Home of an Emotional Idiot

While there were times when he wished he could roll back the clock and erase all the sadness, he had a hunch that if he did so, the joy would be diminished as well. And that was something he couldn't contemplate. (From At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks)

Wednesday, February 08, 2006

For Lack of Anything Better To Post

TEN random things you might not know about me.
1. I have shot a gun
2. I love to draw though I don’t do so often
3. I’ve had my gall bladder removed
4. I keep a blog
5. Despite my fear of heights, I want to go up in a hotair balloon
6. Instead of yelling when I get angry/upset, I usually cry
7. I always try to see the good in people
8. I tried my first diet when I was 8 years old
9. I have seriously considering getting a pistol permit
10. I’ve grown a lot in the last year but I’ve still got quite a way to go

NINE places I’ve visited
1. California—Moor-Park, Chatsworth, Long Beach, Anaheim, San Francisco
2. Virginia—Newport News, Williamsburg, Reston, Vienna, Berryville
3. Washington, DC and Seattle, WA
4. Florida—Miami, Tampa, Orlando
5. Maine—Portland, Orono, Bar Harbor, Mt. Desert Island, Fort Kent
6. Pennsylvania—Bethlehem, Philadelphia
7. Texas—Pampa and/or Corpus Christie
8. South Carolina—Myrtle Beach
9. North Carolina—Raleigh, Charlotte, Murfreesboro, Rocky Mount, Ahoskie

EIGHT ways to win my heart
1. Surprises like hidden notes, a single flower, random phone calls, etc.
2. Be affectionate
3. Be respectful
4. Listen to me… I mean really listen to me
5. Do what you say you are going to do
6. Talk to me… I mean really talk to me
7. Never go to bed mad… no matter what kiss me good-night
8. Be honest with me

SEVEN things I want to do before I die
1. Ride in a hot air balloon
2. Get married
3. Have kids
4. Own a home
5. Reach my goal weight
6. Learn to bellydance
7. Travel the U.S.

SIX things I’m afraid of
1. Heights
2. Being alone
3. Change
4. Hurting people
5. Not knowning myself as well as I should
6. Pain

FIVE things I don't like
1. Mushrooms
2. Liars
3. Beer
4. Lima beans
5. Arrogance

FOUR ways to turn me off
1. Lie
2. Cheat
3. Be rude
4. Be hurtful

THREE Things I do everyday
1. Check e-mail
2. Eat
3. Think about organizing my things and my life better

TWO things that make me happy
1. Playing with my dog
2. Being with who I care about

ONE thing on my mind right now
1. Nope, there’s lots of stuff on my mind right now

4 Comments:

  • At 2/08/2006 8:46 PM, Blogger Rebecca said…

    For a moment I thought the very first thing said you have a shotgun. Heh. As for traveling the U.S., sounds like you've already made a good start!

     
  • At 2/09/2006 12:33 AM, Blogger Jenn said…

    Cute post (I may have to steal the idea for a post of mine)!

     
  • At 2/10/2006 9:58 AM, Blogger patrice said…

    rebecca - I thought the same exact thing. I was like, whoa!

    so you've been to bethlehem and philly! excellent! what part of NY do you live in? I've been to nyc, poukeepsie (?), and have driven through the western part of the state on my way to montreal.

     
  • At 2/10/2006 10:12 AM, Blogger lonna said…

    How interesting. I have had my gall bladder removed too, but I was 30 when I had the surgery. I thought that was young. I hate lima beans too. YUCK!

     

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