A Girly Tomboy

A Girly Tomboy

I know what you’re thinking… how can a girly girl be a tomboy? But I’m serious, this was the story of my life during childhood!

We grew up on a farm in Eastern Washington, and all 5 of us children were expected to get our hands dirty and help out. I had no problem with that, but my parents had to tear me away from my dress-up games each time. Like a lot of little girls, I was always in my mom’s closet, raiding her clothes and jewelry, as I wobbled around in her high heels, experimenting with her make-up. I’m sure I looked funny….and maybe even a bit clown-like…..but I didn’t exactly look like a farm girl.

I also loved watching sports, so I found myself with more guy friends. I always had more in common with the guys than the girls. Football is my absolute favorite and I’m a Chicago Bears fan through and through! It’s been a brutal 10 years to be a fan, but it doesn’t stop me from traveling to Chicago every year to watch my boys play. Plus, has anybody else out there choreographed a Superbowl Shuffle? I think not. And come on, who doesn’t like tailgating parties?? Yep, just one of the boys….but with pretty outfits.

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