By Nikemom. The rules of this post: The rules are to list 6 things I value and 6 things I don't and then pass this award on to 6 people!
What I Value:
- Freedom. As I get older and see all the things going on around the world, I can't help but feel extremely fortunate for being born American.
- My family. Again, as I get older and my kids have gotten older, it has been easier to see each of them as individuals with their unique personalities.
- My friends. While I am not one to need a huge group of people around me or feel the need to spread myself thin, I value the friendships that have remained over the years, and value the new-found friendships I am making through blogland.
- Travel. I am finding out how much I love to travel--almost anywhere--but especially when it involves meeting up with fellow bloggers or doing races.
- My athletic abilities, as meager as they are. Again, I realize how fortunate I am to have taken up running, biking, swimming, and all that goes with it, good and bad. I believe it has made me the person I am today.
- Good health. At least for now, I have no medical issues.
What I don't value: (I take this to mean things I dislike)
- Insincerity. I am who I am. I do not pretend to be anyone else. Yet I can't help but notice how many people I have come across who are not who they portray themselves to be. (none of you BTW)
- Losing a lot of money in this stock market mess. 'Nuff said.
- Family members who did not treat my parents well when they were alive.
- Having to keep my car maintained. (I just want to get it in and drive.)
- Paying high prices for gas and other necessities, with no end in sight to this.
- Companies that discontinue making items I have been using for years with no substitute.
So there you have it. Now I have to tag 6 other people:
Don't forget to vote tomorrow!