Friday, April 4, 2008

What was that? What was that?

I have been thinking today about what to write here it is.

I have some interesting characteristics,( or quirks) and I think I will share some of them (just so you can know me all the better) with you now.
When I was little I would look at the Preacher and blink my eyes really, really fast, and he would look like an old fashioned reel film in black and white ( I did this quite a bit). Only now do I think about what he must have seen. hee,hee.
I used to count the letters on the communion table-over and over.. yeah, I didn't pay much attention in church. I also counted ceiling tiles and the lights.
I would often talk all day with a Mexican accent- even in the stores. Note: My mom warned me that I might offend, but I was dark and I also was truly talented and no one knew it was just for fun- also I never did it out of disrespect(I had many sounds I kept sharp).
I played my hand like a bugle and would play "Taps" in my aunts field as loud as I could. Yes, it sounded real.
I could sing like Freddy Fender- now my voice cracks.
I could raise the dead with my "special rattle snake only" scream. Fun.
I always thought I could run around the house without getting caught in the sticker patch in the back- I couldn't- but I always thought I could.
I can cross my eyes independently from each other and move them one at a time-one straight and one crossed, than switch them.
I can make a big Opera voice (good one), but not sing a normal voice. Go figure.
I can whinny like a real horse- made one answer me once too!
I could climb the hall way like spider man when I was little- one hand and foot on one side and the other on the other.
I could probably think of more, but that might be more than enough for now. : )


Robin said...

That was a fun post Julie :) Thanks for sharing!

Momstheword said...

Yes, we used to call you Gerald McBoing Boing because you could imitate all kinds of sounds.

Kay said...

You're a goof, you know that, right?
I still look at things with blinky eyes.

And I can do a big opera voice. I can also sing like Ethel Merman.

QOTW said...

I have never tried the blinky eye thing. I may have to do that. I'm sure you entertained the pastor. Apparently both you and Kay have major talents in the vocal department. I would really like to hear an opera duet from the two of you next time I see you.

Jen said...

I love knowing those things about you.

Momstheword said...

Speaking of singing loud!!! I happen to remember the Wednesday night service during which you went to the bathroom at the back of the church. The pastor stopped talking and smiled big. We all heard you singing while you were sitting on the stool. I think you were pretty little, about 7 or 8 maybe? One of my most precious memories, honestly!

Momstheword said...

that was worded a bit weird. The bathroom was in a separate room at the back of the church! LOL

Julie said...

Mom, when I remember that story I am MUCH younger, like 6 or 7 at the oldest. Q, I think it could be arranged...the problem is getting us in the same place. We could always video, but that lasts forever. :)

Robin said...


A year or two ago my daughter asked if she could go to the bathroom during one of our Wednesday night Bible studies (we met in the fellowship hall close to the restrooms) and I sent her on her way. Soon everyone was laughing because she was whistling in the bathroom. When I told her later, she simply said, "I should have closed the door better." It didn't occur to her to be quiet.

Momstheword said...

Love it Robin! We must have the same kid!

SweetAnnee said...

you CRACK me up girl!!

I'm OCD so, counting tiles is fun...
teehee I count the laundry as I put it
in the dryer.

the ?? you asked, I am doing six chemo treatments, each 3 weeks apart..then 30 radiation..5 days a week for 6 weeks..

gentle hugs, Deena

Ruthie said...

Wow - what talent! Isn't it fun the things we do as kids??? And so nice to look back on as we grow up!
Smiles. Ruthie

Julie said...

I count many things, highway markers, telephone poles, hawks, driveways, just about anything that catches my eye while I'm a passenger..I try to NOT count those things when I'm driving. I also like to count stairs.