This is my blogchalk: United States, Canada, Neverland, English, Spanish, Tinker, Female, 36-40, Jazz, Laying on the beach all day!.
[=100 THINGS...AND THEN SOME=]
~1. One of my favorite things to do is to go storm watching. ~2. I discovered the best time to go to the beach is right after a rain storm because the best shells and sea life wash up on the beach. ~3. Gary Brana-Shute is the professor I admired the most during my college career. He was a great man and will be missed, but never, ever forgotten. ~4. The most mysterious gift I ever got was a gourd filled with the soul of a dead fisherman given to me by Gary Brana-Shute. ~5. My favorite author is Stephen King. ~6. NPR is my favorite radii station to listen to due to great programming. ~7. The music I love the most to listen to is Celtic, Jazz and Classical. ~8. I have no idea what "my milkshake is the best in the yard and they'r like it's better than yours" MEANS??!!!???! ~9. I love sushi and when I was pregnant, I had sushi cravings for a week and satisfied them by eating sushi for 4 days in a row for breakfast, lunch and dinner. ~10. I am a cat person! MEOW! ~10. When I am down the things that cheer me up are a good English drama(public television) or watching The Color Purple.
~11. I have only been scuba diving once in the Caribbean and when I did I visited a coral reef 30 feet below the oceans' surface. The beauty was incredible! I want to go again! ~12. My favorite coffee table book is called " American Folk Painters of Three Centuries," by Jean Lipman and Tom Armstrong. It was given to me many years ago for my 26th birthday by a dear friend and lover. ~13. If the day has been bad, the only thing that takes the edge off is a shot of iced ABSOLUT Kurant vodka. ~14. My favorite CD of the moment is Paganini: After A Dream by Regina Carter. ~15. I try to live by the Four Agreements. I discovered them 3 years ago. ~16. Aliens are real and are living among us. I know...I have seen a ship. ~17. I think I am developing "blog addiction". ~18. I love Canada as well as the United States. I call both my home. ~19. My zodiac sign is LEO. ~20. Grief takes my breath away to the places of silence between breaths. I am there now.
~21. My passion is anthropology and I have the dream of floating down the Amazon River in a dugout canoe. ~22. I used to be very shy and introverted. ~23. My Spanish is fair, but I plan to study up to become fluent again. ~24. I was the one who wrote "butterball is a pig" on the blackboard in 6th grade resulting in the whole class getting detention. ~25. I have never felt loved by my mother due to a great divide that has been there since my birth. ~26. Baths are the only true way to wash and I take a tub bath every day! ~27. I spend a lot of money at Bath and Body Works. ~28. I have had an out of body experience and I was worried I would not get back into my body. It was hard to get back in. ~29. I have had a secret lover in the past--for many years. ~30. Out of my siblings, I am not the favorite child. I am clearly the outcast yet have always been the more responsible, more educated, more gainfully employed child of them all.
~31. Coke is my favorite soft drink. ~32. My worst date ever was the guy who went with me to my senior prom. ~33. Diamonds are my favorite gemstone. ~34. They say what comes around, goes around but I want to be there to see it happen to at least get a little satisfaction. ~35. The one who loves me the best is my child. ~36. I spend an hour every Christmas eve just watching the night sky and listening for sleigh bells with my child before packing her off to bed. ~37. Tinkerbell is my favorite Disney character. ~38. Writing is my secret passion and would love that to be my dream job. ~39. I love ice cream and milk products but they do not like me. Soymilk has become my friend. ~40. My goal for 2005 is to learn how to climb the climbing wall.
~41. When I lived in North Carolina my favorite place to go was the Eno River. ~42. Go shopping when all else fails...that is what I do. ~43. I play the violin and have been playing since the 4th grade. ~44. The Matrix is real. Do you think that is air you are breathing? I am trying to unplug. ~45. Shoes make my day. If I have on bad shoes, I will have a bad day. ~46. Silence of the Lambs is one of my favorite movies. Clarice, is that you? ~47. I live for Halloween! ~48. Martha Stewart is my homemaking idol--Still. Will always be. ~49. Survivor is my favorite reality television show. ~50. Did I say I was a cat person? If not, I am a cat person.
