You are so going to love me – the threequel?

21st July 2009

Who would have thought that the demand to know more about me would bring about the need for a three-peat. Well, it has, and who am I if not the most delightful person you will never probably even meet. And so with this twinkle in my orbs, I give you 25 treats of knowledge – please do yourselves the favour and stare at the list and soak it all in. I happily share my oddities with that part of your brain which craves such deliciousness.

1. I LOVE to do crosswords. I love those Dell crossword books like nobody’s business. Oh, and I kick Sudoku’s ass. cross

2. If you want to treat me to Starbucks, you should order an Iced Quad Venti Non-Fat Latte (light ice).

3. I love the look of a man in a turtleneck (don’t ask me why!). I also love a vest on a man – HOT!

4. I used to collect things with Goofy on them. I have no idea why, and have no idea what started that, but its all still in my crawl space somewhere. I can’t get rid of it.

5. I would never leave my husband because it would take FOREVER to cut his face out of every picture he’s in. Who has that kind of time?

6. I am in DESPERATE need of a facial. A good one from someone who has a clue.

7. If my mother is looking straight at me, it is IMPOSSIBLE to lie to her. She makes me crack everytime.

8. I think those mothers who love EVERY MINUTE of being a mother are smoking something very delicious. I would like some please.

9. I love getting things in the mail: my mags, letters, cards, packages – you name it, I love it.

10. I really wanted this Panini press a couple years ago for Christmas, and yay I got it. Two years later, and she still sits all shiny and new in the box, because I have no idea what to make with it.

11. I hate when people drop by unannounced  these days. And if you do? Well, then let me introduce you to my lovely(hideous) penguin pyjamas (try hard not to dream about me).

12. I don’t have any surviving grandparents, and had only ever met two of the four. I miss my pappou (grandpa) the most. We wrote letters to each other for years, and he loved that I did that for him. I loved it too.

13. I like watching my older brother discussing politics, on television shows like MSNBC, CNBC, and Keith Olbermann because I can read his every mannerism. At the same time, it is just weird seeing your brother on television.

14. I wish I was a runner.

15. I have no talent that will ever make me rich or famous, other than being able to whistle and hum at the same time.dl Did you hear that David Letterman’s Stupid People Tricks segment producer?

16. I want the opportunity to kick Jon Gosselin square in the box.

17. I would kill to be in The Oprah Show audience, no matter what the topic.

18. My favorite junk foods: Doritos, Oreos and Black & White cookies. And white cake with white icing – yum.

19. Before babies, I used to sleep on my stomach, now I prefer to sleep on my back with one pillow under my head, and one covering my face. Heaven.

20. I’ve seen Madonna, Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, The Barenaked Ladies, Jann Arden and others in concert – and if you’re wondering, Neil Diamond KILLED it. I only wish I could have been in the front row to get one of the wet ones he was passing out.

21. My absolute favorite show is The Office – adore it. I discovered it late (Season Four) – then went out, picked up all the DVD sets, and stayed up late after the kids slept to watch the entire thing. Its hard not to like – THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID!!


22. I sometimes pretend like I don’t see someone I know, that I haven’t seen in a long time, not because I’m snubbing them, but because I’m afraid they will snub me.

23. I love to assemble my son’s new LEGO sets and Playmobil sets – seriously, enjoy it. However, if he dares to take them apart, it drives me crazy. Just ask yourself what the odds are that a 5 year old boy won’t take Lego apart – and you will understand why I just LOOK AWAY, AVOID and GRIT TEETH around any and all LEGO in my house.

24. When I was in NYC in 2005, after dinner one night, we ran into GUNTHER from “FRIENDS”. I went up to him and told him that he was way cuter in person. We ended up walking and talking with him for a good 20 minutes, before we went in opposite directions. He was the NICEST guy. No I didn’t have my damn camera. You see Rachel, GUNTHER was the good guy – they should go back and re-shoot that entire series with Rachel and Gunther totally hooking up, getting married and having their albino babies.

25. I dream about hiring someone full-time who would be responsible for the following: dusting, vacuuming, LAUNDRY, ironing, plucking my eyebrows, making dinner, Starbucks delivery, walking my imaginary dog, organizing my pens, toilet duty, making Giada dinners and flossing. I still hold out hope that this may happen.

Did you enjoy my three-peat? Who knows, you may get lucky, there may be a fourth installment. Would love to hear what you think! I love your comments, so feel free to share your little nuggets of information about yourself with me too!!

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0 thoughts on “You are so going to love me – the threequel?

  1. @KatieMaesMama

    #13…Really? I’m such a politcal junkie. Odds are I have a crush on your brother. Hmmm, who could he be…

  2. Loukia

    Love this! Who is your brother? Who does he work for? So sweet about your letters between you and your pappou! I LOVE LOVE LOVE The Office, too! Funniest show ever! You have to give me your address, so I can add you to my Christmas card mailing list!

  3. @KatieMaesMama

    Ooh ooh, it just dawned on me who your brother MUST be. Being a Dem, I am pleased to say that your brother ROCKS!

  4. Sandy

    You remind me so much of my sister (which is a good thing).

    I, too, would love to be on Oprah (maybe someday we will be on together!). I hear she smells delicious.

  5. nicole

    #22. Me too!

    #14. You can be one! I still call myself a fake runner, but I guess I really am a legit runner, at least some of the time. I ran a half-marathon in April (ran most, walked some) and will be training for another one soon. I don’t like running while I’m doing it, but I have yet to find a workout that makes me feel as good when I am done. I just feel all awesome and kick-a when I have finished a good run (4 miles or more usually).

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  7. Elaine

    #3 – Men in turtlenecks? Nah.
    #9 – Me too!
    #10 – This is why my husband won’t buy me one…
    #13 – Who’s your brother?
    #14 – You can become one. I NEVER thought I’d run and I started last year and LOVED it!
    #17 – Mee too!
    #25 – I think we are all dreaming the same thing…

  8. McMommy

    This post was FANTASTIC!!! You are fun to read about…YOU HEAR THAT SIMON & SCHUSTER?!?! OFFER HER A BOOK DEAL!!!!

    p.s. Who is your brother??? I am a political junkie. So I *might* be in looooove with him. Sorry, but it’s true.

  9. Aussie-waffler

    I was eating lunch whilst reading your post and it’s darn lucky I am so good at containing my laughter or else I would be wiping huge splotches of pasta sauce off my screen. So glad you started blogging.
    And for the record, unexpected visitors gets me every time, how can I be expected to keep up the facade of being a perfect housewife if I don’t have a little notice hmm ?

  10. Ann Again

    Oh my gosh! I found you from Mom Bloggers Club and I am SO GLAD! :->

    I totally get your list. And when we meet at Starbucks, the Iced Quad Venti Non-Fat Latte (light ice)is on me.

  11. Rhonda Martin

    I totally understand #23. Our 9 year old son loves the really expensive, very complicated Lego kits. He will build them (often with Dad), creates this wonderful city, and then promptly takes them apart to build other things! It is definitely better to not look.

    PS: The Lego sets that seem to be the ones least likely to be dismantled are the new farm sets.

  12. jenvdavis

    I stumbled upon your blog today after seeing Loulou on twitter. I enjoyed it! I, too, love The Office! It’s the only show I HAVE to watch without fail! I hide from people, also. What if they don’t remember me?

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  14. daddy bookins

    You and I must be related somehow….#2….totally (soy for me) I am truly a confessed StarbucksWhore…as sad as it is….back to #1 Crosswords and Sudoku….I had myself and my crew doing those an entire summer on a jobsite….by the end we were pro’s!!

    ~daddy b


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