31-Day Blog Challenge! Day 2: Fifteen Facts About Me

15 Facts About Jeni Gall, in no particular order:

1. I am a lefty.

2. I can’t whistle. My children find this incomprehensible.

3. My first yoga class was in 1996, in the men’s wrestling room at Portland State University.

4. In graduate school, I was sure I would NEVER own a business of my own.

5. People watching is a favorite pastime; humans do the most fascinating things.

6. I was Sumner Elementary School Spelling Bee Champion in the 4th and 5th grade. I lost in 6th grade by misspelling “zucchini”.

7. I drive a minivan. It’s not hip, but it is so wonderfully practical.

8. Traveling to teach is a favorite part of my professional work. In Fall 2015, I flew to Texas three times in 7 weeks, rode on 14 airplanes, and taught 60 CEU hours. So much fun!

9. I was the only girl in high school metal shop OR wood shop. I like to think this has changed…?

10. I can parallel park on both sides of the street AND drive a manual transmission.

11. My husband is an archaeologist and owner of Archaeological Services here in Vancouver.

12. I got married under a canopy of old Douglas Firs at the Hoyt Arboretum. It was a simple, totally affordable, perfect Pacific Northwest wedding.

13. Books, magazines, newspapers, articles – reading is an integral part of life and something I do every day.

14. I love The Voice. (No shame in that!)

15. I am an introvert. This surprised me too.

 

Next up: My Favorite Quote. See you Sunday!

Jeni Gall

 


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2 replies
  1. Mom
    Mom says:

    The lefty gene definitely came from my side, and I fear possibly the missing whistle as well as I can barely squeak one out. You being an introvert must be only 50% of the time because you truly shine when you have an audience of students or friends. The momont you said you wanted to own a business someday I knew you would because you set your mind to something and make it happen!

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  2. John
    John says:

    LOLOL… I’m with your kids… I find that very funny that you can’t whistle. My brother can’t do it either, and that has provided me with no end of amusement 🙂 Watching someone who can’t whistle, actually TRY to whistle is one of the funniest things I have ever seen 🙂 🙂 🙂 Brings back terrifically funny memories of my brother. Thanks 🙂

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