I know it was popular (like 5 years ago) to list out interesting facts about yourself.
Well, I'm not one for fads. So, here's mine 5 years late and in no particular order.
1.) I'm not one for fads. (Didn't see that coming did you?)
2.) I can absolutely not resist Lays potato chips....the plain old salty Lays.
3.) My favorite simple pleasure is a cup of tea and a biscotti in front of the fireplace with a book.
4.) I have a dark sarcastic sense of humor, which means that people either think I need to be locked up or that I'm hilarious.
5.) I eat ridiculously well, except for the Lays.
6.) I love the mountains.
7.) I love snowshoeing and hiking.
8.) I love the ocean even more than the mountains.
9.) I love movies that know what they are.
10.) I love reading, especially historical fiction.
11.) I am a music fanatic but I'm not a guru. I couldn't tell you who played guitar or sang vocals for any particular group....except Van Halen but then You'd have to be pretty sorry not to know that.
12.) I love writing and have works of fiction published.....a long long time ago.
13.) Places that I haven't been but would love to go: Turkey and Croatia.
14.) Goal in life: To finish my family tree which requires research in Dublin....not that I have a problem with that.
15.) Countries I've been to: Canada, Jamaica, France, England, Germany, Amsterdam, Japan, China (Xi'an to Beijing and other eastern cities), Hong Kong. I think I'm leaving something out.
16.) Country I've spent the most time (other than US): France.
17.) Favorite of the list: China
18.) Place in the US that I want to visit: New Orleans.
19.) Place I'm least likely to live: Florida
20.) Languages I know: English & French. I learned some basic conversational Catonese. I know how to curse in Hindi and German.
21.) If I were a superhero, my superpower would be flying.
22.) Strange special talent: Imitations.
23.) I own an unusually high number of: sweatshirts.
24.) My first job: McDonald's....which was an odd choice since I was a vegetarian.
25.) My first car: Mustang
26.) I really like snow.
27.) I love being able to get through the snow.
28.) I believe that all women need to know some form of self-defense.
29.) I studied Karate.
30.) I don't now but want to do it again.
31.) I don't believe in marriage.
32.) I believe in committment.
33.) I believe anyone who wants to be married should be allowed to get married.
32.) I think the religious right is freakin' nuts.
33.) I still struggle with "Paper or plastic" when I leave my bags at home.
34.) I think the BEST pizza is NY pizza.
35.) I'm from NY. Born in Queens.
36.) When I get angry or excited, I have a NY accent.
37.) I smile and laugh alot.
38.) I tend to sing aloud in the car....regardless of who is in there with me.
39.) I just loves me some Knish.
40.) I love Indian food, and Mexican and Chinese food. Hmmm, I really just love food.
41.) I don't drink alchohol. Not that I have an issue with it. I just don't. I might again someday. But I do own quite a collection of wines.
42.) I don't smoke, have never and will never.
43.) I love going to summer baseball games.
44.) I love sports.
45.) Yoga, yoga, yoga.
46.) I love tea...hot or cold....unsweetened.
47.) I love thunderstorms.
48.) On the first day of summer every year, I find a park bench in the shade and have a bag of m&ms and a coke and watched people go by.
49.) I sing "Go runner, go runner" when I'm driving by a runner.
50.) I love it when people make fun of themselves.
51.) I don't like it when people make fun of others.
52.) I tend to root for the underdog.
53.) I am not allergic to anything. Nothing. Onions don't make me cry. Dust doesn't make me sneeze. Nothing. I can walk in the middle of a field of weeds and sunflowers and not have a problem.
54.) I think I have really good genes.
55.) I don't like laying in bed once I wake up.
56.) I don't watch much tv. I hate sitting idle.
57.) I have too much energy for my own good and drive my family crazy.
And....I can't think other anything else to say.