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Screen Shot 2013-12-16 at 9.06.33 AMAs we come up on the end of the year I thought it would be nice for our Giants to share a little bit about their lives. Enjoy these “About Me” lenses.

Each lensmaster featured here also got an IMMINENT! raffle ticket.

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Our Amazing Jamaican Tour

1. Our Amazing Jamaican Tour

A topic about me could include many things. I like to read, write, spend time with my family, savor a great meal in a fine restaurant, relax on a lazy day with my loving husband, or even create something delicious in the kitchen. But I believe my love for…

Disney World is My Favorite Place in the World

2. Disney World is My Favorite Place in the World

I know what you are thinking, who doesn’t love Disney World? While this is probably true, I think it’s a bit different for me. I don’t just like Disney World, I LOVE it. It is one of my favorite places in the whole world and makes me feel li…

I Identify With The Unsinkable Molly Brown

3. I Identify With The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Not only do we share the same last name (Brown was my maiden name), but I identify with many of Molly (Margaret) Brown’s qualities and personality. She became known as ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown,’ after the sinking of the Titanic, when she…

Six Reasons Why I'm a Knitting Rockstar

4. Six Reasons Why I’m a Knitting Rockstar

Knitting defines me as a person, and usually brings out the best in me. That’s why I enjoy it so much. I get a ton of satisfactions from finishing a difficult piece. Part of the joy that I get from knitting is in the process of completing a piece, too…

IMMINENT About Me The Book Worm

5. IMMINENT About Me The Book Worm

Reading is my favorite hobby. I guess I have always been a bit of a bookworm. When some of my friends or relatives wanted to go out, I preferred to stay in with my nose in a book. Of course, part of this time, I was studying in college, but I still preferr…

Who is Cheerfulnuts?

6. Who is Cheerfulnuts?

Remember the super cool action flick ‘Wanted’ with James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman? I actually chuckled when Wesley Gibson googled his own name and got zero results. It sure sucks to be a nobody. To be honest, I tried this too aft…

My Battles With Cancer

7. My Battles With Cancer

Hi, my name is Susan and I’m a 23 year breast cancer survivor. In 1990 I found a lump in my breast while I taking a shower and doing a self- breast examination. If you’ve never done a self- breast exam I cannot stress enough to everyone the impor…

It is never too late to be happy

8. It is never too late to be happy

A couple of years ago I had a hard time. – Being a caregiver for almost two decades took its toll. – Because of this task and the state of the economy my company went down the drain. – My body was giving me signs that I was aging. – My son married in Spain…

Genealogy Writer | Writing Family History

9. Genealogy Writer | Writing Family History

This lens is about my passion for genealogy. I started my quest in 1956 when my parents were visiting Mom’s parents. Grandpa Joe and Nana liked kids to be quiet. Especially Grandpa Joe. So I entertained myself reading old magazines and then one day I…

How to Make Pom Poms for Monster High Fearleading Squad Dolls

10. How to Make Pom Poms for Monster High Fearleading Squad Dolls

I recently purchased my granddaughters the very popular 3 pack set of the Monster High Toralei Stripe and Werecat sister dolls. The dolls themselves are absolutely gorgeous. Dressed in their matching Fearleading outfits they are the gift that my girls most…

Rob3 | My Passions and Lensography

11. Rob3 | My Passions and Lensography

I stumbled upon Squidoo in early 2008, and what I saw was a terrific opportunity to join a forward thinking community which allowed anyone to write about whatever they desired. This was free speech at its best, so wasting no time and wanting to document my…

Writing is my Raison d'etre!

12. Writing is my Raison d’etre!

I was given, as an Xmas present by my beloved wife and soul- mate Christine, In 1993, a comprehensive writing course with the Writer’s Bureau, and it changed my life! I had always written things, famous in my RAF days for being the man other love- lor…

Once a Librarian, Always a Librarian

13. Once a Librarian, Always a Librarian

I devoted thirty years to working in libraries. During that time, I served as a children’s librarian, a reference librarian and finally as a library director. My husband retired early, but I dragged my feet about leaving my career. It wasn’t just…

A Little Bit About Seriousnuts

14. A Little Bit About Seriousnuts

Hi, I am seriousnuts. I’m from the Philippines. This lens you are about to read is all about me. It’s funny how I have waited this long before I can finally introduce myself. In fact, this is the first lens to be dedicated to myself. But it’…

