10 REALLY RANDOM THINGS ABOUT ME
(01) I have weird thumbs - the nails are wider than they are tall.
(02) My perfume is Celine Dion's Notes.
(03) I can't ever resist buying a backpack, purse, or electronic gadget.
(04) I'm a Cheez-Its addict - but only the flavored ones.
(05) I love Drew Barrymore, Julia Roberts, and Keira Knightly.
(06) My current heart's desire is a racing bike.
(07) I like frozen yogurt better than ice cream.
(08) I once met Shania Twain.
(09) I'm a miser - I save as much money as I can.
(10) I hate apples, purple grapes, beer, and squash.
9 WAYS TO WIN MY HEART
(1) Think like me, so that we have that 'words-are-unnecessary' kind of connection.
(2) Be romantic (but not too over the top) and spontaneous.
(3) Be athletic, adventurous, and willing to try new things.
(4) Be an atheist and a Democrat.
(5) Be good at languages.
(6) Tell me the truth, always.
(7) Have a nice family.
(8) Have a special talent, something you're great at but that I can't do.
(9) Enjoy traveling.
8 THINGS I CARRY/WEAR EVERYDAY
(1) Cell phone
(6) Day planner
(7) Lip balm
(8) Eye drops
7 THINGS THAT ANNOY ME
(1) George W. Bush.
(2) People who don't write well.
(3) Bad weather on the day of a swim.
(4) Religious zealots.
(6) 2 AM shifts at work.
(7) Constantly shaving.
6 PLACES I'VE VISITED OR INTEND TO
(1) The Netherlands - been
(2) Paris - been
(3) Auschwitz - been
(4) Grand Canyon - intend
(5) Italy - intend
(6) England - intend
5 THINGS I WANT TO DO BEFORE I DIE
(1) Swim the English Channel.
(2) Go on safari in Africa.
(3) Write a book.
(4) Take a cross-country bike trip.
(5) Get married and have twins.
4 THINGS I'M AFRAID OF
(1) Drowning, smothering, or dying/suffering in any way in which I can't breathe.
(2) Bees, wasps, and anything else that stings.
(3) Not achieving goals I set for myself, and then giving up on them completely.
(4) Somehow screwing up my life and ending up a truck driver or gas station attendant, with no real life beyond the daily grind.
3 THINGS I DO EVERY DAY
(1) Take vitamins.
(2) Mentally write something.
2 THINGS I'M TRYING NOT TO DO NOW
(1) Fall asleep.
(2) Touch my sunburned face.
1 PERSON I WANT TO SEE NOW
(1) Nobody - just the inside of my eyelids - it's a quarter to one.