50 random facts about me

March 30, 2005

1. I am only doing this because I am bored and haven’t posted in a while
2. I like crosswords
3. I am pretty bad at crosswords
4. I currently have a really annoying hole in my sock
5. I have two brothers, an older and a younger and I like to brag about them a lot
6. I have visited 11 countries and 4 continents
7. I love to watch movie previews
8. While I really love to cook/bake I am not extremely good at it
9. I enjoy the ole sewing project from time to time
10. I tend to pick my nose a lot
11. The most beautiful place I have seen in my life up to this point would be a tie between the Mourn mountains in N. Ireland and the beach on Prince Edward Island, Canada
12. I am naturally lazy
13. I try to hide it well
14. Reading is addictive to me and I will often stay up late just to finish a book
15. I like to ride public buses
15. My favorite season is autumn
16. When I was younger I actually convinced myself that Sherlock Holmes was a real person after reading The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King
17. I have seen each of the Lord of the Rings movies (and Titanic) 3 times each in movie theaters
18. Lily of the Valley are probably my favorite flower
19. My oldest doll and most favorite was named the super creative “Babes”
20. I love cats and dogs about equally, but am more allergic to dogs
21. One of my life long dreams is to swim with dolphins
22. I would like to believe in telepathy
23. I am very cynical
24. Feeling needed is really important to me
25. I tend to trust people easily
26. I like more attention than I let on
27. At my worst I am passive-aggressive, at my best I am sincere and direct
28. My older brother and I fought like cats and dogs until my freshman year of high school
29. I watch more TV than the rest of my immediate family
30. I watch less TV than the average american
31. I enjoy foreign films, except when I am tired and don’t want to read subtitles
32. I have yet to have a proper boyfriend and my first kiss was only a peck
33. I love the afternoon sun
34. I have lived on the fourth floors of all three underclassmen dorms at Goshen College
35. I am a history major
36. My mom grew up in a family of 11 children, therefore I have 36 first cousins on that side
37. I value family and friends higher than most other values in life
38. My family used to, and sometimes still does, call ourselves the Nerd Herd
39. I have read the Lord of the Rings books over 5 times each
40. I love the special features on DVDs
41. I have had several experiences with getting hit on by middle aged men in foreign countries
42. I want to travel a lot out of college and perhaps live abroad for a few years
43. I am a natural blonde, however I was born with copper red curls
44. I will never be skinny
45. I participated in one season each of cross-country and volleyball in high school
46. My longest non-family friendship that I still have is with Becca
47. When I was younger I slept like a frog with my legs pulled up underneath me and I sometimes snored
48. I like elaborate and odd earrings (even before the current vintage trends)
49. I like Goodwill shopping
50. I was baptized during the Advent after Sept. 11, 2001


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