My Holiday Tradition: Homemade Stockings

15. My Holiday Tradition: Homemade Stockings

More than 60 years ago, my grandmother Mimi used her sewing skills to create a special stocking for her first grandchild – me. At two to three- year intervals thereafter, stockings for each of my brothers were added. What my grandmother couldn’t have…

My Kids' Magnificent Magna-Tile Masterpieces

16. My Kids’ Magnificent Magna-Tile Masterpieces

What is the world’s BEST building toy ever? My hobby is collecting building toys. My hobby started when I was 5 years old. My Mom had sewn a large laundry bag and filled it with wooden blocks. I continued to collect those wooden blocks as I got older….

"I Yam What I Yam"

17. “I Yam What I Yam”

How my dad’s love of cartoons developed within me a love of vintage cartoons and the happy feelings that come with it. No, I’m not at all the violent type, contrary to my pipe- smoking friend here. But Popeye the Sailor was a show on TV my dad a…

Projects make life good

18. Projects make life good

My father wasn’t a great communicator but he was a great tinkerer. Building things, fixing things, using his hands instead of his wallet to survive life was his way and he taught me by example. I would watch him for hours doing whatever was his latest…

Why I Love Classical Music

19. Why I Love Classical Music

I love classical music from the bottom of my heart, it does not only touch me really deeply, but it is perfect companion during exercising. Because of my extreme exhaustion, it has become really important not only to learn how to relax, but learn how to ex…

Decorating For Christmas Just Got A Whole Lot Easier At My House With Peel And Stick Wall Decals

20. Decorating For Christmas Just Got A Whole Lot Easier At My House With Peel And Stick Wall Decals

Every year I try to find simpler ways to decorate my house for the Christmas season, like everyone else I not only get older with each passing season I get lazy too. I have learnt over the past centuries that celebrating this now commerical holiday doesn…

A few UFO stories to give you the creeps!

21. A few UFO stories to give you the creeps!

As someone who studies science all the time, and who is also very religious, I take truth very seriously. In the past I thought UFOs were an unbelievably dumb subject, although that changed one day when my dad started sharing with me some stories that have…

As Good as It Gets is as close as it gets (about sousababy)

22. As Good as It Gets is as close as it gets (about sousababy)

I’m writing this late Sunday night (might be too late for the Imminent Challenge which asked us to write about ourselves). But then I asked my man- servant if there was anything (book or movie) that reminds him of me. Immediately he snapped, ‘Hel…

Things About Epilepsy Nobody Tells You

25. Things About Epilepsy Nobody Tells You

I have epilepsy, also known as seizure disorder. There is no cure so it’s with me until the day I die. Living with epilepsy is different but possible. For those who have been recently diagnosed, here are a few things to expect (that nobody will tell y…

About me! Creator of "The Homeplace Saga"

26. About me! Creator of “The Homeplace Saga”

I rely heavily on my family history and genealogy research when I write the historical fiction family saga stories of ‘The Homeplace Saga’ – I am the Creator of the Saga, and I enjoy sharing my stories with people, very much. I hope you enjoy the…

About Gabriela Fargasch

27. About Gabriela Fargasch

Hello everyone! Thanks for coming here to meet me! What an honor! My name is Gabriela Fargasch and I am half German and half Brazilian! I live in one of the most beautiful places on Earth all the way down in Southwest Florida! I have been calling Naples my…

Recycling At Holiday Time

28. Recycling At Holiday Time

For me it’s all about saving the Earth for our children. I am a product of the 60′s so Hippy is my style. I have a hard time putting anything wasteful back into the environment so during the holidays I try to keep waste to a minimum and do my par…

How to Choose the Best Ereader for Your Cool Child

29. How to Choose the Best Ereader for Your Cool Child

I am a teacher with many years experience and with an undying passion to turn children into life long and avid book readers. Ereaders have helped me greatly in my quest but what is the best ereader for your child’s needs? There are so many reading dev…

Introducing Blue Morpho Girl

30. Introducing Blue Morpho Girl

I am finally going to do it! I’m so excited. I’ve put together such a fun outfit that screams me. It kinda looks like a costume. Okay, it really looks like a costume, but that’s okay. I’ll just become Blue Morpho Girl. Normally, I am mo…

