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Saturday, September 14, 2013

The Book of Me, Written By You - Prompt 3: Your Physical Self

The Book of Me, Written By You
Prompt 3: Your Physical Self

"The Book of Me, Written By You" is a GeneaBloggers project created by Julie Goucher of the Anglers Rest blog. The concept: a series of blogging and writing prompts that help family historians capture their own memories and write about themselves.

Here I am on a hike near my daughter's house on Boulder Mountain, in Utah

Prompt 3: Your Physical Self

    •    Your size – I'm a 5 foot 10 inch male - taller when younger - lesser as I get older; surprise. As an adult, at various time, my weight has ranged from 175 to 260 at various times… so yes, that is a continual issue. I'm currently around the middle of that range and working down… permanently. ;-)
    •    Scars - all scars are small, not noticeable. I've never broken a bone. As a four-year old, I fell out of a car, with my maternal grandfather driving - he was known for driving slow! I do still have some grains of sand under my scalp, back, right, high - where I landed in the gravel - gravel road at the time. A distinctive V scar on my ring finger, where I tried crawl through a barbed wire fence at one-room country school, perhaps eight years old. At about twelve, I had my hand, my thumb, actually, on plow, walking behind, for some reason, and Dad tripped the rope. My thumb was squashed… can still see the after affects. Pretty dull, stuff, rich?
    •    Eye color - gray; more brown when rested, more green when tired.
My comments: Not my favorite exercise, but trying to be a participant.

Families are Forever!


  1. Thanks! Got a nice note from Julie, on Google+, thanking me for "playing along" with the meme! ;-)

  2. Good on you for participating, Bill. Once again I am pondering on how much to write and if it should go public.

  3. Yes, Jill. It was a challenge. I did try to think of little stories I could include, without getting "too" personal... Thanks for your comment! Much appreciated! ;-)

  4. I seem to enjoy challenges, for sure! Thanks for your comment, Alex! Much appreciated! ;-)

  5. Happy Blogiversary, Bill!!

    Regards, Grant

  6. Thanks, Grant! I caught me by surprise, actually... ;-)