Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Ten Categories

Okay, I've caught Crazy Aunt Purl's ( )wide-flung tag...

TEN random things you might not know about me:
1: I'm extremely organized, but doomed to clutter
2: I don't mind not getting much sleep
3: I constantly dream of tornadoes, but have never seen one in person
4: I love bran muffins
5: I am addicted to 'Degrassi: The Next Generation'
6: Uh, yeah... I'm 33 years old
7: I grew up in a family that loves seafood and eats the good stuff a lot...but I love fishsticks
8: I am pathologically unable to stop spilling food on myself
9: I could care less about make-up, but I go in for spa pedicures so I will have pretty feet
10: I wish more people would comment on my blog

NINE places I've visited:
1: Reykavik, Iceland (on a layover)
2: Lindisfarne, England
3: Betws-y-Coed, Wales
4: Tokyo Disneyland, Japan
5: Montreal, Quebec
6: Galveston, Texas
7: Boise, Idaho
8: Edmonton, Alberta
9: San Francisco, California

EIGHT ways to win my heart:
1: Bookstore giftcards!
2: Give me a foot massage
3: Indulge me when I have odd ideas
4: Let me sleep in while you watch Willow
5: Eat the fishsticks when I make them (Andrew, that means you!)
6: Make me laugh
7: Surprise me with flowers
8. Look the other way when I buy yarn

SEVEN things I want to do before I die:
1: Start writing again
2: Travel through Iceland. I saw an article in a National Geographic a few years back and was entranced
3: Travel back to Japan and see my friends again
4: Check out why Teri loves the Yukon so much
5: Finally get to a healthy weight
6: Learn to rollerblade
7: Have 'A Room of One's Own'

SIX things I'm afraid of:
1: Spiders
2: Losing my family
3: Slugs
4: Not giving Willow a sibling
5: Flying over deep water
6: Finding out I have cancer

FIVE things I don't like:
1: Living so far away from my family
2: Smoking
3: Living in an apartment
4: The Willfully Uneducated
5: My body shape

FOUR ways to turn me off:
1: Whisper behind my back
2: Be cruel to an animal
3: Remind me that I'm overweight (gee, really?!!?)
4: Send me chain letters / emails

THREE Things I do everyday:
1: Drink strong coffee
2: Hate the bras I have to wear
3: Brush my daughter's hair

TWO things that make me happy:
1: When a certain 3 year-old climbs into bed and kisses me awake because she thinks I am Sleeping Beauty
2: Getting unexpected packages in the mail

ONE thing on my mind right now:
1: That I need to get my Christmas shopping started...


MOM said...

I read you all the time - but never know what to put down for a comment.

tara said...

ok, i now have a blog. not sure how that happened. i enjoyed reading your list so much I may have to do one too. good to see i was somehow on that list, Boise, Idaho.

Jaimes said...

Dito, mom and me are too much alike. Love Jaimes