Wednesday, February 17, 2010

100 Things about Me (that you did or didn't know)

  1. I’m the oldest of 3 girls.
  2. My parents are still married—celebrating 40 years this year!
  3. I’m 2.5 years away from the big 4-0 myself! But… in birthday years.
  4. I’m married to a cop.
  5. I have 3 dogs (I usually only claim one of them & the others in the generic “our” sense).
  6. I have 2 cats—all are completely mine!
  7. I love the autumn; ‘tis my favorite season! I was born in the fall!
  8. I’m a Libra—highlights of that sign are charming, balanced (emotionally and mentally), artistic, romantic. Sounds just like me!
  9. I’ve lived in the Mechanicsville/Richmond area all my life.
  10. I’m a graduate of VCU with a degree in Communication Arts & Design; minor in photography.
  11. I was a commuter student.
  12. I like getting flowers, but not roses. They are so ‘everyday’.
  13. I think a hammock is a great place to waste time and take a nap.
  14. I have a pool at my house and I like it, but I wish the water stayed warmer longer.
  15. I have a job that I really like.
  16. I love all things Scottish and Celtic.
  17. I have been to Scotland, Spain and many places in the Caribbean.
  18. I love to travel, even for work.
  19. I love cruising, but even I sometimes want a land vacation.
  20. I finally saw a Broadway play last year—The Lion King. It was magical!
  21. I have 2 nephews on my side of the family & 2 nieces, 1 nephew on Cop’er’s side.
  22. My sister, KidEduc8r, lives 1 mile from me; my parents, 4 miles.
  23. My favorite food is Mexican—chips & salsa at the top of the list.
  24. My favorite color is orange—that bright, fiery orange color that runs rampant in the middle of autumn!
  25. My pup, Lil Guy, sleeps right next to me at night with his FrogDog (toy) & I love it!
  26. I have been watching “All My Children” & “General Hospital” since I was just a flicker of life; thanks, Mom.
  27. I watched “Days of Our Lives” when I was a teenager, but couldn’t keep up.
  28. I have a Pontiac G6; I think I could very well be the reason they went out of business!
  29. I am addicted to blankets, bags, purses, pens, paper and lip gloss. Contrary to what some people think, I don’t have that many coats or shoes!
  30. I can put furniture together (by myself) & I do read the directions.
  31. I have my own craft room (also doubles for the guest room) and Cop’er has a Man Cave (I try not to step foot in there).
  32. I like big piles of money, but never did I say it was the way to making one happy.
  33. I enjoy a walk to the mailbox to find something other than bills. A card & letter are wonderful surprises!
  34. I don’t like how the dryer shrinks things… especially my sweatpants!
  35. I love photography and wish I was a landscape photographer for National Geographic.
  36. I also wish I could live off my writing skills.
  37. I like grammar rules.
  38. I miss having a fire in the fireplace, but hear it’s not good for those with allergies.
  39. I have allergies.
  40. I get allergy shots 2x a month.
  41. Our dog, Jake, snores; so does Roxy, my cat.
  42. I have headaches frequently & they think it’s from the changes in the barometric pressure.
  43. I have dated a police officer; doctor; lawyer; men from the Navy and the Army; graphic designers…
  44. I met Greg Grunberg (“Heroes”, “Felicity”) at a tradeshow in Chicago last year. I got my picture taken with him.
  45. I ‘stalked’ the cast of “Dawson’s Creek,” with my camera, when they were in town for a shoot at the University of Richmond many years ago.
  46. I love a good chick flick, but also like mysteries and dramas; however, I am very picky about my comedy.
  47. I can make jewelry… I like to give it away.
  48. My favorite authors are Nora Roberts & Patricia Cornwell (she writes about things in VA & I think it’s cool to read about things I know).
  49. I like frogs and have a collection of them in my house.
  50. I also have birdhouses in my kitchen.
  51. My favorite candle scents are citrus varieties and cinnamon.
  52. I don’t have a favorite book.
  53. My favorite movies are Titanic, Beauty & the Beast, Man on Fire, National Treasure (1 & 2).
  54. This blog has been ‘alive’ since 2007.
  55. I love to write. I have kept a journal since I was a freshman in college (if you are doing the math, that’s 20 yrs).
  56. I’m not a computer genius, but I can find my way around one.
  57. My desk at work is very organized; my house is not except for the closets & cabinets.
  58. I like it when women are strong role models – especially when up against men.
  59. I think it’s ok if a woman just isn’t meant to be a stay-at-home-mother.
  60. I voted for Obama and I’m not ashamed of it. I still think the guy needs a chance to make things happen. If I have to, I will re-evaluate in 4 years. All I know—it’s not as bad as a Bush!
  61. I used to like watching the Olympics. I can’t get into it now.
  62. My favorite shows on TV are: House, Bones, American Idol, Paranormal State.
  63. I love all things paranormal: ghosts, spirits, hauntings, etc.
  64. I have been to quite a few NASCAR races. They are actually quite fun.
  65. I’ve been to Loch Ness, Scotland. I didn’t see the monster.
  66. I have been to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain.
  67. I wished I was an exercise junkie, but I’m not.
  68. My given name was originally spelled with a ‘y’; it’s now spelled with ‘ie’ & it’s a legal change.
  69. My dad is a pharmacist and my mom is a ‘retired’ nurse. Together they make a doctor!
  70. I love sunsets, sunrises (though I don’t see many of them), and long walks on the beach.
  71. I also like short walks on the beach.
  72. I just like anything about the beach.
  73. I had a convertible for a while (someone wrecked it for me) and I loved it! And I miss it!
  74. I’ve fallen off a horse (don’t ask Cop’er to repeat that story).
  75. I have a collection of over 250 DVDs.
  76. I only wear silver and silver-toned jewelry.
  77. I like shirt with collars or v-necks the best.
  78. I hate when my socks won’t stay in place and I have to fidget with them all day.
  79. I think cat and dog hair is just another thing to wear.
  80. Sharpie markers with the fine tip rock!
  81. We have a Florida/Sun room in our house & it’s completely opposite of Florida temperatures in the winter. I think is should change to the Alaska room then.
  82. My favorite color to wear is aqua/teal/blue.
  83. I’m a night person; hate mornings.
  84. I like to save my change, count it and roll it into big money!
  85. I think naps are wonderful ways to waste time.
  86. Text messaging is a great invention.
  87. I used to use Macs, now it’s PC all the time.
  88. I have a Wii, but it’s not as much fun as one-player.
  89. I haven’t had a soda in 6+ weeks.
  90. I haven’t had (the bad kind of) fast food in 6+ weeks.
  91. I wish I had a week off to catch up on my leisure reading.
  92. I like “So You Think You Can Dance”… I wish I was a dancer.
  93. I love my new camera. I wish I was able to experiment in farway places with it.
  94. I like to get dressed up with fancy clothes and makeup… once in a while.
  95. I enjoy hosting parties but not the clean up or prep work.
  96. I think the invention of the DVR has totally changed the way I watch TV.
  97. I like to support breast cancer and wear the pink ribbon. I know there are other cancers, but this one is the closest to my heart & my family.
  98. I would like to see Josh Groban in concert several times a year.
  99. I love summer thunderstorms.
  100. I want to see all of the states in the US before I die.


Betsy said...

you dated a doctor? who was that? or did he just say that so you'd play doctor with him??

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