Writing Challenge (Day 4) Ten Facts To Know About Me

Here’s Day 4 of this writing challenge. I have to admit I was a bit shaken up, but yet again, I’m to expose myself. No fear. Taking on this challenge seems similar to what I’ve recently done here on WordPress.

On with the show.

Ten Facts About Me:

  1. I had always wanted to be a ballerina. Ballet has always been my go-to choice since age four. I would stand on my tippy toes and twirled around; without ballet shoes I might add. My parents didn’t have money to pay for lessons, yet, that didn’t stopped me. I trained myself by watching ballet on television. I’ve put together my own tutu from scraps on my very first sewing machine I received for Christmas at age 10. I never did became a ballerina like I wanted. 
  2. I love horror movies. Yeah, I do. I was once called creepy because of my crazed love for horror. I will choose it over romance movies. Weird, huh? I can stay up till 2am watching it.
  3. Astronomy amazes me. I’m fascinated by the planetary alignment and how it works.
  4. I love cats. They’re so soft and cuddly. I don’t have one now, but I do feed stray cats that come by my house. I can never get a picture of them, cause they will run away before I can approached them. I’m seriously thinking about adopting one though.
  5. I don’t like sports. Nothing else to say on why they don’t appeal to me.
  6. Being alone is something I like being 90% of the time. I used to wondered why I prefer being alone over being around people. I didn’t grew up alone. I am the oldest of two brothers and one sister. A pain in my butt then. I suppose I have trust issues. People had lied so much and take manipulation to a whole another level. sorrow-that-reveals
  7. I am a mother of an overactive, take me from 0 to 60 in a heartbeat six-year-old daughter named Shelley. I never thought I wanted to be someone’s mother. Guess life has a way  of changing you. I spoke about her in previous posts.
  8. I have a thing for Italians. Yes. Yes. Yes. Ever since I seen Tony Danza on Who’s The Boss, I was hooked. The accent, their attitudes, the food. Ho appena li amo! (I just love them!) I’m studying the language.
  9. In high school, for three years, I took up French. Now, I don’t remembered a darn thing. Okay, maybe a little. I’m going back to learn the language. It is so beautiful. I also want to visit  France someday.  
  10. Okay, the last most of you know- writing. But, what you didn’t know that I was nominated in a poetry contest ten years ago. I was to travelled to Florida and read it to an audience and received my award. But, my a relative hid the letter from me and when I found it, it was too late. I was devastated.

Those are ten facts that I can safely share with you guys. Hope you enjoyed them!

What I’ve Learned From Yesteryears

Whew! Yesterday has been full and quite enjoyable from Monday’s holiday to my first assignment with Blogging U- Writing 101. It’s been fun getting to know many people, learning new faces, and reading others’ work; time to buckle down with Assignment 2 with a list I would like to share.

Here goes:

Here’s a list of the things I’ve learned in the past that made me who I am today.

1- Hard work and struggling had attached, and still seem like they are, themselves to me like a leech. I truly believe the struggle was what kept me grounded, and reminding me how far I had came.  Hard work is all I do and I believe it will get anyone far with a much dedication, commitment, and perseverance .

2- Knowing who you know or thought you knew. I had came across a lot of people in my life. Some for a season, and some to teach you a lesson. For someone like me who is kind, gentle, and caring shouldn’t have to go through life as if I’m walking on a bed of hot coals just to find out snakes awaited me. Why are there so much evil in people? Why would anyone take advantage of a good person? I’m no angel, but I believe in karma and I just cannot mistreat or even abuse another person. That’s disheartening.

But there are good in most people who cherish life, give love, and dedicate themselves to helping others.

3- Not doing much or what I wanted with my life. I went through life like most people, some were good times so were not. (I’ve written posts about those times on my blog if anyone would like to read them) Other than blogging and writing, I had always wanted to travel the world; share my experiences of the sights and the different cultures that I only get to see on television.

I spent too much of my natural-born life doing what others requested of me, instead of what I, Pamela like to do with my life. I missed out on a lot, but I’m only in my early thirties so time’s a ticking. I made a vow to myself to get my 9 year novel rewritten and published and live life to the fullest. I would like to go much more in detail of the list I created, but soon enough I will break them down to individual posts. I have to get back to novel writing and such.

Thanks for reading.