Thursday, June 9, 2011

100 mostly lame things about me

Since you are reading my blog (really? what is wrong with you?) maybe you should know me better. I have wanted to do this since I saw Auny Becky's over a year ago but I am too lazy.
  1. My middle name is Lynn which is the masculine spelling.
  2. My mom doesn't know that some gender neutral names have a masculine a feminine spelling.
  3. I will not eat cauliflower or octopus
  4. I prefer not to eat bleu cheese, hot cooked fruit or anything raspberry flavored
  5. My favorite food is birthday cake
  6. Sometimes people don't like that birthday cake is my favorite food so then I say that it is chicken
  7. My favorite drink is Big Red
  8. Red is a flavor
  9. I met my best friend after I ate a pan of jello shots that I was meant to distribute
  10. Never ask a drunk 18 yr old to distribute your jello shots
  11. Because high school was easy I wasn't prepared to study in college, my grades reflected this
  12. Since I only did average in college, I wish that I had spent more time partying
  13. I made up for it in graduate school
  14. No one can drink more than adults that decide to get a masters degree and find themselves students again
  15. Despite my loud volume, my dentist informs me that I have a rather small mouth
  16. I have had 5 surgeries, all above my neck
  17. My teeth were rather jacked up
  18. but I have never had a cavity
  19. I have perfect vision and hearing
  20. I think this would make me be a good spy
  21. I don't mean to listen to your conversation, I just can't help it
  22. I always know what is going on so you might as well tell me and get my opinion
  23. My teeth are fixed now, other people still can't see or here
  24. Every emotion makes me cry
  25. It is hard to yell at someone when you are mad if you are crying
  26. When I am mad my accent decides to mimic the cast of Steel Magnolias
  27. I am also a sympathetic cryer so if you cry, I will cry
  28. Once a week, someone tells me I look like their best friend's sister
  29. I look like your best friend's sister
  30. Ironically, I do look like one of my best friend's sisters
  31. I am afraid of spiders, needles and the ocean
  32. The ocean is filled with sharks, jellyfish and ghosts of people who are not smart enough to be afraid of the ocean
  33. I have felt my whole life like I have something to prove, I don't know what
  34. I know just enough to be dangerous in several areas
  35. Every year I change what I want to be when I grow up
  36. I keep coming back to pastry chef
  37. I will be a small business executive in my family business for ever
  38. My favorite job ever was working in retail
  39. I started bellydancing in 2004
  40. The same year I met my husband
  41. These two things are unrelated
  42. Bellydancing is the first hobby that I have ever been good at
  43. And the first one I have stuck with
  44. It is my first love
  45. My husband is my second
  46. He is okay with this
  47. We got married in a bar, on a cruise ship
  48. I am clumsy
  49. I spent 1 whole day of my honeymoon in a wheelchair
  50. Because of this, I have never been to St. Thomas
  51. I have never broken a bone
  52. I have 3 major scars
  53. The one on my chest is from chicken pox
  54. The one on my hand is from an accident on a golf cart
  55. The one on my head is from an accident on a golf cart
  56. You would think that I would avoid golf carts
  57. I have been in a couple of bad whitewater rafting flips
  58. One of them gave me nightmares for a week
  59. Rafting is still one of my favorite things
  60. I didn't get chicken pox until I was 11
  61. Chicken Pox is a virus related to herpes
  62. My first major was microbiology
  63. I remember a lot about the chapter on herpes
  64. I think I am a really good cook
  65. My husband says only if I don't count people who went to culinary school which I don't
  66. I pretend to sew but it is much more like MacGuyver than Martha Stewart
  67. My mom is named Martha Stewart
  68. I wish someone had told me that you need to learn to sew before you can become a bellydancer, I would have tried harder
  69. I have been to 5 of the seven continents
  70. Technically, I have not been to Antarctica but I have been to the Antarctica welcome center so I count it
  71. I have really big feet
  72. Which most tall people have
  73. I am 5'3" and 1/2
  74. When you are shorter than 5'5" you count the 1/2
  75. My favorite animal is a llama
  76. In my dream home, I have 2 cats, a Welsh Corgie, a donkey and a llama
  77. I just have one cat
  78. We have a cat that lives in our office
  79. When I am typing there is about a 40% chance that a cat is in my lap
  80. There is a 100% chance that I have cat hair on me
  81. My favorite ingredient to cook with is cat hair
  82. I make myself laugh every day
  83. Most of the time no one is around to hear me
  84. I think I am a scaredy cat but occasionally I do something really brave
  85. I walked on the edge on Auckland's Sky Tower, 192 meters above ground
  86. This impresses me to no end
  87. I am speed reader
  88. If I really love a book, I read it a second time without speed reading
  89. It is really hard to make yourself not speed read
  90. I am also good at reading upside but only if I have to
  91. In school I got in trouble a lot for not knowing where we were in the book
  92. I was usually 20 something pages ahead
  93. Every Sunday night at 11pm someone tried to fax my first apartment
  94. I have an real appreciation for good wine
  95. My favorite is New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
  96. There is always at least one piece of glitter on my body
  97. I noticed a random piece of glitter stuck to the wall in my living room.
  98. That's how I know it is home
  99. When I started this I thought it would only take a few minutes.
  100. It took me 8 months to complete this list to my own satisfaction.

1 comment:

Scott said...

The only time I ever broke a bone I was on a golf cart. I feel ya.