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The Nine Layers of Cannwin

LAYER ONE:
– Name: Cannwin (hah!)
– Eye Color: greenish bluish
– Hair Color: dark brown
– Height: 5'10"
– Righty or Lefty: Righty
– Zodiac Sign: Virgo

LAYER TWO:
– Your heritage: English, German and we don't know what else since my great-grandmother (is that right?) was left on a doorstep
– Religious preferences: I'm a firm believer in Jesus Christ my religion is 'The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' (say that ten times fast)

LAYER THREE:
– Your first waking thoughts: Depends on who I find next to me in bed... if it's my husband I'm thinking *sigh* "This is nice," if it's a child I'm grumbling and wanting to go back to sleep
– Your most missed memory: High School Football Games!

LAYER FOUR:
– Pepsi or Coke: Any of the above
– McDonald’s or Burger King: Burger King

LAYER FIVE:
– Cuss: only when I'm in pain or REALLY mad.
– Take a shower everyday: Is this a TMI question? No, I don't. It's hard on your skin and I just don't have enough time... I'm an every-other dayer.

LAYER SIX: In the past month…
– Eaten an entire box of Oreos?: Yes, but I had help...
– Made homemade cookies: yes

LAYER SEVEN: Ever…
– Changed who you were to fit in: Nope, but I have changed who I was cause I didn't like who I was and I had the opportunity.
- Held a newborn baby: Yes several including my own three and they were VERY newborn.

LAYER EIGHT:
– How do you want to die: Hmm, I don't know!!! In my sleep I guess, when I'm eighty. I always have said "I'm not afraid of dying I'm afraid of feeling it happen."
– What country would you most like to live: Politics aside... Italy

LAYER NINE:
– Number of people I could trust with my life: hmm, let's see there's my siblings... my husband siblings... my parents... his mom... my kids... I'm going to say at least 25 (I'm very trusting)
– Number of scars on my body: Hahaha. Do stretch marks count as just one?

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Use your words, my dear sweet soul, they are inside of you... So find them. Write, you silly girl, write so hard the world will never forget you.
But does it matter if the world remembers you? 
Age begins to press its hands upon your chest and the need to be remembered seems to increase with the pressure. 
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