Face Book has Zombie's and AR has continual Meme's

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Real Estate Agent with The Berkshire Group Realtors

This afternoon Margaret Woda Meme'd me...  I've been meme'd before and as a slacker I am, I've managed to ignored it until I forgot about it.  Sorry Memer's that's no reflection on you, being tagged is actually an honor, I've just not been hanging out here in the rain!   Life has gotten in the way, but tonight I'm not sleeping and thanks to Margaret my brain is meme'ing. 

Here goes:

  1. I am a Pisces.  I am named after a boat.  I was born in a place called Neptune.  I am a double certified scuba diver. Why I live in a land locked state is beyond me. Well not really I love the mountains too.
  2. I hitchhiked in Swaziland. Yes, the one in  Africa. 
  3. I'm very good at fixing flat tires.  In fact my husband just hands them to me.  I've fixed at least a hundred flat bicycle tires.  Once I did 9 in one day.
  4. I used to have a passion for Rollerblading.  So passionate I was I skated in strange places, like the runway at DIA (Denver International Airport) of course that was BEFORE it was open.  I would find pavement on new freeways and skate.  My favorite story occurred at NAR one year in San Francisco.  There is a circular hotel with the parking garage in the middle.  I put my skates on at the top and skated all the way down.  The guard yelled to me saying, "You can't do that!"  I shouted back "But I just did!"  :)  I then spent the rest of the day skating the entire loop around San Francisco.
  5. I celebrated my 50th birthday twice. Why? We were in Africa and not living by the calendar nor even a watch. The first celebration was in a tent with a hyena pacing back and forth all night opposite a very high fence.  The second was in a posh open air b & b where I had 2 glasses of 25 year old scotch.  It helped me forget the frogs on the floor in my room and the hippos over the hill just outside.

Ok now comes the hard part.  Since I haven't been hanging around here for months, (been busy selling Denver real estate) I don't know who has or hasn't been Meme'd.  (be back in a few...) 

Ok, I'm back after lurking around I feel like a Zombie looking for Meme blood...I found some great candidates, hope they will participate and keep up the meme spirit. 

 Marlene Scheffer

Colleen Fisher 

Raine Carraway 


 

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Jeff Belonger
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Kristal.... hey stranger.... this was awesome.  Why?  Because I think 3 out of your 5 things about you, I already knew. But why was it awesome?  Because it was like reminiscing. ...  I remember some of the blogs that you wrote in regards to your travels and such. Unless I am just dreaming this stuff up.... lol  

I remember the blog that you did with the picture of you rollerblading  down that drive outside the hotel. I remember either you telling me on the phone about your travels to Africa and how you had to sleep in a tent for weeks and that you celebrated your b-day... unless this was in a blog also. And I think I remember the tires, unless I am getting that confused on how you fixed the majority of your house that you bought in NJ... lol

In any case, I loved this and I didn't know about the fish vs land thing.  lol

On another note, you can't sleep either?  lol   Gee, I know that I am not doing this in my sleep. Anyhoo.... thanks for sharing this. And glad that business seems good. 

jeff belonger
Dec 02, 2007 06:34 PM #1
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What is a meme? 
Dec 02, 2007 08:52 PM #2
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Danielle V. Lewis
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These were definitely interesting to read. It's amazing what you can learn if you only ask.
Dec 02, 2007 08:59 PM #3
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Neal Bloom
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I haven't pick up my blades in a while..used to blade on the bay 3 times a week while living in NY...can you beleive since we moved to Florida in 1999 I've barley used them...more room to play here and havent taken advantage.
Dec 02, 2007 10:15 PM #4
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Lucky Lang
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Kristal,

You did it!!!  And WOW, what a doozie!!!

You certainly have had an interesting life!  Do you have any other posts about your travels to Africa?  Any pictures to share?  It sounds crazy and fun!  (Something I would like to do)

Please include this post in the Meme group that Sarah Cooper set up.