The Book on Writing - The Essential Guide for Anyone Who Loves to Write

31. The Book on Writing – The Essential Guide for Anyone Who Loves to Write

I love to write. It’s a creative outlet, and as a person who can’t sing, paint, or dance, it gives me an opportunity to fulfill an inner artistic craving. But just loving to write is not enough to guarantee a well written piece. An aspiring write…

Celebrating With Artificial Christmas Tree And Its Decorations

32. Celebrating With Artificial Christmas Tree And Its Decorations

Wow, the Festive Season is here and people are really very busy nowadays. I went for shopping yesterday and you won’t believe, the roads were so busy with lots of vehicles. There was lots of traffic and thus, made the traveling time more longer than u…

Leslie Sinclair, an American Muslim Artist, & Arab Spring

33. Leslie Sinclair, an American Muslim Artist, & Arab Spring

My my take on Arab Spring Art Show is the first series I’ve done solely to glorify the Creator. That stands in contrast to my typical artwork which addresses matters of societal and individual social contracts, spoken, written or intuitively understoo…

Dress Up Little Boys In A 3 Piece Reindeer  Outfit

34. Dress Up Little Boys In A 3 Piece Reindeer Outfit

I’m like the old women who lives in a shoe. I have so many grand children I don’t know what to do. I love to dress the kids up for the holiday and get them ready for lots of Christmas photos. Each year holiday outfits are passed through the famil…

JenwithFlash's Lensography

35. JenwithFlash’s Lensography

Hi! Thanks for stopping by! I’ve been on Squidoo for over a year now. I joined in June of 2012 and I love it here. It’s a great community with a lot of great Lensmasters. If there’s one thing that I would like you to know about me, it’s…

Living (Well!) With Gastroparesis

36. Living (Well!) With Gastroparesis

Out of all of the many things I do from produce music to writing, building, painting, gardening, school and yoga (etc,etc,etc) this one thing has really defined me lately, as it has completely changed my life in the past two years: I have Gastroparesis. Ga…

The Christmas Bat

37. The Christmas Bat

Yes indeed my holiday tree is topped with a super snazzy rubber bat. It’s one of those timeless Christmas traditions that my dad started back in the 80′s. by pure accident. We don’t have a special bat or anything, really any bat will do but…

Ham Glaze Recipe - A Delicious Family Tradition

38. Ham Glaze Recipe – A Delicious Family Tradition

If you want an easy ham glaze recipe, that is melt in your mouth delicious, you have come to the right place. With this ham glaze recipe your ham will look absolutely stunning, and they won’t know how easy it was to make it. My Grandmother made a glaz…

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  • jennabee25

    Thank you for choosing my lens!

  • terilass

    What a wonderfully diverse group we are:>) No wonder Squidoo is so awesome.

  • Titia

    I so wanted to join this imminent, but I was just too tired all weekend to concentrate. The recovering of my hip operation takes a lot of energy sometimes. Interesting lenses to visit.

  • hmommers

    Ahhh, so many great lenses. I’ll have to split my reading over more days, otherwise I can’t like them all :)

  • tonyleather

    Very nice of you to include my lens here! Thank you so much!

  • lhbeninger

    I think this IMMINENT allowed for more diverse submissions than any other. Like hmommers, I’m going to have to spread my reading over a few days to catch all of the great lenses. Thank you for including mine.

  • getmoreinfo

    This is a great introduction, I learned a few things about our wonderful community of lensmasters.

  • raveonstudio

    Thank you for including my Gastroparesis lens! I can’t wait to read about everybody here;-)

  • grammieo

    What a nice way to get to know some of the names you see flying around! I will take the time and read all of them. Nice to meet you all!

  • drbilltellsexcitingstories

    Nice to see some old friends and meet some new ones. So happy to see my lens included here. Thanks! ;-)

  • SgtCecil

    Thanks for choosing my lens. It wasn’t easy to write about. Happy Holidays everyone!

  • cheerfulnuts

    Yey, my twin and I are here! :D

  • angsiuta2

    Great introduction, I have learned a lot about our wonderful community here.

  • susan-zutautas

    Thank you for including my lens. There are so many great lenses here, and a few that I’ve not yet read, which I’ll be vising over the next couple of days.

  • leahjsongs

    I was traveling and missed this quest. It’s fun to get to know other GS’s better in this way. Good job, everyone!

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