Monday, October 6, 2014

50 Random Things



In case you feel like you don't know enough about me, here's 50 more things!
  1. I'm a lefty, but I play sports right-handed because all my brothers are rightys and that's how they taught me.
  2. I HATE tomatoes. Like, they're the worst food on this planet.
  3. I'm obsessed with pop culture and am only slightly embarrassed to admit that I read People Magazine....daily.
  4. I used to run cross country in high school.
  5. I am super claustrophobic. I briefly got stuck in the elevator at my hostel in London and took the stairs for the rest of my stay.
  6. I have four brothers and one sister.
  7. I call my mother on the daily.
  8. Blueberries are my favorite food on this green earth.
  9. If I could visit one (new) place I'd go to Iceland or Sweden.
  10. If I could go back to one place it would be London.
  11. When I was eight I asked my mom if I could take piano lessons and then complained about having to practice. 
  12. I can drive manual transmission and wish that I could put that skill on my resume. 
  13. One of my favorite songs is "You Make My Dreams Come True" by Hall and Oates.
  14. I get really stressed out when someone suggests that I cut my hair short.
  15. I started this blog right before I went to Jerusalem.
  16. When I was little I wanted to be a ballerina.
  17. Spiders terrify me and when I have to kill one I use the vacuum so I can remain as far away as possible.
  18. I could live off pancakes. And croissants.
  19. I regularly stay up until the wee hours of the morning reading--it's a problem.
  20. One time my mom and I 'planned' an art heist that will never happen.
  21. Roller coasters are one of my great loves. 
  22. I started coloring my hair in college and can't stop. It drives my mother crazy.
  23. My favorite book is Les Miserables.
  24. High on my bucket list is getting tickets to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
  25. If I had to rename myself I'd go by Amelia Rose.
  26. I consider eating snails one of my greatest accomplishments.
  27. I have a random talent of decoding any train system in record time. This will serve me well during my stint on the Amazing Race.
  28. Raison-bran crunch is the cereal of gods. 
  29. I love socks. I can't go to Target without buying a pair.
  30. I wash my hair 2-3 times a week and use dry shampoo in between washes.
  31. I am a fan of the Oxford comma.
  32. I really really really want to be on a rowing team.
  33. I want to rename Red Delicious apples to Red Disgustings. Them are some bad apples.
  34. I dig puns.
  35. Two days before my senior prom I fell during a Chinese fire drill and have a huge bruise on my leg that inhibited my dancing abilities. 
  36. If I were going to try out of American Idol I would sing "The Power of Love" by Celine Dion. 
  37. My favorite movie is Sabrina. The Harrison Ford version.
  38. I am slightly dyslexic and hate reading out loud.
  39. I wish I had been an English lit major. 
  40. My dream job is to open a bakery in some sleepy English town, preferably in the Cotswolds.
  41. I love to cook with my dad.
  42. I have four nephews and two nieces. They're all hilarious. 
  43. My favorite composer is Claude Debussey. 
  44. One of my favorite places in the world is the d'Orsay Museum in Paris.
  45. I only own one pair of sweatpants and don't plan on changing that anytime soon. 
  46. I love to paint but am terrible at watercolor.
  47. In another, taller, life I'd be an Olympic volleyball player. 
  48. I taught myself to knit, sew, and read music.
  49. I don't believe that Harry and Hermione should have ended up together. That's straight up blasphemy.
  50. I own a Camelbak and I feel like I'm cheating on my mother since she works for Rubbermaid. It's a major internal struggle.  

3 comments:

  1. You crack me up! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Oh thanks! I'm so glad you're still reading :)

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  3. I'm glad we still stalk each other :) Seattle looks good on you! I'm so glad you were there for all those adventures! And those leggings are still a regular in my wardrobe :) Love!

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