Monday, December 10, 2012

48 things about me

photo of me and my parents in '65
  1. I am the mother of two 17 year olds
  2. My hair is the longest it has ever been
  3. My hair would be grey if I did not colour it
  4. I quit my job in banking this year
  5. I love americanos first thing in the morning
  6. I can do 17 push ups
  7. I wear boots for a good part of the winter
  8. I do not wear high heels because of my back
  9. I own two pairs of wool socks
  10. I do not wear socks in the summer
  11. I own 4 cameras - 5 if you count the iphone
  12. I like to read 
  13. I like to write
  14. I have been listening to Fleetwood Mac these last few months
  15. I prefer to drink my beer out of the bottle
  16. I still like Winter Ale
  17. I use a list keeping application on my iphone to keep myself organized
  18. I struggle with insomnia at times
  19. I am not a big fan of gum chewing
  20. I avoid wheat as much as possible
  21. I drive the subaru - piece of crap car
  22. I love a good vintage/ consignment find
  23. I have strong thoughts/ feelings on the subject of recycling
  24. I like to know the big picture.
  25. I love to laugh 
  26. I am a bit of a control freak 
  27. I rarely do the laundry anymore - my daughter and husband have taken over that task
  28. I can make a good yorkshire pudding
  29. But, I prefer turkey dinner with all the fixins'
  30. I usually wear tights in the winter 
  31. I hate being cold
  32. I have been known to wear long underwear under my dress pants
  33. I am the oldest of three - all girls
  34. I have a university degree in philosophy and medieval woman's studies
  35. I played the clarinet and bass clarinet when I was in highschool
  36. I also played field hockey and basketball
  37. My hand eye coordination is lame
  38. I have when small objects are thrown in my direction
  39. I thought I might be a nun
  40. I still think playmobil is the coolest toy out there
  41. I love sitting in the light of my Christmas tree
  42. I really hate rushing
  43. I love filling the Christmas stockings
  44. I eat cheese rarely these days - even though I love it so
  45. I enjoy Homeland and Downton Abby
  46. I love using coloured markers
  47. I adore fresh flowers
  48. I am 48 today


elizabeth said...

God Grant you many more years! We both have December birthdays! :) Blessings on this new year...

Debra Kreps said...

I turned 48 on November 18. I didn't realize our birthdays were so close!

I wear boots all winter, too. And, no socks in summer... I am in sandals from April to October.

Have a beautiful, beautiful birthday. xo

Lindsey said...

Marvelous list. And happy, happy birthday! xox

Denise | Chez Danisse said...

I paused and listened to this after reading #14. Love that song... I hope your special day today is beautiful and unhurried.

Happy Birthday!

Victoria said...

Happy birthday! !!!


Mimi said...

Happy 48! Many Years to you!

Lil'M said...

ah! I KNEW there was something about today... Many Years to you, my wise, calm and beautiful [new] friend :)

xo xo xo xo xo

TeresaAngelina said...

Hope you still play the clarinet. Like them all but the favorite is the alto...haunting when it is played in an echo chamber. Many years to you!

blackbird said...

Happy birthday, dear internet friend.

Victoria said...

ps: that photo is so classic!

that should be framed on your wall!
I love it.

Trudy said...

I know this is now 10 days late, but Happy Birthday! Hope you had a lovely day. I'm enjoying reading through your posts. Love the lists you make, kindred spirit of lists : -)
Thanks for stopping by at mine. Need to update my Reverb 12!

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