Thursday, February 3, 2011

Meet the Teacher

Barbie Roper.. I have heard every joke there is about my name!  I am a Barbara but no one ever calls me that!  I grew up in Oregon and went to college at Whitworth University in Spokane, WA.  I have a BA in psychology and a MA in Elem Ed.  I went back to school to be a teacher after working with kids with behavior issues.  My husband hates taking pictures hence none of him on here but my other love Kaden loves it!  I have taught kindergarten at the same school for the last 10 years!  It is great place to work! We have one dog coco and two cats!  

Kaden and I in the car waiting until his practice started!  
Turned out to be a cute picture!

Our sweet doggy Coco!  Giving a bath to K??  ewww!

At the Braves Game!  He loved watching BIG baseball!

Our snowman... with his junk in the trunk! Ha!

Now for the Q & A

Q: What would you be doing if you weren’t a teacher?                                              
A:  I don't know! Crafty stuff....

Q: What are your hobbies?                                                                                    
A:  Reading, reading and reading!  I love to read, create stuff and play with Kaden..and some retail therapy once in awhile! Playing on the computer!

Q: When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?                      
A:  I wanted to be like my dad a psychologist!  or a rock star! Ha!
Q: What are your guilty pleasures?                                                                   
 A: CHOCOLATE!  I love it.. brownies, chocolate chip cookies or Lindor Chocolates okay any will do!  I also love Starbucks Coffee!  
Q: What is your biggest fear?!                                                                        
 A: Spiders... yucky!  My dog is terrified of fans and obsessively looks at them during the day!  

Q: When you’re on vacation, where do you like to go?                                    
 A: Tropical... I love the beach, ocean and sand!  I really love Hawaii because my husband and I meet there!
Q: What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?                                                    
A:  Laugh!  It really is the best medicine!

Q: What do you value most in others?                                                                    
A:  Honesty, Sense of Humor..

Q: If you could choose one of your personality traits to pass down to your kids, what would it be?                                                                                                         
A: Being able to laugh at anything... even when it isn't suppose to be funny!   

Q: If you could have lunch with anyone in the world….living or dead…who would it be?                                                                                                                
A:  My friends... I don't see them that much living in NC and they are in OR or WA!  I would also love spending time with my mom!  Just don't see her enough!

Now tell us one random thing about yourself:
I have lived in California, Oregon and Washington!  

I met my husband in a bar in Hawaii while I was on vacation!  (in Moose McGillycuddy's in Waikiki!)

P.S I do not fish but the blog with fishing is my brothers!  He takes the most beautiful pictures of his fly fishing and catches!


  1. That's so cute where you met your hubby! Love it!

  2. I found you over at the link party!

    Great blog, looking forward to following you! :)

  3. Love your blog! I met my hubby in a bar too!! I'm sure your bar was way nicer than mine though, lol. Hope you have a great weekend!

  4. I found you though the Linky party. Love your blog! You have some wonderful ideas and resources.




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