The 2nd of these challenges I found initially at "Just Peachy" and it's called 'I am from'. As I did my weekly 'blog surf' I see that many people are and have done this challenge. Check it out, think on it and put it down.
I am from...
I am from parents who traveled in their jobs.
I am from the west coast, not the beach...the desert, for just a year or two.
I am from the land of the iditarod and Northern Lights...for just a year or two.
I am from the Sunflower state and summers at the pool...for just a year or two.
I am from the Rockies in Colorful Colorado and frozen hair in winter...for just a year or two.
I am from the Native Americans of Oklahoma...for just a year or two.
I am from Camden Yards on hot summer nights and 4th of July
on the Capital Lawn...for just a year or two.
I am from the sunshowers of New Mexico...for just a year or two.
I am from middle class suburbia.
I am from a family of 5, with 2 pets...dogs almost always.
I am from overachievers who sought good grades and doing what's right
because it's the right thing to do.
I am from passion and art and wisdom.
I am from the Waltons on Thursday nights and 'the Fonz' on Friday.
I am from from izod and 'feathered hair'.
I am from record players and AM radios.
I am from before acronym-society.
I am from memory of the brain, before Bill Gates.
I am from manual typewriters.
I am from playing outside with all the neighbor kids til the streetlight came on.
I am from a latch-key home from the age of 10, because I was "old enough" to stay on my own.
I am from a time when challenging our beliefs
didn't result in burning a flag or banning God from events.
I am from freedom of speech...but not at the expense of another.
I am from grandparents who all farmed and made enough to survive on it.
I am from hullin' peas and eating watermelon picked from the vine.
I am from a time when "super-sizing" wasn't an option.
I am from 3 channels on the television and only 1-TV.
I am from a time when no one under 17 got in to "R-Rated" movies.
I am from a time when it was under $10.00 to go to a NFL game.
I am from the "right side of the tracks".
I am from public schools without fear of gang warfare.
I am from a the Berlin Wall.
I am from a different globe.
I am from a man and a woman
I am from "what happens when two people fall in love".