50 Random Things About Me [updated 2020]

  1. Favorite quote – “Think for yourself” – Mom
  2. Mother of 1 and a half (my niece is the daughter I always wanted)
  3. I have no middle name
  4. Youngest of 4 girls; always wanted a big brother
  5. I love the color red because it’s bold and speaks courage
  6. I am remarried because God restores
  7. I am loyal; sometimes to my detriment. But when I’m done with you, I’m done!
  8. Vegetarian
  9. I juice healthy concoctions in my own kitchen
  10. I’m a girly girl (that’s probably obvious) that likes the outdoors
  11. Drove in a sitting President’s motorcade (White House security clearance)
  12. Coretta Scott King’s escort when she visited my undergrad school in the late ’80s
  13. Recognized by Texas Senate in SR 1022 http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/78R/billtext/html/SR01022F.htm
  14. I can be rigid and require order; my first intern asked me “are you like a neat freak”(still laughing)
  15. Call into question false and oppressive narratives
  16. Raised by both parents in a real neighborhood; my grandmother lived several houses away
  17. I use “things to do lists” regularly; I feel accomplished when things are checked off
  18. I need adventure in my life to help balance me
  19. Sometimes I procrastinate on purpose (like the rush I get when I meet the deadline)
  20. I love having faithful cheerleaders
  21. I get up early and get sleepy early but fight it; been fighting sleep since I was a child
  22. Was 36 when entered law school after my divorce (motivation)
  23. Even-tempered, but please don’t push it!
  24. I am content at home watching a great movie with hubby and drinking a glass of inexpensive wine
  25. My most overused saying “who does that?”
  26. Favorite quiet time; visualization
  27. I can see nose piercing in my future
  28. I could easily quit what I’m doing and travel the world and collect stamps in my passport
  29. I am who I am because of my parents (my favorite cheerleaders), so blame or thank them
  30. A favorite client quote “I like you because you’re street and office”
  31. What’s in my playlist? Best of Sade, Lovely Day, Unstoppable, Hip Hop Classics, etc.
  32. I have the most affectionate dachshund king charles spaniel mix; her name is Sarah
  33. Favorite cologne; anything my oldest sister buys me
  34. Favorite holiday; Christmas and the white elephant game I play with my family
  35. Some bucket lists adventures – skydiving, grand canyon, African Safari, 30 day RV road trip
  36. I smile a lot even at strangers
  37. Well-read black girl
  38. Sometimes I’m indecisive because I over analyze; I tell myself I’m just taking my time as a justification
  39. I set goals, plan and act in that order
  40. I try hard not to sleepwalk through life but it’s easy to do when you’re routine-centered. So, I have to shake things up every now and then.
  41. I want a chef, driver and personal shopper #bucketlist
  42. I like playing golf but don’t do it enough
  43. I like working out and eating healthy meals (I prefer my own cooking)
  44. During the pandemic built a raised garden and backyard camping site
  45. I like being a Professor and influencing the next generation of lawyers
  46. I like online shopping but hate paying for shipping, so I mainly shop at stores with free shipping
  47. Began my natural hair movement in September 2001
  48. I love politics
  49. It is okay to toot one’s own horn!
  50. The Motto my parents taught me; “Be better because I know better and have seen better”

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