Okay, so now that my brain is mush and my anxiety has reached its peak level, I think I'll focus on the positive today. You should, too.
A Few of the Many* Hidden Talents of Wendy Cebula:
---I'm good at reading aloud. I read to my kids every night and to entertain myself I do so with drama and flair. But not over-the-top drama, or the girls start to get snippy. ("Mom, stop with the voices.") I've honed this skill to a fine sheen over the years. Right now we are reading Nail Gaiman, which gives me ample opportunities.
---I'm good with directions. I can find a car in any parking lot and can trace my steps backward with stunning accuracy. I think I was a homing pigeon in a former life.
---I'm good at maintaining friendships. The "plays well with others" box was always checked "excellent" on my report cards. I may have grown a little bitchier overall through the years, but I'm still a good friend.
I do wish I was better at things like hair braiding (terrible mess) and artsy-craftsy projects (forget about it), but I'll survive. Notice that I didn't list "writing" up there in my talents. That's because, although I have days where I'm certain that's true, I'm having a you-must-be-delusional day at the moment. It will pass.
Tell me about your hidden talents.
*"many" meaning, well, not so many.
making people laugh
being a good mom and wife
making sure my family has food, clothes, warm blankets and a listening ear
folding my tongue in half
I love that last one, Kathy.
I'm trying to think of some! I'm passionate and enthusiastic. I tend to be an ADD listener, and it might seem like I'm interrupting sometimes and not listening, but I listen and remember everything. Sometimes I process it all later, when my brain isn't going so fast, LOL!
I love Neil Gaiman!
Kathy, Folding your tongue in half? I would probably be ten years younger if I'd been smart enough to figure that one out!!
Wendy, My hidden talents. Hmmm. I think they're all fairly well exposed, so to speak: Writing songs; singing; writing things other than songs; playing with my cats (if you saw me do it, you'd know it was a talent); being a mom; organizing things; decorating; and my most impressive talent? Laying out at the pool, drinking wine, and reading "People." I rock at that!
Wendy! Good luck. I can't wait to hear what Ms. Agent thinks now.
I like your list. I'm good at putting myself in others' shoes, listening, and decorating. :)
Best of luck to your baby on her journey!
Hidden talents? I love writing poetry, but I don't really hide it. I'm a good listener, volunteer, empathizer, team player and dedicated. I don't mind doing grunge work either. :)
what a great post - makes you think about youself alot
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LOL! Congrats on getting the piece sent out. :)
My hidden talents? I have a crazy memory - I can recall the most mundane facts or snippets of conversations. When I wrote the first draft of my memoir I could remember entire conversations verbatim, with very few notes to rely on. It comes in handy, especially since my hubby understands my power. Bwah-hah-hah!
I'm also very good at giving advice. :)
I'm a good listener
I have a head full of useless information (which I hope helps me if/when I make it on to Who Wants to be a Millionaire?)
Hm...hidden talent of ninja skills. Not really, but that sounds more interesting than my real ones ;-)
*I almost dove in the bin after it. No! It's not ready!* LOL Good luck!
My talents: I think outside the box and I'm not afraid to get up in front of people and do something goofy.
My talents or vices:
horses and equine therapy, currently able to stuff a tube down a pony's throat without help 2x day. THAT is a victory!
Kids. They are a blast! I love what you can learn from them if you are quiet and wait. That skill I learned from my horses.
Poker. If feeling vicious, I can take all of granny's money. She is my gal!
I love to laugh.
I love to drink and I can tie a cherry stem in a knot in 7 seconds flat.
I love to spend money.heheheheh
I can always find a way to make things better. Hot glue and duct tape are a mom's best friend.
I am a good artist
I am a great friend
I am also a dork and proud of it.
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