Wednesday, May 15, 2013

We Want to Know Wednesday: School Days

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It's time for We Want to Know Wednesday, hosted by Kenzie and Scriptor.

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{no. 1} How were you as a student?
I was a good student.  I always loved school....I guess I was sort of nerdy.

{no. 2} What was your favorite subject and did you excel in it?
My favorite subjects were English and Math.  I was a better mathematician, but I ended-up minoring in English in college.

{no. 3} What - if any - is your fondest school years memory?
This is a tough question.  I remember pep club meetings and painting signs for varsity football games.  That was fun, and it was social.  I also had fun with my two best friends, the two Susans.  I also remember dances at the Country Club and hanging out with friends at Smith Lake.

{no. 4} Did you attend college and if so, how was that experience?
I went to college and graduate school.  I liked both, but academically I liked graduate school better.

{no. 5} Would you go back to school - be it in person or online - if you could?
I would love to go back to school (in person) and get my MFA (Master of Fine Arts) just for the fun of it.


To prove what a nerd I am, this is the University of Alabama's Denny Chimes playing Hedwig's Theme from the Harry Potter movie series.  Alabama has other sports besides football, and quidditch is one of them!  ;P



During Quidditch on the Quad
My daughter played for the Vatican's team.  She's a bigger nerd than I!


We can't wait for school to be out and summer to begin!  YAY!

Until next time...

Blessings!
Ricki Jill

10 comments:

  1. I admire anyone that goes on to graduate school...it's a long haul. And it's funny, I always that you were either good in math or English, not both! Yay for you!

    XO,
    Jane

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  2. How fun to read all of your answers.

    When you said pep squad meeting and making signs for varsity football games, you brought back a flood of memories.

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  3. Though grad school is harder, it is a lot more fun, in my opinion. More freedom.

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  4. You are so adorable. I guess I was/am a nerd too! LOL How did Alabama do in Quidditch this year?

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  5. Hey being a geek (nerd) is fashionable these days

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  6. I loved school. And I still love school supplies.....

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  7. Ricki Jill,
    It's so much fun to hear more about you. I was "ASB pep commissioner" in high school. The social and ra! ra! of it all was so much fun.
    Karen

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  8. I really hope Quidditch catches on. I was never great in school, unless the subject caught my interest, then I dived completely in.

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  9. I love finding out all this stuff about you! Oh and I have been absent from blogging for a week now and seem to have missed your fabulous new header....I LOVE IT.

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  10. You are very brave to say you would go back to school! I don't think I could do it-- I'm tired just thinking about it!

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