Also, I am off to include this meme in my alphabetical meme list.

Great job!!!

Lucky :)

Dec 02, 2007 10:32 PM #5
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Kristal, Not too long ago, my granddaughter Lily said to me, "Grandma, you are an interesting woman!" I belive she would think the same of you! Actually you are one of the people who just make my heart sing because of the joy and fearlessless you spread around! Nice post
Dec 02, 2007 11:25 PM #6
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JEff ~ I think you are remembering a meme I accidentally deleted when I intended to edit.  I tried to replicate it, but couldn't remember it all. I don't have a picture of me rollerblading anywhere, so you are seeing it in your mind's eye!

Penny ~ By asking the question you have just pointed a finger at yourself.  Hey folks Penny hasn't been meme'd!   A good explanation can be found in the Groups section, search for memes.  Good luck!

Danielle ~ Thank you.

Neal ~ Start playing now!  Don't let your life pass you by working.  Blading would be a blast in Fla!

Lucky ~ I did Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, UK all in one year.  You can see it on my broken site at BikeTracks  I will include this in the Meme group, just have to remember how to do it.

Joeann ~ Lily is right about her Grandma!  It's fun to share what we can do with the Grandchildren.  Part of what drove me in the hard times was the thought of being a "very cool Granny!"  There is something about doing unusual things I believe will one day spark initiative in them to help them achieve something much greater than I ever could. 

 

Dec 03, 2007 01:14 AM #7
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You and I think alike on that Gandma thing!!!! Guess, as in all we do, it is our actions, not our words! Stay warm :>)
Dec 03, 2007 01:34 AM #8
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What an awesome meme! It's wonderful that you would share about who you are - I'm going to Africa (Uganda) in the spring....what part did you go to?
Dec 03, 2007 04:02 AM #9
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Kristal....  I could have sworn you had a picture some where.... lol    Oh boy, and I am not even that old yet to lose my mind so quickly. But hey, I did remember the other things that you mentioned. Was it in a meme?  Damn, wasn't that like 11 months ago?  
Dec 03, 2007 04:11 AM #10
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Chris Tesch
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Kristal, two glasses of 25 year old scotch for your 50th?  Boy, are you going to be in bad shape your 100th bday!  I don't even know if I could do the 75th.... :)
Dec 03, 2007 04:55 AM #11
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Monika McGillicuddy
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These meme's have  a life of their own...they just keep on ticking. Enjoyed reading about you KK.
Dec 03, 2007 07:20 AM #12
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Wow.. you live fun fill life....... What's next for you...... What are your plans for the new year ,..... I'm sure you have some thing to do to top this event..... please share .....
Dec 03, 2007 10:41 AM #13
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Kate Elim
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Kristal...You, Joeanne, and I have much in common regarding the Grandma thing (one of my grandsons named me Grandmommy...how I love that). 

I'm hoping all of my grandchildren have the opportunity to travel that I have had.

Those memes are pretty interesting.  Great to know about your travels.

Kathleen

Dec 03, 2007 01:04 PM #14
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Kristal, enjoyed reading your meme and great to have you back.  I found it interesting that you had been on safari in Africa.
Dec 03, 2007 01:21 PM #15
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Kristal,

You lead a very interesting life.  I enjoyed your post.

Dec 03, 2007 02:20 PM #16
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Kristal how I wish I could have been a fly on the wall, er, concrete when you and the hotel 'guy' were discussing your skating! (well maybe not a fly on the concrete you would have squished me lol)  You rock
Dec 08, 2007 02:47 PM #17
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I now have this mind set of you roller blading down a long mountain.
Dec 10, 2007 01:21 PM #18
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Great meme, Kristal!  If you're ever in NJ, let's go rollerblading.  I love it!

Dec 31, 2007 03:22 AM #19
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Marlene Scheffer
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Thanks for tagging me, Kristal.  Here's my meme, I fially got it done!
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