Wednesday, February 25, 2009

25 Random Things About Me

I'm creating a list of 25 lists of 25. This was inspired by my facebook note 25 Random Things About Me. So this is my first list of 25:

25 Random Things about Me

1. I love to whistle to Cecilia by Simon and Garfunkel.
2. I drink 6-8 cups of herbal or green tea everyday.
3. I have seven brothers and sisters. Nine if you count step-siblings.
4. I was adopted by my dad and so were 4 of my siblings.
5. My favorite food is strawberries dipped in chocolate tofu mousse.
6. Some of my favorite childhood books were Christina Katerina and the Box, Night Noises and Other Mole and Troll Stories, and The Monster at the End of This Book. I thought Christina Katerina was about me. :)
7. Some of my favorite children’s books now are Click Clack Moo Cows That Type and Hey There Ant.
8. I used to practice making faces in the mirror as a child.
9. I still dream about living off the land, being self sufficient.
10. My secret dream is being famous.
11. I love coloring in my coloring books, wearing my pajamas all day, lying in the grass, warm rain in the autumn, rainbows, lying in bed at night and talking to my sweetheart, the sun shinning on the prisms in my office, the smell of snow, and the whole experience of chocolate
12. I have a bulletin board in my office that I fill with things that I want more of in my life. Pictures, magazine pages, cards, quotes, and any other images that inspire me to be who I want to be.
13. My favorites are purple, lily of the valley, lilac, gardening, rabbits, spring, and chocolate.
14. Sitting on my back stoop early in the morning eating breakfast is one of my great joys. I wish I did it more often.
15. In my life I have had rabbits, rats, mice, gerbils, hamsters, ferrets, cats, dogs, fish, sharks, newts, frogs, fiddler crabs, and crawfish.
16. The Metamorphosis of Narcissus is my favorite Salvador Dali piece.
17. I started writing poetry when I was very young. I kept it in a red faux suede book that my mom made for me.
18. When I was 13 my dad gave me a yellow rose for my birthday. He sent it to the house and I secretely wished he had sent it to school so I could gloat over the people I didn't like.
19. I have been with my sweetheart for almost 13 years.
20. Sometimes I wish I could turn my brain off.
21. Infinity Hymn is my favorite song by Stuart Davis.
22. I once made love outside during a solar eclipse.
23. I need 8-10 hours of sleep every night.
24. I only had three wisdom teeth.
25. I want to visit an ashram in India before I die. I want to meditate and do yoga. I want to have a yoga guru.

Coming Soon: 25 of My Favorite Books

1 comment:

kellyrigali said...

Tina - I loved all of these!! I really like the bulletin board of possibilities!!! I would dearly love to turn my brain off at times, too!!! Aunt Kelly ;)