Sunday, July 7, 2013

Blast from the Past 43 - I was only homeschooled for one year, met my husband that way though :)

This series consists of notes that I wrote on facebook in the past. Enjoy reading my thoughts during my college years. Please comment but please be nice! Also please feel free to check out my other Blast from the Past Posts.

From June 2010

The stereotypical homeschooler. X the boxes that apply to you. (Hey even if you weren't home-schooled try it. 'Cause it's fun :P)

Growing up/now:
[] You own/have owned a denim jumper.
[x] You were at least 13 when you got your first "trendy" haircut.
[x] Everything in your closet at some time was referred to as modest
[] You do/have tucked things in that shouldn't be tucked in.
[] You have been a member of at least 3 co-ops.
[x] You were a true 16 and had never been kissed.
[X] Your mom drives a van of some sort.
[] You have at least one childhood picture where you, your mom, and all your siblings matched.
[] You are/were/will be a PSEO Student.
[x] At some point in your life you were more comfortable with adults than kids your own age.
[] You have studied ways to defend your beliefs, debate, and/or create laws
[] You used super-conservative ABeka curriculum
Total: 5

[X] You use big words that most adults could not use in conversation.
[X] You can use the words sublime, epiphany, and cognizant correctly.
[] You have a favorite word.
[] You have an understanding of Latin root words and how to use them.
[] People from the outside world are referred to as "public schoolers."
[x] You or one of your siblings knits or crochets.
[x] You laugh at the decline in literacy in America.
[x] You score constantly higher than "public schoolers" on standardized tests.
[] You have no concept of cafeteria food.
[] Family vacations are/can be referred to as "Field Trips."
[] Traveling on said vacations have included stopping at historical site markers along the way. :)
[] You have never been in a public elementary school, middle school, or high school during regular school hours.
[] You have gone to or been involved in a homeschool convention.
Total so far: 10

[x] You read books on a regular basis.
[] You have taken part in a political protest.
[] You were a Pride and Prejudice fan before the movie.
[] You were a Lord of the Rings fan prior to the movie.
[] You were a Chronicles of Narnia fan before the movie.
[x] You speak a language other than English.
[] You dream of dating characters from books instead of celebrities.
Total so far: 12

It has been assumed that you:
[] Have won many spelling bees.
[] Have no social life.
[] Have no friends of the opposite gender.
[] Are outstandingly smart.
[] Are extremely inept.
[] Only listen to classical music.
[] Play piano or the violin.
[] Do not own a pair of trendy jeans.
[] Have no knowledge of drugs or alcohol.
[] Don't date, only court.
[] Have never been to a "party."
[] Know no other beliefs other than what your family believes.
Total so far: 12

You have been asked more than 10 times:
[] If you wear pajamas to school.
[] If you get perfect grades because your mom grades you.
[] If your mom teaches you or if somebody else's mom does.
[] How do you meet people?
[] Why you aren't in school?
[] If you get days off whenever you want.
[] If you're going to be homeschooled through college.
[] If you have a big family.
[] What your parents are protecting you from?
[] To quote something famous.
[] For the answer, because supposedly homeschoolers always have all the answers.
Total so far: 12

You have rebelled by:
[] Listening to "worldly music."
[] Wearing black fingernail polish.
[] Wearing tight clothes or letting your midriff show.
[] Watching a *gasp* PG-13 movie.
[] Wearing pants to a homeschool event if you are female.
[] Listening to music with a beat
[x] Dancing. Especially dances that involve contact for longer than 2 seconds. With somebody of the opposite gender.
Total : 13

1-10 You're not really a just do school at home
11-21 You're a homeschooler, but not what the world expects
22-32 You're a homeschooler
33-? You probably wouldn't have facebook to begin with...but congrats you're the stereotypical homeschooler

Tag your homeschool friends and see what they are! 
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