~51. The two best performances I have seen in person in recent years has been "Lord of the Dance" and "Yanni." Before that it was "Sting Live." ~52. I went thru the punk rock phase for about 6 months in college and wore nothing but black leather, spikes and purple streaks in my hair. ~53. The book I am reading right now is The Da Vinci Code. ~54. B1 d- t- k- s+ u f+ i o++ x e- l c+ is my blogger code. ~55. The greatest joy in my life is my child. ~56. I want to be a contestant on Survivor. ~57. Last Easter, I ate ostrich eggs and alligator sausages for Easter breakfast. ~58. I am addicted to Starbuck's Java Chip Frappuccino's. ~60. A nice steaming cup of green tea is what I have every morning once I get to the office.
~61. The Four Agreementshave made a lasting impression on my life. ~62. I am into Feng Shui..so much so I have a Zen garden at my desk at work. ~63. I love to buy lobster from the grocery store and cook it myself at home. Restaurant lobster is not as good. ~64. Oval diamonds are my favorite diamond shape. ~65. I eat whole garlic cloves and drink lemon water when I have a cold to cure it. ~66. Pirates of the Caribbean is one of my weekend favorites to watch on DVD. Savvy?! ~67. I learned to swim in college. ~68. People tend to think I am aloof, but I am just a little shy, and am taking it all in before making any sort of outward demonstrations. ~69. When Miami Vice used to come on in the 1980's I was seriously in love with Don Johnson for many years. ~70. If I am lagging at work in the afternoon, nothing "perks" me up more than 5 chocolate covered expresso beans.
~71. People other than my immediate family(toxic) have treated me the best throughout my life. ~72. I have over 35 pairs of shoes. ~73. I have never been in an adult book store--too embarrassing--someone might see me. ~74. I can sew, cross stitch and paint--generally arts and crafty. ~75. I have never gotten over the crushing news that Santa was really my parents. My mother told me the summer of my 12th birthday. I have never forgiven her. ~76. The summer of my sophomore year in college, I participated in an archeological dig for colonial and Indian artifacts. ~77. The best time I ever had dancing was to Can't Touch This by M.C. Hammer. I had flown to the Bahamas for vacation to Paradise Island . I had on a formal, black strapless dress that had one sleeve. The front of the dress had a train that hung on the right side. I was doing the dance called the Chinese typewriter that MC Hammer used to do. My formal gown split in the back seam all the way to my butt. I had to go change into another formal and then I continued to party on! ~78. Sleeping naked is the most comfortable way for me to sleep. ~79. Gardening is one of my favorite ways to relax. ~80. I have 3 windchimes handing in my garden.
~81. I have a dreadful fear of the praying mantis. I was even attached by one once. ~82. My biggest disappointment came when I was in eighth grade. I was first chair violin and we were having a performance at the local auditorium. My mother refused to come to the performance to see me. That was one of my biggest accomplishments/performances in grade school. ~83. I danced ballet for many years and performed in The Nutcracker in the Teapot Scene for the city ballet company. ~84. I love to juice. I do not have the Jack Lalanne power juicer but mine is just as good! ~85. Fur is something I love. I have 3 stoles, a muskrat jacket, a fox cape and hat and a full length muskrat, mink and fox coat. ~86. I believe that angels have saved my life three times. ~87. Tae-Bo is my favorite exercise of the moment. I have every tape there is to have by Billy Blanks. ~89. I have met two celebrities in my lifetime: Dom DeLuise and Wally Kurth who plays Ned Ashton on General Hospital. I even have their autographs! ~90. My favorite fragrances are: Pleasures, Knowing, Picasso, Laila and White Witch.
~91. I own over 20 handbags with 5 of them being my favorite brand--Oroton. ~92. Peonies are my favorite flower. ~93. Oreo cookies are my favorite kind of cookie! ~94. The first alcoholic drink I ever had was the Sloe Gin Fizz. ~95. I truly believe that Howard Stern is the King of all Media! I do listen to him from time to time. He is good! ~96. My favorite place to go for touring in Canada is Goat Island and the Cave of the Winds Hurricane Deck. ~97. I have a tattoo of a rose on my left shoulder blade. ~98. My Sunday mornings are reserved for leisurely breakfasts, several cups of coffee and A Prairie Home Companion on NPR. ~99. Star Trek forever made me a lover of all things sci-fi! ~100. Most of the time I feel that I am on the cusp of greatness...that just around the next corner, the next hour, the next minute something is going to happen. I am in a constant state of anticipation.