Thursday, May 28, 2009

100 Things

Since I have been posting for...oh some time now (really not that long) I thought I would at least let you all (how many - maybe 1 or 2 of you) know a little bit about me. So here are 100 random things about me.

1. I lived in Kansas for 19 years of my life
2. My favorite color is green
3. My first car was a 1979 Chevy Caprice that I called the Yellow Submarine
4. The town I grew up in had a population of almost 5,000
5. I played the violin for 9 years
6. My favorite flower (right now) are peonies
7. I was a cheerleader in high school
8. I tried track but I enjoyed talking to the boys more than I liked to run
9. The first time I flew in a large jet was when I was 20
10. I had a friend who flew small planes in high school and I did fly in that before I was 20
11. I am pretty good at water skiing
12. I am a Pisces - I claim that this is why I love the water
13. I don't like fruit
14. I will drink OJ though as long as it's pulp free
15. I met my husband on a blind date
16. I was a nanny in Chattanooga, TN when I met my husband
17. I have been a student at 4 different colleges
18. I was a Paralegal for 2 years
19. I don't regret two years of my life but if I could do things differently I would
20. I have worn glasses since the 3rd grade
21. My eyes will probably fall out one day because I rarely take my contacts out
22. I love to sleep and would rather go to bed early than sleep in
23. I don't really like desserts besides ice cream
24. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough is my favorite
25. I do make some really good peanut butter cookies too
26. I crave salty things popcorn
27. Chicago is one of my favorite cities
28. I spent a week in the hospital when I was in 6th grade
29. I have never had a broken bone
30. I have a younger brother named Kyle
31. He is about to have a baby...well he's not going to have the baby
32. I will have a niece in July
33. 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays
34. I like to sleep on the side of the bed farthest away from the door
35. I love to sing in the car
36. I know almost any song that plays on the radio
37. I love thunderstorms
38. The day of our wedding there was a huge thunderstorm with hail and no power
39. We had an outside wedding
40. Everything was perfect though by the time the wedding started
41. We went to Jamaica for the honeymoon
42. My middle name is Lynn, same as my mother's
43. I don't like driving with other people in the car
44. I love black olives and will put one on each finger to eat them
45. I am kind of a dork
46. I make up songs about our pets, okay about anything
47. I break out in song daily
48. My first job was working as a carhop at Sonic
49. Sonic is still my favorite fast food restaurant
50. Being a lifeguard was my favorite job growing up
51. I love tea, but can't stand sweet tea
52. I took a year of Spanish in high school and two semesters in college and I remember nothing...nada
53. I am constantly worried about my brother and hate that we live so far apart
54. My mom used to perm my hair when I was little, it was terrible
55. I went through a very ugly, awkward stage
56. I am not allergic to anything...that I know of
57. However I was bitten by a fire ant once and my foot swelled up to the size of a small balloon
58. I am terrified of spiders
59. We had our dog Foster in our wedding, he was one of the ring bears
60. I used to be very particular about my food touching on my plate
61. I still am a little bit
62. I am not very good about keeping in contact with my friends
63. I really hate talking on the telephone
64. Thank goodness for facebook, otherwise I would probably never talk to them
65. My idea of the perfect night is no longer about going out and getting wasted
66. I love to it
67. My husband does not like to dance
68. I can't wait to be mom
69. I am constantly bouncing my legs up and down, this really annoys some people
70. I really enjoy football...watching of course, not playing
71. My favorite team is the Dallas Cowboys and I heart Tony Romo right now
72. I love buying things for my house
73. I hate shopping for myself, especially in the last year or so since I have put on about 10 extra pounds, ugh
74. I do love to buy shoes and purses though
75. My two dogs and my cat make me smile daily
76. So does my husband
77. I voted for Obama
78. I am one of the few who does not vote in line with their parents
79. I love everyone though
80. Okay maybe not everyone
81. Can you tell that I am beginning to run out of things
82. I love to mow the grass...really I do
83. I actually love yard work
84. I do not like to clean out gutters...I am glad this only happens twice a year
85. My favorite drink at starbucks is a Venti No Fat Chi Tea Latte
86. I want to own a coffee shop but I do not drink coffee
87. I also would love to open a flower shop and I do like flowers
88. These both will have to wait until I have at least taught for 20 years
89. I am really excited about being a teacher
90. I wish I could have met my mom's dad, he passed away when she was 19
91. I am lucky enough to have 4 wonderful grandparents though (grandma got remarried)
92. And to have known (and remember) 5 great grandparents
93. I have a Wii Fit; however I think for it to work you actually have to use it
94. We have a bat box in our backyard to help attract bats...of course
95. I am not a hippie but I do try to do my part
96. We use rain barrels to water our plants, we carpool and take public transportation
97. I am also very excited about using cloth diapers on my babies
98. When I was little I once got in a dog house and was attacked by a swarm of wasps
99. I won 1st place in a golf was only five holes but I am still proud
100. I have been in one major car accident (I was not at fault), I was driving on a highway (so going pretty fast - maybe 65 or so) and another car came to a stop sign but didn't stop I had to swerve to miss them and they hit my passenger side door, totaled my car - it could have been a lot worse because thankfully no one was injured.

Well there you have it my 100 things about me.


Morgan said...

I got glasses in 3rd grade too! LOL and no allergies either! I love it when people do random facts- it makes it easier to get to know you! :)

Ashley said...

Hey Morgan! I hated where glasses then, they were the huge coke bottle kind and covered half of my face :) I like ready people's random facts too!

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