Birthday: August 18
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Current Location: Monterey Peninsula, CA
Family Position: Oldest of nine
Childhood dream occupation: A teacher and writer
Reality occupation: A wife, mommy & blogger
Before I met Brian I was: Working at Catholic Answers (& praying endless novenas for a holy husband.)
When I met Brian for the first time: I said to myself, "This is the man I am going to marry."
Saint: Holy Family, Saints Anne & Joachim
Scripture: Luke 1:38 and Romans 12:2
Devotion: Sacred & Immaculate Hearts and Divine Mercy
Quote: "If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze." - St. Catherine of Sienna.
Color: Deep Red
Movie/Type of Movie: B&W Classics, and Literary Adaptations (ie. BBC, Masterpiece Theater)
Type of Book: Classic literature (ie. Jane Austin and Charlotte Bronte)
Music: Christian Alternative/Modern Rock
Music Artist(s): Mat Kearney, Lifehouse, Cranberries, 80's Alternative & Dean Martin.
Sport: Shopping (particularly the ½ off-sale sprint)
Food: Taco Salad & Hamburgers
Place: By the ocean, the forest or with my family.
Time of the Day: Early morning before the kids wake when I can pray and work on the computer or in the late evening when all of us cuddle on the couch to watch an old movie.
Pastime: Spending time with my family, enjoying the beauty of God's creation, and working on RoL.
Chore: Picking up toys off the floor.
Vegetable: Brussel sprouts and artichokes.
Phrase: "I'm personally opposed to abortion but believe in a woman's right to choose." (Ugh, that's worse than saying, "I'm personally opposed to spousal abuse but believe in a man's right to smack his wife around.")
& My Pet Peeve: Rudeness & when people think their faith should not transcend Sunday morning.