for every meal.
  19. My sister lives in a high rise apartment, oh and I have a sister.
  20. I cut my hair in cycles. I let it grow,cut it and donate it and then start again.

Answers:
  1. True - A daughter and son
  2. True. Thank you to the principals that gave me a chance those first couple years!
  3. False - Wheeling, WV (about 40 minutes away)
  4. True!! 
  5. True - A very dear friend asked me to be in her wedding and then announced it to be a destination wedding. I am glad I had already committed, because we made so many once in a lifetime memories!!
  6. True. My grandmother, mother, and aunt taught preschool and my father taught middle and high school.
  7. False...technically. I met him when he was a senior in high school and I was in graduate school.
  8. False. I have a BS in Computer Networking. I have a graduate degree in Elem. Ed.
  9. True....OUCH!
  10. True? I am thankful when I am done and feel accomplished if that counts.
  11. True. Although my competitive side doesn't want me to count he half marathon because I didn't jog the whole thing and therefore will not allow myself to get the 13.1 sticker for my car until I do.
  12. TRUE!
  13. False. In fifth grade, I did a report on wanting to be a pet store owner. In college I started out majoring in business administration and somewhere between elementary and college, I also looked into child psychology.
  14. False. I have completed a duathlon though and got first place in my age group....although I must mention that I was the only one in my age group. A duathlon is a run, bike, run race.
  15. False. See #10
  16. True!! I couldn't get rid of him!
  17. True I must admit to playing Candy Crush and 2048 from time to time....guilty!
  18. True. However, I won't eat them together.
  19. False. My younger sister and her husband live on a farm with 6 horses, chicken, bees, cats, and dogs.
  20. True. I do the Children With Hair Loss program since I now have to dye my hair to cover up those pesky grays.

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