I ran out of room!......solemn, crescendo, croise, collenchyma, colour, prowress, brevity...
I am Catholic. PERIOD. I belong to God and will always be his. I love our Creed and it makes me happy when I hear it. It’s everything I believe in. I love the communion of saints…. They are all my buddies. A few of my closest saint buddies are: St. Philomena, St. Therese of the Child Jesus, St. Vitus, St. Francis de Sales, St. Alphonsus Liguori, St. Elizabeth the Cousin of Mary, St. Thomas More, St. John Bosco, and St. Francis of Assisi. I also have a big devotion to the Child Jesus.
My favorite books are… (the first three are my absolute favourites) (drum roll)
The Lord of the Rings, Tales from the Perilous Realm, Jane Eyre, The Hobbit, The Princess and the Goblin, The Princess and Curdie, At the Back of the North Wind, The Story of King Arthur and his Knights, The Champions of the Round Table, The Passing of Arthur and the Finding of the Holy Grail, Otto of the Silver Hand (Howard Pyle), Beowulf, The Ballad of the White Horse, Ivanhoe, The Tenant of the Wildfell Hall, Song at the Scaffold, Mr. Midshipman Hornblower, Lieutenant Hornblower, Hornblower and the Hotspur, Hornblower and the Atropos, Enemy Brothers, Lay Siege to Heaven, The Iliad, and The Story of the Trapp Family Singers, and Gone with the Wind.
My list of books is rather large... but I have only three favorite authors, J.R.R Tolkien, George Macdonald, Charlotte Bronte, and Howard Pyle.
I love to Dance. It is hard to describe how much I love it…. I take Ballet, Pointe and Tap. I have been dancing for around fourteen years…. I love being on stage (I have been in eight recitals) …I love learning new steps and learning new dances. I especially loved it when I danced in the Nutcracker’s Russian dance. The music I dance to (and my favourites) has a wide variety…….
My Favourite Christian Bands are Third Day and Jars of Clay.
I also love Classical Music… my favorite composers are (almost in order)
I also love listening to Big Band Music by Glenn Miller and to Soundtracks from The Lord of the Rings, and Narnia. I really love listening to the Nutcracker, Peer Gynt, and Swan Lake…..
I have a lot of things I like to do. Go to Mass, draw, (Coloured pencils, sketching pencils, markers) Paint, (acrylic) play violin, sew, write, ( I would hope so :) Rollerblade, Ride bikes, draw on the sidewalk with chalk, ride horses, play bannahgrams, play Apples to Apples and Salad Bowl, hold hamsters, run, just running in general, (not jogging or running round the block) play shadows and light, cleaning, (yep kinda strange, but I really enjoy it) singing in choir, (I sing soprano) playing with the Green mice, cooking, (NOT bake) go antiquing, typing, hunting for shells, walking at night, taking photos, making jewlery, talking with my friends and sister, dancing in the basement to random music ….
I do not watch movies very often but here are a few of my favourites:
Lord of the Rings
Spiderman 1 and 2
The Longest Day
The Agony and the Ecstasy
Man for All Seasons
Pride and Prejudice (the old black and white)
Sense and Sensibility (the new-ish one)
His Girl Friday
Toy Story 1, 2, and 3
Bringing Up Baby
El Cid (MGM)
Tora, Tora, Tora
Here is a short list of things I like.
Medieval days, long dresses, trees, poetry, historical fiction, Biology, Language arts, Latin, green, red, plum, yellow, words, Old Engish, The Rohirrim, Eowyn, my family, capes, swords, horses, hamsters, chipmunks, Tufted Titmice, chickadees, golden eagles, ancient literature, sandpipers, the Salamander, the Green Mice, Pierre and Maggie, bikes, rollerblades, antique stores, small antique books, rosary bracelets, icons, music, memory cards, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, candles, Breyer horses, pencils, the beach, soup, bread, salad, old medals, The Vatican, The Sistine Chapel, holy cards, rosaries, flowers, adjectives, history, shells, books, notebooks, Violins, shields, Shadowfax, Impressionism, Fire King, pointe shoes, ballet shoes, tap shoes, costumes, ships, frigates, anchors, ponte material, The Very Strange Show, cloaks, mantles, sheep, my white russian dwarf hamster Navis, the beach, classical music, organization, paper crafting, medieval clothes, riding in airplanes, Andalusians, Lippizanners, Breyer horses, cheese soup, .....
Hopefully this gives you a vague idea of who I am. My interests and likes go wide… I love this world God has given us and there is so much to enjoy.
The Holy Spirit is the quiet guest of our soul." -St. Augustine