Thursday, January 17, 2008

Thirteen Things About Me..... (some interesting, some not-so-much)

These facts are presented in no particular order..... no one is more important than another, in fact they're all pretty useless. Some are dumb, some might be funny, some might be dumb and funny. But they are all true. I'm not sure if thats something to be proud of or ashamed of. Hhhmmmm..... something to ponder.

I'm very mothery. Some may call it endearing, some may call it annoying.... but I will admit that I am a mothering kind of a person. I take people under my wing, try to take care of people around me (sometimes whether they want me to or not), etc.
I was in a private Catholic school K-3rd and then I was home-educated through high school. I worked for American Airlines for two years right out of high school and then went back to school for a two year degree. I basically paid for my college education out right. No school loans, nothing. I can only think of one other person that I know who can say that and hers was only an 8week certification.
I remember really random movie/pop culture facts. And on top of that, I have very little control over when I share that knowledge. When these useless factoids pop into my head I literally have to share it even though I know no one cares, and sometimes I just look like a dork for knowing it, I'm still compelled to share it. Really dumb stuff that nobody cares about in real life, but comes in really handy when playing Scene-It.
I have blue eyes.... however, my left eye has a brown streak in it. And in that same spot my eye lashes have a blond streak. Weird - I know.
I'm the firstborn of five kids and all of us were born at home! - Kudos to Mom and Pop for going against the grain! I'd probably have been a c-section baby if they'd been in a hospital - and then the rest of them would have been too because alot of docs back then wouldn't consider VBACs.
My parents are carnies. But are in the process of becoming retired carnies as they are selling their business(Clown Around Party Rentals). sniff.... its kinda sad.
I really really like the Monte Cristo sandwhich. I've only seen it a few restaurants (Garfields and The Claddaugh) but its soooo good! Its kind of a club sandwich only its dipped in batter, deep fried, covered in powdered sugar and served with jam...... don't knock it till you try it!
While I think my taste in music is pretty diverse, I really do like almost anything, I'm really into the Hairspray soundtrack right now. LOVE IT!
I spend way more time on the computer doing useless, mindless stuff than I should.
I've read all seven (or was it eight?) Anne of Green Gables books. I loved them!
I've tried to read Pride and Prejudice a few times and just couldn't get into it. But I loved the movies. I'm kind of partial to the BBC (I think) version with a young Colin Firth thats like six hours long, but the recent one with Keira Knightly was really beautifully done.
I don't have any cavities. Knock on wood!
I'm glad I'm done with this list because I was running out of things to say. Huh, I guess I'm a pretty boring person if I have a hard time coming up with thirteen things to say about myself.


Zenmomma said...

Great way to get to know you a little bit. Not boring at all!

JAN said...

I enjoyed it! You are not a boring person. And I'd like to say those pictures are great! They made me smile. :-)

Sniz said...

I loved the pictures at the top of this. Hey, did you check out the TT site? Just so you know, no one walks like Colin Firth and he's still pretty young in my opinion (we'll ignore the fact that he's probably close to my age, so I'll always think that). Loved these little tidbits!

The Rock Chick said...

Great list! You are a very interesting person!!!

And now you can say you've "met" someone else. I worked full time waiting tables while going to college and I paid for every dime of it as I went. It took me 5 years instead of 4, but I never took a loan out or anything. (yes, I'm still tired!) LOL

Happy TT
Jessica The Rock Chick

Nicholas said...

I had to read Pride & P at school and hated it. Years later I read it for pleasure and really enjoyed it.

K. said...

Very fun facts, I loved this list! I also love the pictures at the top of the post - very cute.

With all due respect to Jane Austen, anything acted out by Colin Firth is always going to be superior. Especially Pride and Prejudice.

Wani said...

The collage of pix was actually something I put together for my husband to have at work. I don't usually take pictures of myself much. More often than not I'm behind the camera!

Big Doofus said...

You think you really KNOW someone that you've known for a long time and then you come out and admit your love for the Monte Cristo sandwich. I love that sandwich, too. I remember ordering it regularly at the Bombay Bicycle club when they used to have restaurants in Indy. You're right, it's something that you have to TRY to really appreciate.

Plus, my wife has made a Colin Firth fan out of me and I really do like the BBC version of Pride & Prejudice. You have to pay attention to what's going on, but the language and dialog are just downright superior compared to anything else you see in movies. Great stuff. Chick flick? Yes--but I don't care.